FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Who benefits from the fees for this race?
What time does it start?
Where can I pick up my packet with my bib and chip timer?
What is the distance and course?
Where is the Start/Finish?
What do I get?
PRIZES! PRIZES! PRIZES!
What does it cost?
What else is happening at the race area?
Can I sign up on the day of the race?
How do I get there/ where can I park?

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Who benefits from the fees for this race?
The proceeds from this race will support Asian Americans for Community Involvement and its youth programs.

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What time does it start?
Registration opens at 7:00 am and the Race starts at 8:00am for the 10K run, 8:30am for the 5K, and the Kids’ 1 Mile Fun Run will begin at 9:45am. The program for the morning is as follows:

  • 7:00am – Check in Opens/Pre-race
  • 7:30am – Welcome Remarks
  • 7:40am – Warm-up
  • 8:00am – 10K Run starts
  • 8:30am – 5K Run/Walk starts
  • 9:30am – Kids’ Fun Run warm-up
  • 9:45am – Kids’ 1 mile Fun Run begins
  • 10:15am – Awards Ceremony

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Where can I pick up my packet with my bib and chip timer?
Packet pick-up will be available on two days before the race and day of. If you are picking up a packet for someone else, please bring a signed copy of the waiver for the runner/walker, which can be found here:

  • Thursday, June 5th, 5:00- 8:00pm at Sports Basement Sunnyvale – 1177 Kern Avenue, Sunnyvale.
  • Friday, June 6, 10:00am-2:00pm at AACI in the 1st floor lobby, 2400 Moorpark Avenue, San Jose, 95128. AACI is located in a three story beige building with free parking available in the back of the building.
  • Saturday, June 7th, 7:00am – 7:50am, Pre-race at the Microsoft Campus, 1065 La Avenida Street, Mountain View.
    At this time, you can pick up your bib, chip timer, T-shirt and goody bag.

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What is the distance and course?
This is a timed 10K run and 5k run. Participants may also walk the course. There will also be a Kids’ 1 Mile Fun Run after the 5K. The Fun Run will not be timed; however, prizes will be awarded to the finishers. There will be a water station at the 1.5 mile, 3 mile, and 4.5 mile marks on the 10K, and @ the 1.5 mile mark on the 5K.

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Where is the Start/Finish?
The Start and Finish is at the Microsoft Campus located at 1065 La Avenida Street, Mountain View. The runs will continue onto the Stevens Creek Trail through a trailhead that begins next to the Microsoft Campus.

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What do I get?
A cool T-shirt for all paid participants registered by 5/24 is guaranteed, an entry into a raffle for 2 roundtrip tickets on Southwest Airlines, free food and drinks from Hobee’s, Noah’s Bagels, Nesquik, Kind Bar, Coca-Cola Refreshments, and more. T-shirts will be available for pickup at packet pick up and at check in the morning of the event. Individuals who register after 5/23 will receive a T-shirt but we cannot guarantee their availability by race day. We may have to send them afterwards.

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PRIZES! PRIZES! PRIZES!
There will be prizes for the top 3 male and female finishers in the 5K and 10K runs, as well as in age categories. There will also be prizes available for the top three finishers (boy or girl) for the Kids’ Mile Fun Run in both age categories. The awards ceremony will be held at approximately 10:15 AM, or as soon as the winners have been determined.

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What does it cost?
10K – $40/adult, $30/youth
5K – $30/adult, $20/youth
Kids’ Mile – $5/child

Age breakdown:
Adults – 20 & Over
Youth – 19 & under
Child 6-12

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What else is happening at the race area?
In addition to free refreshments, a DJ will be spinning music, there will be kids’ activities including games, face-painting, massage therapists giving free massages, a visit from the Nesquik Bunny, a Microsoft interactive booth hosted by the Microsoft Santa Clara and Palo Alto stores as well as information booths from partner organizations, a photo booth to record your big race day, and a raffle for 2 roundtrip tickets on Southwest Airlines. A first aid station will be available for minor incidents.

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Can I sign up on the day of the race?
Yes, registration is available at the race site on June 7th between 7:00am and 7:45am. Computers will be set up to register online.

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How do I get there/ where can I park?
Free parking is available on the Microsoft Campus. Please follow the signage on the race day.
Visit the Directions/Parking page for more information.

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