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Do It For Delaney
Sat, Oct 17, 2015
Running-5K - Individual Age group/open
Running-10K - Individual Age group/open
Running-Kids All-Abilities Fun Race - Individual Age group/open
Running-Remote Runner - Individual Age group/open
About This Activity
Run or walk a 10K or 5K! Participate competitively or just for fun! Everyone is welcome, so bring the family and enjoy a day at the park with your local community!
Do It For Delaney is a community event for runners, walkers, families and friends to help special needs children. Do It For Delaney was originally created to raise funds for uncovered therapy costs for Delaney Thomas. Delaney was born with an extremely rare genetic CASK gene duplication resulting in microcephaly and cerebral palsy. Due to the community’s overwhelming support, Do It For Delaney has turned into a much larger event helping special needs children and their families.
We are excited to announce that Conductiva, a conductive education learning program, Friends of Children with Special Needs, a Bay Area resource for special needs families, and The Parker Lee Project, supporting medically dependent children will benefit from Do It For Delaney 2015.
Remote Racing We offer a "remote racing" option because we know not everyone can make it to the park on race day. If you would like to determine your own race course and date and receive some race materials by mail. You can register as a remote runner online.
We encourage you to share with the Do It For Delaney community what course you are going to run, your finish time and your photo's. We are excited to have you join us and look forward to hear about your run!
Those registering online by October 11 can expect their Do It For Delaney Remote Runner package to mailed by October 13.
Event details and schedule
RACE & COURSE INFORMATION
All races start and finish in the Quarry Lakes Recreational Area (see location below). The course is mostly dirt fire trails with a very small portion of pavement at the beginning and end. Hills are nearly non-existent, so it is perfect for walkers, hikers and runners of all levels.
8:00 AM Participant Check-In/Onsite Registration
9:00 AM 10K Run/Walk begins (ends approx. 90 min)
9:15 AM 5K Run/Walk begins (ends approx. 75 min)
10:30 AM Kids All-Abilities Fun Run (25-100 yard dash), start time approximate
The Kids All-Abilities Fun Race will be a 25-100 yard dash, varies by age group.
All participants can receive a copy of the course map on race day. If this is your first time on this course, please take the time to familiarize yourself with the course and note the location of the water and aid stations and bathrooms. The course will be marked with ribbons and signs to help keep runners on the correct course. Volunteers will also be on the course at key locations to help direct runners.
WATER & AID STATIONS
Water and aid stations will be located at the start/finish of the race and approximately 1.5 miles into the 5K course. An additional water/aid station will be located at the turn around for the 10K. Should medical assistance be needed along the course, volunteers will be able to contact the Race Officials to attain medical aid. Runners who may need more water, should carry their own water bottle or hydration pack.
Bathrooms will be available at the race start/finish area. There are also two bathroom locations on the course.
The 10K & 5K route on gravel-like paths. While this does not pose any hazardous conditions (as Quarry Lakes hosts many Run/Walk events), participants should prepare accordingly. Parents with strollers are highly encouraged to use baby joggers with inflated, rubber wheels.
Note: The Kids All Abilities Run will be hosted on a paved road.
You can change your distance on race morning. Downgrading is free. Upgrading requires paying the difference between your paid registration fee and the race day registration fee. On race day, pick-up your bib from the current distance you registered for, let them know you want to change your distance. They will direct you to take your bib to the “change desk” and exchange it for the new distance. Pay fees, if applicable. Be sure to bring cash or a check.
EARLY BIB PICK-UP
If you register by October 11th, you can pick up your bib, race bag, and t-shirt early. Place, date and time will be determined at a later date. Check the website for more information. If not, these items will be available on race day beginning at 8:00 am. Save yourself time waiting in lines on race day and pick up your items early!
All pre-registered runners will receive a cotton t-shirt unless they upgrade to a technical shirt for an additional $15. Both the cotton and technical shirts are unisex and sizes range from adult small to adult xx-large.
Kids shirts are only available in cotton and sizes range from youth small to youth large.
Please be sure to specify your t-shirt size when you register.
Only registrations received by 9/17 are guaranteed a t-shirt.
AWARDS & PRIZES
In addition to medals, special prizes will be awarded to overall 10K & 5K male and female winners. Age group medals (three deep) will be awarded in the following categories for both 10K & 5K:
12 & under
Participant medals will be given out to all kids (12 and under) registered for All Abilities Kids Race.
FAMILY FUN ZONE
Join us after the race for our Family Fun Zone, where games, arts and crafts, and a jumpy house will be available for all ages.
Quarry Lakes Regional Recreation Area is located at:
2100 Isherwood Way Fremont, CA 94536
From I-880 in Fremont
- Take the Decoto Road (Hwy. 84) exit east.
- Turn right on Paseo Padre Parkway, then left on Isherwood Way.
- Proceed to the park entrance on the right.
From Mission Blvd (Hwy. 238)
- In Fremont, turn south on Nursery Ave. (away from the hills)
- Turn right (west) on Niles Blvd.
- Turn left on Osprey Drive
- Turn left on Quarry Lakes Drive. Proceed to the park entrance on the left.