Run for Education


Join the San Ramon Valley Education Foundation’s 40th Run for Education on Sunday, October 8, 2023. We are planning a full day of activities for serious runners, casual walkers, parents and caregivers pushing strollers, adults, and children alike. Come for The Run and stay for the fun: live bands, kids’ zone, school choirs, food, refreshing drinks, and more to celebrate Excellence in Education in the San Ramon Valley USD!

The Run for Education is a tradition in the San Ramon Valley spanning 40 years and is the primary fundraising activity for SRVEF and the community event in the San Ramon Valley that includes participants, volunteers and spectators from all 35 San Ramon Valley Unified School District (SRVUSD) schools, representing the communities of Alamo, Danville and San Ramon. The Run for Education is also the largest run that supports education in Northern California.




The Mini Run! Get your mini superhero ready to join the fun on Saturday, October 8 at the Mini Run for Education! This event is appropriate for “mini runners” ages 2-6. All participants will receive a shirt, a cape, a medal and post-race treats after their “race.” Come early to enjoy the Kids’ Zone and the Expo for Education. This event happens at 2700 Camino Ramon in San Ramon at 1pm.

The Friendship Run! Join us for this remarkable event for our students with special needs and their supporters. This event takes place on Saturday, October 8 at 10am at 2700 Camino Ramon in San Ramon, adjacent to City Center Bishop Ranch. Participants can walk, roll, or run with a friend or caregiver and will receive a shirt and medal. One friend/caregiver for each student may register for free and has the option of buying a shirt. Stay and enjoy the Expo for Education after your race.


Bring your family and meet your friends for a fun morning or afternoon at the Expo for Education! Located at Bishop Ranch 2700, across from City Center Bishop Ranch from 9am to 3pm on Saturday and 8am to 12pm on Sunday. This event will feature local exhibitors, businesses, student performances, DJ and a Kids’ Zone.


Saturday, October 8, 2022 9am – 3pm
Sunday, October 9, 2022 7am – 12pm

Band/Choir/Cheer sign up here

Mascot sign up here

Volunteer sign up here



Don’t miss out on the 39th Annual Run for Education on Sunday, October 9, 2022. The 10K run starts at Charlotte Wood Middle School in Danville at 8 am and the 5K starts at 8:30am on Camino Ramon, near Bishop Ranch 2700. Both events are USATF Certified Courses. The 5K is a loop and the 10K is point-to-point with both events finishing at at 2700 Camino Ramon in San Ramon, right next to our Expo for Education and City Center Bishop Ranch!  Participants receive a shirt and medal.

The Run for Education, as part of the San Ramon Valley Education Foundation, supports the education of all students in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District. To learn more visit


Where is the race located?

2700 Camino Ramon in San Ramon, BR2700, across from City Center Bishop Ranch. DO NOT go to Iron Horse Middle School!

Are dogs allowed?

No, please leave your pooches at home.

Are strollers allowed?

Yes, but please line up at the back of the group

Where do I park?

Parking for all events is at 2633 Camino Ramon (Bishop Ranch 3) across from the Expo for Education. Parking can ONLY be accessed from northbound Camino Ramon. Turn onto Camino Ramon from Bollinger. Note: Camino Ramon will be closed from the North at Norris Canyon.

Where do I pick up my bib and T-shirt?

Bibs and t-shirts can be picked up at the following times and locations:

October 7, 4:30pm – 6:30pm at Fieldwork Brewing (6000 Bollinger Canyon Rd)

October 8, 9am – 3pm at the Expo for Education (2700 Camino Ramon)

*October 9, 7am – 12pm at the Expo for Education (2700 Camino Ramon)

*NOTE: 10K bibs not picked up by October 8 will be available at Charlotte Wood Middle School before the start of the run. You will need to pick up your shirt after the race.

Can I register for any events on Saturday and Sunday?
Yes, onsite registration is available, credit cards will be accepted. It’s simpler to just register at home or on your mobile device from the Expo. We will have a terminal to allow you to sign up at the Expo.
What time does the 10K race start?

10K starts at 8am at Charlotte Wood Middle School. 10K participants should park at Bishop Ranch 3 and board one of the 3 shuttle buses, starting at 6:45am. There are NO return shuttles to Charlotte Wood MS after the event if you choose to park at Charlotte Wood and run to San Ramon, you will be on your own for finding transportation back to Charlotte Wood MS.

Is there a bag check?

No, please leave items in your car when you park at Bishop Ranch 3 prior to the 10K or 5K

What time does the 5K start?

5K starts at 8:30am

Do I need to be registered to participate?

Yes! All participants must register and wear a bib to be on the course.

Can my child participate in the 5K or 10K alone?

No! All children must be accompanied by an adult

Will there be bathrooms?

Yes! There will be toilets located:

At Charlotte Wood Middle School at the start of the 10K race

At the finish at the Expo at 2700 Camino Ramon

Are there cash prizes for top finishers?

No, there are no prizes for finishers

How will I get my time?
I can’t make the run, can I request a refund?

No, but we thank you for your donation

I cannot attend the event, but can I still support the Run for Education?

Yes, you can sign up to be a Virtual Runner and your registration is a donation.

I could not pick up my shirt during the weekend, how can I pick it up?

You may pick up your shirt on Thursday, October 13, 2022 from 3-5:30pm at the SRVEF Office, 968 Blemer Road in Danville

Course Maps

Packet Pick – up

Packet pick-up will be at
Fieldwork Brewing San Ramon(6000 Bollinger Canyon Rd STE 1206, San Ramon, CA 94583)
from 4:30pm – 6:30pm on October 7

Packet pick-up will also be at
Expo For Education
Bishop Ranch 2700
from 9:00am – 3:00pm on October 8