Escondido, CA

5k run will be part of Grape Day event

The Sunrise Rotary’s major fundraiser, the Grape Day 5K run will be held Saturday, October 1, in conjunction with the Grape Day Festival at Grape Day Park. It will benefit the National Muscular Sclerosis Society, Pacific South Coast Chapter.

The events are separate, but the Rotary has always held it during the festival in the hopes that the 5K would feed into the festival and vice versa.

The following shows the schedule of the event.

Sunrise Rotary 5K Run, Walk & Stroll

7:30 – 10 a.m. through scenic, old Escondido

Grape Day Discovery Festival

2–8 p.m. Grape Day Park

Grape Day started in 1908 as a way to celebrate Escondido’s grape harvest and promote the city. This wonderful annual community event includes a 5K Run, Walk & Stroll sponsored by the Escondido Sunrise Rotary and the Grape Day Discovery Festival presented by the Escondido History Center in Grape Day Park. Join the fun at this festive day of food, games, entertainment and fun!

There will be a 5K Race, as usual, on the morning of the Festival.

There will not be a Parade this year. The past parade and festival portions of this event are presented by the Escondido History Center. For more information call 760-743-8207 or go to, See separate article inside about the festival itself.

Escondido Sunrise Rotary Grape Day 5K Run, Walk, Stroll

Race Registration: 6:30 a.m.

Race Time: 7:30 – 10 a.m.

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