Valentine Run/walk Marks 17 Years Of Racing For Justice

Race Supports Legal Aid for Low Income Households Facing Legal Challenges
By: Legal Services of Northern California
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Nov. 22, 2019 - PRLog -- Legal Services of Northern California (LSNC) invites singles, couples, families, teams, and even dogs to the Arden Park neighborhood for its 17th Annual Valentine Run/Walk – Race for Justice on Saturday, February 8, 2020.  The event takes place behind the Country Club Plaza Mall located at 2310 Watt Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95825.

This family-friendly event starts with the Kids Fun Run, followed by the featured events: a 4-mile timed and 1.8-mile untimed race in picturesque Arden Park.  The Race attracts the area's elite runners as well as families and participants of all ages and abilities.  Known as one of the region's most accessible races, the event is wheelchair and stroller friendly, and even hailed as one of California's top dog-friendly races.  Child care with bounce houses and fun activities is available for a nominal fee.  After the main race, participants are treated to breakfast snacks, entertainment, and a festive award ceremony.

The Valentine Run/Walk is one of the region's first races to award non-binary, gender inclusive race medals, in addition to those being awarded to male/female runners from various age groups.  Special plaques will also be given for the fastest attorneys and the coveted "best dressed" awards for racers (and their dogs) wearing Valentine themed costumes.

"We are pleased to invite everyone to our annual Valentine Run/Walk," said LSNC Executive Director Gary F. Smith. "By supporting our Race for Justice, participants will be making a positive impact on the lives of the poor and vulnerable in our community."

The event raises critical funding and support for LSNC's client services, which provides civil legal aid to more than 500,000 northern California residents on housing preservation/evictions, access to healthcare, public benefits, consumer protections, and civil rights. During major disasters, LSNC provides client services at Disaster Relief/Recovery Centers, assisting disaster survivors with FEMA benefit appeals, expedited unemployment benefits, and other relief/recovery resources.

The Valentine Run/Walk promotes community health and fitness and is proud be a part of the Buzz Oates RunSac Series. To encourage fitness for the whole family, LSNC proudly offers discounted family-pack pricing.  Registration and cost information is available at the race website:

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