Event cancelled for 2020


A Historic 5k to kick off the Parade!

The Parade 5k R.A.C.E (Ralph Appezzato Charity Event) benefits the Midway Shelter of Alameda. the course is flat, fast, and completely closed to traffic as you wind your way through the beautiful Alameda Island. 

The course  is a point to point that will begin on Park st just outside Lauren's Closet and end End on the West end on Webster st.


The run will begin the historic Alameda Parade and start at 9:30am in 2020. Start line is 1420 Park st between Santa Clara and Central. Packet Pick-up will open at 8:00am at the race start, or you can get your bib and shirt early by visiting Lauren's Closet. more details closer to race day! 

Fun Swag

New for 2020, ALL participants will receive a custom T-shirt and race finisher medal. We will have Nuun hydration and food at the finish line


Visit our registration page for more information and to register. 

Another benefit we added for this year, is you can bundle multiple runs when you register and receive an additional 20% off each race! 

Note of Appreciation


Special Thanks to Mark and Cindy Hovermale for their support of this event and the local running community! The Midway Shelter and city of Alameda appreciate your dedication and support