Friday, April 28, 2017

5/1 Dirt Dog Run @ 6:30PM


Monday evening at 6:30 the Dirt Dog Trail Runners will be running a 6 mile loop course in Briones Regional Park from the Bear Creek entrance.  Kat will be out early marking the course and Chris will be at the start to get everyone going and sweep up Kat's course arrows.  Arriving prior to the start is highly recommended.

Driving Directions:  From the 680/24 Interchange take 24 West towards Oakland.  Exit at the Central Lafayette exit and turn left onto Deer Hill Road at the bottom of the ramp.  Follow Dear Hill Road past the BART parking lots to its end.  Turn right on Happy Valley Road.  Follow Happy Valley Road to the end.  Turn right on Bear Creek Road and look for the park entrance in about a half mile on your right.  Park in the Oak Grove picnic area parking lot to the left of the kiosk.



Friday, April 21, 2017

4/24 Dirt Dog Run @ 6:30PM


Monday evening at 6:30 the Dirt Dog Trail Runners will be running a 4+ mile loop course from the eastern end of Livorna Road in Alamo.  Cal will be out early marking the course and Mary Ann will be at the start to get everyone going and sweep up Cal's arrows.

Driving Directions:  From the 680/24 Interchange take 680 South towards Danville.  Exit at Livorna Road and turn left at the bottom of the ramp.  Follow Livorna Road to its Eastern end and look for the parking lot on your left just before a guardhouse to a gated community.  You are at the start.


Monday, April 17, 2017

4/17 Dirt Dog Run Rained Out


Last nights rain with more forecast for this afternoon and evening have made the trails very muddy.  This E-mail confirms the cancellation mentioned in the original announcement.


Friday, April 14, 2017

4/17 Dirt Dog Run @ 6:30PM


Monday evening at 6:30 the Dirt Dog Trail Runners will be running an out and back course on the Mt. Diablo - Briones Trail from Indian Valley School in Walnut Creek.  The course is entirely on fire road and will not be marked.  There will probably be a few muddy areas to navigate around.  Doug will be at the start to get everyone going.

Rain Sunday night and/or Monday cancels the run.

Driving Directions:  From the 680/24 Interchange take Ygnacio Valley Road towards Concord.  Turn right on Homestead (2nd light after Civic).  Turn left on Marshall and follow it to the end.  Park on the street in front of Indian Valley School.


Friday, April 7, 2017

4/9 Dirt Dog Run @ 8:30AM

Once again the rains have made our local dirt trails slippery and muddy forcing us back on pavement.  Sunday morning at 8:30 we will be running an out and back course on the Iron Horse Trail going North from the Caboose in Danville.  Dave will be at the start to get everyone going.

Our next run will be Monday evening 4/17.

Driving Directions:  From the 680/24 Interchange take 680 South.  Exit at El Cerro.  Turn right at the bottom of the ramp and go to the end.  Turn left on Danville Blvd.  Go past the high school and bear right onto Railroad Ave.  Look for the Caboose on your right and park in the Railroad Ave parking lot near the Caboose.  You are at the start of the run.