Monday evening the Dirt Dog Trail Runners will be running a 6 mile loop course from the end of Whitecliff Way in Walnut Creek. Ginny will mark the course Monday morning and suggests you print our the course directions in case someone erases her arrows. Kat will be at the start to greet and sweep.
Memorial Day we will be running in the morning from Arbolado Park in Walnut Creek and have a potluck brunch picnic in the park after the run.
The course: Start at Whitecliff, go straight up the service road, follow until it ends near Bullfrog Pond. Left on the single track trail to Twin Ponds. At Twin Ponds turn left and go down single track trail by the bench. At the end of this trail turn right on the service road. Up a steep hill . At Briones to Mt. Diablo Trail junction, turn right. Up hill and at ridge trail turn left to go on the Ridge Trail by silver water tower. Follow all the way to the gate. Go out gate, turn right on service road to Borges Ranch, follow single track trail past Borges Ranch. Up paved road. At the top by bulletin board, left on service road. Follow all the way up and around hill, keeping right. At junction of trail to Twin Ponds and Foothill Ridge Trail, stay left on Foothill Ridge Trail. Just past the gate, turn right. Follow the single track down to Bullfrog Pond. Stay straight on single track trail going back to Whitecliff Way.
Driving Directions: From the 680/24 Interchange take 680 South towards Dublin. Exit at South Main Street and follow South Main Street south. Turn left on Rudgear Road. Follow Rudgear Road past Rudgear Park. Turn left on Whitecliff Way. Park on the street at the end of Whitecliff Way.