25th Annual Lafayette Reservoir Run for Education – October 22nd “The fastest 5K and the toughest 10K in the land”

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25th Annual Lafayette Reservoir Run for Education – October 22nd “The fastest 5K and the toughest 10K in the land”

Lafayette, CA – September 15 - The annual Lafayette Res Run for Education, scheduled for Sunday, October 22, 2017, attracts upwards of 4000 people of all ages and athletic ability each year. Hundreds come just to cheer on the runners, see friends and neighbors, enjoy music performed by Stanley Middle School and visit the Healthy Lifestyles Fair.

Now celebrating its 25th anniversary, this community fitness event also attracts serious runners from across the Bay Area because of the event’s unique combination of small town feel, beautiful scenery and fast 5-K race and a challenging 10-K course which includes a trip around the Lafayette Reservoir. All races start and end at the same location – Corner of Mt. Diablo Blvd. and Oak Hill Rd. in Downtown Lafayette.

Race Start Times

5K Race 8:00am

10K Run 8:15am

2 Mile Fun Run/Walk 8:45am

Register online www.lafayettechamber.org/resrun

This event is presented by the Lafayette Chamber of Commerce and the City of Lafayette. Our thanks goes out to Presenting Sponsors: Sutter Health – Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation and Oakwood Athletic Club of Lafayette. They have made this fundraising event possible with most of the proceeds going right back to our local public schools. A Runner’s Mind partners with the chamber to organize the races and we welcome Dirito Brothers of Walnut Creek as this year’s exclusive auto sponsor.

Healthy Lifestyles Fair

Lamorinda’s health and wellness providers will assemble to meet and serve the community in a free public information and service health fair which will take place as part of this year’s Reservoir Run. This is a perfect opportunity for community members to talk about their health concerns and meet providers that truly care and can assist them in their quest for a healthier life! The fair is part of this year’s Res Run festivities and is located next to registration and the Start-Finish line.

Parking is available at the BART parking lot. Walk down to Mt. Diablo Blvd. and Oak Hill Rd. where all the fun is taking place. Bike parking available.

Pre-Race Pick Up Location

Participants who have pre-registered or would like to register in person can visit A Runner’s Mind, 3541 Plaza Way, Lafayette (next to Sideboard) on Thursday, October 19th – Saturday, October 21st. Bibs, chips and shirts may also be picked up on race day. “Day of” registration is also available beginning at 6:30am.

Who Benefits from this event?

Beneficiaries of the event are the local schools and the services and programs of the Chamber. There are medals for all top participants in the 5K and 10K. The two mile fun run is a non-timed event. Lafayette and Sustainable Lafayette. Bicycle parking is available.

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