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Traffic Advisory for Santa Clara University and the Surrounding Area - Sunday, December 2

Post Date:11/28/2018 5:40 PM

The Firehouse 5K/10K Walk/Run is being held by the Santa Clara Firefighters Foundation on Sunday, December 2. The event supports Santa Clara Unified School District Schools and local Military Veteran groups. Approximately  2,000 participants are anticipated. Event information is available online at

  • The start and finish will take place at Buck Shaw Field in Santa Clara University
  • On-campus parking is available; no fee or permit is required. Participants should use one of the following designated parking lots: Leavey Center Parking Lot - corner of El Camino Real and Accolti Way
    Main Parking Garage - located on Palm Drive
  • The race will begin at 8:30am. Temporary road closures are expected on the following streets between 8:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.:

El Camino Real
The Alameda
Market Street
Jefferson Street
Harrison Street
Fremont Street
Sherman Street
Palm Drive

  • Runners with strollers will be permitted on the race course
  • Sorry, but no pets will be allowed to accompany runners on the race course
  • Everyone is encouraged to read the message boards and follow the instructions of law enforcement personnel
  • Be observant and monitor your environment. If you notice suspicious objects or observe suspicious behavior, report this information to local law enforcement immediately
  • The Santa Clara Police Department can be contacted for non-emergencies at 408-615-5580 or  9-1-1 in the case of an emergency
  • Future traffic advisories can be obtained by subscribing to eNotify and/or Nixle.


Santa Clara Police Department
601 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95050
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergency: 408-615-5580

For media inquiries, please call Captain Wahid Kazem, 408-615-4864.


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