THANK YOU & POST-RACE UPDATES
THANK YOU for participating in our inaugural SEF 5K Fun Run & Walk and Post Race Festival on Sunday November 6th and making it a huge success! We are thrilled by the response and hope you had a great experience.
Please take a few moments to send your comments: SURVEY (Respond by Nov 22nd)
Event T-Shirt: Due to overwhelming response we ran out of event t-shirts and had to order additional shirts. Every registered participant will receive an event t-shirt if they didn't get one at time of pick up or missed the pick up for any reason. You will be contacted once the t-shirts are ready for pickup.
Additional Event T-Shirts available for purchase NOW - ORDER BY NOV 22nd! You asked and here it is. Your chance to collect a memento of the inaugural 2022 5K event. Please order here and we’ll contact you once it’s available for pickup. Last date to order is Nov 22nd.
Results and Finish Line Pictures:
Upload and share your pictures in just a couple of clicks! We’d love to see your capture of the day’s festivities. Link available till Dec 15th, 2022.
Discount offer from our Sponsor - Mandala Indian Cuisine:
Mandala Indian Cuisine in downtown Saratoga will offer a 15% discount for all 5K race participants through the end of November, just show your race bib or mention SEF 5K Discount applies for dine-in orders only on Tuesday-Thursday.
Post-Race pickup - Awards and Raffle prize winners:
For those who missed picking up their Awards or Raffle prizes on race day, you should have been contacted via email or text to arrange for pickup. Write to firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
WHAT IS SEF? HOW CAN YOU SUPPORT?
SEF (Saratoga Education Foundation) the organizer for the Saratoga 5K Event fundraises to provide enrichment programs during the school day for all students in the Saratoga Union School District (Argonaut, Foothill, Saratoga Elementary schools and Redwood Middle). SEF funds the salaries of 13 different teachers and aides to support programming that is NOT provided by public funding.
We rely on community donations to keep these programs going. We are at $285,000 towards our annual goal of $900,000. Please support us by DONATING HERE, every dollar counts!
Your donation is tax deductible and company matchable. Double your impact with company matching!
OUR SPONSORS AND RAFFLE PRIZE DONORS
Many local businesses in the Saratoga neighborhood have committed to support outstanding education in Saratoga Schools. Please support them when you get a chance and help keep our community, businesses and schools strong!
THANK YOU TO ALL OUR Business Sponsors - Special mention of our Gold Sponsors: Timothy Naples of Berkeley Communications, Carolyn Givens & Kara Maguire (Givens Group Real Estate), Dr. Cherissa Chong (Embrace Smiles Orthodontics), Chuck Page (Farmers Insurance) and Christy Pak (8 Blocks Real Estate).
THANK YOU to our Raffle prize donors: Bay Club, Nitin Shah of UPS Los Gatos (Santa Cruz Ave, Opp. Safeway, SEF Banner & Printing Services provider), Cooper Garrod Winery, YogaSix of Campbell, Michael Anthony’s Salon, Mandala Indian Cuisine (Bronze Sponsor), Rebecca Andreason (Bard In A Garden artwork), TeaLyfe Saratoga, Peet’s Coffee (Sunnyvale-Saratoga Rd), Sports Basement and all our education partner organizations!
Please support our partners in education - each organization brings something unique that helps complete the rich variety of education opportunities desired for our students:
Argonaut Elementary PTA
Foothill Elementary PTA
Saratoga Elementary PTA
Redwood Middle PTA
Saratoga Music Booster
Saratoga Theatre Arts
Redwood Green Team
SHS Green Team @greencommitteesaratoga
We are proud of our partnership with the Saratoga Chamber of Commerce! Check out their upcoming Saratoga Holiday Wine Stroll Experience, a holiday tradition.
THANKS to the SEF Board, City of Saratoga, Host School Redwood Middle's administrative team, Redwood Leadership Class, Saratoga Union School District (SUSD), ALL our school Principals, SHS Asst. Principal Mr. Matt Torrens, West Valley College, our business sponsors, raffle prize donors and the numerous adult and student volunteers for all the support in making this event a huge success!
SEF 5K Team