In Loving Memory of

Wesley Frey

2024 Fourth of July Run for a Reason

The 2024 Fourth of July Run for a Reason will be a 2-mile or 5-mile run/walk supporting the Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood Foundation (

This year’s event will be hosted by the Frey Family in memory of their son Wesley who passed suddenly and unexpectedly at 17 months old. The Fourth of July Run for a Reason is a yearly tradition in Orinda, CA, kicking off the cities July 4th festivities. Registration for this year’s event will be through the SUDC foundation webpage, click the link below to donate $25 per participant. Please be sure to add Wes’s name in the memorial field. Registration will also be available on the day of the event for $30. Shirts will not be included with this year’s registration but we will have shirts available for purchase at the event. For more information on the race and the course options see below.

Additional Race Details

The Fourth of July Run for a Reason will be in Orinda, CA, with the start and finish in front of the Orinda Community Center. Both the 2 mile and 5 mile races will start at 8am right after the flag raising. 2 Mile Route Out and back to Manzanita Dr. along Camino Pablo (Be careful when crossing Miner Rd. use crosswalk signals.) 5 Mile Route – Course marked w/ orange arrows. Follow the 2-mile route but instead of turning around at Manzanita Dr. continue straight on Camino Pablo. Turn right into the Wagner Ranch School parking lot, follow the parking lot up to Bear Creek Rd. Cross Bear Creek Rd and enter the Old San Pablo Trail. Turn right to cross bridge and follow trail through EBMUD gates. Turn around at Bear Creek Trail and follow the same trail back through EBMUD land, across Bear Creek Rd, through Wagner Ranch School Parking lot, along the Camino Pablo, back to the Orinda Community Center. See Map route below

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Your donation today means a brighter tomorrow for families touched by SUDC.

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