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The Hacker Dojo's Saint Patrick's Day Fire Escape Race!

Help Hacker Dojo comply with fire code by transversing one mile for charity!  Some will run, some will walk, some will stumble, but in the spirit of Bay to Breakers and Saint Patrick's Day, please come join us in raising money from the dojo! Hilarious costumes or underwear are preferred, though the more timid can just wear green, and much beer will be affiliated with these adventures.

 

Update: We crossed 40 expected runners for race day! Thank you so much everybody for your support!

 

FAQ's

Why should I donate to run around in my underwear? I can do that at home.

  1. To help save the dojo
  2. To help generate press for the dojo
  3. Because we're going to feed you lots of beer
  4. Because we are going to have awesome dojo swag
  5. Because if we get enough people we want to do little prizes

 

This sounds awesome, but do I have to run...a whole mile?

No, the goal here is to have fun, not to set a bar for athletic achievement. There will be tricycles with speakers on them playing "I'm Sexy and I Know It" and Lady Gaga, and they will require people to ride them. For the particularly athletically adverse, there will also be beer and probably a bake sale at the dojo, so just grab a spectator ticket, show up in your underwear and party if you prefer! You can also still sponsor a runner/walker/stumbler on a per-mile basis!

 

Only one mile?

First, congrats on being in better shape than me. Secondly, if you'd like to do a walkathon/runathon, you can sign up to be sponsored per mile. Email sponsorships@hackerdojo.com with your name and if you are running or walking, and we will sign you up.

 

How serious is this race?

We're extremely serious about having a good time

 

Wait, it doesn't take that long to run a mile...

The event will go like this: we will show up and drink and party, then we will run our mile, then we will drink and party more. This is why it is a longer event than it takes to run one mile.

 

What sorts of underwear and costumes are permitted?

We encourage people to be creative, and if you're shy, always remember that you can just support the dojo while wearing green! For the more adventurous, we're setting some minimums with the Mountain View Public Nudity Laws:

 

SEC. 21.42. Prohibition against the display of female breasts.
Every female is guilty of a misdemeanor who, while participating in any live act, demonstration, or exhibition in any public place, place open to the public, or place open to public view, or while serving food or drink or both to any customer; Exposes any portion of either breast below a straight line so drawn that both nipples and all portions of both breasts which have a different pigmentation than that of the main portion of the breasts are below such straight line, or Employs any device or covering, which is intended to simulate such portions of the breast, or Wears any type of clothing so that any portion of such part of the breast may be observed.
SEC. 21.43. Prohibition against display of private parts.
Every person is guilty of a misdemeanor who exposes his or her private parts or buttocks, or employs any device or covering which is intended to simulate the private parts or pubic hair of such person, while participating in any live act, demonstration, or exhibition in any public place, place open to the public, or place open to public view, or while serving food or drink or both to any customer.

 

Please register below if you'd like to join the fun!

 

Buy Tickets for The Hacker Dojo Saint Patrick's Day Fire Escape Race

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday, March 17th at 1PM

(Saint Patrick's Day)

At Hacker Dojo!

Buy Tickets for Sponsor A Runner/Stumbler           

Donate to The Hacker Dojo Saint Patrick's Day Fire Escape Race Donations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Need some underwear for the race? Our new sponsor pantysalad.com is offering to donate all proceeds for goods purchased with the promo code DOJO to the Hacker Dojo's fundraiser! Also, be sure to hi-five the store owner on twitter and give him a beer when you meet him, he is flying all the way from Toronto to run with us!

Need some running shoes? FitGeek is offering a 10% in-store discount for participants in this event. Show them your event ticket. They do free personalized fittings with fancy science like video gait-analysis, which sounds pretty cool.