Nonprofit Agency Form

We are excited your agency/nonprofit will be participating in this year's Human Race. Now is the time to REGISTER. Why? It let's the Volunteer Center know that you are participating so you can be recognized, funds can be distibuted and you will have a chance to win a prize at the Breakfast of Champions.

Click here to register your agency ~ Nonprofit /Agency Form Online  After you register you will be sent instructions about fundraising online. (Keep your password and username handy!)

If you are unable to register online you can download the agency/nonprofit form and send it in. 


Printable Pledge Form

To print a pledge form for offline fundraising click here.


101 Trainings

Basic Training for Participating Organizations
Come learn the basics and get your Human Race questions answered! Sessions are oriented to new nonprofit organizations or new Human Race coordinators, but those who've participated before are also welcome - a refresher course is always helpful. Sessions last approximately 60 minutes. Sessions take place at the Volunteer Center at 1740 17th Ave.

Session 1: Wed. 2/11 from 12-1pm

Session 2: Thursday 2/26 from 12-1pm

Session 3: Thursday 3/12 from 9-10am

Session 4: Thursday 3/26 from 12-1pm

Session 5: Thursday 4/9 from 12-1pm

Session 6: Wednesday 4/22 from 9-10am

Remember that the Volunteer Center staff is here to answer your questions and help you maximize your efforts in the Human Race. You don't need to attend a training session to seek help; call or email us and we'll be glad to answer your questions.


Information Packet

An information packet can be downloaded by clicking here.

For fundraising guidelines, tips and tools, click here.

Deposit Form

To submit pledges, please use this Deposit Form (downloadable PDF).


Nonprofit List

Please click here for a list of the nonprofit agencies who are participating in the 2015 Human Race.

Business Entry Form

One great way to get more pledges is to partner with a local business. Ask a business to support your nonprofit organization by gathering pledges through employee participation. Be sure to have them fill out a Business Entry Form and coordinate with one of their employees to ensure a successful partnership! Click here to view the Business Entry Form.


Click here to download the timeline for nonprofit agencies.

Job Description

Click here to download a job description for Human Race Community Champion.


Each year the parking lot at 2300 Delaware Ave is transformed into a bustling festival area, where participating nonprofit organizations and supporting businesses can reach out to the community. Approximately 2,000 walkers and runners visit the Marketplace on Race Day.

Businesses can sign-up to purchase a Marketplace booth, for $250. If there are spaces available the day before Race Day or on Race Day, you're nonprofit or business will be billed after Human Race.

By signing up for a Marketplace booth, a 10x10 space will be reserved for you. It is your responsibility to provide your own tent, tables, chairs, supplies and to CLEAN UP your space.

Marketplace Table/Booth Form

Please return this completed form to:
Human Race
Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County
1740 17th Ave.
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
or via fax: 831-623-6267
or e-mail form to Kelly Mercer: