Sunday, August 09, 2020

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the Spirit Run for The Arts?


The run starts at Primrose Avenue just behind Great Oak High School's rear parking lot (32555 Deer Hollow way, Temecula, 92592)

Click on the Directions tab for a map of the high school.

When is the Spirit Run for the Arts?


Saturday, October 1st. 2016

How long is the course?


Just about 5k (3.1 miles) and a 1K Little Runner Fun Run is also available to participants.

Who will be benefiting from this event?


Temecula Valley Foundation for Excellence in Education, Temecula Food Bank and the Spirit of Great Oak Band & Guard.

When will it start?


The 5K Run/Walk will start at 8:00AM sharp! (Men, Women and Mixed Teams).

The 1K Little Runner Fun Run for children 8 & under starts at 9:30 AM sharp on the main track inside the football stadium.

Note: Plan to arrive at least one hour prior to your schedule start time and be in the center of hte fooball field 1/2 hour prior to start time.  The parking lot opens at 7:00am.  Feel free to arrive early to relax, check out the course, and be prepared without a last minute rush.

Can I volunteer and how?



Yes! We really appreciate your help. Here's how it works in 3 easy steps: 

1. Click this link: to go to our invitation page on VolunteerSpot: 

2. Enter your email address: (You will NOT need to register an account on VolunteerSpot) 

3. Sign up! Choose your spots - VolunteerSpot will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. Easy! 

Note: VolunteerSpot does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact me and I can sign you up manually.


Will there be photos taken?



Yes. photographers will be taken random photographs of the event, they will be available later on our website.

What if it is raining?


The event will take place rain or shine!

To what extent should teams go to identify themselves as teams?



Creative team t-shirts and/or outfits are encouraged so go for it.  Get as creative as you want, but make sure your outfit does not impair your vision, prevent you from breathing normally or get in the way of your running.  We don't want anyone getting hurt or injured for the purpose of winning a prize.

Also, this is a “family friendly” event so use appropriate themes.

How much does it cost for parking?


 Suggested donation of $5.00 to be paid at registration.

Do you have VIP entries?


Possibly?? However, the fact you've elected to participate for such a great cause makes you a VIP!

Will you have food and beverages available for sale?


Yes, however it will be limited.  Recycling bins for plastic and glass beverage bottles will be available.

How much does it cost to get into the event to just watch?


Free to walk around, listen to music and view the various works of art.  Suggested donation of $5.00 for parking.

Can I buy merchandise at the Spirit Run for the Arts?


Yes, there will be a number of vendors, sponsors and race supporters displaying their products and services.  So bring some extra spending money ... just in case!  :)