29th Annual Thanksgiving Day Run & Food Drive

CCLCF’s Thanksgiving Day Run & Food Drive: 5K and Kid’s Mile

When? Thanksgiving Day, November 24, 2022.

Where? Memorial Park, La Cañada Flintridge

Registration Prices

Summer Special: Ended September 5th
Adults: $20 | Children: $10
Early Bird Registration: Ended September 30th
Adults: $25 | Children: $15
Standard Registration: Ended October 31st
Adults: $35 | Children: $20
Late Registration: NOW through November 23rd
Adults: $45 | Children: $20
Day-of Registration: November 24th
Adults: $50 | Children: $25
About the 5K and Kid’s Mile

The Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge’s Thanksgiving Day 5K Run/Walk and Kids’ Mile Run has been a local tradition and a community favorite for over two decades. It is also our biggest fundraiser of the year and we are thrilled to come back strong. This year we will see you at the starting line at La Cañada’s Memorial Park!

The Kid’s Mile is for children 12 and under.

The Adult 5K Run/Walk: Warmup with Rose Gold Fitness begins at 8 AM.

The Kid’s Mile: Warmup with Coach Andy/Assist Athletics begins at 9 AM

 

About the Route

The route our Thanksgiving Day Run: 5K and Kid’s Mile will take is as pictured, beginning at Memorial Park in La Cañada, down Foothill Blvd, and turning around near the Big Lots.

Bib Pick-Up 

We are offering Swag  Bag/Bib Pick-Up on Tuesday, November 22nd from 9 AM – 7 PM at the Community Center.

This is for all registered participants to pick up their t-shirts, race bibs, and other goodies.

You will also be able to drop off non-perishable food items to be distributed to those in need this holiday season by the Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Department.

How to register:
  1. Visit our registration portal HERE.
  2. Select your desired race.
  3. Fill in all fields, including shirt size.
  4. Submit payment info.
  5. Run your race!
About the Food Drive

In partnership with Nasa Services, CCLCF invites you to donate non-perishable food items for the Thanksgiving Day Food Drive. 

Drop-off bins will be located at the Community Center. Your donations will be distributed to those in need this holiday season by the Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Department. Together we can make a difference in our communities!

Food Drive table

What can you donate? Canned food, pasta, water, cereal, baby formula, juice boxes, granola bars, rice, grocery store gift cards, and other non-perishable foods. Please no glass.

Where can you donate? Nasa Drop-Bins will be located at the Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge and select businesses throughout the area including:

Gelsons Market, Sprouts, Bob Smith Toyota, La Cañada Congregational Church, Crescenta Canada Pet Hospital, CalTech Federal Credit Union, Allen Lund, Citizens Business Bank,
and multiple schools around La Cañada Flintridge.

Photos by Lisa Phelan and Loren Barker

Volunteers needed!

CCLCF is looking for volunteers for its 29th Annual Thanksgiving Day Run and Food Drive: 5K and Kid’s Mile. If you or someone you know is interested and is 16 or older, please fill out our Volunteer Application and our Program Director will contact you shortly.

Want to donate?

We invite you to help make the 29th Annual Thanksgiving Day Run and Food Drive a reality!

Your donation will go directly to supporting our Food Drive in collaboration with the Crescenta Valley Sheriffs Department bringing much needed food and supplies to families in our region experiencing food insecurity this Holiday season. 

We are a 501(3)(c) Nonprofit that enhances the well-being of the community by bringing people of all ages together for enrichment, recreation and social programs for over 70 years.

Become a sponsor!

The Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to enhancing the well-being of the Community by bringing people of all ages together for enrichment, recreation, and social programs, and we’ve been doing so for over 70 years. By becoming a sponsor, you not only get exposure for your company, but you become part of a community that is actively giving back.

View our Run Sponsor Benefits to see what benefits you can receive from sponsoring this event. 

Thank you to our 2022 Presenting Sponsor

Distance Sponsor

Red Ribbon Sponsors

Friend Sponsors