Added by Gregg Levin on December 31, 2013 at 6:52am — No Comments
This month PARC's trail run heads south to Almaden Quicksilver where the route starts with wide open vistas and ends on a fabulous long wooded single track back to the parking. Along the way there are very interesting local mining artifacts to wonder at. All details at: http://www.parunclub.com/page/december-2013-trail-run-almaden-quicksilver…Continue
Added by Ron Wolf on November 15, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments
In November, the Monthly Trail Run takes advantage of the cooling weather to return the ridge line vicinity for this run up to the top of Black Mountain featuring 360-degree panoramic views stretching from the bay out to the ocean. The run then returns via the beautiful (and shady) Stevens Creek Nature Trail, with a new extension through the Los Trancos OSP, featuring the San Andreas fault! All the details can be found…Continue
Added by Gregg Levin on November 3, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments
I just stopped by Zombie Runner & picked up a full bag of donated prizes - seasonally black ZR hats, socks, snacks, and gift certs(!) to add to the prize stash we'll be handing out. Thanks ZombieDC! We also have gift certs from Fleet Feet and PARC water bottles and other swag to give out as prizes and awards.
For the run plan to arrive at 9am at the main parking lot . The running event is equal opportunity for runners (& walkers) of all abilities (first time trail runners…Continue
Added by Ron Wolf on October 24, 2013 at 3:50pm — No Comments
Next Wednesday (10/9) we're going to change things up a bit and have our run start and finish at Sportissimo in the Town & Country Village (http://sportissimo-us.com). It will NOT start from the Lucie Stern Community Center. On that evening Sportissimo will provide PARC members and friends a special discount on in-stock items. Details will be sent in an…Continue
Added by Kyle Welch on October 3, 2013 at 4:19pm — No Comments
In September, the Monthly Trail Run ventures deep into the Santa Cruz Mountains directly over the hill from Palo Alto. Water will likely still be flowing in the creeks and falls, and there are plenty of lush ferns and majestic redwood trees. This is a mostly-shaded course with a waterfall and a historic cabin site (with a who-dunnit mystery). Our route will also include neighboring …Continue
Added by Gregg Levin on September 6, 2013 at 8:31am — No Comments
Along with several groves of majestically beautiful Redwoods, all of Wunderlich's trails are well shaded. With well maintained trails, Wunderlich is close to Palo Alto and the intermediate route is shorter than our usual making this month's run a good choice for beginning trail runners.
Brunch at nearby Buck's in Woodside after the run. Runners from Saturday morning's Sawyer Camp group are…
Added by Ron Wolf on August 8, 2013 at 7:24pm — No Comments
Athleta Esprit de She 5k
Baylands Natural Preserve
Thursday, August 1st-6:15p 5k Start
Runners, joggers and walkers are invited to an evening run followed by a
night on the town like no other. Happy hour begins with a fun 5K run and
ends with a post-race night market of festive proportions! Salute your
Added by Andrew Blaich on July 14, 2013 at 12:24pm — No Comments
This July, we seek the cooler northern end of the ridge line to experience a beautiful local redwood preserve, located on the western slopes of the Santa Cruz Mountains overlooking Half Moon Bay. The park features towering redwoods, active creeks, and plentiful ferns, on a mostly-shaded course. Details can be found here.
Added by Gregg Levin on June 29, 2013 at 8:40am — No Comments
Join us for a run on our favorite local trail stystem, Windy Hill, on Saturday, June 15th. A short drive from PA, mostly shaded single track, nearly all runnable, join us! Gather at 8;20am,hit the tralis at 8:30. All details here.
Added by Ron Wolf on June 6, 2013 at 6:17pm — No Comments
Join us for this beautiful ridge run passing through four open space preserves, with 360 degree views and (hopefully) wildflowers. For all the details, see here.
Added by Gregg Levin on May 6, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Added by Gregg Levin on April 8, 2013 at 1:42pm — No Comments
PARC's Monthly Trail Run heads to Castle Rock State Park this Saturday for runs of 6.5 or 9.2 miles on the high divide above Saratoga. The beginning of the route features a really cool (and somewhat rocky) trail along the top of the ridge's Western escarpment - the result: we run for miles with incredible vistas soaring over Big Basin and out to the Pacific and Monterey. The run back, on the Eastside of the…Continue
Added by Ron Wolf on March 11, 2013 at 2:45pm — No Comments
Mark your calendars for Sunday 2/10 when we will do a new route at Huddart County Park, featuring the trails of the neighboring Phleger Estate, part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Association. The Phleger Miramonte Trail starts off of Huddart's Richard's Road Trail, running along side the scenic West Union Creek and then heading up to Skyline Boulevard on the Lonely Trail -- you will feel like you are off in a remote world of your own! We will re-enter Huddart for a return run…Continue
Added by Gregg Levin on February 2, 2013 at 10:00pm — No Comments
Added by Ron Wolf on December 5, 2012 at 5:40pm — No Comments
In November, the Monthly Trail Run takes advantage of the near perfect weather forecast for this run up to the top of Black Mountain featuring 360-degree panoramic views stretching from the bay out to the ocean. The run then returns via the beautiful (and shady) Stevens Creek Nature Trail. All the details can be found here.
Added by Gregg Levin on November 5, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments
PARC's 26th anniversary party will be held this Sunday, October 14, at nearby Hidden Villa. This is a beautiful site in the Los Altos Hills foothills, with an organic farm, animals, and well-maintained trails (for…Continue
Added by Gregg Levin on October 8, 2012 at 9:57pm — No Comments
This Saturday PARC's Monthly Trail Run returns to one of our most popular routes, Wunderlich Park in Woodside. Wunderlich's trails are mostly shaded and ideal for a late Summer run. The run will be followed by brunch at Buck's for all interested including the Saturday morning group from Sawyer Camp who are most welcome to join us.
So that we can get to Buck's as a group at about 10:30. we have two start times. The long run will start at 8:30 (gather at 8:20) and the shorter…
Added by Ron Wolf on September 12, 2012 at 8:10am — No Comments
Don't miss out on your chance to be a part of the 8th Annual Applied Materials, "Silicon Valley Turkey Trot". Bibs and commemorative shirts are limited to the first 25,000 registrants. So, why wait? Register today, to reserve your spot!…Continue
Added by Andrew Blaich on September 6, 2012 at 5:11am — No Comments
Registration for the sixth annual Marsh Madness 5k/10k and ½ marathon run/walk is now officially open at www.marshmadnessrun.net. Marsh Madness is a joint partnership of the Palo Alto Family YMCA and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital.
The event takes place at Palo Alto Baylands on Saturday, Oct. 27. It was created 6 years ago to raise funds and awareness for growing youth…Continue
Added by Andrew Blaich on August 21, 2012 at 10:00pm — No Comments