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Come train with RBO for the Oakland Running Festival

THE OAKLAND RUNNING FESTIVAL IS ON SUNDAY, APRIL 2nd.


Middle School and High School Students can train for the Half Marathon or the 5K.

Middle School and High School Students train for 13 weeks from January 7 to April 1st.

This week is Practice #3 - We are planning the practice to be done by 10:15am!

At Practice #3, All students will have to complete at least a 3-mile timed run  around the lake and the faster students will go for an extra mile. 

NOTE: Women's March meets at 10:00am at Madison Park and starts walking towards the lake at 11:00am. We will be out of their way before they get started.

THIS WEEK ANNOUNCEMENTS for the Middle School and High School Students:

  1. Fill the Crissy Fields Permission Slip for the Saturday,February 4th practice (bus transportation provided for all students - carpool arranged for volunteers) All Details in the Students Corner...

  2. Start looking for your team mate for the 10K LMJS couple relay on Sunday, February 26th and mark your calendar to reserve your morning.

  3. Enrollment for the Half Marathon training closes on January 21st. Don't miss the deadline! Enroll Now...

THIS WEEK ANNOUNCEMENTS for all RBO Students:

  1. Bring a friend to RBO for your chance to win 2 Matinee Movie Tickets at Grand Lake Theatre (your friend must have never run with us! one entry to the raffle per referral-just send an email at exedir@rboakland.org to let us know...)

Reminder: Practice starts at 9am and we meet at the Camron-Stanford House at the corner of Lakeside Ave and 14th Street.


Elementary School Students can only train for the 5K.

PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE OF THE START DATE FOR THE 5K TRAINING! FIRST PRACTICE IS NOW ON SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11...

Elementary School Students train for 7 weeks from February 11 to April 1st. This part of the program is open to all K-12 students.

Enrollment is now open. 

Enrollment for the 5K training will close on February 25.

Mark your Calendars! Practice #1 is Saturday, February 11.


 
 

RBO VISION

 
 

To build a tolerant, healthy and prosperous community by empowering students, parents and volunteers, creating new relationships, trust, and self-esteem through the discipline and rigors of a structured running program.