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Next trail run - Rodeo Beach and Marine Mammal Center, Sunday 9/13 + more!

Well, I'd like to think that each of the PARC Monthly Trail Runs is special, the next two however, extra so.



Sept 13 (Sunday) Rodeo Beach and Marine Mammal Center - A very popular run in the spectacular Marin Headlands followed by a special <no-fee for PARC members> tour of the Marine Mammal Center compliments of PARC & MMC Board Member extraordinaire Stan Jensen. We last had this activity in 2012 when over 50…
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Added by Ron Wolf on August 30, 2015 at 3:56pm — No Comments

Maps are up for Sunday's Trail Run - New Routes!

Just posted up the routes and map for Sunday's trail run. You can find them on the trail run page at:

http://www.parunclub.com/page/august2015-tarwater-creek

These are such wonderful trails. Mostly shaded. Massive trees. Miles of soft mostly smooth…

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Added by Ron Wolf on August 13, 2015 at 2:37pm — No Comments

Trail run this Sunday (7/19) --- Return to Angel Island

It's a trail run... it's a City run... there's a ferry ride (two, actually)... it's on an island... in the Middle of The Bay ... and... there's dim sum as PARC's Monthly Trail Run returns to Angel Island! 

All details, maps, Ferry info, etc on the club website at: http://www.parunclub.com/page/july-2015-trail-run

Pls take a look at that page. We meet at 7.35am at 2499 Geng in PA (off…

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Added by Ron Wolf on July 14, 2015 at 2:19pm — No Comments

Trail run this Sunday (6/14)

On Sunday, PARC's Monthly Trail Run heads to nearby Windy Hill. Our most popular trail destination. After the run we will gather at Konditorei (yelp 4.5 stars), a small friendly coffee shop just a few minutes from the trail head. We will likely be sitting outside, so come find us here after the run (about 10:30). All details at: http://www.parunclub.com/page/june-2015-trail-run-windy-hill

Added by Ron Wolf on June 10, 2015 at 9:41am — No Comments

Trail Run this Saturday, May 9 - Wunderlich & Buck's

Join us on Saturday as PARC's Monthly Trail Run makes our yearly pilgrimage to nearby Wunderlich Park in Woodside. Along with several groves of majestically beautiful Redwoods, all of Wunderlich's comprehensive & well-maintained trail system is well shaded. W…

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Added by Ron Wolf on May 5, 2015 at 6:16pm — No Comments

Video of yesterday's trail run

Montara Mt Trail run w/ PARC from Jon Martin on Vimeo.

Awesome video of yesterday's run!! Thx Jon!

A very cool group of runners in an astounding location on a partly foggy perfect day for a trail run. Most of the group went to the 'wrong' beach.…

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Added by Ron Wolf on April 20, 2015 at 1:07pm — No Comments

TRAIL RUN SUNDAY (4/19) - MONTARA MTN

This Sunday (4/19) PARC's Monthly Trail Run heads to scenic Pacifica to run the magnificent and geologically interesting Montara Mtn. The Monthly Trail run last visited this amazing mountain in 2008, the return is long overdue.  Most of the route route offers wide Pacific vistas on the mostly exposed slopes of the mountain. 

The long run is somewhat demanding going both to the…

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Added by Ron Wolf on April 17, 2015 at 2:45pm — No Comments

Trail run tomorrow (Sunday, 2/15)

With lots of signups for the trail run on FB and our new Meetup page, seems that many are anticipating the need for a post-vDay recovery adventure. Weather forecast is for continued perfection. Los Trancos creek is flowing. Advance signup is not required. See you at the Arastradero trail head at 8:20 Sunday.

Look for additional info & maps on the run webpage:…

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Added by Ron Wolf on February 14, 2015 at 10:48am — No Comments

PARC MONTHLY TRAIL RUN - CASTLE ROCK - TOMORROW

Our Castle Rock trail run is on for tomorrow morning. Looks like perfect(!) running weather, cool with great views promised.

Thx to those who RSVPed, its not necessary, but is appreciated. & we always have many join in who haven't RSVPed, so lace up those trail shoes and see you at the carpool and then the trail head.

I plan to park within the park so that we have a place for the potluck that's not right by the road.

All details here: …

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Added by Ron Wolf on January 10, 2015 at 12:17pm — No Comments

Upcoming trail run Windy Hill on Saturday 11/8.

A shaded switch-backed and runnable climb brings us to one of the most inspiring vistas in the Bay area with surreal grass covered hills dropping away at your  feet towards the Bay, with views of the Pacific, Mt. Diablo, Mt. Tam, and the San
Andreas Fault all right…
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Added by Ron Wolf on October 31, 2014 at 6:58pm — No Comments

Entries still open for the Stevens Creek Striders Trail Races - 50k, 30k and Half Marathon

The event organizers just let me know that registration is still open for this event. Knowing them well, it will be a lot of fun with great support and organization. Looking for a challenge on the 27th, or even just a mellow time with a nice group of avid trail & ultra-runners, then check this out!…

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Added by Ron Wolf on September 17, 2014 at 10:08am — No Comments

Monthly Trail Run this Sunday (9/14) --- Portola Redwoods State Park

This Sunday, PARC's Monthly Trail Run ventures deep into the Santa Cruz Mountains directly over the ridge from Palo Alto. I've been called out of town and Kristan Wheeler has stepped forward to lead Sunday's run which is very cool as pretty sure this is the first time our trail runs have had a female leader and I'm sure you'll agree that Kristan…
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Added by Ron Wolf on September 9, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

trail run tomorrow!! Trail Map & Routes are up

Talk about last minute, just now finished the web page for tomorrow's run. There was a lot to figure out in creating new routes that visit the many points of interest in this part, starts from the new parking lot, and travels over some of the recently added trail system. Whatev, the map is now on the webpage - …

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Added by Ron Wolf on August 15, 2014 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Bay to Breakers opportunities ---- Comped Entry & Sub-seeded start, Private Bus

On the fence regarding running B2B, then just do it and do it in comfort and even for free if qualified. Here's the deals.
Comped Entry & Sub-seeded start  - the catch, you need to be over 50 and able/interested to run the entire course in the close company of 12 others. Its a lot of fun, really! For many of the past dozen years or so, Marty & I have run with a group of guys several of whom were the originators of the Centipede category. Along with many other oddly fun…
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Added by Ron Wolf on May 14, 2014 at 6:29pm — No Comments

Monthly Trail Run this Sunday May 4th --- Four Park Run

Sunday's Monthly Trail Run is a unique four-park trail run (yes…
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Added by Ron Wolf on April 29, 2014 at 8:35pm — No Comments

Trail Run TOMOROW, Sunday April 13th, at the nearby Coyote Hills

looks like Sunday will be a wonderful morning for a Bayside workout, partly cloudy and 50s-60s predicted for the morning.

The Coyote Hills at Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge…
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Added by Ron Wolf on April 12, 2014 at 7:27am — No Comments

DECEMBER 2013 TRAIL RUN --- ALMADEN QUICKSILVER COUNTY PARK

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…

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Added by Ron Wolf on November 15, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments

more prizes for Sunday's Anniversary Party

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…

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Added by Ron Wolf on October 24, 2013 at 3:50pm — No Comments

AUGUST 2013 TRAIL RUN --- WUNDERLICH & BUCK'S SATURDAY, AUGUST 17, 2013

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…

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Added by Ron Wolf on August 8, 2013 at 7:24pm — No Comments

Windy Hill Trail Run - June 15th

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

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