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Enjoy a 5K Run or Walk through S.F.’s most beautiful park, meet up with new and old friends, and enjoy brunch refreshments and fun activities afterwards!


Since 1975, NLF has supported San Francisco and Bay Area families by offering high-quality, affordable, bilingual, multicultural and educational preschool and after school programs.  All proceeds from this fundraising event will benefit our children’s programs and the Plant a Seed Campaign for our preschool building addition.  More information about NLF and the building project can be found on our website at  We hope you will join us on Sunday, October 14, 2018, in Golden Gate Park for our fun 5K Run/Walk event.






Event Schedule 

8:00 - 8:45 am  


8:45 - 9:15 am              

9:00 am                

9:30 am                

10:45 am                

10:45am - 12:00pm      

12:00 noon            

**Each registrant will be entered into a raffle drawing. With donations or pledge receipts of $100 or more, you will receive an additional raffle ticket for every $100 raised in donations/pledges! Brunch refreshment will be provided.


Prizes will be awarded to the fastest Preschooler, K-2nd Grader, 3rd-5th Grader, 6th-8th Grader, and 9th-12th Grader.

Dogs on leashes are welcome!


Welcome to the 5th Nihonmachi Little Friends 5K Event!

Sunday, October 14, 2018

“Big Steps for Little Friends”


Participating 5K Run & Walk


$25 for adults ($35 day of event)

$10 for children (17 years and under)


Online registration will be closed at 6:00 pm on Friday October 12, 2018



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Runners’ Registration in Lindley Meadows

   (JFK Drive, near 30th Avenue)

Walkers’ Registration in Lindley Meadows

5K Run Starts

5K Walk Starts

Run/Walk Ends

Brunch Refreshments, Zumba

Announcements & Awards Presented, Food Ends

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