Santa Skivvies Run 2017 will take place on December 10.

General Information

WHAT IS THE REGISTRATION FEE FOR THE SANTA SKIVVIES RUN?  
The online registration fee for participants is is $45. You can also register on the morning of the event; on-site registration is $65.

WHAT DO I WEAR FOR THE SANTA SKIVVIES RUN?
Come stripped to your skivvies, speedos,bras, or other red under gear. Or, wear your favorite festive, holiday costume. Anything (well, almost anything) goes!

WHAT DO I DO WITH MY CLOTHES WHILE I RUN?
There will be a gear check tent where you can drop off your clothes, jackets, etc before the run starts. You can then reclaim when you're back.

WHAT IS THE ROUTE?
The route will start and end at Lookout, and will take you through the streets of the Castro. It is about 1.3 miles long.

WHAT TIME DOES THE RUN START? 
The run begins at 11am.

WHEN DO I CHECK-IN PRIOR TO THE EVENT? 
Check-in (and on-site registration) will open at 9:30am and will close at 10:45am, 15 minutes before the start time. Check-in will be located in Santa's Village on Noe St. outside The Lookout (36000 16th Street, San Francisco, CA 94114).

WHAT HAPPENS AFTER THE RUN?
Join us at the Santa’s Village Block Party for music, fun, and of course, the beloved Santa’s Walk-Off (where you get to strut your stuff in competition with your fellow Santa Skivviers).

ARE THERE VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES?
Yes! And, we are always in need of volunteers to help out. Please send us an email to eventinfo@sfaf.org if you are interested in volunteering or would like more information. Also, check out the volunteer page for more information.

HOW DO I CONTACT THE SANTA SKIVVIES RUN FOR QUESTIONS?
For questions, please contact us at 415.487.3114 or send us an email at eventinfo@sfaf.org.

Fundraising

WHY SHOULD I FUNDRAISE FOR SANTA SKIVVIES RUN?
Not only is Santa Skivvies Run a very fun event, it’s also a major fundraiser of San Francisco AIDS Foundation. San Francisco AIDS Foundation works to end the HIV epidemic in the city where it began, and eventually everywhere. Established in 1982, our mission is the radical reduction of new infections in San Francisco because we refuse to accept HIV as inevitable. Through education, advocacy and direct services for prevention and care, we are confronting HIV in communities most vulnerable to the disease. The money raised by participants will enable San Francisco AIDS Foundation to continue these efforts. You can learn more about San Francisco AIDS Foundation by visiting our website at sfaf.org.

IS IT EASY TO FUNDRAISE?
Yes! Once you start asking around, you’ll be surprised by the generosity of the people you know. When you register, we’llset you up with your own personal fundraising page, provide you access to a variety of online fundraising tools;  and coach you along the way, providing you with fundraising advice, tips, and tricks. You’ll raise more than you thought you could in no time.

HOW WILL I RAISE FUNDS IN ORDER TO REACH MY GOAL?
Once your friends and family find out about your commitment to the cause, you’ll find that fundraising is easier than you think. But, it doesn’t happen unless you ask people for their support. If you have a personal story or connection to the cause or organization, make sure to share it with the people you are asking.

Your Participant Center contains a number of tools that will help you reach out to your contacts. Customizable email and social media templates allow you to reach out to potential donors in just a few steps. Your personalized participant homepage allows you to track your donations online.

HOW DO I BUILD A HOMEPAGE TO HELP ME FUNDRAISE?
Go to your fundraising webpage and follow the easy instructions. You can upload a picture, send emails, and create a personal message. Your friends and family can also donate to your account through your homepage.

HOW DO I CHANGE MY PERSONAL FUNDRAISING GOAL?
Once you login to the Participant Center, go to the "modify your personal fundraising goal" button. Enter your new goal and submit the change by selecting the "update fundraising goal" button.

ARE THERE FUNDRAISING AWARDS?
Oh yes, and you will love them! You’ll earn special prizes for reaching different fundraising milestones, such as $100, $250, and $500. Past years’ fundraising awards include Santa Skivvies Run tank tops, onesies, fanny packs, and of course, SKIVVIES! Stay tuned for more information on the 2017 Fundraising Awards.

WHAT DO I DO IF I HAVE FUNDRAISING QUESTIONS?
Let us know! We are here to help you in any way you might need it, so give us a call at 415.487.3114 or send us an email to eventinfo@sfaf.org.

 

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