West Alameda Business Association
1509 1/2 Webster Street, Suite B, Alameda, CA 94501, California 94501

(510) 523-5955

10/29/2016 2:00:00 PM UTC - 10/31/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC
950 W Mall Square, Alameda, CA 94501, California, 94501

The Bank of Marin Alameda Running Festival incorporates a half marathon, 10k, 5k and family fun run. The event will start and finish in the Alameda Point and highlight several beautiful areas around the island. The event will benefit Alameda Meals on Wheels and the Alameda Unified School District.

The Running Festival will be a 2-day festival of events that will include an expo around health and wellness as well as community involvement including local schools, businesses, and charities.

We are very excited to create this incredible event in and around the island of Alameda.   The run will start and end at the Alameda Point and take you along the beautiful estuary running path, Grand avenue, Shoreline drive with San Francisco views, past the USS Hornet and Spirit alley before you finish back at the Expo near the entrance to the point at Main St. This will be a flat and fast course with lots to see.

October 29th

Family Fun Run     12pm     ~laps     $20     Total laps, total time, largest fundraising
5k Run                       8am     5k         $35     
10k Run                     8am     10k       $40

October 30th
Half Marathon            7am      13.1 miles

  • Discounted Fee Deadline: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 9:01 PM PT. View full fees
  • Online Registration Deadline: Friday, Oct 28, 2016 at 5:00 PM PT

For more information and a view of the runner's map:  http://www.runalameda.com/register/

Come Run the Island!
NEW DATE! Wednesday, April 26th!
A dining expedition of West Alameda where you can enjoy a wonderful variety of cuisines. Taste wine and brews from Alameda's own Spirit's Alley. Tickets $35 each for reception and dinner. A portion of the proceeds will go to benefit Girls Inc. of the Island City and Operation Dignity First, enjoy a tasting of wines and brews, and sample appetizers from several West Alameda restaurants at the reception in the upstairs room at Otaez Mexican Restaurant. * Appetizer samples from showcased restaurants * Free beverage tastings of beer, wine & spirits * Live music played by local artists * Free raffle with prizes from local businesses Then, dine at your choice from the following restaurants on the same day. Buy your tickets and more information at WABA.brownpapertickets.com Webster Street in West Alameda arguably has the largest variety of cuisine concentrated in the smallest geographical area.  Within just a few short blocks, you’ll find restaurants serving up food from around the world.  Whether it’s fast food or fine dining, comfort food or dim sum delicacies, a dining expedition on the West side of the island can take you to Mexico, Thailand, Vietnam, China, India, Italy, Japan or France.  And at nearby Spirits Alley at the Alameda Point, local wineries and brewers are crafting beverages that get worldwide attention. The annual Wine & Dine event is a great way to explore this wide variety of dining and drinking options with a showcase of five selected restaurants and local wine and beer.  The event begins at 5:30 pm with a reception at Otaez Mexican Restaurant where diners can taste a variety of beverages, sample appetizers from the participating restaurants, enjoy music and mingle.  A free raffle will be held, with prizes from West Alameda merchants.  The reception is complete at 7:00pm and diners then decide which restaurant they would like to go to for their entrée and complete their dining experience.