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March 24, 2019 @ 7:00am

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Eastshore Park near Lake Merritt

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Registration Fees

Age Range

Open – 8/31

9/1 – 11/30


2/1 – 3/22


Marathon 16+ $100 $115 $125 $140 $160
Relay 14+ $180 $205 $230 $260 $280
Half Marathon 14+ $70 $80 $90 $105 $125
5K All Ages $30 $35 $40 $55 $60
We Run the Town Challenge 14+ $95 $110 $125 $150 $175

Rules and Requirements

  • Age Requirements:
    • Marathon: At least 16 years old
    • Half-Marathon: At least 14 years old
    • Team Relay: At least 14 years old
    • 5K: No age restrictions
  • Waiver must be signed – waiver at bottom of registration form (if participant is under 18 years old, parent or guardian must sign the release).
  • Entry fees are non-refundable (sorry, no exceptions)
  • No-shows will NOT be sent t-shirts
  • For your safety, the following are NOT permitted on the course: strollers, skates, hand-held radio/tape/CD players, pets
  • Race numbers and chips required for all races (no chips for Kids Fun Run)
  • The decisions of Race Director, Lee Corrigan and Assistant race Directors, Matt Florio, and Ryan Coelho are final in all matters
  • Marathon participants ONLY: you must be able to complete the course in seven (7) hours
  • Half-Marathon participants ONLY: you must be able to complete the course in five (5) hours
  • There is NO race day registration
  • You may defer your entry until next year’s race with a valid medical explanation; HOWEVER you will be charged a $25 processing fee.
    • Deadline to defer is March 16th

Edit Registration

Need to make a change to your registration? You can edit everything except your name, gender, and date of birth by logging into your registration HERE.

Registration Confirmation

Please Click Here to confirm your registration. If you searched and cannot find your registration please email [email protected].


If you become injured and cannot participate in the Oakland Running Festival this year you may defer your entry until next year. There is a $25 processing fee to do so. ALL DEFERMENT REQUESTS MUST BE RECEIVED WITH PAYMENT 2 WEEKS PRIOR TO RACE DAY (Friday, March 16th). To take advantage of this offer please Click Here to login to your registration and select “defer.” You will automatically be entered in next year’s race.

Cancellation Policy

The Oakland Running Festival does not allow for refunds or transfers of entry fee.

We all know that injuries often arise during training after we have registered for a race. The Oakland Running Festival has different options should this happen to you. We ask that you make your decision as early as you can to avoid issues and possible loss of fees.

The Oakland Running Festival does not allow for refunds or transfers of entry fee.