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- September 13, 2013

Guide to the 2013 Moonlight Run & Walk


6-8 p.m. Registration opens for those pre-registered and race-night.

* Sponsors' booths: ATS Financial, AXIS, Connoisseur Coffee, Continental Caterers, Dreyfus Properties/Sotheby International, Fleet Feet Sports, Larry's AutoWorks, LYFE Kitchen, Nike Stanford, Microsoft, NoXcuses Fitness, On Your Mark, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Trader Joe's, Stanford Blood Center, Stanford Federal Credit Union, Whole Foods Market

* AXIS climbing wall

* DJ Alan Waltz

* Kids' course by On Your Mark

* Information booths

* Chiropractic services provided by Health Logic

6:45 p.m. Pre-walk warm-ups by NoXcuses Fitness

7 p.m. 5k walk begins

8 p.m. Pre-race warm-ups by NoXcuses Fitness

8:15 p.m.10k run begins

8:30 p.m. Pre-race warm-ups by NoXcuses Fitness

8:45 p.m.5k run begins

9 p.m Food tables open for 5k and 10k runners. Post-race snacks provided by Country Sun Natural Foods, House of Bagels, Hobee's

9:30-10 p.m. After the race, there will be prize giveaways, refreshments and an awards ceremony for the top three finishers in each category. Race results will be posted as available.


Parking: Parking along Embarcadero Road and E. Bayshore Road is limited. Runners and walkers are advised to arrive early, carpool or take alternative transportation.

E. Bayshore Road will be closed to traffic during the 10k run, from 7 to 11 p.m. The Palo Alto Police Department will direct traffic the afternoon and night of the race.

Race results: Posted at as they become available.

Race photos: Post your pictures from the Moonlight Run & Walk for everyone to see on the Palo Alto Weekly's Facebook page: Also, Weekly photographers' pictures will be posted on

Course: The 5k and 10k loops go over the Palo Alto Baylands levee and through the marshlands. The 10k course is flat and USAT&F-certified on levee and paved roads. Water will be provided at all stops.


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Registration now open!

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

Register Here