In the East Bay, training will take place on Saturday at various locations in Alameda and Contra Costa County each week. Runners of all abilities will be trained by Lake Merritt Joggers and Striders. For more information on that training program click here. Like last year, there will be supported runs on the marathon and half marathon courses. The first will be on January 21, 2017. Check back later for times and locations.
In addition, the WOW team will organize women-only training runs for the half and 5k as well as a walking program. For more information on that training program click here.
You can also train with groups that are looking to raise money for some great causes: Running for a Better Oakland and Great Oakland Public Schools. Click on the Run For A Cause tab.
Information about each of the running groups is listed below.