The Gooden Center Run for Recovery

1485 Virginia Rd.
San Marino, CA 91108

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Event Description

THE GOODEN CENTER RUN FOR RECOVERY is designed to raise awareness for two of the most tragic - and preventable - issues facing the country today, substance use disorder and mental illness care.

Your support, and the support of your friends and family, will go toward scholarships for men and women for whom treatment would not be possible.


The Gooden Center is a 501c3 nonprofit.  As such all donations are fully tax-deductible.  If you'd like to make a donation, please head HERE.  If you'd like to sponsor the race, click HERE

More information on the Event can be found at the WEBSITE


Event details and schedule

The Gooden Center Run for Recovery will take place at Lacy Park in San Marino, CA on March 25th, 2023.  The address is 1485 Virginia Rd, San Marino, CA 91108.  A 5K and Fun Run Event to benefit THE GOODEN CENTER in it's mission to bring health & wellness to all.


Please bring a print out of your Registration Confirmation, if not an ID is enough.  



6:30am:  Packet Pick Up at Lacy Park

7:30am:  5K Begins

9:00am:  Fun Run Begins, Live Music Begins

Fun Run Experience Begins with performance art, child-friendly activities such as trick or treating and puppet shows, as well as games and face-painting

10:00am: Food Trucks Arrive with food available for purchase

12:00pm: Event Concludes



-Gooden Center Run for Recovery t-shirt

-Finisher Medal (see picture)

-Re-usable Draw-String SWAG Bag filled by Vendors

-Access to Vendor Village and activities in the park which include FREE MASSAGE for finishers

-1st, 2nd, 3rd Place Prizes for the 5K

-Best costume and other contests for the Fun Run



Early packet pick up is on March 23rd from 1pm until 6pm at the following address:

918 E. Green Street, 2nd Floor

Pasadena, CA 91101




Complimentary parking is available at the San Marino Community Church at 1750 Virginia Road in San Marino and at Valentine School at 1650 Huntington Drive in San Marino.



Snacks, water and coffee will be available for all participants.  Food will be available for purchase at the Expo after the race.  


If you have any questions, please e-mail George at

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