ABOUT THIS RACE
Come join us
for the PATRIOT 5K in beautiful Palm Springs, California. This 5K
run/walk is runner, walker, stroller and doggie friendly. All monies raised
support organizations that serve our active duty and veterans heroes, including
Team Red, White and Blue, SOS Rides, American Legion Palm Springs and the Armed Services YMCA.
Our 5K includes a great race, tech t-shirt, patriotic finisher medal, hat, reusable cinch bag and free photo downloads. Start your Veterans Day weekend off with this healthy 5K in the cool of the morning! This year, we will be honoring Commander Robert Moon, USN, Ret. for his service as our Mayor of Palm Springs and his distinguished naval career. Following the 5K, all participants will be served a delicious pancake breakfast by the Greater Palm Springs Lions Club.
Thank you to our event sponsors, Renova Energy and the Greater Palm Springs Lions Club.
All finishers will be awarded a beautiful patriotic medal. Age group medals awarded 3-deep in 5 year age groups through 85 years +. Special categories for active military and challenged athletes.
A military themed event tech T-shirt is included with your registration fee. You will also receive a cinch bag and hat!
You may pick up packets for friends so long as you sign the waiver at pick-up. Packet pick-up will be held Saturday, November 10th from 11AM - 5PM at Running Wild 611 S. Palm Canyon, Palm Springs. Running Wild is located in the corner unit of the Sun Center Shopping Plaza next to the Revivals store. Race day registration and late packet pick-up is available race day, on site, beginning at 6:30am at Ruth Hardy Park.
DIRECTIONS AND PARKING
Ruth Hardy Park is located at 700 East Tamarisk, Palm Springs. This is east of Palm Canyon between Tamarisk and Alejo (just south of Desert Hospital). Ample parking is available near-by. There is public parking available at the park. Parking is also available on the side streets off of Tamarisk and Caballeros.