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27th Annual El Segundo Run for Education

Sat 27th Apr 2019
640 Main St, El Segundo, CA 90245, USA

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Entering its 28th year, the Run For Education is not only a major fundraiser for El Segundos K-12 public schools but is also one of the more unique USATF certified 5k/10k courses in Southern California. Hosted by El Segundos PTA Council the Run For Education features a moderate coastal climate, as well as, a tour of downtown El Segundo and its local residential neighborhoods. Its a true sampling of small-town Americana.

Distances in this event

  1. 10K

    Run 10km
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  2. 5K

    Run 5km
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  3. 1K Kids

    Run 1km
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  4. 1/2K Kids

    Run 0.5km
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What’s Included

Race packets will include a quality unisex t-shirt and race bib with timing chip.

Course Details

As one of the more unique USA Track & Field certified road courses in Southern California the Run for Education features a moderate coastal climate and a tour of downtown El Segundo, as well as, it’s neighborhoods and schools.

The 5K Run/Walk is an easy-to-moderate hill course through local neighborhoods while the 10K Run offers up a 2nd loop around El Segundo. All 5K and 10K participants will receive Finisher Medals.

The Kids Fun Run will be split into a 1K and 1/2K event. The 1K Kids Run is for kids ages 6-10 years old while the 1/2K Kids Run is for kids 5 and under. All participants ages 10 and under who have not already received a finisher medal in the 5K or 10K will receive a finisher medal. Kids Run Map

Raceday Logistics

6:30 AM: Packet Pick-Up & Late Registration Opens

7:20 AM: Group Pre-Race Warm-Up

7:35 AM: Starting Line Corrals Open

7:45 AM: Opening Ceremony | National Anthem | Final Race Instructions

8:00 AM: 5K/10K Runners Start | Health & Fitness Expo Opens

9:00 AM: Awards Ceremony

10:00 AM: 1/2K Kids Fun Run

10:15 AM: 1K Kids Fun Run

12:00 PM: Event Concludes


As one of the South Bay Beach Cities, El Segundo is located between LAX airport and Manhattan Beach. Adjacent freeways are the 105 to the North and 405 to the East. Event staging area and Health & Fitness Expo are at Library Park across the street from El Segundo High School, 640 Main Street, El Segundo. Parking is available on local streets and at designated lots. PARKING IS FREE IN EL SEGUNDO.


When can I pick up my race packet?

Early packet pick-up and in-person registration is available Thursday (5:00pm-8:00pm) & Friday (11:00am-7:00pm), April 25 & 26 at the El Segundo Athletic Club located at 505 Main Street in El Segundo.

1. Pre Race Early Packet Pickup – Pick-up and in-person registration hours are Thursday, April 25 (5:00pm-8:00pm) & Friday. April 26 (11:00am-7:00pm).

2. Race Day – Packet pick-up and in-person registration will also be available on-site at the Run starting at 6:30 AM.

Please bring ID to verify your registration.

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