Earth Day and Great Race for Saving Water

Thank you to all of the participants, partners and sponsors of the 2019 Great Race for Saving Water and Earth Day Festival! We hope you had as much fun as we did, and we hope to see you next year!


Find your race time here:




View pictures from this year's event in our online album or on social media with the hashtags #BaylandsEarthDay and #GreatRaceforSavingWater


The Great Race for Saving Water is part of the Run Palo Alto Challenge.


Location:  Baylands Athletic Center, 1900 Geng Road, Palo Alto



5K Distance

10K Distance

Main Activities Area Map

Parking - biking or public transit is highly recommended, but you can also find vehicular parking here. Extra raffle tickets for biking!

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Course map Schedule




Thank you to our Planet Earth and Climate Champion level sponsors!Planet Earth and Climate Champion level sponsors

 View all the event sponsors and partners.

Run Palo Alto Challenge

Join us in 2019 for our 2nd Annual Run Palo Alto Challenge!

Run Palo Alto Challenge

The Great Race for Saving Water is part of the Run Palo Alto  Challenge in 2019, which supports local exercising events in our community. When you sign up for all three running events, you will automatically be entered into a drawing for a free new pair of running shoes (up to $150 value) provided by our partners at A Runner's Mind in Los Altos. This year's events include: 

Racing Hearts 5k/10k, Downtown Palo Alto, March 24, 2019

Great Race for Saving Water, Baylands Palo Alto, April 13, 2019

Chili Race, Mitchell Park, July 4, 2019