REGISTER TODAY for our 3rd Annual 5K and 1 mile Fun Run/Walk being held on Sunday, September 30th at Peacock Meadow in Golden Gate Park. Support Lafayette Elementary School academic programs while spending quality time with family and our community!

All funds raised from this event will be used to support our school’s STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) programs.

Elites, Weekend Warriors, Families, Strollers, and Wheelchairs are all welcome for the 5k Run or Walk or 1 mile Fun Run!! Dogs, however will have to stay home for this event. Chip timing is provided for the 5K only.

This area of Golden Gate Park (JFK Dr.) is closed to cars on Sundays, so please come join us for the race and hang out afterwards for a picnic, bike ride, and just general community mingling!!

Race Day Info:
  • Race Date: September 30th
  • Race Day Registration Time: 7:30am
  • 5K Start Time: 8:30am
  • 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk: 9:15am

Registration Fees:

  • 5K Early Bird before September 14th: $25.00
  • 5K before September 26th: $30.00
  • 5K Packet Pickup/Race Day: $35.00
  • 1K Fun Run: $15.00

NOTE:  If you prefer to track your fundraiser in print instead of on the event website, you can download the form here (PDF).

Registration includes a special event T-shirt, while supplies last.


  • Prizes:  We will have prizes for top finishers and a variety of categories as well as the top 2 Fundraisers!
  • Packet Pickup:  Please pick up your packet (including shirt, bib with timing chip, and other goodies) on Saturday, September 29th from 10am – 2pm at A Runners Mind, 3575 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA 94118
  • Race Day Parking:  JFK is closed to cars; so if possible, plan to take public transportation, bike, scoot, or walk. If you are driving, you can park across the street from the Conservatory of Flowers on Bowling Green Drive and Nancy Pelosi Drive; on Stanyan and Fulton; or near Fell and Stanyan; all three options are a short walk to the meadow.
  • Volunteers Needed:  We need your help! The Lafayette 5k and 1 Mile Fun Run is a terrific way to give back to our school and connect with our community while getting a bit of exercise. Most volunteer assignments will take no more than 1-2 hours of your time. To volunteer, contact Melissa or Dory at lafayettefunrun@gmail.com.
  • Fundraising:  Create your own fundraising page to raise money for Lafayette, our amazing school. All runners will have the option to have their own sponsors this year.  Share your fundraising page and goals with your friends and family – ask them to support you and join your fundraising team! It’s easy, fast and fun to become a sponsored runner.

The Top 2 Fundraisers will receive a prize!!