Oakland Running Festival and Marathon

March 20, 2022—All Day
Eastshore Park, Oakland, California

Returning this year to Eastshore Park, the 13th annual Oakland Marathon and Running Festival is one of the Bay Area’s biggest and most popular running events. Registration is now open, so sign up now The festival features numerous races including a marathon, the Kaiser Permanente half marathon, and 10K, 5K, and Kids Fun Run options. This year the festival will offer both in-person and virtual events.

Or join the We Run the Town Challenge and run the half marathon and 5K on the same day to win an extra medal.

All events begin and end at Harrison Street and Lakeside Drive on the shore of Lake Merritt. The 5K loops around the lake, while the marathon and half marathon make a loop around central Oakland. The marathon course also takes runners along the bay shore of West Oakland and across the Bay Bridge to San Francisco and back.