The Race

Overview of Race information:

Course Description

The Willow Glen 5K course is USATF-certified, fast and flat. The 5K starts in downtown Willow Glen at the corner of Lincoln Ave. at Minnesota and finishes 200 yards from the starting line in the Willow Glen Elementary School courtyard. The course is marked, well-labeled and measured to an accurate distance. Volunteers and police will monitor the cross-traffic at most intersections. Volunteers and community groups will line the race course to cheer you on and provide entertainment.

There are two official water stations during the 3.1-mile-race. Water is also available at the finish line.

Medical aid will be available at the end of the Willow Glen 5K course and at the Community Festival taking place in the Willow Glen Elementary School quad.

The Willow Glen 5K course will be open for all runners and walkers for ninety minutes, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. and reopen to traffic at 10:30 a.m. Participants who are still on the course at 10:30 a.m. should proceed to Willow Glen Elementary School.


Age Divisions

  • Youth (18 and under)
  • Open
  • Masters (50 and over)


  • Overall First Place (male and female)
  • First Place in Each Division (male and female)
  • First Place in Masters Division (male and female)
  • Top 3 Division Finishers (male and female)

Race Day Schedule

Date:  Saturday, May 12, 2018

Race Start:  Lincoln Ave. (at Minnesota), in downtown Willow Glen


7-9 a.m. Race Day Packet Pickup
Race Day Registration
9 a.m. 5K Run/Walk Start
9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. Community Festival
9:45 – 10 a.m. Race Awards

Race Map

Willow Glen 5K Run / Walk - Race Course

Willow Glen 5K Run/Walk – Race Course – Click Image for Printable Map

Please visit the FAQ page for additional information.