The 2016 USC DHOP/Run with a PAAL 5K Run/Walk is the follow-up to 2015’s very successful inaugural Run with a PAAL 5K fundraising event. This year, PAAL has teamed up with the University of Southern California’s Dental Humanitarian Outreach Program.

The 2016 USC DHOP/Run with a PAAL 5K is a fun, healthy and kid friendly event catering to runners, health walkers and families who seek to raise their heart rates and have the heart to support a noble cause. The 2016 USC DHOP/Run with a PAAL 5K is a fundraiser that will help fund the Montebello PAAL to support programs and services for youth in the region & humanitarian outreach. Come enjoy a fun day in the park with your family post race. Visit the community booths for giveaways and games. Meet the Montebello PAAL Run Club who will be running in the race!


5K Run (Timed with RFID disposable chip timers on a USATF Certified Course*)

5K Community Walk

1K Kid’s Fun Run


Legg Lake at Whittier Narrows Park – Picnic Area D8 (Check-in)
751 South Santa Anita Avenue
South El Monte, California 91733

Limited (first come, first serve) free parking on South Santa Anita Avenue. All other paid lots & lot on Durfee are $6/vehicle.

Awards for top 3 per age category/gender, top male & female overall & top team. 1K participants receive ribbons & top 3 receive medals. Awards presentation & pancake social immediately following. Awards will be presented by Montebello Police Chief Kevin McClure & Congresswoman Linda Sanchez with a special appearance by Olympic gold medalist Donald Quarrie.

Early Registration: $35 (before 8/3/16)

Regular & Race Day Registration: $40

1K Kids Fun Run: $15

T-shirt, goody bag & post-race social refreshments guaranteed for early registrants, all others while supplies last.

*Certification CA15004RS

Event Agenda

Check-in 7-7:45 a.m.

Pre-race Warm up at 7:30 a.m.

National Anthem at 7:45 a.m.

Race Starts Promptly at 8 a.m.

Breakfast Social & Awards Presentation at 9 a.m.

Social & Vendor Booths/Tables will be available from 7 a.m. – noon

Organizations with Tables/Booths at the Event


Montebello Police Department Explorers

Montebello Police Athletic & Activities League (PAAL) 

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