The Livermore-Granada Boosters will host the 7th Annual “Race to the Flagpole” on Saturday, November 12. The event offers several distances that include a 5K run/walk, 10K run, half marathon and one-mile fun run. All events start at Independence Park and go through Livermore’s scenic Sycamore Grove Park. The half marathon goes through Holdener Park in the rolling wine country and continues through Sycamore Grove. These events are open to all ages and abilities. All race proceeds support the Livermore-Granada Boosters scholarship program.
Race-day registration begins at 6:45 a.m. at Independence Park, 2798 Holmes Street in Livermore. The half marathon starts at 8:30am, 10K starts at 9:00am and 5K at 9:15am. The one-mile fun run begins at 10:45 am. Pre-registration entry fees for the 5K are $30, the 10K $35 per runner, and half marathon entry fees $45 per runner. Group/family discounts are available for four or more runners. The one-mile fun run entry fee is $10. On race day, all registration entry fees will be an additional $10. This year we are offering a special student rate to all students - high school seniors and under that wish to participate in the 5K, 10K or half marathon. The cost is only $20 for any of these events. In order to receive the student rate you must register online at www.livermoregranadaboosters.org
Every participant will receive a commemorative T-shirt, medal, and post-race refreshments. The awards ceremony honors the top finishers in each race, school participation, and a tribute to our veterans. All schools in Livermore may compete for the top participation award. The school with the most participants receives a $250 cash donation. For more information, for sponsorship opportunities, or to register, visit www.livermoregranadaboosters.org or contact Mike Nagel, Race Director, at 925-667-6535 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.