All funds raised from the race will support the charitable programs of the Kiwanis Club of West San Jose.

Race location is 2955 N. Shoreline Blvd, Mountain View, CA, Parking lot E.

Our Start/Finish area is Parking Lot E, adjacent the Kite Flying area. Turn right into Parking Lot E just after the main ranger entrance shack.

We’ve got both a 5K and 10K event to choose from. In addition to in person races we offer Virtual Races for anyone who wishes to support Kiwanis activities from wherever they are. 


New this year: A 1K race for kids will be held adjacent the Start/ Finish area. Finishers of this event will all receive a participant ribbon. This race will start at 11:00 AM approximately.


Wake up late and still enjoy the race as start time is 10AM. Enjoy a great run in the park and the camaraderie of other runners and some post-race music and refreshments. 


Computerized Timing by digital chip will be provided for both 5K and 10K courses.


The courses are mostly on paved walking and bicycling paths within Mountain View's Shoreline Park.

These are mostly part of the regional Bay Trail system, which features fast and flat trails along levees in the baylands. Trail photos are imbedded in the course and park pages of this website.

All participants who register by December 12 will receive a custom race T shirt.

Awards 3 deep in each age Category, for both 5K and 10K, Male and Female:

11-20 yrs

21-30 yrs

31-40 yrs

41-50 yrs

51-60 yrs

61-70 yrs

71-80 yrs


Kids race; Participant ribbons to each runner.

Race registration fee is $35 up to
November 30, then $40 up to
December 15, and $45 thereafter.

On-line registration remains open to 10 AM on Jan 1.

On-site registration opens at 8:30 AM on raceday, Jan 1.

Packet pickup is at 3 sites, Dec 28-30. See FAQ's below for details.

Kids race registration is free.

Questions or more info?

Call Craige at 408-460-1102 or


Are Strollers OK in this race?

Single wide strollers are fine. Please start at the back of the pack to avoid any possible accidents with runners.

Are dogs OK in this race?

No. Dogs are not allowed in most of Mountain View’s Shoreline Park, including all of the park trails.

What if it rains?

The race runs Rain or Shine.

Are special Race T shirts included?

Yes. A custom race T shirt will be provided to all who register by December 12.

Can we buy extra T shirts for family and friends?

Yes, if you register by December 12.  When you register, you will find an option to buy extra T shirts at $15 each.

Where does the race start?

Both Start and Finish are located at the Kite Flying Area inside Shoreline park.

Where should we park?

From N. Shoreline Blvd, turn right into Parking lot E, just after the main ranger entrance shack. Parking is free!

Where can I pickup my T shirt and Race bib prior to the race?

Pick up your T Shirt and bib pre-race at  these sponsors with discounts on purchases. Otherwise pick up on-site on race morning.

Dec 28: Sports Basement, 11% off, 1177 Kern Ave Sunnyvale, 94085 from 2-6 PM

Dec 29: Running Revolution, 511 E Campbell Ave Campbell 95008, from noon to 5 PM, Storewide year-end discounts.

Dec 30: Athletic Treads, 15% off, 1141 Lincoln Ave San jose, 95125 from 2-6 PM

Where can I find Race Results?

There is a separate page in this website menu named Race Results which contains a link to all results. 

The Kiwanis Club of West San Jose is part of an international service organization with clubs in 80 countries. Kiwanis help kids around the world. Local clubs like ours look out for our communities, and the international organization takes on large-scale challenges, such as disease and poverty.

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