RC.ParadeRun Registration


$35 5/1 - 5/31
$45 6/1 - 7/3
$50 Race Day

Youth (17 and Under)
$25 5/1 - 5/31
$35 6/1 - 7/3
$40 Race Day

While we'll try our best to notify you of changes, the information below is subject to change without notice. Check here, our Facebook page, and your email for updates.

Starting Line: The starting line is at the corner of Arguello and Marshall streets.

Course Description: You'll kick-off on Arguello near Marshall, and then run three clockwise loops around the 4th of July Parade route. After the third loop, you'll continue straight back onto Arguello Street to the start/finish line.

Race Start Time: The race will start at 8:00 a.m.

Race Day Check-in and Packet Pickup: 6:30 am, Warren Street between Bradford and Marshall Streets.

Pre-race Packet Pickup: TBD. There will be at least one pre-race packet pick-up. Time and location(s) to follow.

Parking: Parking is limited. The closest lot is the Caltrain lot on Perry Street, but it fills up quickly. On-street parking is also available west of El Camino Real or at the San Mateo County Center parking lot off Veterans Boulevard between Middlefield Road and Brewster Avenue.
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Sweats Check: There will be a Sweats Check table located in the registration area. You'll need your bib number to pick up your items after the race.

Course Map: Click to enlarge.

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Come support the Redwood City Education Foundation and the Redwood City School District by getting your steps in and your sweat on!

Redwood City Education Foundation's RC.ParadeRun 5K kicks off Redwood City's awesome 4th of July Parade with a run along the parade route. Come warm up the route and scope out the best spots to watch the parade. This family-friendly 5K race is open to runners, walkers, and strollers of all ages and abilities.*

All race proceeds benefit the Redwood City Education Foundation – the only organization that raises funds for every student in the Redwood City School District.

*Sorry, no dogs. Note: kids 10 and under must run with a registered adult.


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Help us advance and enrich the education of students in the Redwood City School District. Make a donation to the Redwood City Education Foundation today.

$41 pays for the participation of one child in an RCEF enrichment program.

Learn more about the Redwood City Education Foundation at: www.rcef.org

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I know that running/walking a road race event is potentially hazardous activity, which could cause injury or death. I will not enter and/or participate unless I am medically and physically able and properly trained. By my signature below, and/or by my participation in this event, I certify that I am medically and physically able to participate in this event, am in good health, and that I am properly trained.

I attest that I have read the rules of the race and agree to abide by them. I understand that bicycles, skateboards, roller skates or roller blades, animals, and personal music players are not allowed in the event, and I agree to and will abide by these and any and all race rules. I agree to abide by any decision of a race official relative to any aspect of my participation in this event, including the right of any official to deny or suspend my participation for any reason whatsoever.

I understand that participating in the event involves running or walking on public roads used by other people as well as motor vehicles, and that I may be running/walking on paved, dirt, hard pack, loose gravel and/or other terrain. I assume all risks associated with participating in this event, whether or not known or appreciated by me, including but not limited to: falls, contact with other participants, the effects of the weather, including high heat and/or humidity, traffic and the conditions of the road/course.

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