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Family Italy 5k Fun Run Fundraiser for Fondazione Italia – June 5

Date 05.16.2022

Celebrate Italy’s National Day, la Festa della Repubblica, by joining us for a Family Italy 5k Fun Run followed by a fun-filled Italian festival packed with Italian treats and games for the little ones!

Organized by Little Italy of Los Angeles Association (LILAA) and presented by Enel X Way, the Family Italy 5k Fun Run will take place in San Pedro’s Little Italy on Sunday, June 5. The 5k run for competitive, non-competitive runners, and families starts at 8:00 am (all participants must start run no later than 8:30). The Family Italy 5k Fun Run is open to people of all ages, families with strollers and kids are most welcome for a walk in the sun (shorter course available for families). Italian Festival opens following the end of the run (approximately 9:30 am)

Everybody who registers will receive a t-shirt, medal, free pizza, complimentary glass of wine (for the over 21 crowd), and a sweet treat.

All 5k Family Fun Run registrant’s 13+ will be given the chance to win two round trip ticket from Los Angeles to Rome OR a two-night stays in a luxury hotel in Tuscany! Must be present at Italian Street Festival with bib number to win. 

Italy 5k Run registration details:

1)     On second page of online registration form you will be given the option to either pick up your bib(s) on Saturday, 4th of June in San Pedro or in West LA, or the day of the run from 7:00 am to 8:00 am. *Registrants must have a bib number and be present at the Italian Festival in order to win two R/T ticket or 2-night stay in Tuscany

2)     Group discounts for more than 15 people available!
3)     Kids 12 and under are free but you must register them for race to get a bib, t-shirt and food tickets.

REGISTER TODAY at or scan the QR code on FLYER.

A portion of the proceeds raised will be given to LILAA and Fondazione Italia, two non-profit organizations that will devote funds to scholarships, supporting Italian in schools, organizing Italian events and more to support their join mission to promote Italian language and culture.

Can’t participate in the run but you still want to donate? No problem! Please click HERE to make a donation.