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May 28, 2013 > Fun Run and Walk for New Haven Student Activities

Fun Run and Walk for New Haven Student Activities

Submitted By New Haven Boosters Association

The New Haven Boosters Association (NHBA) and the New Haven Schools Foundation (NHSF), in conjunction with the East Bay Regional Park District, Union City Leisure Services, and the New Haven Unified School District, are proud to present its Annual Race to Save Student Activities Fun Run & Walk. The popular "chip-timed" event (with an electronic sensor attached to runners' shoes) will take place on Saturday, June 8. Runners, walkers, stroller pushers and even dog walkers can look forward to a great race that starts and finishes at Cesar Chavez Middle School in Union City.

Kids races will begin after the conclusion of the 5K and 10K races and are divided into four categories: 400 meters (grades K-4), 800 meters (grades 5-6), 1 mile (grades 7 -12), and a 4 x 400 meters relay race. All courses are run around the school track and the Alameda Creek Trail.

Fun Run participants will receive t-shirts, ribbons, and goody bags filled with items donated by local companies. Other event activities include medals for the top three finalists in each category, Fastest Feet Perpetual Trophy to the top Kids Relay Team, special prizes for elementary school sites, and booths hosted by event sponsors and various non-profit organizations throughout the school district.

Advance online registration is available through Type in "Race to Save Student Activities" in the search box. Registrations received after June 4 will be processed at the event on race day.

The Fun Run is a NHBA fundraising effort to help the Foundation meet its $100,000 pledge to support New Haven Co-Curricular Programs. NHBA is donating an additional $250 to $350 to each New Haven elementary school, depending on student participation.

For more information about the event, including registration forms, sponsorship opportunities, contact Bridget Russell at or visit the NHBA online at or

Fun Run & Walk
Saturday, June 8
8 a.m. - 11 a.m.
8 a.m. - Check in/registration
9 a.m. - 5K and 10K races
Approx. 10 a.m. - Kids walks/runs

Cesar Chavez Middle School
2801 Hop Ranch Road, Union City

Entry fees:
$10 for K-8
$15 for high school students
$25 for general pre-registered 5K & 10K adults
$40 for Kids Relay Team
$5 additional charge for race-day registrations

Info: Contact Bridget Russell at or visit or
Event Registration and enter "Race to Save Student Activities

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