Running for a Better Oakland wishes you a great summer!

Keep running! Stay Healthy! 

Get ready for some great races in the Fall!

see survey below

LMJS third race of the East Bay Triple Crown, Woodmonster 2017 is happening on  Sunday, June 25!

Christine, RBO Head Coach is the co-organizer and she is making sure it's the best race you'll ever run or volunteer at. 

Looking for a race to run with a few good friends?


In the News:  summer races where you can cross your fellow runners either racing or volunteering

If you run a race, send us photos...


In the News: Did you know that RBO now offers Scholarships? 

Students, Parents and Volunteers,

Discover the Fall Program as you fill this quick survey to help us plan the Season...

Fall Program Survey

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Pre-Season Race #1
COWBOY DASH on Saturday, September 9
FREE for RBO Students - Price TBD for Volunteers and Parents. Will you be able to join us for a pre-season race at Beautiful Point Pinole in Richmond?
Will you need a ride to Point Pinole?
Pre-Season Race #2
EAST BAY 510K on Sunday, September 17
FREE for RBO Students - Price TBD for Volunteers and Parents. Will you be able to join us for our second pre-season 5K race from Berkeley to Emeryville?
Will you need a ride to Bay Street, Emeryville?
Fall Season Dates
Weekly Practices from SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7 to SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18
Season fees for students go from $10 to $30 depending on your school. Financial Help offered to all students. Are you planning to join us?
Mid-Season Race
HALLOWEEN 5K at Crissy Field on Saturday, October 28
FREE for ALL! Will you be able to join us for our mid-season 5K race in San Francisco?
Will you need a ride to Crissy Field, San Francisco
End of Season Race
OAKLAND TURKEY TROT on Thanksgiving Day
The first ever Turkey Trot in Oakland, at Lake Merritt! Great way to start the day and still have plenty of time to cook the turkey! Free for RBO Students - $25 for RBO Volunteers and parents. Will you be able to join us for our end of season 5K race?



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.