Race Info


DATE

Sunday, August 6, 2017


LOCATION

Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara


START TIMES

5K Run/Walk – 8:00 a.m.
10K Run – 9 a.m.
1.5 Mile Walk – 9:05 a.m.


PACKET PICK UP

SPORTS BASEMENT SUNNYVALE

(1177 Kern Ave, Sunnyvale, CA  94085)  |  Saturday, August 5, 2017 (10am-2pm)

**You will be able to pick up another participant’s bib, however you will need to sign that you have received all items and are responsible for getting the items to the participant.  If any items are lost or stolen, Mission City VeteRun will not be able to replace them unless a new race registration is paid for at the full price.


DISTANCE/RACE CHANGES

Changes can only be made in person at Packet Pick Up.  We do not accept any changes via email.

Downgrades – You can downgrade to any distance. There will NOT be any refunds.
Upgrades – You will need to pick up your current bib, go the the Solutions/Problems line and pay the upgrade fee. Upgrades will be available on a first-come first-served basis.


COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

The course for all distances will start in front of Levi’s Stadium and run along the San Tomas Aquino/Saratoga Creek trail. The 10K continues into a loop within Baylands Park. The 1.5 Mile walk is along the San Tomas Aquino/Saratoga Creek trail. All distances will finish with a loop through the lower concourse of Levi’s Stadium (NOTE: upon entering the stadium, the primary route will take you up stairs to the lower concourse from the south side. Upon completing the loop and exiting the north side of the stadium the primary route takes you down stairs. A ramp will be accessible when you enter the stadium on the south side, but there is NO ramp on the north side and an elevator will be available if needed. All courses/finish line will close at 11am.


STADIUM INFO

The course for all distances finishes with a loop through the lower concourse of the stadium.  ALL Strollers and Wheelchairs will be stopped when entering the stadium to be inspected. Additionally, anyone with any type of bag running into the stadium will be stopped to be inspected, so if you’re running this race for time, please keep this in mind.

Spectators will NOT be allowed to enter the stadium.

Runners will be entering the stadium on the south entrance from the trail, with the primary route running up stairs and completing a loop on the lower concourse and exit the north entrance of the stadium with the primary route running down stairs.  PLEASE NOTE: There is an accessible ramp on the south side of the stadium, but NOT the north. The north side will have an elevator.


VETERUN CHALLENGE

Think you’ve got what it takes to complete our VeteRun Challenge? To complete the VeteRun Challenge you will need to run the 5K AND 10K! Sounds simple, right? Then show us what you’ve got! Everyone that completes the VeteRun Challenge can add to their bling collection and receive a special VeteRun Challenge Finishers dog tag. The 5K and 10K will be run as separate races with the 5K starting at 8am and the 10K starting at 9am (or after the final 5K finishes).


MAPS

1.5 Mile Walk – http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/1473785041

5K Run/Walk – http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/1462220653

10K Run – http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/1473772075

**Please note that the maps on mapmyrun.com are not the final markings for the course. The maps have been posted for your reference to aid stations, approximate mile markings and overall course direction.


TIMING

Chip timing will be provided.   Your timing chip will be attached to the back of your bib.   Please do not remove it as your time will not be recorded. Note: There will be no chip timing for the 1.5 Mile walk.


AID STATIONS

1 Aid Station will be provided on the course, and at the start and finish area. Please view the course map for location of the water stop which will be serving water.


PARKING

Parking will be available at the Santa Clara Convention Center


MEDICAL AID

Medical Aid will be available at the Start/Finish area. The Aid Station on the course will be supplied with a First Aid Kit.  Should medical assistance be needed along the course, volunteers will be able to contact the Race Officials to obtain medical aid.


ANIMALS/DOGS

We like all animals, however due to safety regulations, there are no animals allowed on the course.


STROLLERS

We love your kids, however due to safety regulations, we strongly discourage the use of strollers on the course. The trail will be used in both directions, as well as open to the general public. If you must bring your child along, please make sure to stay in the back, regardless of your pace to insure the safety of all participants. ALL Strollers will be stopped and checked when entering the stadium.


MP3 PLAYERS/IPODS/MUSIC

We love music, and do not ban MP3 Players and iPod such items, however, if you do chose to use these, please make sure the volume is at a level where you can hear your surroundings.  It is your responsibility to be aware of your surroundings on the course.


WEATHER/CLOTHING – NO GEAR CHECK

Please be sure to check the weather leading up to race day. Be prepared for warm or cold weather. There will not be a gear check area. Parking is within walking distance to the Start/Finish area.  Please plan accordingly.