◊ 5K TRAINING: Last Practice before the Oakland Running Festival! Check out the news for this week 5K training on Saturday, March 17 and how to prepare for the race....
◊ HALF-MARATHON TRAINING: 31! The number of students who showed up to run their long run last weekend. They all ran at least 3 laps around the lake (9.5 miles) and up to 12 miles for the most zealous! Kudos! You are ready! This week practice on Saturday, March 17 will be a breeze! Check out the News for this week....
◊ VOLUNTEERS: Thanks all for reserving your morning of Sunday, March 25! We have a record number of students signed-up in partnership with the Oakland Public Ed Fund and thanks to you they will have a blast! Don't miss this week practice to collect a few more tips for the run!
◊ Thank You Magda for your visit last Saturday, March 10! You inspired us all and we hope you'll come back to tell us about your 150 miles in Sahara this year. Thanks for summarizing your visit so well too: now we can share it with the whole community!
◊ Thank You again Oiselle for your visit last month and for the great donation of bras to RBO female students! Could not help but share your report of that day with the community!
◊ March 25 - ORF18 RACE - Registration is now closed!
◊ END OF SEASON CELEBRATION: Saturday, April 7 at Redwood Park! Save the Date! Check the details!
JOIN THE CROWD of 10,000 runners, who will be racing
the streets of Oakland on Sunday, March 25, 2018
Registration is now closed!
Running for a Better Oakland welcomes:
Volunteers of all ages willing to share their passion of running with RBO Students
High School Volunteers interested in mentoring K-5 students to run the 5K
Running Shoes for RBO students!
Could you use a good pair of shoes to run? Thanks to our great team of volunteers fundraising and picking the shoes, RBO has shoes for students in need....
******* A special thank to Howard and Emily for making it happen! *******
**** And to Road Runner Sports in Berkeley, Meb Foundation and Asics for their donations ****
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.