The Concord Police Association is honored to present our 5th Annual Stars & Stripes 5K Run & Walk/Kids Fun Run for the community on Friday, July 4th at Todos Santos Plaza, Downtown Concord CA. All proceeds from this race benefit Monument Crisis Center and Bay Area Crisis Nursery. The race has been growing each year with over 800 participants in 2013. We are preparing for over 800 participants this year running and walking a nice 3.1 mile route that you are sure to enjoy!
Race Date: Friday, July 4th, 2014
On-Line Pre-Registration Closing Date:
Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 @ 9:00 AM PST
In Person Pre-Registration:
Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 3pm-7pm @packet pick-up
Day of Race Registration:
Friday, July 4th, 2014 6:45am-8am
Mail-in Registration IS CLOSED!
Postmarked on or prior to June 24th, 2014
$30.00 if postmarked on or prior to June 24th (MAIL-IN REGISTRATION IS CLOSED) or online at Active.com by July 3rd 9:00 am
$30.00 at Packet Pick-Up: Concord Police Department, 1350 Galindo St., Thursday July 3rd from 3-7 pm, cash, check or credit card accepted
$35.00 on Race Day (registration open from 6:45am-8am) Cash, check or credit accepted. FOR A SPEEDIER RACE DAY REGISTRATION EXPERIENCE, BRING CASH OR CHECK, PAYABLE TO “CPA 5K”!
**On line registration at Active.com** closes Thursday, July 3rd at 9:00am PST!
Event is RAIN OR SHINE – NO REFUNDS/NO TRANSFERS
(Shirts guaranteed for entries received on or before July 1st)
Have questions or need more info?
(New times this year!)
6:45am–8:00am: Race Day registration, packet pick up.
8:00am: Kids Fun Run, ages 10 & under (Free to enter!)
8:15am: 5K Run & Walk
No dogs, bikes, scooters, skates or skateboards on course (please read waiver)
*****Free Parking available at the City of Concord Municipal Parking Garages*****
***AGE-GROUP MEDAL WINNERS: Congratulations on your medal-winning finish (top three in age groups – 10 & under, 11-14, 15-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+) !! If you picked up your 1st, 2nd or 3rd place medal today, you may have noticed that the date on it is incorrect. We are so sorry! We will be ordering corrected replacement medals, and will mail them to the winners. Thank you for participating, it was a great morning!***
Roadrunner Sports Shoe Certificates (valued at $120.00) awarded to overall male & female finishers.
Sports Basement gift cards awarded to 2nd & 3rd place male & female 5K finishers!
Trader Joe’s gift bags for top male & female finisher over age 40!
Medals for top 3 male & female finishers in each age division: 10 & under, 11-14, 15-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
Your 5K entry fee includes a goody bag with great freebies, gift certificates, coupons and the best part, a Brenden Theaters movie ticket! You will also receive a race t-shirt with our very cool patriotic design (shirt not guaranteed after July 1st)!
(Dri-fit race shirts are offered in lieu of the standard cotton race shirts for an extra $7.00.) – NOTE: Dri-fit shirt not available to order after July 1st.
Extra shirts will be available for sale on race day, $5 cotton shirt, $10 dri-fit shirt.
Interested in running as a TEAM? The registration link through Active.com can walk you through it! A team (4-person minimum) can be set up by one person, the Captain, and will be given a password to share with potential team members so they can register with that specific team. People that have already registered and want to move their registration to a team can do that too. There is no team price, each team member will pay the individual registration price.
Professional timing & race management by Brazen Racing, music, special appearances by Stomper the Oakland A’s mascot and Uncle Sam, sponsors booths, vendor give-aways and more!
There will be 2 water stops/aid stations on the course at miles 1 & 2 and a ton of delicious and refreshing post-race goodies and ice cold water at the finish!
Delicious pancake breakfast ( 6:30am-11am) and hotdog lunch (11am-3pm) hosted by the Concord-Diablo Rotary Club available before & after the 5K. $5.00 per person at the Rotary booth.
After the race, stay for Concord’s wonderful and entertaining 4th of July Parade following the 5K at 10am, complete with floats, bands, equestrian & dance teams and more!
Like our Facebook page! We will be posting special in-store registration events with our sponsors, training tips & advice for first time 5K’ers and post-race photos.
For information on Concord’s 4th of July Parade, Jubilee and Fireworks Festival visit: The Concord 4th of July website
Monument Crisis Center
Monument Crisis Center serves low-income families and individuals in Contra Costa County by providing nutritious food, education, general assistance and referrals.
Bay Area Crisis Nursery
BACN is a short term residential care facility for young children of families in a time of personal crisis.
Friday, July 4th, 2014
Todos Santos Plaza