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Rise and Run for a Good Cause! Wake Up Early and Get Moving in Support of Student and Resident Programs.
About this Activity:
Whether you sprint it, jog it, or walk it, it doesn’t matter to us - we simply want you to have a great time! Bring your entire family and join friends and colleagues for the first ever CAFP 5K FUND Run/Walk. All proceeds will benefit student and resident programming supported by the CAFP-Foundation.

CAFP-F is an educational 501c3 dedicated to advancing the specialty of family medicine in California. Serving as the philanthropic arm of the California Academy of Family Physicians, the Foundation supports academic projects and scholarly activities for medical students and family medicine residents throughout the state. CAFP-F represents over 2500 student and resident members combined and serves as a resource hub for 12 medical schools and over 50 family medicine residency programs. We support family medicine interest groups, student and resident scholarships, leadership councils, local-state national meetings, procedural workshops, leadership development, scholarly activities, advocacy, membership, recruiting, and more.
Event Details:
  • START TIME: Begins promptly at 6:15 am at Custom House Plaza. Arrive no later than 6:00am to warm-up.
  • CHECK-IN: Check-in and pick up your race bib on Friday or Saturday (4/13-4/14) at the Forum registration table.
  • NO BAG CHECK: Please leave your valuables in the hotel/car or take them with you
  • STARTING LINE: Runners/walkers will be released every 2 minutes at the starting line beginning at 6:15am.
  • RACE BIB: Attach your race bib to the front of your shirt with the safety pins provided.
  • WATER: There will be water stations at the half-way mark and at the start/finish line.
  • OTHER: Race takes place rain or shine. A registered adult must accompany participants under 10 y/o.
  • SNACKS: Healthy snacks will be provided.
  • TRANSITION: Event ends promptly at 7:30am. Forum registrants should hurry back to the Marriott for breakfast and table talks starting at 7:30 am. First session starts at 8:45am.
Prize Categories: Every registered participant gets a fun swag bag filled with goodies!
  • Overall first, second and third place finishers
  • Youngest first place finisher
  • Group runners: most people from a CA FMRP, SOM, or practice
  • Most spirited: show your FM/CAFP spirit by coming in costume or wildly printed scrubs, wear accessories/make up!
Event Schedule:
6:00 am | Registration for last minute participants | Custom House Plaza
6:15 am | 5K Race Begins | Custom House Plaza
7:30 am | Event ends and Forum registrants transition back to the Marriott for breakfast and table talks
Starting Location: Custom House Plaza at Olivier St & Wharf 1 & Monterey Bay Coastal Trail.
Trail Route: Monterey Recreation Coastal Trail from Fisherman’s Wharf to Andy Jacobsen Park (Pacific Grove) and back.

Getting There and Parking:
Guests staying at the Host Hotels: If you are staying at the Marriott or Portola Hotels, Fisherman's Wharf is just a .3 mile walk from the hotels (see map). We recommend that you allow yourself about 5-10 minutes to get to Custom House Plaza. Early arrival is highly recommended.

Commuters: If you plan to drive and park, map 200 Washington, Monterey, CA 93940 to reach the Wharf's adjacent parking lot. We recommend that you allow yourself about 5-10 minutes to get to Custom House Plaza. Early arrival is highly recommended.
PLEASE SELECT YOUR CHOICE OF GIVING LEVEL. (These are suggested giving amounts, but any donation will be accepted. If you prefer to contribute a different amount, you can enter it at the bottom).

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