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FAQ.

PRIDE 5K FAQ:

REGISTRATION

What's included with the registration fee?

With your Pride 5K registration, you will receive race entry, a PRIDE-themed short-sleeve tech shirt, and chipped-race bib.

Can I change the information I initially filled out during registration?

Yes! You can change your registration information by click the "Manager Your Registration" link included in your confirmation email. 

Where do I register on race day?

There will be on-site registration, but you can still register from home or via your smartphone on race day. Registering in advance will be cost-savings. After you register online, come to bib pickup to retrieve your shirt and bib. 

May I run the race without registering?

No. You must registered and have a race bib to participate in the event.

If my kids register for the 5K race, can they still run in the kids' dash?

Families are welcome to join. Kids 14 and under can participate in the 100-yd kids dash at 7:30 am. Kids 15 and older must register for the 5K. 

RACE MATERIALS

What are race materials?

Race materials are t-shirts and bibs

How and when will I get my race materials?

Packet pickup will be held at Billy DeFrank LGBTQ+ Community Center, 938 The Alameda San Jose, CA 95126 on the following days:

  • Thursday, March 21, 2024 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm 

  • Friday, March 22, 2024 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

If you are running the virtual 5K event and chose to have your packet shipped directly to you, your packet will be mailed out a week before the event. Otherwise, race materials can be picked up morning on March 23, 2024 beginning at 7:30 am.

 

Can I exchange my shirt for a different size?

Yes, if your desired shirt size is not sold out. Please note that only unworn race shirts may be exchange. We will try our best to accommodate. 

RACE DAY

Can I walk the 5K?

Registrants are invited to participate in our events in a safe manner. Most participants can walk the 5K distance in allotted time.

Where do I park?

We encourage all participants to use ride-share or public transportation. Participants may park at Hellyer County Park and the cost is $6 per vehicle per day. 

What do I wear?

ALL PRIDE outfits (whatever you define as Pride) are encouraged, but anything comfortable for the 5K is allowed. This is a family-friendly event, so we ask that all participants to be mindful.

HEALTH AND SAFETY

What safety measures will be in place?

We will follow the California Department of Public Health guidelines

for large outdoor events.

 

Are Pride 5K participants required to wear face masks?

If you are not fully vaccinated, we recommend that you wear a face mask or face covering for the safety of yourself and others.

Are dogs allowed?

No. Only certified service animals with proper certification and harnesses are allowed.

Are baby strollers and wheelchairs allowed in the race?

Yes, but for safety reasons, please stay to the right side of the street while out on course, so faster runners can safety pass.

Are bikes, hoverboards, scooters, skateboards, push bikes, unicycles, wagons allowed on the course?

No. For the safety of all participants, only baby strollers/joggers and wheelchairs are allowed on the course. 

RESULTS

Where and when will the race results be posted?

After the race, a link to the results will be posted on our website, svpride.com/wellness

VOLUNTEER

How do I volunteer?

Sign up to volunteer here.

Where is volunteer check-in?

Registration and volunteer check-in will be at Hellyer County Park. Please look for the "Volunteer Check-In" booth

How do I get my volunteer slip signed for school?

Report to volunteer check-in after your shift to have your hours signed off.

VIRTUAL 5K RACE

How to I run the virtual 5K race?

You can complete your virtual 5K run/walk anytime, anywhere on March 23, 2024. Run outside, on a treadmill, with family, or on your own. You can submit your results and time via the RunSignup profie. 

For any other questions, please email us at info@svpride.com

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