Sevathon-2015

Sevathon-2015

Walk or Run 5K/10K /Half Marathon or Yoga 27/54/108 Sun Salutations.

12
th Oct
11:00 am
Baylands Park Sunnyvale,CA


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Sevathon Day - Marathon/Walkathon/Sun Salutations

Sunday July 12th at 6:30am Baylands Park, Sunnyvale

Registration:

  • Pre pickup of Bibs and Tshirts: SATURDAY 11 th July 11:30AM-4PM at  SPORTS BASEMENT (1177 Kern Ave, Sunnyvale, CA (408) 732-0300) 
  • Onsite registration and check in: 6:15 am to 8:15 am. Same Day registration will cut off at 8:15 am sharp. After that you may run but you will not receive a bib or time. 
Half Marathon start: 7:00 am
108 SuryaNamaskar 7:15 am
10k start:                 7:45 am
5k start:                   8:45 am
 
Here are some important links:
  1. Pre-event Registration package pick-up Location and Timing Info
  2. Authorized parking and Free Shuttle pickup. Please plan to arrive at parking space at least 30 mins before your event begins.  
  3. Parking Addresses and Shuttle Route
  4. This event layout Map will help you plan when you are onsite at the Baylands Park
  5. High Level Program Schedule
  6. FAQs and Very Important DOs and DONTs for Safety and Security of the event
Time Line for day of event Sevathon 2015– Program 
6:30                                       Registration opens (Pickup & OnSite)
6:40                                       Half-Marathon & Yoga Warm ups
6:50                                       T-10 Announcement
7:00                                       Half-Marathon bell
7:15                                       108 Surya Namaskar/Sun Salutations bell
7:45                                       10k bell (Runners 1st, walkers next)
                                                ** Stage Activities **
8:45                                       5k bell (Runners 1st, walkers next)
9:15                                       Medals & Stage Activities
10:00                                     Hot Food stall opens
10:30                                     Cultural Activities
11:30                                     Parade & Closing ceremony

Parking Important

The primary parking lot charges for parking $6. Remember the parks do need your funds. There is also free parking across the street at multiple business locations.

Important Notes: Your chip is on your bib. Your bib must be on the front of your body and visible at the start and fininsh if you expect a time.

IF you pick up a bib and decide not to run, please do not bring your bib anywhere near the finish line. The automated system will pick it up. This is an out and back course. Half Marathoners WILL hit traffic coming back. Please be kind and step out of their way. This event is for many charities so please be patient with the traffic. There will be MANY walkers. All participants STAY RIGHT ON THE PATH AT ALL TIMES.

DO NOT START EARLY OR YOU WILL AFFECT OTHER RUNNER PLACES. Please do not change distances without notifying someone in registration before you start. Once again you could affect someone that takes this serious.

The finish line is a nice metal arch and labled "Finish". The start is further down the road from the finish. Be down there 10 minutes BEFORE your scheduled start. Faster runners in front.

Amenities
1. Have a great time supporting your cause.
2. Drinks and Fruit.

Volunteers
1. Encourage the runners and ask them to stay right on the paths.

Course Information Important
1. The events are for fun and charity. If you are a competitive runner please keep in mind this is on a trail system and there will be a lot of traffic. Just be polite and work your way through.
2. If you are a walker, please keep in mind people are running. Stay to the right and do not block the path.
3. The 5k and 10k are out and back course. We expect over 1000 people in these two distances.
4. Stay Right whenever possible.
5. There are a few aid stations. If it is warm, be prepared to carry fluids.


Course markings

1. Arrows and signs.

Results
Results are available LIVE on Svetiming.com.
Please do not disturb timing while the event is running.
Do not go inside the finish line shoot for any reason other than finishing the race. If you have to please remove your bib before you notify timing.
There will also be a results tent.
If your number falls off please tell someone.

 

What is Sevathon?
Sevathon is the walkathon that aims to set the standard as the largest social and service platform of its kind. It recognizes, supports, and nurtures a spirit of giving by empowering individuals of diverse backgrounds to unite and strengthen their communities. Walkers, runners, non-profits, sponsors, family members and friends are all part of the Sevathon family, as they enable each non-profit organizationpartner to deliver its message and further its cause.

What is Sun Salutation/Surya Namaskar Marathon?

Surya Namaskar Marathon is series of Sun Salutaions practice with breath/body synchronization. An individual sets a goal and practices Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutations) daily starting with a small number and gradually increases the count per day to reach the goal. The idea is to complete the targeted rounds of Surya Namaskar during the Sevathon event. The duration of the event preparation and execution is 6  - 8 weeks.

Click here to learn more YOGA AT SEVATHON

Register non-profits   Sponsor event button

ICC Spirit Awards
The India Community Center (ICC) Spirit Awards are awarded to organizations in recognition of their efforts in recruiting walkers/runners for Sevathon. Below are the details :
  • $100 for the first 20 Non-Profit organizations that registers more than 50 participants
  • $400 for the first 5 organizations that registers more than 100 participants 
  • $1000 for the first organization that registers more than 300 participants 

Pictures and Maps of Race course: These maps also include locations of water stations, rest rooms etc.

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