Run for the future.

Our 4th annual run-a-thon to support the BACC’s annual Special Contribution fundraiser takes place on May 25 in Palo Alto. Sign up to participate or sponsor a runner.

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.

The location.

Palo Alto Baylands
2525 E Bayshore Rd
Palo Alto, CA 94303

Race information

Race course will follow the Baylands Trail through Palo Alto. All ages are welcome. Both races start at 9:00 am. Check in opens at 8:30 am.

5k course

A paved, stroller-friendly, course for families, beginning and advanced runners.

10k course

A mostly a gravel trail that twists and turns through the Palo Alto Baylands, recommended for more experienced runners.


$35 per participant in the 5k, $45 per participant in the 10k.


Bathrooms are located at the start and the finish of the course. There is a public restroom about .2 miles from the turn around of the 5K or about .1 mile off the 10K course.

Water stations

Water stations will be set up at the the 1.5 mile marker for the 5K and additional 4 mile marker along the 10K.

Download map

Check out the course map to scope out your route.