KIDRAGEOUS GOLDEN GALLOP

kidgrageous-montereyJACOB’S HEART PRESENTS
THE 5TH ANNUAL KIDRAGEOUS
GOLDEN GALLOP 5K RUN + CELEBRATION

It’s all about the kids! It’s all about the love! Now, all we need is you!

The 5th Annual Kidrageous Golden Gallop at the Custom House Plaza Monterey State Historical Park is an amazing day of fun for your entire family!

Start your day with a yoga warm-up and then run or walk the 5K Golden Gallop along the picturesque Pacific Coast Trail to the Monterey Bay Aquarium and back. If you finish the race in record time you could win a prize! Return to the plaza to enjoy Jazz, Bluegrass, Sambas, Celtic Classics, Gypsy Swing, and Latin Rhythms of the Dave Holodiloff Band and Samz School of Music, and watch the Monterey Peninsula Ballet Theatre’s ballet dancers, and Pacific Arts Complex Hip Hop dancers. Every registered runner receives a swag bag with Goddess Garden sunscreen and a surprise or two!

Feeling extra creative? … arrive in costume and you might win the costume contest! Booths and fun activities include: the MY Museum Wheelie Mobile, Modern-Day Medicine Women facials and massages, a Batman obstacle house, sumo wrestling, science fun booth, arts & crafts booths, and so much more. A list of confirmed activities is below, but check back often as we add more fun to the line-up!

Register for the 5K Gallop and Celebration online—we recommend securing your tickets early. Tickets: 5K + Celebration and Celebration Wristband only options are available.

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CUSTOM HOUSE PLAZA
MONTEREY STATE HISTORICAL PARK

MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA

Sunday, October 21st 11am-4pm

9:30am — Check-In | Registration
10:30am — Morning Yoga Warm-up
11am — 5K Run | Jazz on the Trail
11:30am — Samz School of Music
12:45pm — Welcome | Grand Martial & Belle of the Ball
1pm — Monterey Peninsula Ballet
1:40pm — David Holodioff
3:30pm — Raffle, 5K Run & Costume Prizes

GOLDEN CELEBRATION ACTIVITIES

Dave Holodiloff Band
Amazing Raffle Prizes
MY Museum Wheelie Mobile
Costume Contest
Strawberry DNA
Slime
Tie-Dye
Monterey Police Department
Batting Cage

Alex’s Juice Party
Cork Jenga

MP Ballet Dancers Perform
Adult Beer and Wine Garden
Collage Art
Grocery Bag Art
Hair, Makeup and Nails
Paint-a-Rock
Fairy Kits
Sumo Wrestling Fun
Monterey Touring Vehicles
Tiny Tentacles
Lion Dancers
Batman Obstacle House

PAC Hip Hop Dancers Perform
Modern-Day Medice Women Facials
Kids Characters
First 5 Toddler Zone
RC Speedway
Bracelet Making
Soccer Showdown
Basketball Throw
Spice it Up Food Truck
Kids Eat Right
Samz School of Music

Face Painting
Maddy’s Paint-a-Pot
Silly Tattoos

Boardwalk Subs
Rita’s Italian Ice

Fire Truck Fun
Super Swag Bag

More Details Coming Soon!

KIDRAGEOUS GOLDEN GALLOP The Kidrageous Golden Gallop is truly incredible, as many children diagnosed with cancer and their families get to experience fun festival activities, not present in daily life when you’re busy fighting cancer. The Golden Gallop celebrates all the finer things in life like delicious food, creative arts and crafts, vibrant music and of course lots of love.

Booths at the Golden Gallop honor local children children with cancer and their families and are sponsored by many local businesses and organizations. Activities are suitable for all ages.

SEPTEMBER —
CHILDHOOD CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

In 1999, Jacob’s Heart led the grassroots efforts to establish the month of September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in the State of California. Kidrageous started as an innovative way to gather signatures for a petition, which was sent to Governor Gray Davis by Bruce McPherson. From a petition started in a parking lot in Santa Cruz, Governor Davis issued an executive order proclaiming September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. The proclamation was later confirmed by concurrent resolution of the State Senate. Now, Childhood Cancer Awareness Month is celebrated across the country every September, with an annual proclamation by the President.

Kidrageous Event of the Year Award, 2014

MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR MORE KIDRAGEOUS EVENTS IN SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER

KIDRAGEOUS CARNIVAL

Sunday, 9/23

Watsonville Plaza, Watsonville

12 to 5PM

The 20th Annual Kidrageous Carnival at the Watsonville City Plaza is a day of fun for your entire family honoring and celebrating Jacob’s Heart children and families. Every activity at Kidrageous is in honor of or in memory of a local child with cancer. Carnival fun fills the day with magicians, characters, arts and crafts, bounce houses, face painting and more.

KIDRAGEOUS SUPER FUN RUN

Sunday, 10/14

Santana Row, San Jose

Registration 8AM | Activities 9AM to 12PM

Become a superhero at the Second Annual Kidrageous Super Fun Run, in Santana Row— a day for kids of all ages to play and have fun. Secure your red superhero cape and unleash your power while running alongside real superheroes. After the race, enjoy live entertainment, healthy snacks, arts & crafts, face painting, an exercise class, and talk to vendors discussing nutrition and fitness. 

VOLUNTEER

Join us at the 5th annual Golden Gallop by becoming a Jacob’s Heart volunteer for a day.

Contact Alex Dami to learn more.

Sponsorship Opportunities — Contact Ishtar Carter 

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Kidrageous Golden Gallop is a fundraising event during Children’s Cancer Awareness Month, and benefits Jacob’s Heart Chldren’s Cancer Support Services. Jacob’s Heart provides services to local children diagnosed with cancer and their families affected by that diagnosis.

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