Run for the Future


Our 6th annual 5K & 10K to support the BACC’s annual Special Contribution fundraiser will take place on Saturday, August 28th at 9am!

Sign up to race

Select from either a family friendly 5k run at a comfortable pace, or join serious runners for a more competitive 10k race.

Make a donation

If you’d like to support a friend who is racing, you can make a donation for an amount of your choosing.

Race information

  • Race is in person or you may participate virtually (on your own time).
  • Race day is Saturday, August 28th, 2021 @ 9am
  • Location 2525 E. Bayshore Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94303
  • 5K is all paved trail along the Palo Alto Baylands trail (out and back)
  • 10K is a gravel trail along the Palo Alto Baylands trail (loop)
  • For those participating virtually, please adhere to county and state safety guidelines, you can tag @Runforthefuture5k on Instagram or email us when you complete your run for completion prize!
  • Regarding Covid Safety we will be staggering race times to allow for a socially-distanced starting line.
  • Bathrooms and individual waters will be available
  • Participants are encouraged to use common sense when running in public areas or busy streets, the in-person race will be held entirely along a trail.
  • All runners under the age of 18 must have a complete a waiver from parents to participate.