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Cantina Kids Fun Run

  • crowd at event
  • beginning of race, sign held up
  • kids about to cross finish line
  • kids lined up at finish line
  • group of kids posing
  • Photo provided by Saratoga Hospital, credit to Rob Spring
  • large group of kids in a race down the street
  • kids holding up the words thank you
  • kids and parents running in the rain
  • large group of kids running down a wet street
  • two young girls smiling and holding up race medals
  • a boy in a yellow rain jacket giving a thumbs up
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About the Event

The Cantina Kids Fun Run is held each year on the first Sunday in June. It’s the only run in Saratoga that’s designed especially for kids! Since its founding in 2008, the event has raised more than $409,000 and made a difference for every pediatric patient treated at Saratoga Hospital.

Registration and activities open at 8am. Races begin at 9am.

Event Highlights to Choose From

  • Choose from two courses: 1/4-mile or 1-mile
  • Run as a family - strollers welcome
  • Kids activities, including challenge course, face painting, and more
  • Healthy snacks and warm up exercises
  • Medals for all runners up to age 12
  • Trophies for top three boys and three girls for each course
  • School with highest participation wins Healthiest School Contest

Cost, Registration & Schedule

During early bird registration - on or before Tuesday, May 21st - the entry fee is $15 per participant. The regular entry fee is $20. There is day-of registration from 8am to 8:45am in Congress Park near the Carousel.

May 21st: Early bird registration closes
May 30th at 12pm: Pre/online registration closes
June 1st: Early packet pickup at Congress Park
June 2nd: Race day

Cocktails for a Cause on May 22nd

Come out for the official Cantina Kids Fun Run Kick Off Party at Cantina Restaurant. Enjoy an open bar, complimentary appetizers, and DJ Tru at this pre-party for adults from 6pm to 9pm. Casual cocktail attire recommended.

To be added to the event waitlist, contact Klare Ingram at or 518.583.8765.

Supporting Children's Healthcare at Saratoga Hospital

Over the past decade, the annual Cantina Kids Fun Run has brought families together to support emergency medical services at Saratoga Hospital and increase awareness of the importance of pediatric patients at Saratoga Hospital's Saratoga Community Health Center. 

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