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2017 Rotary Club of Los Gatos Great Race
2017 Great Race

Join us for a very special event...the Rotary Club of Los Gatos presents the 40th Annual Great Race, a scenic footrace/walk from Saratoga to Los Gatos. Since 1978 this community event has taken participants from the South Bay and beyond 4-miles down Highway 9 from beautiful Big Basin Way in Saratoga to N. Santa Cruz Ave. in scenic Los Gatos.

The event is great for runners, joggers, walkers and families. Special rate for kids 12 and under! Proceeds support Rotary's school, community and international projects.

ON LINE REGISTRATION CLOSES AT NOON ON FRIDAY, APRIL 28.  In-person registration is available until 3PM on Saturday at Athletic Performance in Los Gatos and on Sunday from 7-9AM in Saratoga.

2017 Results at

Registration fees

4 Miles Closed

Registration closed
    1. Closed
      Jan 17 – Jan 31
    2. $35.00
      Feb 1 – Mar 3
    3. $40.00
      Mar 4 – Mar 31
    4. $45.00
      Apr 1 – Apr 28

4 Miles Kids 12 and Under Rate Closed

Registration closed
    1. Closed
      Jan 17 – Jan 31
    2. $25.00
      Feb 1 – Feb 28
    3. $30.00
      Mar 1 – Mar 31
    4. $35.00
      Apr 1 – Apr 28


We will have professional photographers at the event this year to capture the event for you and your families. You can sign up to have them notify you after the race at the link below:


The Los Gatos Rotary Club

The Rotary Club of Los Gatos, established in 1924 is dedicated to serving the local and world community.

Rotary International is a worldwide organization of business and professional leaders that provides humanitarian service, encourages high ethical standards in all vocations, and helps build goodwill and peace in the world. Approximately 1.2 million Rotarians belong to more than 32,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas.

Parking/Shuttle Bus Schedule

Shuttles will be provided in Los Gatos from 7-8:15 AM to bring runners to the starting line in Saratoga. The buses will leaving from the parking lot on Grays Lane just north of University Avenue.

Return shuttles will be provided after the race until 11AM to bring runners from Los Gatos back to Saratoga.

Sweat truck: Leave your sweats on the truck at the starting line and pick them up at the Fun & Fitness Fair in Los Gatos.


We recommend catching the shuttle bus earlier rather than later to prevent bottlenecks and missing the starting time.

Thank You to Our Sponsors









Fun & Fitness Fair

Please stay after the race at the Fun & Fitness Fair with  food, massage therapists and other local businesses.

Event Schedule

  • April 30 9:00 AM PDT - 4 Mile Race

Contact Information

Event Location

14500 Big Basin Way, Saratoga, CA, United States

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