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East Bay Front Runners and Walkers

Runs & Walks, Saturdays at 9 am

1st Saturday

Bay Farm Island, Veterans Court, Alameda


Located on Bay Farm Island in Alameda, just across the Otis Street bridge from the main island, this venue offers bayside walks and runs with views of the bay, San Francisco and Oakland. Walk or run up to 4 miles (out and back) or run a 5.8 mile loop course. Meet at the end of Veterans Court.


Brunch is at La Penca Azul
891-B Island Drive
Alameda, CA 94502


2nd Saturday

Lake Merritt, Camron Stanford House, Oakland


Located at Lake Merritt, this course offers a 3.1 mile walk or run (one circuit of Lake Merritt) or 6.2 mile run (two loops). Enjoy great views of the lake and Oakland skyline. Meet at Camron Stanford House, 1418 Lakeside Drive, Oakland, CA 94612. Street parking is available.

NOTE: This run/walk does not occur on the second Saturday of October due to our Pride Run & Walk.


Brunch is at The Crepe Pan
4184 Piedmont Ave.
Oakland, CA 94611

3rd Saturday

Emeryville Marina


Located alongside the Emeryville Marina, this venue offers stunning views of San Francisco and the Bay and Golden Gate Bridges. The out and back course features walks up to 4 miles and runs up to 6.8 miles. Meet at the end of Powell Street near the pier. Note that one side of the parking lot is reserved for Marina residents only.


Brunch is at the Emeryville Public Market
5959 Shellmound St.
Emeryville, CA 94608

4th Saturday (May - October)

Inspiration Point, Orinda


Located in scenic Tilden Park, this rolling hill paved trail course offers commanding views of San Francisco, the bay, and surrounding mountains. Walk up to 4 miles or run up to 8 miles (out and back). Meet near the restrooms at the Nimitz Way Trailhead near the Inspiration Point parking lot on Wildcat Canyon Road. Street parking is also available, but be sure to park fully off the pavement.


Brunch is at Beer Baron Whiskey Bar & Kitchen
5900 College Ave.
Oakland, CA 94618

4th Saturday (November - April)

San Leandro Marina


Located along the bay shoreline, this course offers out and back walks up to 4 miles and runs up to 6 miles. Enjoy the shorebirds and views of planes landing at Oakland International Airport. Meet at the southern end of Monarch Bay Drive just past the San Leandro Marina Park Parking Lot (South).


Brunch is at La Piñata
2699 Merced Ave.
San Leandro, CA 94577

5th Saturday

Lake Chabot, Castro Valley


Located at the Lake Chabot Marina, this scenic course offers out and back walks up to 3.4 miles and runs up to 6.8 miles on paved trails traversing rolling hills. Meet near the Lake Chabot Marina and Café, past the parking lot, inside the park. There is a $5 fee to park in the lot. Free parking (sometimes crowded) is available along Lake Chabot Road and Fairmont Drive, a 5–10 minute walk from the meeting point.


Brunch is at JP's Family
Restaurant and Sports Lounge
3600 Castro Valley Blvd.
Castro Valley, CA 94546

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