Stepping Stones Growth Center


Thank you for your participation in the 12th Annual Every Step Counts 1 Mile Walk & 5K Run on April 26th, in support of empowering persons with disabilities through inclusion, advocacy and innovative services. On behalf of everyone at Stepping Stones, we thank you!

Please note: This year's race is officially Sanctioned by the USA Track & Field.

Interested in donating to Stepping Stones directly?

Click the "Donate" link on the right side of the screen.


7:30am          Pre-walk/run check-in and day-of registration

8:30am          Opening ceremony and walk/run begins

10:00am        Post walk/run activities and closing ceremony

Location and Check-in:

Check-in and day-of registration begins at 7:30am at the San Leandro Marina Park picnic tables near the walking path. The address of the San Leandro Marina is: 13800 Monarch Bay Dr., San Leandro CA 94577 (across from Monarch Bay Golf Course).

Directions and Parking:

From I-880, exit at Marina Blvd. EST And veer right on the on ramp towards the bay. Go one mile on Marina Blvd. As you enter the San Leandro Marina the road curves to the left and the name of the road changes to Neptune. Continue through the stop sign until you see signs for Stepping Stones.

Free and ample parking will be available at the Marina. Street parking is permitted. Please don't park at the Monarch Bay Golf Course.


  • The course is a scenic run along the Bay. It is also a flat, fast, out and back course. The 1 mile and 5K both include portions of the San Francisco Bay Trail.
  • Entry fee includes a t-shirt, prize drawings, goodie bag and refreshments.
  • Each individuals who raises $500 or more will receive a prize from Stepping Stones. Participants will be entered into a drawing once they register and will have the chance to win some exciting prizes!
  • Medals will also be awarded to the top 1st run finisher in each age division, male and female.           


View and Share:  PROMO VIDEO


Thank you for visiting the Every Step Counts web page. We hope to see you on the 26th!

Stepping Stones Growth Center is a 501(c)3 not for profit business. Our tax ID # is #94-606-9868.