other local events that sound like fun for the family!
NOTE: These are not GOTR events, but we think they could be fun for GOTR girls and their families. If you have an event that you would like to share with GOTR participants, please contact us for posting consideration!
Longhorn Stampede 5K Run/Walk - Saturday, June 2nd, 2013, in Cambrian Area, San Jose
Longhorn Stampede Run/Walk this spring – a 5K event through neighborhood of the Cambrian area. Whether you are a casual jogger or a distance runner looking to expand your schedule of races, come and join your community on a trek through the Cambrian neighborhood. The 1st Annual Longhorn Stampede Run/Walk, which is being organized by Firstwave Events, one of Californians premier event companies, will be Saturday, June 2nd, 2013 at 9:00am. The Longhorn Stampede 5K will benefit Performing Arts and Sports programs in the Cambrian area and provide an opportunity for Kids, families and friends, and businesses from across the community to participate in this spring tradition. But sign up now! The Longhorn Stampede 5K Run/Walk is limited to the first 1500 participants! Register today to support Performing Arts, Sports and Spirit programs at Leigh High School in San Jose!
Wipeout Cancer's Sports Day for Charity - Saturday, July 27th, 2013, Campbell Community Center
Wipeout Cancer's Sports Day for Charity is a fun-filled day of volleyball, cycling, and obstacle courses with all net proceeds benefiting cancer organizations focused on patient care. The volleyball format is reverse co-ed 4’s split into six divisions: Junior Girls, Friendship, Lower Intermediate, Upper Intermediate, Take No Prisoners, and Masters. The cycling event is a road ride from Campbell through the scenic South Bay. Various ride options (short, medium, and long) are available. The obstacle course is for the kids (ages 4-12). It’s an opportunity for them to test their fitness and coordination abilities, and “play Wipeout”! All participants will receive lunch and a participant t-shirt. Sign up to be notified when registration opens.
Athleta Esprit de She 5K/10K - Thursday, August 1st, 2013, Palo Alto Baylands
Girls on the Run of Silicon Valley is joining Athleta for their inaugural Esprit de She 5K/10K at 6:15 pm on Thursday, August 1st. This fun, festive event is open to women and girls of all ages and fitness levels. Girls on the Run of Silicon Valley is not a beneficiary of this event. However, Girls on the Run is the national charity partner of the Esprit de She race series, and we're inviting participants to support GOTRSV as SoleMates charity runners. The 5K fee is $35 for adults, $20 for youth 17 years and younger. The 10K fee is $45 for adults, $30 for youth. Register today for the event and sign up to be a SoleMates charity runner to use the power of running to make a difference in a girl's life!
San Jose Earthquakes 5K/10K Challenge - Sunday, August 18th, 2013, Santa Clara University
The second annual San Jose Earthquakes 5K/10K Challenge is a running race benefiting The San Jose Earthquakes Community Fund - the charitable arm of the San Jose Earthquakes - and The Health Trust. The event features a 10K race, a 5K run/walk and a 1K kids fun run and will take place on Sunday, August 18, 2013. The event will feature a new course this year, taking participants from the Earthquakes current stadium at Santa Clara University, past the construction at the site of the Earthquakes new stadium site in San Jose and back to the Santa Clara University. All racers will enjoy a great race in the morning and are encouraged to attend the Quakes home game against Sporting Kansas City that evening. All participants will receive a t-shirt and the first 300 registrants receive a voucher for the August 18th Quakes vs. SKC game. Remaining participants receive a voucher to one of the Champions League home games following the race. Registration fees range from $20 to $60. Early bird discounts available. Register today to race for a great cause.