Friday, July 28, 2017

7/31 Dirt Dog Run @ 6:30PM


Monday evening at 6:30 the Dirt Dog Trail Runners will be running an out and back course in Las Trampas Regional Park from the corner of Camille and Camille Lane in Alamo.  Cal will be out early marking the course.  Chris will be at the start to greet and sweep.  The full course will be about 6 miles long. (3 out, 3 back)

Driving Directions:  From the 680/24 interchange take 680 South towards Dublin.  Exit at Stone Valley Road West.  Turn left on Danville Blvd, then right on Camille.  Park at the end of Camille near Camille Lane.


Friday, July 21, 2017

7/24 Dirt Dog Run @ 6:30PM


Monday evening at 6:30 the Dirt Dog Trail Runners will be running in Briones Regional Park from the top of Old Briones Road south of Martinez.  Chris will be out early marking a long course of 6.2 miles and a short course of 4.8 miles.  Tina will be at the start to greet and sweep.

Driving Directions:  From the 680/24 Interchange take 680 North.  Exit onto Route 4 West.  Exit Rout 4 at Alhambra Ave and turn left at the bottom of the ramp.  Bear right onto Alhambra Valley Road.  At the "T" turn right and make an almost immediate left onto Old Briones Road.  Park at the end of the road where the run will start.




Friday, July 14, 2017

7/17 Dirt Dog Run @ 6:30PM


Monday evening at 6:30 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 marking the course Monday morning.  Kat will be at the start to greet and sweep.  This is a dog friendly course.

The course:  At the whitecliff gate, go up the steep service road, follow it ( it bends right) down to bullfrog pond area. Take the single track trail on the left to twin ponds. At twin ponds go left then left down the single track trail that goes by the bench. At the bottom, turn sharp right on the service road. Up steep hill until junction of briones/mt diablo trail . Turn right, go up hill, at the top, turn left on ridge trail that goes up by silver water tank. Follow it down to gate. Go thru gate, turn right on service road, stay on service road  to borges ranch. Follow the single track trail that  parallels the ranch. At gate go up the driveway to top. At the kiosk, turn left on briones mt diablo trail. Up hill, veer right, stay right  then go right again. At fork, take foothill ridge trail on the left by green water tank. Follow to gate, just on other side of gate turn right on single track to bullfrog. Rt thru gate, then straight on single track on the left side of bull frog. Follow back to whitecliff.

Driving Directions:  From the 680/24 interchange take 680 South towards Dublin.  Exit at the South Main Street exit and continue South on South Main Street.  Turn left on Rudgear Road.  (Those coming North on 680 can exit directly onto Rudgear Road.)  Go East on Rudgear Road, pass Rudgear Park, and turn left on Whitecliff Way.  Park on Whitecliff Way at the end of the road by the trailhead.



Friday, July 7, 2017

7/10 Dirt Dog Run @ 6:30PM


Monday evening at 6:30 the Dirt Dog Trail Runners will be running a 6 mile loop course in Mt. Diablo State Park from the corner of Marsh Creek and El Molino roads.  James will be out early marking the course and Tom will be at the start to meet and greet.  If it is hot, check your E-mail or our website to see if the run has been cancelled before leaving for the run.

Mt. Diablo State Park prohibits dogs.

Driving Directions:  From the 680/24 Interchange take Ygnacio Valley Road towards Concord.  Go up and over Lime Ridge and pass the Cal State East Bay campus.  Turn right on Clayton Road.  After you pass the Clayton Library turn right on Marsh Creek Road.  Look for El Molino on your right.  Park on El Molino.