Oaktown Half Marathon, 5K and Stomper's Stomp
11 August 2019
Launched in 2014 as The Towns Half Marathon by Oakland local and sports marketing professional, Ryan Dawkins. Ryan is now spearheading the re-launch of the Oaktown Half to finish his original plans of a runner-focused, hyper-local event, in his hometown.The course will let runners in on the best of Oakland. Like everything else in Oakland, the experience will never be ordinary and always unexpected.
Before race day, you’ll receive the following:Your Gender-Specific Short Sleeve Running TopBib Number + Safety PinsEmbedded ThinTag Timing Chip…plus nutrition samples and other great schwagAll registered runners receive:Oaktown Half entry—race route is fully supported with aid, bathrooms, water and fueling stationsEntry to the Oaktown Finish Festival—a local celebration of food, craft beer, wine and YOU.Exclusive gender-specific Oaktown Half short sleeve running top. If you choose Expo-In-A-Box, these will be sent directly to your door to test out in training.A locally inspired finisher’s medalA whole lot of fun!
Runners will get a taste of Oakland’s authentic soul, from the steps of City Hall and Jack London Square to Uptown and Lake Merritt, our course will let runners in on the best of Oakland. Like everything else in Oakland, the experience will never be ordinary and always unexpected.
HALF MARATHON EVENT DATE: Sunday August 11, 2019 START TIME: 7:00am PDT5K EVENT DATE: Sunday August 11, 2019 START TIME: 9:45am PDTLIVERMORE X OAKLAND 2019 | 26.2 CHALLENGE EVENT DATES: Sunday March 3, 2019 - Sunday August 11, 2019STOMPER'S STOMP PRESENTED BY THE OAKLAND ATHLETICS For ages 2-8, join us and Oakland A's Mascot, Stomper, for a 100 yard (2+3), 200 yard (4+5) & 300 yard (6-8) runs. EVENT DATE: Sunday August 11, 2019
Getting to the start shouldn’t be another stress factor. There’s a BART station (12th Street, Oakland City Center) at the start line.
Join our Oaktown crew and volunteer with us on the Half Marathon Day, Sunday, August 11th. Thank you so much for signing up to volunteer on August 11th for the Oaktown Half! We can't put on these events, raising impactful funds for Oakland's youth and families in need, without you. The duties for the event begin at 5:30am and include course marshal, finish line festival setup and more. All volunteers will have access to the VIP tent for coffee / bagels. Here’s the quick details: + Sunday, August 11th, 2019 + 5:30AM - 11:00AM + Oakland City Hall + 1 Frank Ogawa Plaza
REFERRAL PROGRAM -How to get your $50: Sign up for the Oaktown Half Marathon Once your registration is complete, you will receive a unique referral link You can share this link with your friends, family or post on social media For every 5 friends you refer to sign up using your unique referral link, you automatically receive a refund of $50.00!