Sunday morning at 8:30 the Dirt Dog Trail Runners will be running a 5 mile loop course on Shell Ridge from Rockspring Place in Walnut Creek. Ginny will be out early marking the course and Tina will be at the start to greet and sweep.
The Course: We will start on the Joaquin Ranch Trail. At the junction go left up the service road staying left. At Willow springs pond go left on the Mt. Diablo-Briones trail all the way to Indian Valley school. At the gate entrance by the school, stay to the right on the trail that leads behind the ridge. Follow that trail to Borges Ranch. Go past Borges Ranch and turn right on the Mt. Diablo-Briones Trail. Turn left on the Joaquin Ranch Trail back to the start on Rockspring Place.
Driving Directions: From the 680/24 Interchange take Ygnacio Valley Road towards Concord. Turn right on Walnut Blvd. (1st traffic light after Civic) Turn left on Rockspring Place which is near the end of Walnut Blvd. and park on the street where the Joaquin Ranch Trail crosses.