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Montebello Trail Run Sunday Nov 11

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 Anniversary Party -- Sunday October 14!

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…

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Added by Gregg Levin on October 8, 2012 at 9:57pm — No Comments

Monthly Trail Run This Saturday --- Wunderlich Park and Buck's!!

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…

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Added by Ron Wolf on September 12, 2012 at 8:10am — No Comments

Silicon Valley Turkey Trot

PARC:

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!…

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Added by Andrew Blaich on September 6, 2012 at 5:11am — No Comments

Marsh Madness is October 27

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…

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Added by Andrew Blaich on August 21, 2012 at 10:00pm — No Comments

PURISIMA REDWOODS TRAIL RUN AUGUST 5 (SUN)

In August, we will experience another 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 July 23, 2012 at 4:23pm — No Comments

Portola Redwoods State Park Trail Run July 1

On Sunday July 1, the Monthly Trail Run ventures deep into the Santa Cruz Mountains directly over the hill from Palo Alto. It's very likely that water will still be flowing in the creeks. This is a mostly-shaded course with a waterfall, a pond and a historic cabin site. This is a beautiful park, and well-worth the slightly longer drive. For details click here.

Added by Gregg Levin on June 21, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

New Four-Park Cinco de Mayo Trail Run

Join us for a new four-park trail run Saturday 5/5/2012 with sweeping scenic views from the ocean to the bay. Carpool for the ride up to Skyline Blvd and take in the sights on our 7-mile or 12-mile trail run options. For all the details, see the May Monthly Trail Run page here.

See you there!

Gregg

Added by Gregg Levin on April 24, 2012 at 10:18pm — No Comments

Sky High - Thursday, April 19

PARC will be at Sky High in Santa Clara on Thursday night (7 pm) for a fun workout.

Added by Kirsten Kempe on April 18, 2012 at 10:29am — No Comments

Trail Run tomorrow - Rodeo Beach

Tomorrow morning, Saturday, April 7, 2012, we run the open dramatic hills above Marin's Rodeo Beach, meeting up with the popular BARF trail run group for our annual PARC & BARF, and getting an insider's tour of the Marine Mammal Center facilitated by PARC Board Member Stan Jensen all on tap. Details at:

http://www.parunclub.com/page/april-2012-trail-run

Added by Ron Wolf on April 6, 2012 at 11:29am — No Comments

Terrific weather expected for Sunday's trail run on Windy Hill

This Sunday, March 4, 2012, the PARC's Monthly Trail run heads to nearby Windy Hill and the weather forecast for Sunday is exceptional. This run is close to Palo Alto and Windy Hill is PARC's favorite Monthly Trail Run route.



We gather at 8:20 in the Windy Hill parking lot off of Portola Rd. We head out at 8:30. Two routes of 8 and 12 miles. Maps provided. No organized car pool this month. But we are heading to Konditorei, a small coffee & bagel shop just a few minutes from…

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Added by Ron Wolf on March 2, 2012 at 2:41pm — No Comments

Shirt orders until March 13

Shirt orders will be taken until March 13.  Kirsten will have the order form every Monday and Wednesday night.  Cash or check is accepted.

Added by Kirsten Kempe on February 29, 2012 at 4:52pm — No Comments

New PARC Shirts

We are planning to coordinate another PARC running shirt order this year. We'll proudly display our NEW LOGO on the shirts! We want a running shirt that will stand out in a crowd, so others will be easily able to spot PARC runners in a crowd (i.e. no white tops!). One option is a bright green top. What do you think of this shirt in lime green with a black logo? …

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Added by Kyle Welch on February 16, 2012 at 5:20pm — No Comments

Trail Run this Saturday - Huddart County Park

Monthly Trail Run planning for the year is in progress and the next three runs are scheduled:

FEBRUARY 11 (Sat)  Huddart ('new' route in), brunch at Buck's    

MARCH 4 (Sun)      Windy Hill, coffee & pastry at Konditorei    

APRIL 7 (Sat)      Rodeo Beach, MMC Tour, BARF meetup



On the next two runs we head to our favorite near by trail systems followed by brunch at nearby cafes. The…

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Added by Ron Wolf on February 9, 2012 at 12:31am — No Comments

Sports Basement 20% sale until it snows!

From sponsor Sports Basement!


They are Making the Most of Winter 2012!…
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Added by Kyle Welch on January 12, 2012 at 2:32pm — No Comments

Sunday (1/8) - PARC's Monthly Trail Run

PARC's traditional first trail run of the year, in the Santa Cruz Mountains above Saratoga, features spectacular views to the ocean from a surprisingly exposed cliff face as well as many miles of tree sheltered soft forest trail. In most years the waterfall offers a pause early in the run - will it be flowing this year? We have maps to guide an intermediate 6.5-mile route and a slightly more challenging 9.2-mile route -- both routes are quite beautiful.

See the Monthly Trail Run…

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Added by Ron Wolf on January 3, 2012 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Monthly Trail Run - This Sunday December 4th - Wunderlich Park and Buck's!!

I've just updated the details for this Sunday's trail run. This month, instead of a runner's potluck, we will meet at Buck's after the run. Both Buck's and Wunderlich are in nearby Woodside. To help have us together at the same time at Buck's we are staggering the start times. The long run will start at 8:30 (gather at 8:20) and the shorter intermediate run will start at 9:10 (gather at 9:00). Hopefully these split start times will result in both groups finishing at about the same time.…

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Added by Ron Wolf on November 30, 2011 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Got pictures?

Send your PARC photos to Drew.

Added by Kirsten Kempe on October 5, 2011 at 11:50am — No Comments

PARC has a new coffee sponsor - Coffees of Hawaii!

PARC has a new coffee sponsor - Coffees of Hawaii! 

Members receive 20% off all orders and free shipping for orders >$50.  See details under About the Club - Sponsors page. 

 

Enjoy!

Added by Kyle Welch on September 21, 2011 at 2:18pm — No Comments

Boston Marathon registration for the 2012 Race Begins Monday 9/12

Boston Marathon Registration begins on Monday September 12 at 10am EDT (7am PDT), read the following link to be aware of the new registration process and dates. 

 
http://www.letsrun.com/2011/boston-registration-0907.php

 

Added by Andrew Blaich on September 10, 2011 at 7:05am — No Comments

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