Lake Merritt Joggers & Striders 

LMJS Races




Lake Merritt Joggers & Striders (LMJS) puts on several different runs for the community.

Our Fourth Sunday Runs around Lake Merritt are a long-standing tradition.  The distances offered at these races are a 5K (once around the Lake), a 10K (two times around), and 15K (three times around). 

In February, there is the Couples Relay, a two person relay with a Valentine theme. 

In May we host the Tilden Tough Ten Miler in Berkeley. This race was established in 1987 as an alternative for more serious runners to the “Bay to Breakers.” It has grown in popularity over the years and now regularly “sells out” every year, with the maximum number allowed by our permit of 300 runners. 

In June we host the challenging Woodmonster Trail Race, an 8.4 mile hilly, cross-country loop on dirt trails in Oakland. 

Upcoming races

25 Jun 2017 8:30 AM • Redwood Regional Park, Owl Picnic Area, Oakland, CA
23 Jul 2017 9:00 AM • Lake Merritt, Adams Point, 638 Bellevue Ave, Oakland, CA 94610
27 Aug 2017 9:00 AM • Lake Merritt, Adams Point, 638 Bellevue Ave, Oakland, CA 94610
24 Sep 2017 9:00 AM • Lake Merritt, Adams Point, 638 Bellevue Ave, Oakland, CA 94610
22 Oct 2017 9:00 AM • Lake Merritt, Adams Point, 638 Bellevue Ave, Oakland, CA 94610
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