Delta Harvest Run

Celebrate the upcoming season’s bounty at the seventh annual Delta Harvest Run, held Sunday, Sept. 9, in Brentwood.

This outstanding family event has a course for all running levels and features a half marathon, 10K, 5K and 1-mile family fun run.

All four courses are flat with scenic views of farm and parkland. The start and finish lines and festivities will be located at the Brentwood Community Center and City Hall.

Directed by the Delta Association of Realtors’ Community Service Foundation, proceeds from this event will support East Contra Costa County food banks, pantries and shelters and fund college scholarships for local high school students.

Registered participants receive a commemorative custom T-shirt, runner goodie bag, post-race refreshments and finisher medal. All 1-mile family fun run participants will receive a wristband. Medals will be awarded to the top-three overall male and female finishers in each 5K, 10K and half marathon contests.

Race-day check-in will begin at 6 a.m. The half marathon will start at 7 a.m., followed by the 10K at 7:15 a.m., and the 5K at 7:30 a.m. The 1-mile family fun run will be the final start at 8:45 a.m.

Along with runners and walkers, the Delta Harvest Run is also looking for volunteers to assist with race day. In addition to helping a wonderful event and cause, volunteers will receive a T-shirt and enjoy refreshments. Volunteers can register at www.deltaharvestrun.com.

There will be an early packet pick-up Friday, Sept. 7, from 6 to 8 p.m., in front of the Brentwood Community Center, 35 Oak St., and Saturday, Sept. 8, from 8 a.m. to noon, at Intero Real Estate, 651 First St. T-shirts and race packets will also be available at the race site.

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