| Run/walk in Martinez honors St. John Paul II
The East Bay Polish American Association and Polish Scouting Organization are sponsoring a 5K trail run/walk to commemorate the canonization of St. John Paul II on Sept. 13 along the Martinez Regional Shoreline.
Bib pick up begins at 8:30 a.m. and the race begins at 9:30 a.m. at 360 Ferry St., Martinez, near the Martinez Amtrak station. There will be an awards ceremony at 1 p.m. during the Fourth Polish Street Festival at 909 Mellus St., about 10 blocks from the race start. Registration for the 3.1-mile run/walk ends Aug. 15 and is $30 for adults and $10 for youths to age 15. Registrants will get a bib and a race T-shirt.
Registration is by mail only to EBPAA 5K Polish Run, 743 Gramont Circle, Concord, 94518. A registration form and information is available at https://sites.google.com/site/polishcaliforniarun or at 925-360-4177 or email at California.firstname.lastname@example.org.
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