Press Release
September 8, 2014

Rock & Run at A. R. Wilson Quarry Promises Unique Race Experience

Money Raised from 10k and 5k will be Donated to Aromas School

Runners and walkers are sure to love the challenge of steep, rocky terrain in the heart of Graniterock’s A. R. Wilson Quarry during the 8th annual Rock & Run Oct. 5, 2014. The 114-year-old hard rock quarry - with its ancient granite deposits, specialized equipment and beautiful surroundings - is the setting for a 5k and 10k run/walk to benefit Aromas School.

Gates open at 7 a.m.; race starts at 8 a.m. Cost is $25 per runner. Aromas School students are free. Register

Rock & Run will be followed by an open house 10 a.m.-1 A. R. Wilson Quarry with light refreshments, tours and equipment displays. To RSVP, call 831-768-2300. For directions to the quarry, call 831-768-2355 or email[email protected].

Graniterock is a private, family-owned company that was founded on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 1900. Graniterock has operations in Watsonville, Santa Cruz, Seaside, Salinas, Hollister, Aromas, Felton, Oakland, San Jose, Redwood City and South San Francisco. The company supplies high-quality construction materials and its Construction Division is a significant regional heavy engineering contractor building roadways, airports and private commercial and residential projects.