Annual Brickyard Run in Martinez
Mar 31, 2015 04:31PM
● By Jennifer Neys
A local tradition for the past 45 years, the annual Brickyard Run takes place Sunday,
April 12, beginning at 8:30am at Rankin Park (Aquatic Center), 100 Buckley Street. Race day
registration runs 7 - 8am. With the opening of the East Bay Regional Park trail on Carquinez
Scenic Drive, the event once again includes the 8-mile race, along with the 4-mile race.
The turn around is at the 2 or 4-mile marker. The course has rolling hills and is entirely on
The Brickyard Run benefits Alhambra High School and the Martinez Recreation
Department. As in the past, a unique “brick award” is given for age group winners. The
$30.00 fee includes a t-shirt, refreshments and award ceremony (complete with raffle prizes).
Final mail-in registration must be postmarked by April 7 (Send to: Brickyard Race Director,
4110 Canyon Way, Martinez, 94553). Final online registration is done through Eventbrite.
com and closes at midnight April 10. After this date, registration is only available on race day.