Runners are you ready? Get a jump start on the day and join us for our inaugural Run Viva CalleSJ 5K race! Viva CalleSJ is about celebrating our city, its neighborhoods, businesses, and people. We connect communities across the city for residents to walk, bike, skate, play, and explore! The Run Viva CalleSJ 5K is no different.
We believe what makes San Jose great is its people and this race is about celebrating them. We invite you to come show us who you are! Dress up in your favorite cosplay outfit, make shirts and represent your crew, be silly and express yourself. Stick around after the race at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds for entertainment, food, and fun all day!
The race start line is located at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds. Race participant parking will be in the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds main parking lot (Lot A), located off of Tully Road, between 7th and 10th street. Parking will be free for the day.
Bib Pick-Up Information, Saturday September 22, 2018
Bib pick up will be located at the Campbell Sports Basement from 11:00AM to 3:00PM. 1875 S Bascom Ave. #240
Race Day Schedule, Sunday September 23, 2018
All Finisher’s Receive
- 6:00AM Parking, Waiver Completion, Day of Registration, and Bib Pick Up Opens
- 7:00AM Runner Corrals Open
- 8:00AM Race Start
- 9:00AM Kids Fun Run Start
- 9:30AM Viva CalleSJ Opening Ceremonies
Kids Fun Run Information
- Inaugural Run Viva CalleSJ 5k Finisher’s Medal
- Run Viva CalleSJ 5k Cooling Towel
- Chip timed, fast and fun course
- Post-race festival at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds
Viva CalleSJ is a family friendly event and so is the Run Viva CalleSJ 5K. Bring the entire family and get your race on with our youth fun run just for the little ones! All participants will the same benefits as adult runners. Mascots from local sports organization and other entertainment will be there to cheer them on!
Proceeds from the Viva CalleSJ 5K will go to the Department of Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services Scholarship Fund. The Scholarship Fund provides families across San Jose the chance to engage in recreational experiences, afterschool program, and youth summer camps.
Interested in volunteering? Sign up as one of our Race Roadies and help make our inaugural race happen! Registration can be found on our Eventbrite page at: https://bit.ly/2t7uULg
Just looking to watch? Feel free to join us in the morning to cheer on the runners! Spectator parking can be found in the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds main parking lot (Lot A), located off Tully Road, between 7th and 10th street. Parking will be free for the day. Please keep in mind, roads will be closed for Viva CalleSJ and the 5K by 8:00AM, plan accordingly.
register now for youth race