Asha Spring Run 2019


Asha for Education – Silicon Valley is organizing its 13th annual Spring Run/Walk on March 23rd, 2019 at Vasona Lake County Park, Los Gatos. All proceeds from the event go to support the education of 28,000+ underprivileged children across India through projects funded by Asha for Education – Silicon Valley chapter.

Registrations for the 2019 Team Asha Triathlon, Biking and Marathon Training Programs will be available. The event will also provide an opportunity to talk to the coords, coaches, mentors and alumni of the various Team Asha programs.

This Spring, be an Asha runner!

Early Bird Registration Ends Feb 24th 2019

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Whether you want to run a 5K/10K, beat your personal records, kickstart your marathon training, have fun with family and friends or support a good cause, we have it all covered! There will be music, food, games and entertainment …. and an event you won’t want to miss.

5K/10K Run/Walk, open for all participants aged 6 and above.
When: March 23 2019, 8 AM
Where: Vasona Lake County Park, Los Gatos

Highlights

  • Gifts for all Runners
  • Chip Timing
  • Race Food
  • Finisher Medal
  • Winner Prizes
  • Photographs
  • Support a Great cause
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Run.

On your marks! Get Set! Go!
Beat your personal best this spring. Kickstart your running year with a 5K/10K run/walk.

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Unwind.

Hungry after all the running? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Refresh yourself with some of the best indian food the bay area has.

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Registration DETAILS


5k Run

$30

  • 30 (Early Bird) – Ends Feb 24th
  • 35 Regular (Feb 25th – March 22nd)
  • 40 – Race Day (March 23rd)
Register!

10k Run

$35

  • 35 (Early Bird) – Ends Feb 24th
  • 40 Regular (Feb 25th – March 22nd)
  • 45 – Race Day (March 23rd)
Register!

Event Day Info


More info on bib pickup, timing chips etc will be sent to all the registrants few days before the event.

Event Day Timeline

08:00 am: Registration, Food service and Bib pick-up open
08:30 am: Registration close
08:45 am: Bib pick-up close, Warm-up start
09:00 am: 10k race start
09:15 am: 5k race start
10:00 am: Food trucks available
10:45 am: Award ceremony

Weather

We will update the weather info when the event is near.
Rain or shine, we will be there to have fun.

Parking

Parking is available at Vasona Park for a fee of $6 per vehicle.


PRizes


Prizes in each of 5K and 10K categories

  • 1st & 2nd* prize for boys and girls aged 13 and under.
  • 1st & 2nd* prize for men and women (ages 13-20).
  • 1st & 2nd* prize for men and women (ages 21-30).
  • 1st & 2nd* prize for men and women (ages 31-40).
  • 1st & 2nd* prize for men and women (ages 41-50).
  • 1st & 2nd* prize for men and women (ages 50+).

All winners will get trophies and gift cards from Sports Basement.
* 2nd prize will be given only for categories with 10+ participants




Additional Details


– Please plan for parking at the venue and arrive at least 30 minutes before your event time.
– No bib, no race. No chip, no time. Please make sure your bib is visible from the front and your chip is on your ankle before the race begins, else you will NOT be considered for awards.
– Please return your running chip at the end of the run. As a minimum overhead non-profit, we re-use running chips (this makes the event more green as well). A fee of $5 will be charged to every participant who does not return the chip, to make up for the cost of the chip.
– Please arrive early to enable timely start of races. Late arrivals will not be permitted to join the race.
– Race food (bagels, fruits, cream cheese and coffee/tea) will be provided on the morning of the event.
– Leaving personal belongings at the start point is at your own risk. We are sorry, but we cannot safeguard your belongings.
– Signage along the route will ensure you turn around at the right point, and run down the right route.
– All volunteers will be wearing identifiable badges. Please approach any volunteer if you have questions.


Frequently Asked Questions


Asha Spring Run 2019 is at Vasona Lake County Park in Los Gatos on March 23rd, 2019. The 10K race starts at 9:00 AM and the 5K race starts at 9:15 AM. On-Site registration opens at 8:00 AM and closes at 8:30 AM. The event will end by 12:00 PM.
The 5k course is 5 kilometers (3.1 miles). The 10k course is 10 kilometers (6.2 miles)..
Anyone who would like to participate in the Run/Walk and wants to be timed or avail of refreshments needs to register. Any child 6 yrs or more by race day will need to register too. Children under 6 may accompany a registered adult, but will not be entered in the race.
The registration fee listed above applies to everyone age 6 and above. Event Day Registration starts at 8:00 AM and ends at 8:30 AM.
Please do bring all your friends and family for the event – even if they don’t want to run or walk. We will keep them entertained while they wait for you to finish.
No, there will be no bag check in available for this race.
Yes. Complimentary snacks and beverages will be available only to race participants. There will be separate refreshments sold by our food vendors available for purchase.
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.
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.
Sorry, after registering for the event, there will be no refunds even if you cannot participate in the Run/Walk.
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 transferable.
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 6 years of age or more and racing.
The race registration covers finisher medal, participant swag, chip time results, race food (bagel, banana), waterstops and category prizes and trophies.
Yes, children are most welcome. Children 6 years and older need to register to participate in the race. Children under 6 may accompany registered adults but will not be participating in the race.
Water and snacks will be provided for the race participants. Food sold by our vendors are available for non-participants.
Please bring your id card and a copy of your registration confirmation to pickup your bib.
Yes, portable restrooms will be available during the entire event.

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.

Since 1998, Asha for Education Silicon Valley chapter

$0.2Million
Dispersed to projects in India
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Projects Supported

About Team Asha

Team Asha is a premier endurance sports training program. It provides personalized coaching, motivation and support for individuals with a goal to run a half/full marathon or bike 100 km/100 miles or to do a triathlon. Since year 2000, Team Asha has helped hundreds of people realize their marathon and endurance biking aspirations.