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Campbell Valentine 10K & 5K Fun Run established in 1977!
Saturday, February 7th
Wear your heart on your sleeve and on your sneakers, socks, and shorts at the 38th Annual City of Campbell Valentine Fun Run/Walk. This fun run is available for all ages and fitness levels. Bring your sweet heart, family, and friends to this family-friendly event!
LOCATION Campbell Park at the corner of Campbell Avenue & Gilman Avenue located in Campbell, California.
START TIME The 10K will begin at 9:00am and the 5K following at 9:15am.
REGISTRATION Register TODAY! Register by Friday, January 30 to receive an event t-shirt. Register HERE or you may also fill out the registration form and return it to the Recreation Office at 1 W. Campbell Ave Rm C-31. After the deadline, registration will only be available on Race Day between 8:00-8:45 am, and a limited amount of t-shirts will be available for sale.
COURSE DESCRIPTION - MAP The course runs along the Los Gatos Creek Trail and is fairly flat and suitable for runners and walkers of any level.
TIMING - START LINE Clip timing will be embedded in the bid. All runners/walkers must cross over the race pad to start their time. Official race times will be posted at the post race festivities, and online within 48 hours of race day.
Start Line/Corrals: We ask that you "self-see" at the start line, meaning that faster people start in the front and slower runners/walkers start in the back of the pack.
PARKING - NO GEAR CHECK Parking is available at the public parking garage at 1st Street @ Rincon (south of the Water Tower), the parking lot & garage at the Pruneyard, and some street parking. Please DO NOT park in Lloyd Square business parking lot on Campbell Ave. There will NOT be any race parking available at the Campbell Park parking lot off Gilman Ave. Parking locations will be about a 5 minute walk from the start/finish area.
Gear Check: There will NOT be a gear check. Please leave valuable items at home, and use your car to store any gear you may need Post Race.
WATER STATION On Course: There will be two Water Stations for both the 10K and 5K Finish Area: There will be bottled water provided for each participant at the finish line.
In order to make this a green and enjoyable event for all, please dispose of any gel wrappers, bottles, or any other garbage you may want to shed during the race at any of water stations. Keep in mind, volunteers will need to collect any trash left on the course.
AWARDS Awards will be presented to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners in all categories, as well as an additional award the fastest Male and Female overall. Awards ceremony will began approximately 10:00 a.m.
FIRST AID We will have a First Aid stationed at the at start/finish area, as well as on the course. If you need medical help while on the course please let a volunteer know who can call the start/finish for help. RESTROOMS Start/Finish Area: There will be temporary restrooms at the start/finish area. ANIMALS/DOGS We like all animals, however due to safety regulations, there are no animals allowed on the course. With large numbers of people running, animals could pose a safety hazard. Let’s keep our pets and human friends safe!
STROLLERS We love your kids, however due to safety regulations, we strongly encourage you to stay to the back on the start of the race and to the right on the course so as to give plenty of passing room on your left.
IPODS/MUSIC We love music, and do not ban MP3 Players and iPod such items, however, if you do chose to use these, please make sure the volume is at a level where you can hear your surroundings. It is your responsibility to be aware of your surroundings on the course.