By Edwin Chen //
The Lafayette Chamber of Commerce, along with the City of Lafayette co-sponsored the 23rd annual reservoir run on Sunday, October 25. Not only did the family-friendly event provide more than 2000 throughout the bay area an entire day of entertainment and exercise, but it also supported local education and services.
Starting at the center of Mt. Diablo Boulevard and stretching around the hilly tracks of the reservoir, the Reservoir Run provided three different races for racers of all ages and types – a 5k race, a 10k race, and a “Fun Run” which allowed the companies of dogs and baby strollers. Families or leisure runners could sign up for the two-mile fun run, whereas more dedicated runners could take on the mountainous terrains of the Lafayette Reservoir by signing up for the timed 5k race, or even the 10k race.
Acalanes High School’s digital design students have pitched in to support the race by designing halloween-themed posters promoting the event. Every designer was asked to create a poster, which were sent to the Chamber of Commerce to decide a winner. This year, Senior Maia Buchman’s poster design had been chosen for the event. According to the digital design teacher, Susan Lane, Acalanes’ digital design students have been contributing this event for three years by creating designs for the event poster.
“[Our designs] are a nice association with the city and community,” said Lane, “ we wish to support all of our communities.”