San Diego Fire Rescue Foundation Putting on 5K Run, Kids Run for Fire Prevention Week

Monica Garske

The San Diego Fire Rescue Foundation is kicking off Fire Prevention Week with a 5K run and kids run.

Firefighters will join families and community members in the run at the Embarcadero Marina Park South on Saturday, October 8, starting at 8:30 a.m.

Participants can enjoy a Fire Safety Expo featuring firefighter demonstrations, and SDFD specialty division demonstrations from Bomb Squad, Hazmat and Heavy Rescue.

Sparky the Fire Dog will also be in attendance.

The event offers several different divisions for every type of runner: A standard 5k run/walk, 5k run/walk stroller division, 5k public safety division, 1-mile kids run, and a 100-meter sparky sprint.

Funds from the run go toward enhanced equipment, training, and community support education programs.

Entry fee includes race shirt, drawstring goodie bag, finisher’s medal, access to the safety expo, and for participants 21 years and older, access to the beer garden.

Click here to sign up.

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