Friday, August 29, 2014

9/1 Dirt Dog Run @ 8:30AM

2.  Greetings

Monday morning, Labor Day, the Dirt Dog Trail Runners will be running a 6 mile loop course on Shell Ridge in Walnut Creek from Rudgear Park.  A pot luck picnic brunch at the park will follow the run.  Keith will be out early marking the course and Doug will be at the start to greet and sweep.

Driving Directions:  From the 680/24 interchange take 680 South.  Exit at the South Main Street exit and continue South on Danville Blvd.  Turn left on Rudgear Road.  (Those going North on 680 can exit directly onto Rudgear Road.)  Follow Rudgear Road East.  Turn right at the Stop sign onto Stewart Ave.  Follow Stewart Ave past Trotter Way.  Look for the parking lot on your left.

We look forward to your joining our run and hope you will stay for the pot luck picnic brunch.

Keith and Doug


Monday, August 25, 2014

8/25 Run Report

Hi All

We had about 30 folks running Scott's not so flat course this evening.  Almost all stayed to socialize at Scott and Pam's house enjoying some fine food and drink.  Many thanks to Scott and Pam for hosting such a great post-run party.

Doug

Thursday, August 21, 2014

8/25 Dirt Dog run @ 6:30PM

2.  Greetings

Monday evening at 6:30 the Dirt Dog Trail Runners will be running a course from Scott and Pam Anderson's house on Lafayette Ridge in Lafayette.  Scott will be out early marking the course and Doug will be at the start to get everyone going.  After the run the Anderson's have invited us to watch the sun set over the Oakland hills from their patio while enjoying some refreshments.

The following Monday which is Labor Day we will have a morning run from Rudgear Park followed by a pot luck picnic brunch.

Driving Directions:  From the 680/24 interchange take 24 West towards Oakland.  Exit at Pleasant Hill Road north, turn left onto Springhill Road (at protected left turn signal).  Go one block, turn left onto Martino Road at stop sign.  Go to top of Martino Road, turn right onto Vista Bella.  Continue to end of street (trail head).  Parking available on north side (facing uphill) of Martino Road.  Vista Bella has "no parking" signs posted, but is not enforced.  If you choose to park on Vista Bella, please park on only one side of street to allow for emergency vehicle passage.

We look forward to your joining our run.

Scott, Pam, and Doug


Sunday, August 17, 2014

8/18 Post Run Event

Hi Doug!
 
Could you possibly send an email out to let people know we are celebrating Joe's birthday at my house after DD tomorrow night and anyone is welcome.  841 Ava Court, Lafayette (off St. Mary's rd).  Feel free to bring something to share (food, beer/soda!).
 
Diane 925-878-9159


Friday, August 15, 2014

8/18 Dirt Dog Run @ 6:30PM

2.  Greetings

Monday evening at 6:30 the Dirt Dog Trail Runners will be running the Kings Canyon course in Upper San Leandro Reservoir from the Valle Vista staging area near Moraga.  The course is about 6 miles long with a significant hill in the fourth mile.  Ginny will be out early marking the course and Mary Ann will be at the start to greet and sweep.

EBMUD Trail Pass Holders:  Please bring your pass and sign in for 4 runners.  Information about obtaining a pass can be found at the EBMUD web site, www.ebmud.com.

Driving Directions:  From the 680/24 interchange take 24 towards Oakland.  Exit at the Central Lafayette exit and turn right at the end of the ramp.  Continue your right turn going under the freeway.  Turn right on Mt. Diablo Blvd and immediately get in the left lane.  Turn left on Moraga Road.  Follow Moraga Road through Moraga where the name of the road changes to Canyon Road.  Look for the parking lot on your left about a mile past the Catholic Church.

We look forward to your joining our run.

Ginny and Mary Ann

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Dirt Dog Run Monday 8/11 at 6:30PM

> Hello Dirt Dog Runners and Joggers,
>
> This Monday evening we will be doing an out and back, starting from Hemme Rd in Alamo, at 6:30 pm.
> I will be out early to mark the course, and Doug will meet and greet and do sweeping duties as well.
> Hope to see many of your there.
> Happy Trails,
> Doug and Alex
>
> Directions:
> From the 24/680 interchange, go South on 680
> Exit Stone Valley Rd in Alamo and head west.
> Turn left on Danville Blvd and follow that to (stoplight) Hemme Rd.
> Turn right on Hemme, and drive to the end where there is a small dirt parking lot and the trail head and lots of street parking.
>
>

Dirt Dogs at Skyline 50K

Congrats to the dirtdogs on finishing the Skyline 50K on Aug 3rd, especially to John for finishing his first ultramarathon!
Full results: http://ultrasignup.com/results_event.aspx?did=26723

Calvin - 4:46:09



John - 5:41:20 



















Alex - 6:11:02

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

DirtDogTrailRunners Car Decals!!!

We finally got more car decals!!! They will be available at the monday runs real soon! :D

Friday, August 1, 2014

8/4 Dirt Dog Run @ 6:30PM

2.  Greetings

Monday evening at 6:30 the Dirt Dog Trail Runners will be running a 6 mile out and back course from the Livorna Staging Area in Alamo to Emmons Canyon.  This is a new route for the group which will be marked by Rick.  Doug will be at the start to greet and sweep.  Since part of the course will be in Mount Diablo State Park dogs are not allowed on the course.

Driving Directions:  From the 680/24 interchange take 680 South towards Danville.  Exit at the Livorna Road exit and turn left at the bottom of the ramp.  Go East on Livorna Road to the end of the road.  Park in the parking lot on the left side of the road just before the guardshack to a gated community.

We look forward to you joining our run.

Rick and Doug