Thursday, December 6, 2018

Run announcement for 12/8...

Saturday morning at 8:30 the Dirt Dog Trail runners will be running a 4-5 mile course on shell ridge from Marshall Drive in Walnut Creek. Sonia will be out early to mark the course and I will be at the start to greet and sweep.

Driving Directions: From the 680/24 interchange take the Ygnacio Valley Road Toward Concord. Turn right on Homestead (2nd light after Civic). Turn left on Marshall. Follow Marshall to the end of the road and park on Marshall in front of the Indian Valley School.


Thursday, November 29, 2018

Run announcement for 12/1
On Saturday morning at 8:30 the Dir Dog Trail Runners will be running an out and back course on the Lafayette-Moraga Trail. This is a paved course and will not be marked so you will be able to choose your distance. We will meet rain or shine.
Driving Directions: From the 680/24 Interchange take 24 towards Oakland. Exit at Pleasant Hill Road South. Follow Pleasant Hill Road to where it ends at Olympic Blvd. Turn right on Olympic Blvd and right again into the parking lot at the corner.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

***NO SATURDAY (11/17) DIRT DOG RUN***
Due to very poor, unhealthy, air quality there will be no Saturday run. We are hoping to get back on schedule soon.
Please be careful out there and stay safe.

Friday, November 9, 2018

***TOMORROW'S RUN HAS BEEN CANCELED***

We will not be running tomorrow due to the poor air quality caused by the fires in Butte County. We will reschedule this run for December.

Have a great and safe weekend!

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Run announcement for 11/10…

Saturday morning at 8:30 the Dirt Dog Trail Runners will be running a 6-mile loop course in Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park in Pleasanton. A 4-mile option will be available for those wanting a shorter run. It can get hot early, so a hat is highly recommended. Sonia will be out early to mark the course and John will be at the start to greet and sweep.

Driving Directions: From the 680/24 interchange take 680 South. Exit at the Sunol Road Exit (Exit 25). Turn right at the bottom of the ramp and stay to your right where the road divides to Castlewood Rd. Go past the golf course and turn left on Foothill Road. Go about 1 ½ - 2 miles on Foothill Road and look for the park’s parking lot on your right.

We look forward to you joining our run!

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Run announcement for 11/3…
Saturday morning the Dirt Dog Trail Runners will be running a 5/6-mile course at the Lafayette Reservoir - “The Upper Rim” Trail. We will meet at the entrance of the reservoir at the top of the hill by the Restrooms & Fish Cleaning station. The course will not be marked, however, if you are not familiar with this run let Chuck know.
Driving Directions: From the 680/24 Interchange, merge onto CA-24 W take the Acalanes Road exit, (Exit 11), toward upper Happy Valley Road. Keep right at the fork in the ramp. Merge onto Acalanes Road; turn slight left onto Mt Diablo Blvd. Lafayette Reservoir is on your right (3849 Mt. Diablo Blvd).
If you continue past the reservoir entrance, you can park on Village Ctr, which is the first street past the reservoir or on Mt Diablo Road. Running from this location will add 1 mile to the course. This will give you a 6-mile run. If you park at the reservoir there is a parking charge and that course will be 5 miles.

See you there!

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Run announcement for 10/27...

Saturday morning at 8:30 the Dirt Dog Trail Runners will be running a 6-mile loop course on Shell Ridge from Whitecliff Way in Walnut Creek. Ginny will be out early to mark the course and has said to watch out for snakes which are plentiful this time of year and Gerry will be at the start to get everyone going and sweep up Ginny's arrows.

Course directions will be given at the run.

Driving Directions: From the 680/24 Interchange take 680 South. Exit onto South Main Street going South. Turn Left onto Rudgear Road. Take Rudgear Road past Rudgear Park. Turn left on Whitecliff Way and follow it to the end where the run will start.

We look forward to you joining our run!

Ginny and Gerry