Palo Alto Moonlight Run kicks off annual campaign to help fund child-oriented nonprofits

From left, Hallie Faust, Callan Malone and Audrey Lemoine take off from the starting line of the 10K race at the Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run & Walk on Sept. 21, 2018. Photo by Veronica Weber. by Palo Alto Weekly staff / Palo Alto Weekly


After finishing his run earlier, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg joins wife Priscilla Chan to finish the 5K race together at the Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run & Walk on Sept. 21, 2018. Photo by Veronica Weber.

The full moon lit  up the sky, but it was the smiles of 2,300 runners, walkers and even a few four-legged friends that were shining bright in Palo Alto on Friday night at the 34th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk.

The event is jointly hosted by the Palo Alto Weekly and city of Palo Alto and includes four events: a 5K walk, 5K run, 10K run and a new-to-2018 half marathon.

Runners and walkers, many of whom prepared to run in the dark by wearing reflective clothing and headlamps, traveled on paved and gravel paths through the Palo Alto Baylands Reserve. Afterwards, vendors and sponsors provided snacks and product samples, and live music filled the air of the Baylands Athletic Center.

The event is a fundraiser for the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund, which annually provides funding to nonprofits in the region that assist children and families. Last year’s campaign raised over $400,000 and benefited over sixty area nonprofits. Since 1993, the fund has raised and granted $6.8 million to area nonprofits.

View the complete race results on our website here.

       

Upcoming Events

 
  1. Davis Stampede

    February 20
  2. The Lucky Run

    March 26
  3. PPIE Run for Education

    April 24 @ 7:30 am - 11:30 am
  4. Davis Moo-nlight Race

    July 9 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  5. Davis Turkey Trot

    November 19 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Coming Soon:

 

The 38th Annual Davis Stampede

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Registration is open for the 39th Annual Davis Stampede. 

A discount is offered to all entries submitted prior to January 2nd. 

Race day is Sunday, February 20th, 2022. Distances will include a 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, and a (new) family and dog-friendly 2K. 🏃‍♀️🚶‍♂️🐾

Registration is open for the 39th Annual Davis Stampede.

A discount is offered to all entries submitted prior to January 2nd.

Race day is Sunday, February 20th, 2022. Distances will include a 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, and a (new) family and dog-friendly 2K. 🏃‍♀️🚶‍♂️🐾

4 weeks ago
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Congrats to all the Turkey Trotters who joined us in Davis today! What a wonderful morning for running, walking, and dog jogging 🐾  Results are posted at results.changeofpace.com.

Congrats to all the Turkey Trotters who joined us in Davis today! What a wonderful morning for running, walking, and dog jogging 🐾 Results are posted at results.changeofpace.com.

2 months ago
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2/9
Excited for this weekend’s #davisturkeytrot! Bib Pick Up is Friday 11/19 from 2-7pm. See you soon! 🦃 

Reminder: Please wear a mask 😷 to packet pick up / race day registration.

Excited for this weekend’s #davisturkeytrot! Bib Pick Up is Friday 11/19 from 2-7pm. See you soon! 🦃

Reminder: Please wear a mask 😷 to packet pick up / race day registration.

2 months ago
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3/9
#davisturkeytrot finisher medals are here! 🍁🏅

#davisturkeytrot finisher medals are here! 🍁🏅

2 months ago
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4/9
🐶 Our annual 'Dog Jog' 2 Mile Run or Walk will be held at the #DavisTurkeyTrot on Sat. 11/20.  Proceeds benefit the @yolo_spca. Bring your furry four legged friend and join the fun!

2 Mile #dogjog start is 8:40 a.m. 

We get this question a lot: older pups (or those not used to the distance) are welcome to ride in dog strollers or wagons. 

Also: a dog is not required to participate in this division! There are many people who run or walk the 2 Mile without a dog each year. 

More info at runsignup.com/davisturkeytrot.

#runswithdogs #mydogismytrainer #yolospca #turkeytrot #davisCA #daviscalifornia
🐶 Our annual 'Dog Jog' 2 Mile Run or Walk will be held at the #DavisTurkeyTrot on Sat. 11/20.  Proceeds benefit the @yolo_spca. Bring your furry four legged friend and join the fun!

2 Mile #dogjog start is 8:40 a.m. 

We get this question a lot: older pups (or those not used to the distance) are welcome to ride in dog strollers or wagons. 

Also: a dog is not required to participate in this division! There are many people who run or walk the 2 Mile without a dog each year. 

More info at runsignup.com/davisturkeytrot.

#runswithdogs #mydogismytrainer #yolospca #turkeytrot #davisCA #daviscalifornia
🐶 Our annual 'Dog Jog' 2 Mile Run or Walk will be held at the #DavisTurkeyTrot on Sat. 11/20.  Proceeds benefit the @yolo_spca. Bring your furry four legged friend and join the fun!

2 Mile #dogjog start is 8:40 a.m. 

We get this question a lot: older pups (or those not used to the distance) are welcome to ride in dog strollers or wagons. 

Also: a dog is not required to participate in this division! There are many people who run or walk the 2 Mile without a dog each year. 

More info at runsignup.com/davisturkeytrot.

#runswithdogs #mydogismytrainer #yolospca #turkeytrot #davisCA #daviscalifornia
🐶 Our annual 'Dog Jog' 2 Mile Run or Walk will be held at the #DavisTurkeyTrot on Sat. 11/20.  Proceeds benefit the @yolo_spca. Bring your furry four legged friend and join the fun!

2 Mile #dogjog start is 8:40 a.m. 

We get this question a lot: older pups (or those not used to the distance) are welcome to ride in dog strollers or wagons. 

Also: a dog is not required to participate in this division! There are many people who run or walk the 2 Mile without a dog each year. 

More info at runsignup.com/davisturkeytrot.

#runswithdogs #mydogismytrainer #yolospca #turkeytrot #davisCA #daviscalifornia
🐶 Our annual 'Dog Jog' 2 Mile Run or Walk will be held at the #DavisTurkeyTrot on Sat. 11/20.  Proceeds benefit the @yolo_spca. Bring your furry four legged friend and join the fun!

2 Mile #dogjog start is 8:40 a.m. 

We get this question a lot: older pups (or those not used to the distance) are welcome to ride in dog strollers or wagons. 

Also: a dog is not required to participate in this division! There are many people who run or walk the 2 Mile without a dog each year. 

More info at runsignup.com/davisturkeytrot.

#runswithdogs #mydogismytrainer #yolospca #turkeytrot #davisCA #daviscalifornia
🐶 Our annual 'Dog Jog' 2 Mile Run or Walk will be held at the #DavisTurkeyTrot on Sat. 11/20.  Proceeds benefit the @yolo_spca. Bring your furry four legged friend and join the fun!

2 Mile #dogjog start is 8:40 a.m. 

We get this question a lot: older pups (or those not used to the distance) are welcome to ride in dog strollers or wagons. 

Also: a dog is not required to participate in this division! There are many people who run or walk the 2 Mile without a dog each year. 

More info at runsignup.com/davisturkeytrot.

#runswithdogs #mydogismytrainer #yolospca #turkeytrot #davisCA #daviscalifornia
🐶 Our annual 'Dog Jog' 2 Mile Run or Walk will be held at the #DavisTurkeyTrot on Sat. 11/20.  Proceeds benefit the @yolo_spca. Bring your furry four legged friend and join the fun!

2 Mile #dogjog start is 8:40 a.m. 

We get this question a lot: older pups (or those not used to the distance) are welcome to ride in dog strollers or wagons. 

Also: a dog is not required to participate in this division! There are many people who run or walk the 2 Mile without a dog each year. 

More info at runsignup.com/davisturkeytrot.

#runswithdogs #mydogismytrainer #yolospca #turkeytrot #davisCA #daviscalifornia

🐶 Our annual 'Dog Jog' 2 Mile Run or Walk will be held at the #DavisTurkeyTrot on Sat. 11/20. Proceeds benefit the @yolo_spca. Bring your furry four legged friend and join the fun!

2 Mile #dogjog start is 8:40 a.m.

We get this question a lot: older pups (or those not used to the distance) are welcome to ride in dog strollers or wagons.

Also: a dog is not required to participate in this division! There are many people who run or walk the 2 Mile without a dog each year.

More info at runsignup.com/davisturkeytrot.

#runswithdogs #mydogismytrainer #yolospca #turkeytrot #davisCA #daviscalifornia

2 months ago
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5/9
Ever wonder how race medals are made? 🤔Check out this behind the scenes video of the #davisturkeytrot finisher medals in production! 🏅

#finishermedal #finishermedals #turkeytrot #davisCA #runsac #willrunforbling #norcalrunning

Ever wonder how race medals are made? 🤔Check out this behind the scenes video of the #davisturkeytrot finisher medals in production! 🏅

#finishermedal #finishermedals #turkeytrot #davisCA #runsac #willrunforbling #norcalrunning

2 months ago
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Saw this adorable little pumpkin at the Pleasanton Rotary Spirit Run this morning.  Happy Halloween! 🎃

#pleasanton #pleasantonca #alamedacountyfairgrounds #pleasantonrotary #dogsofinstagram #happyhalloween #halloween #halloweenspiritrun

Saw this adorable little pumpkin at the Pleasanton Rotary Spirit Run this morning. Happy Halloween! 🎃

#pleasanton #pleasantonca #alamedacountyfairgrounds #pleasantonrotary #dogsofinstagram #happyhalloween #halloween #halloweenspiritrun

3 months ago
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7/9
Save the date: The #davisstampede will return on Sunday, February 20, 2022. 🎉

#halfmarathon #davisCA #norcalrunning #daviscalifornia #runsac #runsacramento #running #10k #5k

Save the date: The #davisstampede will return on Sunday, February 20, 2022. 🎉

#halfmarathon #davisCA #norcalrunning #daviscalifornia #runsac #runsacramento #running #10k #5k

3 months ago
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4️⃣ weeks from today … runners and walkers will be crossing the #davisturkeytrot finish line! 

#daviscalifornia #Davisca #turkeytrot #norcalrunning #rundavis #runsac #achangeofpace #achangeofpacefoundation

4️⃣ weeks from today … runners and walkers will be crossing the #davisturkeytrot finish line!

#daviscalifornia #Davisca #turkeytrot #norcalrunning #rundavis #runsac #achangeofpace #achangeofpacefoundation

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ACoP on Instagram

 
Registration is open for the 39th Annual Davis Stampede. 

A discount is offered to all entries submitted prior to January 2nd. 

Race day is Sunday, February 20th, 2022. Distances will include a 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, and a (new) family and dog-friendly 2K. 🏃‍♀️🚶‍♂️🐾

Registration is open for the 39th Annual Davis Stampede.

A discount is offered to all entries submitted prior to January 2nd.

Race day is Sunday, February 20th, 2022. Distances will include a 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, and a (new) family and dog-friendly 2K. 🏃‍♀️🚶‍♂️🐾

4 weeks ago
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1/9
Congrats to all the Turkey Trotters who joined us in Davis today! What a wonderful morning for running, walking, and dog jogging 🐾  Results are posted at results.changeofpace.com.

Congrats to all the Turkey Trotters who joined us in Davis today! What a wonderful morning for running, walking, and dog jogging 🐾 Results are posted at results.changeofpace.com.

2 months ago
View on Instagram |
2/9
Excited for this weekend’s #davisturkeytrot! Bib Pick Up is Friday 11/19 from 2-7pm. See you soon! 🦃 

Reminder: Please wear a mask 😷 to packet pick up / race day registration.

Excited for this weekend’s #davisturkeytrot! Bib Pick Up is Friday 11/19 from 2-7pm. See you soon! 🦃

Reminder: Please wear a mask 😷 to packet pick up / race day registration.

2 months ago
View on Instagram |
3/9
#davisturkeytrot finisher medals are here! 🍁🏅

#davisturkeytrot finisher medals are here! 🍁🏅

2 months ago
View on Instagram |
4/9
🐶 Our annual 'Dog Jog' 2 Mile Run or Walk will be held at the #DavisTurkeyTrot on Sat. 11/20.  Proceeds benefit the @yolo_spca. Bring your furry four legged friend and join the fun!

2 Mile #dogjog start is 8:40 a.m. 

We get this question a lot: older pups (or those not used to the distance) are welcome to ride in dog strollers or wagons. 

Also: a dog is not required to participate in this division! There are many people who run or walk the 2 Mile without a dog each year. 

More info at runsignup.com/davisturkeytrot.

#runswithdogs #mydogismytrainer #yolospca #turkeytrot #davisCA #daviscalifornia
🐶 Our annual 'Dog Jog' 2 Mile Run or Walk will be held at the #DavisTurkeyTrot on Sat. 11/20.  Proceeds benefit the @yolo_spca. Bring your furry four legged friend and join the fun!

2 Mile #dogjog start is 8:40 a.m. 

We get this question a lot: older pups (or those not used to the distance) are welcome to ride in dog strollers or wagons. 

Also: a dog is not required to participate in this division! There are many people who run or walk the 2 Mile without a dog each year. 

More info at runsignup.com/davisturkeytrot.

#runswithdogs #mydogismytrainer #yolospca #turkeytrot #davisCA #daviscalifornia
🐶 Our annual 'Dog Jog' 2 Mile Run or Walk will be held at the #DavisTurkeyTrot on Sat. 11/20.  Proceeds benefit the @yolo_spca. Bring your furry four legged friend and join the fun!

2 Mile #dogjog start is 8:40 a.m. 

We get this question a lot: older pups (or those not used to the distance) are welcome to ride in dog strollers or wagons. 

Also: a dog is not required to participate in this division! There are many people who run or walk the 2 Mile without a dog each year. 

More info at runsignup.com/davisturkeytrot.

#runswithdogs #mydogismytrainer #yolospca #turkeytrot #davisCA #daviscalifornia
🐶 Our annual 'Dog Jog' 2 Mile Run or Walk will be held at the #DavisTurkeyTrot on Sat. 11/20.  Proceeds benefit the @yolo_spca. Bring your furry four legged friend and join the fun!

2 Mile #dogjog start is 8:40 a.m. 

We get this question a lot: older pups (or those not used to the distance) are welcome to ride in dog strollers or wagons. 

Also: a dog is not required to participate in this division! There are many people who run or walk the 2 Mile without a dog each year. 

More info at runsignup.com/davisturkeytrot.

#runswithdogs #mydogismytrainer #yolospca #turkeytrot #davisCA #daviscalifornia
🐶 Our annual 'Dog Jog' 2 Mile Run or Walk will be held at the #DavisTurkeyTrot on Sat. 11/20.  Proceeds benefit the @yolo_spca. Bring your furry four legged friend and join the fun!

2 Mile #dogjog start is 8:40 a.m. 

We get this question a lot: older pups (or those not used to the distance) are welcome to ride in dog strollers or wagons. 

Also: a dog is not required to participate in this division! There are many people who run or walk the 2 Mile without a dog each year. 

More info at runsignup.com/davisturkeytrot.

#runswithdogs #mydogismytrainer #yolospca #turkeytrot #davisCA #daviscalifornia
🐶 Our annual 'Dog Jog' 2 Mile Run or Walk will be held at the #DavisTurkeyTrot on Sat. 11/20.  Proceeds benefit the @yolo_spca. Bring your furry four legged friend and join the fun!

2 Mile #dogjog start is 8:40 a.m. 

We get this question a lot: older pups (or those not used to the distance) are welcome to ride in dog strollers or wagons. 

Also: a dog is not required to participate in this division! There are many people who run or walk the 2 Mile without a dog each year. 

More info at runsignup.com/davisturkeytrot.

#runswithdogs #mydogismytrainer #yolospca #turkeytrot #davisCA #daviscalifornia
🐶 Our annual 'Dog Jog' 2 Mile Run or Walk will be held at the #DavisTurkeyTrot on Sat. 11/20.  Proceeds benefit the @yolo_spca. Bring your furry four legged friend and join the fun!

2 Mile #dogjog start is 8:40 a.m. 

We get this question a lot: older pups (or those not used to the distance) are welcome to ride in dog strollers or wagons. 

Also: a dog is not required to participate in this division! There are many people who run or walk the 2 Mile without a dog each year. 

More info at runsignup.com/davisturkeytrot.

#runswithdogs #mydogismytrainer #yolospca #turkeytrot #davisCA #daviscalifornia

🐶 Our annual 'Dog Jog' 2 Mile Run or Walk will be held at the #DavisTurkeyTrot on Sat. 11/20. Proceeds benefit the @yolo_spca. Bring your furry four legged friend and join the fun!

2 Mile #dogjog start is 8:40 a.m.

We get this question a lot: older pups (or those not used to the distance) are welcome to ride in dog strollers or wagons.

Also: a dog is not required to participate in this division! There are many people who run or walk the 2 Mile without a dog each year.

More info at runsignup.com/davisturkeytrot.

#runswithdogs #mydogismytrainer #yolospca #turkeytrot #davisCA #daviscalifornia

2 months ago
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5/9
Ever wonder how race medals are made? 🤔Check out this behind the scenes video of the #davisturkeytrot finisher medals in production! 🏅

#finishermedal #finishermedals #turkeytrot #davisCA #runsac #willrunforbling #norcalrunning

Ever wonder how race medals are made? 🤔Check out this behind the scenes video of the #davisturkeytrot finisher medals in production! 🏅

#finishermedal #finishermedals #turkeytrot #davisCA #runsac #willrunforbling #norcalrunning

2 months ago
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6/9
Saw this adorable little pumpkin at the Pleasanton Rotary Spirit Run this morning.  Happy Halloween! 🎃

#pleasanton #pleasantonca #alamedacountyfairgrounds #pleasantonrotary #dogsofinstagram #happyhalloween #halloween #halloweenspiritrun

Saw this adorable little pumpkin at the Pleasanton Rotary Spirit Run this morning. Happy Halloween! 🎃

#pleasanton #pleasantonca #alamedacountyfairgrounds #pleasantonrotary #dogsofinstagram #happyhalloween #halloween #halloweenspiritrun

3 months ago
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7/9
Save the date: The #davisstampede will return on Sunday, February 20, 2022. 🎉

#halfmarathon #davisCA #norcalrunning #daviscalifornia #runsac #runsacramento #running #10k #5k

Save the date: The #davisstampede will return on Sunday, February 20, 2022. 🎉

#halfmarathon #davisCA #norcalrunning #daviscalifornia #runsac #runsacramento #running #10k #5k

3 months ago
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8/9
4️⃣ weeks from today … runners and walkers will be crossing the #davisturkeytrot finish line! 

#daviscalifornia #Davisca #turkeytrot #norcalrunning #rundavis #runsac #achangeofpace #achangeofpacefoundation

4️⃣ weeks from today … runners and walkers will be crossing the #davisturkeytrot finish line!

#daviscalifornia #Davisca #turkeytrot #norcalrunning #rundavis #runsac #achangeofpace #achangeofpacefoundation

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Upcoming ACOP Events

 
  1. Davis Stampede

    February 20
  2. The Lucky Run

    March 26
  3. PPIE Run for Education

    April 24 @ 7:30 am - 11:30 am
  4. Davis Moo-nlight Race

    July 9 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  5. Davis Turkey Trot

    November 19 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

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