Event Details

Run, walk, or stroll at Baylands Park!

Down by the Bay 5K and Tot Trot is a unique event for the whole family. Runners, walkers, stroller-pushers, and little ones are invited!

The event includes fun games for the entire family and the chance to meet all of the wonderful teachers at Mountain View Parent Nursery School (MVPNS) as well as the loving parents.

Race Weekend Schedule

Saturday, November 4, 2023 @ R.E.I. in Sunnyvale (130 E El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA 94087)

  • 12:00pm-3:00pm – Packet Pick-up

Sunday, November 5, 2023 @ Baylands Park (999 E Caribbean Dr, Sunnyvale, CA 94089)

  • 7:45am – Packet Pick-up and Race Day Registration Open
  • 8:55am – Tot Trot Race Day Registration Closes
  • 9:00am – Kids’ Tot Trot Starts
  • 9:15am – Family Activities Area Opens
  • 9:30am – 5K Race Day Registration Closes
  • 9:35am – 5K Run | Walk | Stroller Starts
  • 10:45am – 1st Place 5K Runners Announced
  • 11:00am – Event Concludes

Pricing

100% of proceeds benefit Mountain View Parent Nursery School.

REGISTER for the 5K Run/Walk/Stroller

RegistrationBefore/On November 5, 2023At the Race
5K$45$50

5K Registration Fee includes: race bib, race time tracking, online race time results, race amenities and a T-shirt.
Registrations before September 28, 2023 are guaranteed a T-shirt of your size.
Registrations after September 28, 2023 cannot be guaranteed a T-shirt of your size.

REGISTER for the Tot Trot (8 & under)

RegistrationBefore/On November 5, 2023At the Race
Tot Trot$30$35

Tot Trot Registration Fee includes: child’s race bib, a cool race prize and a T-shirt.
Registrations before September 28, 2023 are guaranteed a T-shirt of your size.
Registrations after September 28, 2023 cannot be guaranteed a T-shirt of your size.
Adults running alongside their children, do NOT need to register for the Tot Trot.

Tot Trot Details

The Tot Trot is an untimed kid’s run of 0.5km (0.35mi) for ages 8 & under. Please note, all minors require consent from a legal guardian and must be accompanied by an adult at the event.

Parent participation in the Tot Trot
Parents may run the loop with their children if they wish. Adults do NOT need to sign up for the Tot Trot. Please be mindful of safety and social distancing guidelines to ensure a safe and fun experience for your child and the community.
Older children are encouraged to run on their own, with parents cheering/watching from the side.
The 5K starts after the Tot Trot is complete so families can sign up for both.

Tot Trot Prize
All Tot Trot participants are #1 in our eyes and will receive a prize after they cross the finish line for their efforts!

Parking

Baylands Park
999 E Caribbean Dr
Sunnyvale, CA 94089
Parking lots are available to the right and left after the Gatehouse. Parking lots will open at 8:00am to the public.

Course Maps

Race Results

TBD

Awards

Awards for the 5K event will be given to the fastest runners in each of the following categories:

  • Female Overall
  • Male Overall
  • Female 9 & Under
  • Male 9 & Under
  • Female 10 – 19
  • Male 10 – 19
  • Female 20 – 39
  • Male 20 – 39
  • Female 40 – 59
  • Male 40 – 59
  • Female 60+
  • Male 60+
  • Female Stroller Overall
  • Male Stroller Overall

Safety

  • See here for guidelines for COVID safety
  • We will have volunteers at the start line of the 5K to spread out runners of different abilities and ensure a safe start. Strollers will start in the back of the group.
  • Please pay attention to our volunteers and signs on course.
  • Keep yourselves hydrated! There are water stations marked on the map for your convenience.

FAQs

Have additional questions? Check out our FAQs section.

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