Run Rocklin returns to honor Redding

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The sixth annual “Run Rocklin” will be held Sunday, Apr. 26 at Johnson-Springview Park in Rocklin. This signature city event begins with a 12K Run at 8 a.m., followed by a 5K Run/Walk at 8:15 a.m. Children may participate free in the quarter-mile Kids Fun Run at 7:45 a.m. Run Rocklin has become a significant community event to benefit the locally-run, nonprofit Matt Redding Scholarship Foundation. Last year the event attracted record numbers with 28 teams and 1,870 participants. A popular Rocklin Police Officer, Matt Redding tragically died while on duty in October 2005 when he was struck and killed by a vehicle that was driven by an intoxicated driver. Adults can pre-register for $27 prior to race day and the cost increases to $35 on the day of the run. Kids 18-under can pre-register for $15; cost is $20 on race day. Teams of six or more people are welcome and all participants will receive a special team T-shirt. To register, visit For more information about the race or to become a sponsor or volunteer, e-mail Larry Osborne at or call 415-9991.