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Junior Achievement of Northern California is proud to partner with the 
San Jose Giants, for the 2019 San Jose Giant Race Presented By Alaska Airlines 5K and 5 mile!  By participating in this event, you will help provide youth programs to over 900 South Bay students by fundraising and running the streets near San Jose Municipal Stadium! 

Each individual who reaches their fundraising minimum to run will officially sponsor a JA student to run the 5K as well!!

The fundraising minimum for the San Jose event is $250 and all donations support Junior Achievement's K-12 student programs.

All participants receive a shirt, finisher medal and free San Jose Giants baseball ticket.*

*By fundraising for Junior Achievement, your entry fee for the race is waived.

Saturday, June 15, 2019 7:30am

The San Jose Giant Race Presented By Alaska Airlines (Municipal Park)

The scenic course tours Kelley Park, Happy Hollow Zoo, and Historic San Jose before finishing on the field at Municipal Stadium.

Pick your distance: 5k or 5 miles!

Participants are tasked to raise much needed funds to support Junior Achievement youth programs in the South Bay by engaging in peer-to-peer fundraisng activities and personal asks to friends, family, and colleagues who will support you in this campaign.

Individual Goal: $250
Funds a student’s participation in a JA Social Innovation Camp and JA student to participate in race.

Team Goal (5 Runners): $1,250 
Funds a JA program experience, and trained volunteer support, to
a full class of students.  It
will also sponsor five (5) JA students to participate in race.

The Giant Race for JA is a peer-to-peer fundraisng campaign to support Junior Achievement youth work readiness, financial literacy, and entrepreneurship programs. Participation in The Giant Race for JA is voluntary, appreciated, and encouraged by Junior Achievement staff and students. Junior Achievement reserves the right to refuse running privleges to teams and individuals who do not meet the minimum fundraising goals specified on the event site. Running teams and individuals are expected to engage in peer-to-peer fundraising activities to raise needed funds for the sole use by Junior Achievement to deliver youth programs in Northern California.

All questions, comments, or concerns can be directed to the event organizers or by contacting events@janorcal.org

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