The ninth annual Willow Glen 5K Run/Walk for Education takes place this year, as always, on Mother’s Day weekend:

Saturday, May 12, 2018, 9am
Lincoln and Minnesota Avenues
(in front of Willow Glen Elementary School)

Willow Glen 5K’s flat and USATF-certified race course starts in San Jose’s Willow Glen downtown and winds through neighborhood streets, with racers cheered on by local businesses and residents.

Racers, families and neighbors are then invited to a post-race festival, awards ceremony and kids’ fun zone. Sponsor booths, pancake breakfast, music, games, massage therapy, and a dedicated kids’ area – all spread out over two areas of the Willow Glen Elementary school campus.

Proceeds from the race go to local elementary school PTAs to fund after-school programs such as: arts, music, science, sports, technology and many more.

Register Now!

Click on the Register Now button above to take advantage of early registration discount through March 16! For more information on registration, click here for full details.


Why Should You Become a Sponsor?

  • EXPOSE your business to Bay Area athletes and the Willow Glen community.
  • INCREASE brand recognition of your product and services.
  • DISTRIBUTE information and materials to showcase your products and services.
  • DRIVE participants to your website.
  • SUPPORT LOCAL SCHOOLS as proceeds benefit Willow Glen Elementary and other participating local schools.

Find out more about sponsorship for this year’s race.