Saturday, April 14 at Redwood Park!

Congrats to all RBO runners 


You all showed up, looked great,

ran well and had a big smile at the Finish Line! 

We're all so Proud of you!


Lots of photos and videos are being shared on Facebook, Instagram and soon on the Website Gallery! Many many Thanks to all our photographers for sharing your photos! Please send the link to Nancy to get them included in the Gallery!


Official Race Photos

All you need is your bib number! These photos were taken by the official race photographers who of course had some of the best spots! 

Feedback for the season...

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Anything you liked particularly? Anything you would change? We are here to listen and adapt so please help us make RBO Training a place you want to come to again and again.....

Few things to keep you busy while we prepare the next season...

Come back often to check on RBO Get-togethers to be announced here:

◊  In honor of Earth Day, on Saturday April 21 the Oakland Museum Green Team will be hosting a habitat restoration and cleanup project at Channel Park from 9am–1pm.  Activities will include invasive plant removal, spreading mulch, and removing litter and other debris from the watershed.......RSVP and join the Friends of Channel Park community at: https://www.facebook.com/friendsofchannelpark/    Bring a friend or 2 and give back to Oakland - Channel Park is a 5-7 minute walk from the Lake Merritt BART station, and is accessible by footpaths at the 7th/8th St bridge and the 10th St. bridge.  There is free 5-hour parking in the Kaiser Convention Center lot near the clean-up site.

◊ RBO at an A's Game (Date TBD)

◊ Volunteer Get-Together in June (Date TBD)

◊ Volunteering at the OakTown Half on August 11 & 12

◊ RBO FALL 18 program (To be announced)


Every Run presents a new adventure, full of great gifts
We don't have to "win" to receive them but we have to get out of the door."

Amby Burfoot ( 1968 Boston Marathon Winner,

former Runner's World editor-in-chief) 

RBO will be back in the Fall to train at the lake

and offer a bunch of races to run


you can always sign-up to make sure you get added to

 RBO mailing list ( 1 to 2 messages max per week)

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OR you can enter all your info to join as a volunteer:

  • 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.