Because of social distancing I ran the full 26.2 miles on my treadmill at my house. By far was the longest run I’ve ever done on a treadmill. — Nicholas Solar Jr. ( St Stevens, Wa)


Please complete your virtual run between March 21st through April 15th


It’s Your Race Day!  KEEP YOUR DISTANCE but you can do your race length anytime and anyplace you are able.  More details on how to claim your race shirt and medal coming soon! WE ARE EXCITED TO CELEBRATE WITH YOU!  Post your photos on social media and use #ORFVirtual and tag us on Instagram @oaklandmarathon or facebook @OaklandRunningFestival

On Sunday, March 22 (the original race day) we will be joining you on your virtual run! Check in on our Facebook and Instagram account to share photos and thought of your virtual run. Or tell us of what you are doing instead. Send photos or videos of your “race day” workout. Tell us your favorite #OakRunFest memory from past years. Or even post pictures from previous Oakland Running Festivals.

POST YOUR TIME! Use THE FORM BELOW to submit your finish time. We will post results for all the times we get up until April 15 here.

Ran in Dry Creek Regional Park in Modesto on original race day 3/22. So helpful to close the 20 week training loop. My family rode bikes near me for the last 8 miles  -Pamela Noona (Modesto)

Virtual Runner Finishers

Name (First) Name (Last) Where do you Live? (City) What distance did you run? Finish Time
Earl Hyde San Ramon 5K 0:55:53
Rosemary La Oakland 5K 0:48:03
Elaine Sullivan Berkeley 5K 0:40:09
Israel Sanchez Hayward 5K 0:39:13
Jessica Muñoz Hayward 5K 0:36:48
Zezhou Jing Fremont 5K 0:38:23
Tasha Smith Houston 5K 0:37:01
Kevin Byrd Oakland 5K 0:56:28
Lucas Nelson In my neighborhood 5K 1:17:01
IMELDA PEDRIGAL Union City 5K 0:43:36
Stephanie Alde Santa Clara 5K 0:30:54
Feng Mu Sunnyvale 5K 0:35:05
Chao Zhang Sunnyvale 5K 0:35:04
Delvon Nelson San Francisco 5K 1:00:32
Kathleen Apakupakul Saint Louis 5K 0:33:35
Max Alper Oakland 5K 0:22:07
Joseph Shepherd San lorenzo 5K 0:29:50
Half Marathon
Kjersti Ostbakken Berkeley Half Marathon 2:02:13
Holly Jensen Oakland Half Marathon 2:16:32
Kelly Botelho San Ramon Half Marathon 2:21:29
Raquel Ross Oakland Half Marathon 3:13:19
Raquel Ross Oakland Half Marathon 3:13:19
Laurice Henry-Ross Oakland Half Marathon 3:13:13
Jessica Sherry San Francisco Half Marathon 2:01:02
Heather Mosher Squamish Half Marathon 2:36:09
Kjersti Ostbakken Berkeley Half Marathon 2:02:13
IMELDA PEDRIGAL Union City Half Marathon 3:12:16
Shinji Kato San Francisco Half Marathon 2:08:00
Stephanie Alde Santa Clara Half Marathon 2:23:07
Abbey Flynn Oakland Half Marathon 2:03:38
Donna Cason Oakland Half Marathon 2:19:12
Kasey Knudsen OAKLAND Half Marathon 2:06:57
Heidi Melcher Hooper Half Marathon 2:23:27
Denise Morones San Mateo Half Marathon 2:02:52
William Race Seaside Half Marathon 1:33:54
Jennifer Reinwald Clayton Half Marathon 2:38:26
Xenia Simms Oakland Half Marathon 2:56:38
Rebeca Najera Oakland Half Marathon 2:35:15
Debbie Powell Alamo Half Marathon 2:07:34
William Schmitt Petaluma Half Marathon 2:20:00
Penny Fottrell Oakland Half Marathon 2:26:28
Steven Powell Alamo Half Marathon 2:01:01
Christina Beliso San Francisco Half Marathon 1:57:44
Michael Derksen Manteca Half Marathon 1:56:25
Sheri Morton Escondido Half Marathon 3:44:33
Deborah Miller Oakland Half Marathon 2:01:31
Andrew Clason El Cerrito Half Marathon 2:14:09
Timothy Kiernan Cornelius Half Marathon 2:25:00
Isaac Riffelmacher Oakland Half Marathon 1:24:36
mavrik zavarin Oakland Half Marathon 1:51:00
Aric Allen Oakland Half Marathon 1:52:52
Milad Davaloo Oakland Half Marathon 1:54:00
Alexis Rocha-Roux Oakland Half Marathon 1:39:20
Peytcho Peytchev Oakland Marathon 6:02:16
Molly Mehan Mesa Marathon 3:46:58
Chris Hills Sacramento Marathon 3:59:47
Ryan Sandoval Menlo Park Marathon 3:53:59
Bryan Adams Concord Marathon 4:31:19
Chris McClean Oakland Marathon 4:33:29
Karthik Raju Cupertino Marathon 4:49:32
Catherine Garcia Watsonville Marathon 5:47:47
Alejandro Fragoso Brooklyn Marathon 4:00:30
Rod Oldfield Modesto Marathon 4:10:35
Pamela Noonan Modesto Marathon 4:48:47
Yuval Baror Mountain View Marathon 3:58:57
Paul Banas Benicia Marathon 4:45:37
Nicholas Solar Jr Lake Stevens Marathon 4:40:00
Aaron Smith Longmont Marathon 3:36:12
Kate Eby Oakland Marathon 5:12:49
John Nystrom Sacramento Marathon 3:58:57
Caitlyn Obolsky Hercules Marathon 5:20:36
Ashvin Kannan Sunnyvale Marathon 4:18:00
Makenzie Arrington Herald Marathon 3:56:34
James Vega Henderson Marathon 4:31:07
Mario Sanabria Richmond Marathon 4:56:37
Ryo Higuchi-Sanabria Richmond Marathon 4:57:22
Wendlassida Kagone Kent Marathon 3:34:21
Andrew Wu Sunnyvale Marathon 3:37:58
Eugene Hsu San Mateo Marathon 3:55:01
Henry Woo Dublin Marathon 3:54:40
Henry Woo Dublin Marathon 3:54:40
Stacy Fat Alameda Team Relay 1:13:55
Jennifer O’Hearn 4737 Virginia Ave Team Relay 1:15:00

Did the run today in kent. It was fun. I added 4 more mile to reach 30.  — Wendlassida Kagone (Kent, Wa)

Running Virtually with Oakland Running Festival

17.58 miles on dirt trails, then changed shoes into racing flats and finished the rest on greenway trails. 1100 feet elevation change throughout course. Ran near my family who ran four aid stations along the route and had a finish line set up at the end! — Aaron Smith (Longmont, Co.)

Share your virtual run!

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