San Diego Sharon's Ride 2017 Frequently Asked Questions

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q. Is there a fee to participate and what is the deadline to register?

A. Yes. Registration is $35 for adults, $15 for children and children under 6 are free. Online registration will close on April 1st at noon. The registration fee will then increase on the day of the event so we recommend registering early!

Q. Can I sign up my whole family?

A. Yes. But we will require each member of your family to have their own unique email address.

Q. What is the schedule for the day?

A. Registration is from 7:30am-9:00am, Bike Ride is at 8:45am and the Run/Walk is at 9:30am.

Q. Are dogs permitted at the event?

A. Dogs are not permitted at the event per Parks Departmetn rules. 

Q. How far is the ride vs walk?

A. Run/Walk is a 5k and the Bike Ride is 15 miles.

Q. Is there a minimum amount I need to raise?

A. No. But we recommend teams raising at least $500 or having 10 more people on their team to receive an official team sign! Any team that raises $6,000 or above will have a VIP canopy.

Q. Can someone join my team as a fundraiser, but not attend the walk?

A. Yes. Anyone can register for your team and fundraise even if they are not physically present. Some teams have family members fundraise in other countries!

Q. Where can I pick up my incentive prize?

A. Incentive prizes will be available for pick up the day of the event at the incentive booth. If you do not pick up the day of the event please contact pamela@epilepsysandiego.org so that we can coordinate delivery.  

Q. Can I pick up brochures and posters to promote the event and help build my team?

A. Yes. Please call and schedule a day and time to pick up from our office 619-296-016.

Q. Where do I sign up to volunteer for Sharon’s Ride?

A. Please contact Ginny@EpilepsySanDiego.org

Q. Where do I drop off the money I raised?

A. Please drop off or mail checks indicating team name or team member to:

Epilepsy Foundation of San Diego County

2055 El Cajon Blvd.

San Diego, CA 92104

You can also bring donations to the day of the event.

 

Q. Where does my team meet on the day of the event?

A. The location of the walk is DeAnza Cove and most team captains arrive early to find a spot for their team to meet in the surrounding area of the park that is not being used by the event staff. 

Q. Where do we park on the day of the event?

A. There are two huge parking lots surrounding our event. Keep in mind they fill up fast!

Q. What should I bring with me on the day of the event?

A. Please bring additional donations collected, snacks, water, sunscreen and warm clothing in case of weather. Custom t-shirts, hats, banners, or any other team flair you want to bring is a great idea. Some teams bring chairs for their team members to use to relax as we do not provide them.

Any more questions please contact: Tess@EpilepsySanDiego.org