5K: The Race Against Extinction


Event Date

Sat, May 19, 2018


21579 Pacific Coast Hwy
Huntington Beach, CA 92647

Online registration ends on:
Fri, May 18, 2018 6:00 PM PDT


Activity Price

5K: The Race Against Extinction

  • $45

About This Activity

he Race Against Extinction 5K is a family friendly event where people of all ages can run or walk on sand and through a fun obstacle course in Huntington Beach. The racers will compete in various contests and win prizes.  Immediately preceding the race, a complimentary warm-up yoga class will be held on the beach for all participating runners ($10 for non-participants that want to join for yoga only) from 7:30-8:30am. Registration will close at 9am as the race begins.  Kids, families, and runners with dogs or strollers will have a 9:15am start.  Leashed, friendly dogs as well as strollers are welcome, but must use the paved multi-use trail.  As the race concludes, participants will enjoy live music, a silent auction, food trucks, including shave ice from The Haole Boys Shave Ice Truck, delicious açaí bowls from The Açaí Tribe, and interactive booths from local vendors. Mutt Hut Rescue will be at the event holding adoptions for participants to adopt a new best friend. 

Detailed registration information for the event is at:  https://www.generationawakening.org/5k.  There will also be on site registration from 7:00 - 9:00am.  $35 Early Bird tickets/$25 for children 12 & under are on sale now on the Generation Awakening web site, until April 1.  After April 1, regular adult price registration is $45, children 12 & under $35. All donations are tax-deductible. 

Participants get the opportunity to choose the cause they would like to support with their registration fee.  The organizations include an extensive list of some of the top local and international conservation and wildlife groups, including:  Born Free, Bolsa Chica Conservancy, Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation, Center for Biological Diversity, David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, Defenders of Wildlife, Fin Free , Friends of Masaai Mara, International Anti-Poaching Foundation, Kevin Richardson Foundation (The Lion Whisperer), Oceanic Preservation Society, Orang Utan Republik Foundation / The Orangutan Project, Pacific Marine Mammal Center, Pacific Wild, Planet Rehab, The Rhino Orphanage, Save the Frogs, Save Elephant, Thailand, Sea Shepherd, Sea Turtle Conservancy, Rainforest Trust, Ulinzi Africa Foundation, Wetlands and Wildlife Care Center, OC

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Generation Awakening