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Homeboy 5K

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Downtown LA is host to this 5k run/walk in support of Homeboy Industries. This undulating course starts and finishes at Homeboy HQ, taking runners around LA State Historic Park. Come for the dog tag medal and to support this local cause.

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How to enter

Tickets available until Sat Sep 21 2019

What's included:

  • This year all participants will receive the 2019 Homeboy 5k T-Shirt!
  • Commemorative 5K souvenir for ALL participants!
  • Chip Timing
  • Post-Event festivities with LIVE DJ, vendor giveaways and Homeboy Industries marketplace featuring exclusive gear.
  • Awards
  • Finisher's medal
  • Virtual Runners receive a t-shirt, bib, and finisher medal. Will be mailed.
5K
12:00am Sat 21st Sep 2019

Run 5km

1K Kids Run
8:00am Sat 21st Sep 2019

Run 1km

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When will I receive my race pack for the Homeboy 5K?
Packet pick up opens at 7:05AM.… read more
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Is the Homeboy 5K family-friendly?
Yes. There's a 1km kids fun run at 9:45.… read more
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At what time does the Homeboy 5K start?
The 5k starts at 8:30, with the kids 1k fun run starting at 9:45.… read more
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THE COURSE

Expect a scenic 5k course around Chinatown with entertainment, water stations and of course - an epic finish line!

START & FINISH

Both the 5K and Kids 1K Run will start and finish in front of Homeboy Industries’ iconic Chinatown headquarters.

Logistics and schedule

PACKET PICKUP

Beat the lines on race day and pick up your packet early! Get your shirt, bib, and get a taste of what Homeboy Industries is all about. We will have two packet pick-up opportunities at Homeboy Industries (130 W. Bruno St., Los Angeles, CA 90012) inside the Homegirl Café:

Packet Pick-Up 1:

Wednesday, September 18th, 4:00PM - 7:00PM

Packet Pick-Up 2:

Friday, September 20th, 12:00PM - 7:00PM

RACE-SCHEDULE

7:05 a.m. – Race Day Registration Opens

8:00 a.m. – Announcements

8:20 a.m –  Father G Blessing

8:30 a.m. – 5K Start

8:45 a.m. – Non-Competitive 5K walk Begins

9:45 a.m. – Kids 1K Fun Run Start

10:00 a.m. – Awards

10:00 a.m. – Course Closed

12 noon – Event Concludes

Spectators

An amazing spectator event. There is such a buzz all the time.

How to get there

130 Bruno St, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA

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Location - 130 Bruno St, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA

Getting to the venue -

We highly encourage you to leave your car at home on event day. There’s lots of road closures and traffic!

**Car:
**If you do drive, you can park in the following areas.
• FREE PARKING LOT #1 – 129 W. College St. – ENTER VIA MAIN / COLLEGE
• FREE PARKING LOT #2 – 1060 N. Vignes St. – ENTER VIA VIGNES / MAIN

• There is street parking located around Homeboy – but please obey all traffic signs.

Metro:

Take METRO! No traffic, no parking, no hassle!

Don’t get stuck in traffic! Who wants to look for a parking spot, anyway? Take the Metro Gold Line to the Chinatown Station, we’re right across the street, you can’t miss the Homeboy Industries building.

Uber:

Hitch a ride with UBER to the event! Yep, your personal driver will come get you and drop you off right at the 5K! Just download the iPhone or Android APP and request your ride.

Frequently asked questions
FAQ
When will I receive my race pack for the Homeboy 5K?
Packet pick up opens at 7:05AM.
FAQ
Is the Homeboy 5K family-friendly?
Yes. There's a 1km kids fun run at 9:45.
FAQ
At what time does the Homeboy 5K start?
The 5k starts at 8:30, with the kids 1k fun run starting at 9:45.
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5K
12:00am Sat 21st Sep 2019
1K Kids Run
8:00am Sat 21st Sep 2019
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