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5k for $5k Scholarship Fundraiser- Compton Run Club

Sat August 19, 2023 Compton, CA 90221 US Directions


123 N Rose Ave
Compton, CA US 90221


About the Event:

The 5k for $5k Scholarship Fundraiser is an event and race in Compton, Ca. The goal of the event is to raise $10,000 to award two $5,000 scholarships to two Compton Unified School District High School Seniors. Compton Run Club, Mayor Emma Sharif, and partners have come together for this event. Registration includes a bib, medal, and giveaways. The event will have music, snacks, raffles, race warm-ups, yoga, paid food options, and more. 


Wilson Park- 123 N Rose Ave, Compton, Ca 


T-shirts are available for separate purchase. Before check-out, select your t-shirt size. If no shirt is wanted, select "no shirt" from the drop down box. T-shirts are white 100% polyester with blue CRC logo graphic. T-shirt order deadline is August 4, 2023. 


Free parking is available at Douglas F. Dollarhide Community Center in the parking structure. Address is 301 N Tamarind Ave, Compton, Ca. The Wilson Park is approximately 900 ft North of Dollarhide parking structure. Keep all personal items at home or on-person. No lockers available. 

Race Packets:

Race packets include a bib, medal, giveaways, and raffle ticket. (And T-shirt if ordered) 

Event Check-in:

When checking in for the event, locate the Compton Run Club table/tent. Be prepared to provide your name. 

Estimated Event Timeline:

  • 7:45am - 8:45am: Registration/Visit Vendors
  • 8:45am - 9:00am: Announcements/Route/Restroom
  • 9:00am - 9:15am: Warm up/Stretching 
  • 9:15am - 10:30am: Run/Walk
  • 10:30am - 11:00am: Yoga 
  • 11:00am - 12:30pm: Raffle/Food/Vendors/Announcements/Giveaways


Restrooms available at Wilson Park.

Virtual Race: 

For virtual races, complete your 5k on 8/19/23 and tag the Compton Run Club on social media in a story or post. Packets will be mailed the week following the in-person event. 

Shipping Packets:

For packets that need to be shipped, add how many packets to be shipped in the section. The following screen will request address. 


If participating in yoga, please bring a yoga mat. 


Each race packet will have a raffle ticket. Be sure to locate your ticket. 


Starting line is on Alameda north of Compton Blvd. Participants will head south on Alameda to Caldwell St and back. Two loops for 3.1 miles. 


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