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Fun Run LogoThis year’s Hillsborough Fun Run will take place on Sunday, May 21, 2017, and REGISTRATION IS OPEN! The Fun Run is held at North Hillsborough Elementary, and consists of three races: the 2K Lakas Shimizu Memorial Walk/Run, the 5K Run/Walk, and the 10K Challenge. All levels of participants are welcome! After the run, families and friends gather on the school field to enjoy a pancake breakfast, fun field activities, and an awards ceremony. Medals are given to the top 3 male and female finishers in specified age divisions. (Here are the 2016 5k Race Results, and 10k Race Results, and amazing action shots.) It is a great time to exercise, celebrate the end of the school year, and support our Hillsborough public schools!

   Registration Fees      Pre-Registration  Packet Pick Up
 Race Day Schedule Location, Parking, & Course Maps
Safety Rules
Be An Event Sponsor           Awards   Field Games


Registration Fees

This year's registration information is below:

$35 - Per person for pre-registration through May 17, 2017 (After May 17, registration is $45 per person.)
$45 - Per person on race day - cash, credit cards, and checks accepted

Registration fee includs a T-shirt and breakfast. Participants using jogging strollers/wheelchairs can register as a single runner, and are entitled to receive one bib, one T-shirt, and one breakfast.


Online registration is OPEN!

Packet Pick Up

Packet Pick Up will be at A Runner's Mind on Friday, May 19, and Saturday, May 20.

Race Day Schedule

This year's race schedule is below:

7:00 AM - Race Day registration, bib, and T-shirt pick up
7:30 AM - Warm-up
8:00 AM - 2K, 5K, 10K Start in the North School Parking Lot
8:30 AM - Pancake breakfast prepared by Central County Fire Department, and fun field activities and games for all ages
9:30 AM - Awards

Awards and Results

The race will be professionally timed by Capital Road Race Management (using ChronoTrack chip-timing technology). (Here are the 2016 5k Race Results, and 10k Race Results.) All runners will receive ribbons. For the 5K and 10K races, medals will be given to the top three male and female finishers in each age division.

    Age Divisions - 8 & under, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

    The James H. Whittam Award - will be presented to the 10K first place boy and girl finisher under 18 years old. Only current HCSD students or Crocker Middle School alumni are eligible.

Safety Rules

  • Jogging strollers and wheelchairs are welcome on all courses.
  • Young children are required to be accompanied by an adult.
  • NO dogs, bikes, roller skates, or or skateboards are allowed on the fields, tennis courts, or Fun Run courses.
  • Volunteers will be at the course mile markers with first-aid kits; a first-aid station will be located at the finish line.

Location, Parking, and Course Maps

Course Location: All races start and finish at 545 Eucalyptus Avenue in front of North Hillsborough School (see map) at 8AM sharp! Fun Run volunteers will be present along the routes to guide runners, provide them with water, and cheer them on!

Parking: Please park on the blacktop at Crocker Middle School at 2600 Ralston Avenue (see map). Eucalyptus Avenue will be closed between New Place Road and Barroilhet Avenue. Carpooling is encouraged.

Course Maps: Click on the maps below to get an interactive look at the routes.

2K Course (Out and Back)

2k Course

5K (Loop)

2k Course

10K Overview (i.e., the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Leg)

10K 1st leg map - 10K 2nd leg map - 10K 3rd leg map
10k Course

Be An Event Sponsor

Thank you for considering to be an event sponsor; this year's deadline has passed.

Field Games

Games and field activities for kids of all ages will be provided by the Burlingame Dragons FC.

Volunteer Opportunities

Please join us! To keep the Fun Run successful and FUN, parents, students, and community members are needed to help with registration, monitor the race course, and serve breakfast. No experience is necessary! Please click here to volunteer!

For information or questions contact:
The Fun Run Co-Chairs at