Alameda 4th of July Run

Participants that complete 3 of the 5 eligible 5k events and will be automatically included in the 5k challenge. If you compete in 3 of the 5 you will receive a special challenge custom finisher medal for 2018.  

We look forward to everyones participation and support of some great charities on the Island! 

The 4th of July race benefits the Midway Shelter of Alameda and follows the historic Mayors 4th of July parade route. Read more and register at

December 1st, 2018

All of our events will take place on a single day in 2018 with the 5k starting at 7:30am. come participate in a great festival of running and community at the 3rd Annual 5k presented by Penumbra. Read more at 

Alameda Running Festival 5k

Event Details

‚ÄčAlameda Hospital Foundation 5k and kids run 

July 4th, 2018: 9:00am Start

We are excited to be partnering with the 4th of July and the December Midway shelter runs to highlight all of the fantastic 5k and family run events we have on the Island

The Island 5k challenge will incorporate each of the 5k runs on the Island, building a community feel and awareness around all of the events, and highlight all of the fantastic beneficiaries. The event dates and beneficiaries are listed below:

The Midway Shelter 5k will take place at the Harbor Bay Ferry Terminal and run along the Bay Farm coastal trail. for more information visit the website

November 11th, 2018 9:00am Start

Alameda Holiday Kick-Off 5k and kids run

All of our dates are set for 2018. check out these fantastic local events below and get your custom finisher medal! 

September 16th, 2018: 7:30am Start

Kicking off the Holiday season, this is the only event in the Island challenge that is not raising money for a local charity, The Holiday 5k raises money for the Multiple Myeloma Foundation in honor of Steve's dad that passed in 2013. You can read more about this event at 

April 29th, 2018: 9:00am Start

We were excited to be on hand at the Midway Shelter 5k to wrap up the first year of our Island 5k Challenge and had out medals to our participants! thanks to everyone who supported all of our great beneficiaries 

Alameda Hospital Foundation with start and end at the Harbor Bay Club in Alameda. Register at Event Benefits the Alameda Hospital Foundation

Alameda Midway Shelter 5k