Spring Holi Run – 2018


Asha for Education – Silicon Valley is organizing its 12th Annual Spring Run/Walk 2018 on March 25th, 2018 at Baylands Park, Sunnyvale. This year we are adding the festival of colors – HOLI – for the after race celebration. The race is open for all participants over the age of 4 years. There will be music, dancing, food and this is one event you don’t want to miss.

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Celebrate “Festival of Colors”!
Wait, there’s more! Once the run is done, join the festival of colors. Go around creating your own colorful masterpieces and lead with your own funky steps to the music.

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  • Indian Music
  • Unlimited Holi Colors
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Unwind.

Hungry after all the running and dancing? Don’t worry, we got you covered. Refresh yourself with some of the best Indian food Bay Area has to offer.

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  • Food & Refreshments available for purchase from foodstall.
  • Special offers at select stores for all participants
  • Raffle (For kids)

PROJECT SAMERTH TALIM KENDRA


All the funds raised in the event goes towards the project Samerth Talim Kendra. This is a day care for special needs children in Juhapura Sarkhej cluster, a relatively impoverished locality in south-west Ahmedabad. It dedicatedly takes care of the education of 48 kids with different levels of disability (Mental Retardation/ Cerebral Palsy/ Down Syndrome). Click here for more details regarding this project.


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Registration DETAILS


5k Run Only

$25*

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10k Run Only

$30*

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5k + Holi

$25*+$15*

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10k + Holi

$30*+15*

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*Early bird pricing for the event will be available only until Jan 31st.

For any questions regarding our pricing plans above, don’t hesitate to contact us at spring-run@sv.team-asha.org!


Event Day Info


Please plan for parking at the venue and arrive atleast 30 minutes before your event time.
Packet pickup will be made available for participants days prior to the event to avoid long lines before the start of the event. Details regarding bib pickup will be emailed to you closer to the event.
Tickets bought for the Asha SV Spring Holi Run CANNOT be used for other Asha Holi events.

EVENT DAY TIMELINE


Onsite Registration / Packet Pickup8am – 9am

10k Race 9am – 10:30am

5k Race 9:30am – 10:30am

Holi 10:30am – 01:30pm


Contact


Event DateSunday, March 25th

Event Address 999 E Caribbean Dr, Sunnyvale, CA 94089

Email spring-run@sv.team-asha.org


Frequently Asked Questions


The Spring Run/Walk is at Baylands Park in Sunnyvale on March 25th, 2018. The 10K race starts at 9:00 AM and the 5K race starts at 9:30 AM. Holi begins at 10.30AM. On-Site registration opens at 8:00 AM. The event will end by 1:30 PM.
The 5k course is 5 kilometers or 3.1 miles. The 10k course is 10 kilometers or 6.2 miles.
Anyone who would like to participate in the Run/Walk and wants to be timed / provided refreshments needs to register. Any child 4 yrs or more will need to register too. Children under 4 may accompany a registered adult, but will not be entered in the race.
The registration fee is listed above is for everyone above the age of 4. Event Day Registration starts at 8:00 AM on the day of the event, subject to availability.
The different registrations for the events are :
1. Race Only
2. Race + Holi
The race registration covers finisher medal, time finish results, race food (Bagel, Banana) and Water and category prizes, professional photograph.
Please do bring all your friends and family for the event – even if they don’t want to run or walk. They can participate in the festivities occurring on the day of the event.
Yes, children are most welcome. Children 5 years and older can register to participate in the race. All registered participants will be assigned a bib number and will be timed. Please make sure to specify the number of children below 4 and their age attending the event during registration. All registered participants will need to show a valid ID for bib pickup.
No, there will be no bag check in available for this race.
Yes. Complimentary snacks and beverages will be available to all race participants. There will be separate refreshments sold by our food vendors available to non-participants.
Each registered race participant, whether running or walking, will receive a runner ID number, also referred to as a bib number, to wear on the day of the event. This number helps identify each participant for recording finish times. Bib numbers will be provided in a Bib pick up session before the day of the event.
The event will take place – rain or shine.
Yes, you can bring a stroller. In an effort to keep all participants safe, it is essential that you line up in the back of the crowd for the start of the race. The stroller will not be allowed for the holi event.
Sorry, after registering for the event, if you cannot participate in the Run/Walk, there will be no refunds.
Each of Asha’s chapter organizes it’s own event. This event is conducted by Asha Silicon Valley chapter and not to be confused with other Asha Holi Events. Tickets bought are for use only at this event.
Please send an email to spring-run@sv.team-asha.org and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.
No, registration fee is not refundable or transferrable.
The packet pickup location and timing will be mailed to the participants closer to the event. A valid ID and a copy of the registration email is required for Bib Pickup.
Yes, if the child is above 4 years old and racing with you.
Yes, we have race only tickets.
Holi only tickets will be sold depending at a later date if we have any open slots available.
The registration fee for all children above 4 years is same. For children below 4 years, the registration is free. The parents will need to specify the number of children attending the event and also bring a valid ID.
The race registration covers finisher medal, time finish results, race food (Bagel and Banana), Water, free entry to holi event, free holi colors.
Please do bring all your friends and family for the event – even if they don’t want to run or walk. They can participate in the festivities occurring on the day of the event.
Yes, children are most welcome. Children 4 years and older can register to participate in the race. All children aged 13 years and above will participate in the adult category. All registered participants will be assigned a bib number and will be timed. Please make sure to specify the number of children below 4 and their age attending the event during registration. All registered participants will need to show a valid ID.
Water and snacks will be provided for the race participants. Food sold by our vendors are available for non-participants.
Please bring your bib without fail, we will be unable to provide you a medal / race time without the bib.
Yes, portable restrooms will be available during the entire event.
Entry to the Holi area will be restricted to those who have holi tickets. Tickets may be available on event day subject to availability.

About Asha For Education

Asha for Education is a secular, fully volunteer driven, non-profit organization dedicated to change in India by focusing on basic education in the belief that education is a critical requisite for socio-economic change.

Asha Silicon Valley is a chapter of Asha for Education.

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