• Where do I park?
  • Online registration will close on Thurday, September 24th. What if I miss the deadline but would still like to participate?
    • It's not too late! You register on race day by visiting our 'Race Day Registration' table the day of the event:
    • Use an available laptop to fill in your registration information.
    • Pay the cashier (cash, credit card and check accepted).
  • I want to reactivate my old team but I forgot the name. How do I find it?
    • Click on "Start/Join a Team", then click on "Join a Team". From here you can hit the search button to see a list of all the teams - this year's and teams from the past two years - and you can reactivate your team.
  • How can I register?
    • Come visit our Race Day Registration booth at 7am on Sunday, September 27th.
  • What are the benefits of registering before the race?
    • Save time by avoiding long lines on Race Day.
    • Bypass pre-registration and go straight to packet pick-up to receive your Alive & Running t-shirt and race bib.
  • Can I register with my family member and/or significant other?
    • YES! You can register yourself and your family members or significant other in the same transaction. After you fill out your own registration information online, there will be a space to add an additional registrant to your transaction.
  • Can I change my fundraising goal (thermometer)?
    • YES! Click here and enter your Username and Password. Once logged in, click on "Participant Center" in the upper right corner of site. On the "Progress"; page, next to "My Goal," there is an option to "change" your goal. Enter a new goal amount.
    • If you want to change your "Team Goal", in the right corner of the "Progress" page is a link to your "Team". You can "change" your team goal there.
  • Can I sponsor a walker or runner and pay later (also known as a pledge)?
    • YES!  Walkers/Runners can enter pledges from their personal page by clicking "Enter Gift" and selecting "pay later".
  • Are you a returning participant?
    • Team information starts new every year however, you are invited to use the same team name as last year. In the "Team Name" box, type in your old team name.
  • How can I customize my personal/team page(s)?
    • Click on the "Participant Center" to personalize your page, update your goals and invite friends to join you in the race! Click here for a tutorial.
  • I want a booth at the Alive & Running Expo Fair...
    • Call our office at 310-751-5420 and we'll explain all the details.
Practice Walk/Run:
  • I want to train for the 5K?...
  • What are the memorial banners?
    • Every year, we remember our loved ones that have been lost to suicide by listing them on our Memorial Banners displayed at the event.  Two banners are displayed: one lists names only and the other includes photos of those to be remembered.  If you would like to have your loved one’s name and/or photo included, please remember to fill in their name during your online registration.  Photos must be emailed (high res jpeg preferred) to AliveandRunning@DidiHirsch.org by September 19th.
  • Can I run in memory or in honor of a loved one?
    • Yes!  You are encouraged to walk/run in memory or in honor of your loved one.  Free memory bibs are available for pickup at the "In-Memory Bibs Station" on race day, and are worn in addition to your race number bib.
  • How can I volunteer for Alive & Running?
    • Click here or on the Volunteer button on the homepage
    • You can also download the volunteer form and mail to:
      Alive & Running 5K
      4760 Sepulveda Boulevard
      Culver City, CA 90230
    • Contact the Didi Hirsch Development office at 310.751.5455 or at AliveandRunning@DidiHirsch.org.  Write "Alive & Running Volunteer" in the subject line.
    • Need verification for your volunteer hours after the 5K?  Download the volunteer verification form here.
    • Click here for event day instructions:  All volunteers should arrive on site by 7:30am and check in at the volunteer booth.
For more information about Alive & Running or other events, please contact the Didi Hirsch Development Department at 310.751.5455 or AliveandRunning@DidiHirsch.org

Campaign Progress

%of Goal

Top 10 Teams

  1 -  Team Fletcher ($43,583.00)
  2 -  Team Beth ($28,074.00)
  3 -  Chairman's Mayo ($18,537.00)
  4 -  The Farteurs ($16,471.00)
  5 -  SPC Crisis Line Team ($15,601.00)
  6 -  Team Julian ($12,524.00)
  7 -  Aiko's Team ($8,084.38)
  8 -  The Living Proof ($7,180.00)
  9 -  Team Limelight ($6,761.00)
  10 -  Team Lichstein ($5,585.00)

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