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Event Details and Schedule

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford’s largest community event of the year, the Summer Scamper 5k, kids’ fun run, and Family Festival brings our community together to have fun and raise critical funds for children’s health. 

Our Event

Summer Scamper is on Sunday, June 23, 2024, 7:30 a.m. – noon 

Stanford University, 294 Galvez Street, Stanford, CA 

Event Schedule

All timing is weather dependent and subject to change.

7:30 a.m.        

  • Packet pick-up opens
  • Race-Day registration opens
  • Registration closes at 8:45 a.m.

8:30 a.m.     

  • Family Festival opens
  • 5k participants begin staging

8:45 a.m.

  • Opening Ceremony
  • 5k registration closes

9:00 a.m.         

  • 5k wheelchair participants start with Patient Hero Countdown

9:05 a.m.         

  • 5k runners and walkers start with Patient Hero Countdown

10:00 a.m.       

  • All-Star Spotlight on the Family Festival stage

10:30 a.m.       

  • Kids’ fun run: ages 3-4, 200-yard run

10:50 a.m.       

  • Kids’ fun run: ages 5-6, 400-yard run

11:00 a.m.       

  • Kids’ fun run: ages 7-8, 600-yard run

11:10 a.m.       

  • Kids’ fun run: ages 9-10, 800-yard run/half-mile 

12:00 p.m.       

  • Event concludes


Directions and Parking

Summer Scamper takes place on the beautiful Stanford campus. Free parking is available at

  • Parking Lot 1:  Varsity Lot 
  • Parking Lot 2: El Camino Grove Lot
  • Summer Scamper All Stars and Sponsors, Vendor, and ADA Parking: Galvez Lot

5k Race Course

The course takes participants on a loop past several iconic spots on the Stanford campus.

Download the course and cuesheet


We’re ready to help! Contact us with any questions about the Scamper day schedule or parking and directions.