39th Annual Run for Education Returns to San Ramon Valley This October

May 11, 2022

Weekend of Events to Include Expo for Education, Friendship Run, Mini Run, 10K and 5K on October 8-9, 2022

SAN RAMON, Calif. (May 11, 2022)/ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – Following two years of virtual runs, the biggest family event of the year is returning to San Ramon Valley with a weekend of in-person events. The 39th edition of the San Ramon Valley Education Foundation’s annual Run for Education will be held on Sunday, October 9, 2022 with over 5,000 runners expected to participate. Families are also encouraged to attend the Expo for Education, kicking off Saturday, October 8. A Friendship Run event for students with special needs as well as a Mini Run for children under six will also take place on Saturday.

Once again this year’s event will be featured in the heart of Bishop Ranch next to San Ramon’s City Center. Race day on Sunday includes a 5K Run/Walk and a 10K (both certified by the USA Track and Field). The 5K Run/Walk starts at 8:30 a.m. at 2700 Camino Ramon in San Ramon. The 10K starts at 7:30 a.m. at Charlotte Wood Middle School (600 El Capitan Drive, Danville).

“The San Ramon Valley Education Foundation has hosted the Run for Education for 39 years. In 2022, we are excited to bring it back as an in-person event after two years of virtual races,” said Gary Alpert, SRVEF Board President. “The Run for Education is a fun family event with something for the entire community. We hope to see everyone at the Expo for Education on October 8 and the Run for Education on October 9. We are grateful for our sponsors, especially our presenting sponsor – Chevron. All of our sponsors know the importance of public education.”

The Run for Education is a tradition in the San Ramon Valley spanning 39 years and is the primary fundraising activity for the San Ramon Valley Education Foundation (SRVEF), a non-profit organization that supports and promotes education in partnership with the San Ramon Valley Unified School District. The only event in the San Ramon Valley that includes participants, volunteers and spectators from all 36 San Ramon Valley Unified School District (SRVUSD) schools, representing the communities of Alamo, Danville and San Ramon, the Run for Education is also the largest run that supports education in Northern California.

More information, including registration, can be found at: srvef.org/the-run.

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