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The Cinco De Mayo Trail Run Returns May 4, 2019 at Lake Poway.The annual event brings together athletes, runners, families and friends to support Valley Elementary's disadvantaged students.(POWAY, CA)--Known as San Diego's Best Kept Dirty Little Secret, the annual Cinco De Mayo Trail Run will take place on May 4, 2019 at Lake Poway, starting at 6:30 am.
Featuring a grueling 10K, family-friendly 5K and a fun 1k kids' race, the Cinco DeMayo Trail Run is a race for everyone. This year's run is expected to draw over 1,200 participants on the beautiful trails of Lake Poway and the surroundingfoothills of the Blue Sky Ecological Reserve.Since 2007, the Valley Elementary Educational Foundation (VEEF) has hosted the Cinco De Mayo Trail Run to raise funds to provide equal access and opportunity to school supplies, technology tools and enrichment activities to all students, regardless of socioeconomic background. Many are surprised to learn that 52% of Valley Elementary students participate in the school's free lunch program and come from low-income households. VEEF's Cinco De Mayo Trail Run supports these students by providing the tools necessary to thrive academically and build lifelong success.

Professional athletes, runners, families and friends are welcome to join for an exciting day of outdoor fun, live entertainment, and over $1,500 in cash prizes. The 5K course is dog and stroller-friendly, and all firefighters, law enforcement and active duty military military are eligible for a heroes discount.

Participants can register at http://www.RunningGuru.com/Event.asp?eID=46267&SourceCode=ACTIVE and attend the pre-race expo to pickup the race packet, race bib, timing chip and race shirt. Free sports drinks and energy bars will be provided to all runners.

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