Urban Promise Academy Students – Off and Running!

“We wanted to run 13 miles because our parents encouraged us to run a lot more and to learn how to stay healthy”

March 16th, 2015


And they’re off! Urban Promise Academy students have their running shoes laced and are in training to run the Oakland Running Festival’s half marathon – that’s a whopping 13-plus miles! Whew!

What’s even more amazing – more than 30 students, 10% of UPA’s students, are challenging themselves! Some are veteran half marathon runners but many more are first timers! Watch their training session then cheer them on to the finish line!

The young runners are supported by Running for a Better Oakland!

If you want to put some miles on your feet – rboakland.org

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