The Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance benefits from a 5k race at 6:30 a.m., Saturday, July 16. $25; $20 age 17 and younger includes post-race pancake breakfast and, if registered by Saturday, July 9, a race T-shirt. The race takes place through the shade of the pecan orchard; a farmers' market follows. Register by 11:59 p.m., Thursday, July 14, at active.com
. Call 429-1394 for more information.