Father Joe's Thanksgiving Day 5K Run/Walk
Help Father Joe serve more than 1.7 Million Meals this year!
Thursday, November 25, 2010
8:00 AM in Balboa Park

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2009 Results

Thank you for attending the 2009 Father Joe's Villages 5k Run Walk. We are pleased to see such a big show of support from the community this year.

Please click here to see the 2009 MALE Race Results

Please click here to see the 2009 FEMALE Race Results

Medals have been mailed to the top 3 finishers (addresses used for registration) in each age category as of December 1st.

Don't forget to register for next years event!

Balboa Park


1549 El Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego,
California, 92101.

Located just minutes from downtown San Diego, Balboa Park can be accessed from most major freeways.

Ample Parking: Free Parking throughout Balboa Park. All parking is within walking distance of 5K START/FINISH; no shuttles required.

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Bill Magee Blues Band

Come experience San Diego's Hardest Working men of the blues live at the Organ Pavilion!


Stone BreweryJoin us in the beer garden after the event!
Sponsored by Stone Brewing Co.

Pets Welcome!


Pets Welcome!

  • FREE bandana for all participating pets, while supplies last!
  • Access to water for all pets
  • No retractable dog leashes allowed

Please keep everyone safe by having our 4 legged friends on leashes!

Father Joe Bobblehead


Raise $100 or more and take Father Joe home for the holidays!

Annual Father Joe Carroll bobblehead collectibles will be available for pick up on event day or will be mailed to the address provided with your contribution.

Also, all event participants who raise $100 or more will be entered into an opportunity drawing for a private dinner for up to 6 people to be prepared at your home by the students of the St. Vincent de Paul Village Culinary Arts Program.

Fresh Baked Pies


Our delicious pies are baked freshly by students in the Culinary Arts Program at St. Vincent de Paul Village.

To order pies, fill out this form and send along with check made out to: St. Vincent de Paul Village.

Orders must be received by November 19, 2010.
They can be picked up at the event between 8a.m. and 11 a.m.

To pre-order pies contact Heather Dunnam at 619-233-8500 ext. 1134 or heather.dunnam@neighbor.org

Advanced Chip Timing


Chip timing provided by Prime Time. The next generation of timing services is here. Get accurate results instantly! Please help us by remembering to remove your chip once you cross the finish line and hand it to a volunteer or drop it in one of the buckets located around the Organ Pavilion.

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Event Information

  • Course starts and finishes in beautiful Balboa Park.
  • 8 a.m. start, fast 5K course
  • Medals presented to top three finishers in each age group (5-year increments)
  • All participants receive a quality long-sleeve event T-shirt
  • Free Continental breakfast provided
  • Free Beer garden with the Bill Magee Blues Band
  • Wheelchairs, pets and baby strollers welcome
  • Sorry, no roller blades, scooters or bikes

Team Information

Join in the fun and make a difference by uniting your workforce while competing in the Corporate Challenge! Click here, for more information.

Families, civic organizations, churches, businesses, and corporations are encouraged
to form teams for pledge collection and event participation.

Why not challenge another team to see who can raise the most funds to help feed
our neighbors in need? Please indicate on your registration form if you are part of a team.

Those people who can't attend the event on Thanksgiving Day can still support
the cause with a pledge to you or your team. Download a Pledge Form, (PDF:172KB).

Registrants from 30+ States


Supporters from 30+ states and American Samoa
registered for last year's event.

California, Illinois, North Carolina, New York, Arizona, Arkansas, Oregon, Tennessee, Virginia, Georgia, Maryland, Nevada, Minnesota, Missouri, Texas, Indiana,
South Carolina, Colorado, Rhode Island, Washington, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Massachusetts, Florida, South Dakota, Montana, Hawaii, Deleware, Iowa, Idaho, Louisiana, New Jersey, Utah, New Mexico, Canada, United Kingdom, American Samoa, Army Pacific, Army Asia, District of Columbia ...so far this year!

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