Summer Runs at Joaquin Miller Park - 2007

What: One and two mile run/races with Cross Country in mind! It is Free! No entry fee! Why: Easy to compete. We want to expose the sport of Cross Country to all. We want this to be a low key event. We encourage all to get involved in Cross Country/running for fun and fitness. When: Wednesday evenings at 6:00 pm. These dates this year 2007: August 15th, and 22nd. We start with a one mile run and then have a two-mile run. Where: Joaquin Miller Park in Oakland, California. Race starts in the meadow area. The Park is on Joaquin Miller Road, .80 of a mile above Warren Freeway #13. If you are familiar with the Woodminster Run, this is thee start area. Who: Anyone. Adults, students, athletes, age group runners. Last year we had over 100 runners from ages 5-70 in our final race. This is a great place for Cross Country individuals and teams to meet on Wednesdays for a run. Contact Person: David Ponas/Meet Director, Coach at Oakland High School e-mail DPonas@aol.com Phone: (510) 333-6024 Directions: from 580 South-Go on Highway 13, exit Joaquin Miller Road, turn right at stop sign on Joaquin Miller Road. Go uphill almost a mile, Park is on the left side. Meadow area is lower than the street. Park by the Woodminster sign. From 580 North-Exit FruitvaleAve. Turn left at the light(end of exit ramp). Go up Fruitvale Ave. by 1 block of stores. Take a right at MacArthur Blvd. continue one block up the hill, take a left on Lincoln Ave. Go up the hill over 1 mile past Head Royce HS, past the Greek Orthodox Church, past the Mormon Temple. Cross over the freeway (13), Lincoln turns into Joaquin Miller Road. Go uphill .8 mile and the Park is on the left side. Public Transportation: Itís easy! From Fruitvale BART take the #53 Bus. This is the bus that goes to Chabot Observatory. (Do not get on the 53A Bus) The 53 will take you all the way up the hill and drop you off across the street. You can get back on the bus right at the entrance. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Parental Permission Slip if participant is under 18 years of age My child ____________________________________has my permission to participate in the Summer Cross Country runs at Joaquin Miller Park. I understand that the City of Oakland, the Oakland Unified School District, Meet Director David Ponas and assistants do not assume any liability in all injuries, losses, claims, damages, actions or causes of actions sustained by my child as result of childs participation in these Summer Cross Country runs. Parent or Guardian signature__________________________________________ Participant date of birth: Month____________ Day ____________ Year___________ Address _____________________________________ City _______________________ Phone______________________________