PRESS RELEASE / ANNOUNCEMENTS Saturday, August 10, 2013

Registration is now open for the 8th Annual Goleta Education Foundation (GEF) Four Mile Run/Walk & Kids’ Fun Run!

The event will be held on Sunday, September 15. The four miler starts at 8:30 am, Kids' Fun Run begins at 9:45 am. Family activities are held at the start/finish at 401 N. Fairview Avenue.

This family-friendly fundraiser is fast, flat run/walk – great for training, achieving a PR, or just having fun with your local community members all in support of your local elementary schools. The race is also a Santa Barbara Athletic Association Grand Prix race. The money raised supports music and physical education programs in Goleta’s nine elementary schools. The four-mile course starts at the District Office (on Fairview Avenue), loops around scenic Lake Los Carneros, and returns for a fast downhill finish. Other highlights include a Kids’ Fun Run, children’s activities (including the Music Van and Art Innovators), and live music.


GEF would like to thank the following sponsors for their generosity: Venoco, FLIR, Union Bank, Montecito Bank & Trust, The Bank of Santa Barbara, Marborg, REC Solar, the California Retired Teachers Association and Santa Cruz Market.

The Goleta Education Foundation is local non-profit that was founded in 1989 by local educators, parents, and business leaders who were concerned about the decreasing funding allocated to science, technology, music/art and physical education.

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