Team AHSome at the 2013 Oakland Running Festival

Sunday, March 24, 2013




Asian Health Services is very excited to be an official Charity Partner in the 2013 Oakland Running Festival.   

The Oakland Running Festival is a city-wide event that not only showcases Oakland's communities and its people, it also helps raise money for local nonprofits like AHS.

For this year's Festival, AHS is raising funds for our clinic expansion at the Silver Dragon site.  Runners can get friends and family to sponsor their efforts, and the funds will go directly into AHS's capital fund for the new 835 Webster Clinic!

There are several ways to participate. You can run or walk the 5 kilometer (3 miles), half (13 miles) or full (26 miles) marathon.  If you sign up to run and help raise money, your registration fees will be waived and you get free stuff!  5k runners need to raise a minimum of $125, and half and full marathoners should raise $225.

If you're not a runner, you can still be a part of Team AHSome!  We also need volunteers to support the race runners. AHS will need an energetic crew to distribute water and snacks to runners at the main water stop at the end of the race.

At AHS, we work here to promote health, not just treat disease.  Let's show our community we not only talk the talk, but walk the walk too! 

For more information about the Oakland Running Festival, click HERE.


At Asian Health Services, our mission is to serve and advocate for the Asian community by ensuring access to health care services regardless of income, insurance status, immigration status, language or culture.  For 39 years, AHS has been providing primary health care services to low-income families.  We currently serve over 23,500 patients annually in ten different languages. We are looking forward to the opening of the new clinic at 835 Webster in late Spring 2013 which we anticipate will address our existing waiting list of 4,500 patients and ever increasing demand for primary care.