4th Annual Rainbow Run 5k & 1 Mile Walk for Wellness and Equality

South Beach Park (just south of Pier 40, west of South Harbor)
San Francisco, CA 94107

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Event Description

4th AnnualALGBTICRainbow Run 5K & 1-Mile Walk for Wellness & Equality

-A portion of the proceeds benefits the local/national LGBTQ organization, Gender Spectrum, in San Francisco!

Check out this great organization at https://www.genderspectrum.org

Come give back to the community and support LGBTQ equality, counseling and mental health awareness!! Anyone from the public can attend including ACA Conference goers and any interested parties!

We have great t-shirts and all finishers of the on-site and virtual 5k also receive awesome medals made by Ashworth Awards (the same company who makes medals for the Boston Marathon!).

The Rainbow Run has diverse race categories including: Men, Women, Androgynous/Transgender, & Differently-Abled (Note: although Active.com does not allow one to register as androgynous, transgender or differently-abled you will be able to check in at packet pickup under any category. Please remind staff at registration you desire to be included in these categories). 

Event details and schedule

Race Info:

4th Annual ALGBTIC Rainbow Run 5K & 1-Mile Walk for Wellness & Equality  

South Beach Park (The Embarcadero) (Immediately west of South Harbor)

San Francisco, CA 94107

Sunday, March 19, 2017, 7:30AM RACE START


-5K Run and Virtual 5k is $35 if you register before 12:00AM Thursday, March 9th online and $40 March 9th and after including race day. 

-1 Mile Walk is $30 if you register before 12AM Thursday, March 9th online and $35 March 9th and after including race day.

Online registration will end on March 12th!  Opportunities to register after March 12th include the Moscone West Convention Center as part of the American Counseling Association’s national conference or at the race site on race morning starting at 6:15AM.

Registration & Packet Pick-up:

• Online Registration until March 12th at: http://www.active.com/san-francisco-ca/running/distance-running-virtual-events/4th-annual-rainbow-run-5k-and-1-mile-walk-for-wellness-and-equality-2017

(Credit card only) 

• Race Day Registration: Race day we will accept CASH OR CHECK only. 

Packet Pickup will begin at 6:30AM at a table at South Beach Park and continue until race time at 7:30AM.

T-Shirts: Guaranteed for all participants who register on or before March 1st, 2017. After that time you are not guaranteed a T-shirt. Shirts are short-sleeve and range in size from small-XXL.

Volunteers: Volunteers will be provided by ALGBTIC. Volunteers will arrive at the start line at 6:30AM.

Race Course and Signage/Banners: A map of the race course is included. The course will be marked with signs with directional arrows.

Food & Drink: There will be an aid station on course providing water on the course near the Start line. Food (bananas/snacks) and drink will be provided after the run & walk near the Finish Line.  

Restrooms: Restrooms are available on site near the start/finish line near Pier 40.  

Parking: Parking is available at the parking garage on the Embarcadero. You may have to pay to park. Further information on transportation will be listed as it becomes available on ALGBTIC.org and Association of LGBT Issues in Counseling (ALGBTIC) Facebook page. 

First Aid/Security: There will be medical staff on hand to ensure a safe race. Any security concerns will be handled by Course Monitors/race staff but if needed SFPD will be called.

Presenting Sponsor and Partners: The Rainbow Run 5K & 1-Mile Walk for Wellness & Equality are presented by the Association of LGBT Issues in Counseling (ALGBTIC), the Association of Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES), and the American Counseling Association (ACA).

5K Race Awards: 5K Race prizes will be given to the top 3 individuals overall in each of the following categories: Men, Women, Androgynous/Transgender, & Differently-Abled. Prizes will also be given to the overall winner in each of the following age groups: 15 and under, 15-19, 20- 29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+. Overall award category winners cannot also win age group awards. 

Race Day Schedule:

5:45AM-6:15AM: Race Director and volunteer staff will set up course and registration table.

6:15AM-7:30AM: Race day registration and packet pickup will begin at South Beach Park.

7:30AM: 5k race will begin at 7:30AM sharp to be followed shortly after by 1 Mile walk. Finishers enjoy bananas/snacks and water post race

Questions: Please contact the fabulous race director Pete Finnerty at Phone: (559) 230-7494 or Email: algbticrainbowrun2@gmail.com

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