MRC-MEF Run for Education

Racing for future generations!

Date: Saturday, September 30, 2023
Location: Downtown Martinez
Race Registration details: Summer 2023

Sponsored by:

Martinez Refining Company

The Run for Education is the signature fundraiser for the Martinez Education Foundation. The race began in 2003 as a 5K race with 200 participants and has grown into an event that has hosted more than 750 runners and walkers.  In 2022, we celebrated the 20th Anniversary of the MRC-MEF Run for Education and raised a record  $115,000!

All the proceeds from entry fees and sponsorships impact our students directly by being awarded to the Martinez Unified School District schools in the form of grants from MEF.

Results from 2022 are located here.

Racing for future generations!

Date: Sunday, September 30, 2023
Location: DowtownnMartinez

Sponsored by:

Martinez Refining Company

The Run for Education is the signature fundraiser for the Martinez Education Foundation. The race began in 2003 as a 5K race with 200 participants and has grown into an event that has hosted more than 750 runners and walkers. We invite you to join us in celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the MRC-MEF Run for Education!

All the proceeds from entry fees and sponsorships impact our students directly by being awarded to the Martinez Unified School District schools in the form of grants from MEF.

Please note that this year’s race will be held on a Saturday.

Results from 2022 are located here.

2022 Run Sponsors

2023 Run Details. Registration will open the summer of 2023.

The 21st MRC-MEF Run for Education will be SATURDAY, September 30, 2023! More details to come.

Bib and T-Shirt pickup:  Participants can pickup their bibs and t-shirts at Road Runner Sports in Concord.  Date TBD.  All MRC-MEF Run participants will receive a special offer from them!

Date:   TBD
Time:  TBD
Address:  1975 Diamond Boulevard, Concord, CA 94520

Race packets can also be picked up the morning of the race at Main Street Plaza in downtown Martinez.

Run T-Shirt Design Contest 2023

The 21st MRC-MEF Run for Education will be SATURDAY, September 30, 2023! The 5k Run/Walk (no 10K) is a fundraising event benefiting Martinez Unified School District schools.

Each year we ask students in our district to design our MRC-MEF Run logo.  The logo represents the spirit of the event and this year another amazing student created an equally amazing logo for the run! Check back for more details on the 2023 Logo Contest.

Our 2022 MRC-MEF Run logo winner was Mia Wang, a 7th grader at Martinez Junior High School ~ congrats Mia!

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