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Central and North Coast
Nature Runs

Run and Walk Trail links


Big Sur International Marathon start

Central Coast Runs in Nature
From San Luis Obispo County north through Marin County

Saturday, March 4, 2006

Montaña de Oro
Montaña de Oro State Park
Los Osos, San Luis Obispo County
13 Km, 23 Km, 37 Km, & 50 Km
Pacific Coast Trail Runs
www.pacifictrailruns.com/Montana_de_Oro_Mar.htm

 

Palo Alto Vista Trail Run
Skyline Ridge Open Space Preserve
Palo Alto, Santa Clara County
5 Km, 10 Km, Half Marathon
Redwood Trails
www.redwoodtrails.com/final/pa.html

Woodside King's Mountain
Huddart Park
Woodside, San Mateo County
5 mile, Half Marathon
EnviroSports
www.envirosports.com/events/displayevent.php?eventid=1538

Saturday, March 11, 2006

Marin Trails
China Camp State Park
San Rafael, Marin County
10 Km, 20 Km
EnviroSports
/www.envirosports.com/events/displayevent.php?eventid=1541

Saturday, March 18, 2006

Romancing the Island
Angel Island State Park
Tiburon, Marin County
12 Km & 25 Km
EnviroSports
www.envirosports.com/events/displayevent.php?eventid=1542

 

Saturday, March 25, 2006

Pirates Cove
Golden Gate National Recreation Area
Rodeo Beach, Marin County
8 Km, 20 Km, 30 Km, & 50 Km
Pacific Coast Trail Runs
www.pacifictrailruns.com/Pirates_Cove.htm

 

Saturday, April 1, 2006

Golden Gate Headlands
Rodeo Beach
Fort Cronkhite &endash; Sausalito, Marin County
7 mile, Half Marathon, Marathon
EnviroSports
www.envirosports.com/events/displayevent.php?eventid=1549

Monterey Bay Half Marathon
U.S. Army Garrison, Monterey Presidio
CSUMB, Seaside, Monterey County
10 Km, Half Marathon
California State University, Monterey Bay
sports.csumb.edu/athletics/events/halfmarathon/halfmarathon.html

Presidio Mud Run
U.S. Army Garrison, Monterey Presidio
CSUMB, Seaside, Monterey County
5 Miles
Big Sur International Marathon
www.bsim.org/MudRun/MudRun.html

 

Saturday, April 8, 2006

Skyline Ridge
Skyline Open Space Preserve
Palo Alto, Santa Clara County
10 Km, Half Marathon
EnviroSports
www.envirosports.com/events/directions.php?eventid=1550&

 

Sunday, April 9, 2006

Artichoke Half Marathon
Pescadero, San Mateo County
Stride, 10K, Half Marathon
Sky High
(510) 223-5778

 

Wine Country Half Marathons & Fun Runs
Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo County
1/2 Mile Kids' Grape Stomp, 5 Km Run, Half Marathon Run or Walk
Paso Robles Hot Springs and Spa
winecountryruns.com

 

Saturday, April 15, 2006

Wilder Ranch Trail Run
Wilder Ranch
Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
5 Km, 10 Km, Half Marathon
Redwood Trails
www.redwoodtrails.com/final/calendar.html

 

Saturday, April 22, 2006

Muir Woods
Stinson Beach Park
Stinson Beach, Marin County
7 mile, 25 Km, Marathon
EnviroSports
http://www.envirosports.com/events/displayevent.php?eventid=1552

 

Pt. Reyes Beach and Trail Run
Pt. Reyes National Seashore
Limantour Beach, Marin County
5 Km, 10 Km, Half Marathon
Redwood Trails
www.redwoodtrails.com/final/reyes.html (TBA)

 

Sunday, April 23, 2006

Santa Cruz Half Marathon
Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
10 Km, Half Marathon
First Wave Events
www.firstwave-events.com/sc_half/index.html

 

Saturday, April 29, 2006

Santa Cruz Half Marathon
Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
10 Km, Half Marathon
www.first-wave-events.com

 

Sunday, April 30, 2006

Big Sur International Marathon (plus additional events)
Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park (for marathon start & first relay teams only)
Big Sur, Monterey County (or designated start for other events)
5 Km, 9 Mile, 10.6 Mile, 21 Mile Power Walk, Marathon
Big Sur International Marathon
www.bsim.org

 

Saturday, May 6, 2006

Monterey Land & Sea Adventure
Kayak, run, and brunch
www.redwoodtrails.com/final/calendar.html (TBA)

Miwok Trail 100K
Rodeo Lagoon, Marin Headlands (start and finish)
Sausalito, Marino County
100 Km (10,000 ft. cumulative elevation gain)
www.run100s.com/miwok

 

Saturday, May 13, 2006

Bolinas Ridge Wild Boar
Mt. Tamalpais State Park
Mill Valley, Marin County
10 Km & 18 Km
EnviroSports
www.envirosports.com/events/displayevent.php?eventid=1553

Waterfalls of Big Basin
Big Basin State Park
Boulder Creek, Santa Cruz County
5.5 miles, 10.5 miles, 16 miles
Redwood Trails
www.redwoodtrails.com/final/basin.html

Quicksilver 50 Mile and 50K Endurance Runs
Almaden Quicksilver County Park - Mockingbird Hill Entrance
San Jose , Santa Clara County
50 Km and 50 Mile ( 5,540 ft. climb in 50K; 8,530 ft. climb in 50 mile)
Quicksilver Running Club
http://www.quicksilver-running.com/page2.html

Saturday, May 20, 2006

Carmel Valley
Garland Ranch Regional Park
Carmel Valley, Monterey County
8 Km, 17 Km, 33 Km, & 50 Km
Pacific Coast Trail Runs
www.pacifictrailruns.com/Carmel_Valley.htm

 

Sunday, May 21, 2006

Ohlone Wilderness 50K Trail Run
Four East Bay Regional Parklands
Fremont to Livermore, Alameda County
50Km (7,800 ft. elevation gain)
Above the Fog
www.abovethefog.net

Saturday, June 3, 2006

Forest of Nisene Marks Marathon
Forest of Nisene Marks
Aptos, Santa Cruz County
5 Km, Half Marathon, Marathon
Santa Cruz Track Club and Santa Cruz Host Lions
www.sctc.runners.net/forms/niseneapp06.pdf

 

Sunday, June 4, 2006

Lake Chabot Trail Challenge
Lake Chabot Marina (start)
Castro Valley, Alameda County
Fun run, 5K, Half Marathon
EBRPD, Golden Bay Runners
www.goldenbayrunners.org

 

Sunday, June 11, 2006

The Dipsea Race (Registration in March - 1,500 limit)
Downtown Mill Valley (start)
Mill Valley to Stinson Beach, Marin County
7.1 Miles (671 stairs and 2,000 ft. elevation gain)
The Dipsea Race
www.dipsea.org

 

Saturday, June 24, 2006

Walt Stack DSE Double Dipsea
Stinson State Beach, GGNRA, Mt. Tamalpais State Park and Muir Woods National Monument
Stinson Beach to Mill Valley and back, Marin County
13.7 Miles (1,342 stairs and 4,500 ft. elevation gain)
Dolphin South End Runners (DSE)
www.doubledipsea.com

Saturday, July 1, 2006

Angel Island
Ayala Cove, Angel Island State Park
San Francisco Bay via Tiburon, Marin County
8 Km, 16 Km, 25 Km, & 50 Km
Pacific Coast Trail Runs
www.pacifictrailruns.com/Angel_Island.htm

 

Saturday, July 8, 2006

Pacifica
San Pedro Valley Park
Pacifica, San Mateo County
9 Km, 21 Km, 30 Km, & 50 Km
Pacific Coast Trail Runs
www.pacifictrailruns.com/Pacifica_Jul.htm

 

Sunday, July 23, 2006

Wharf-to-Wharf
Santa Cruz to Capitola, Santa Cruz County
6 Miles
Presented by Seagate
www.wharftowharf.com/

 

Saturday, July 29, 2006

Santa Cruz Mountains
Harvey West Park
Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
7 Km, 13 Km, 24 Km, 32 Km, & 50 Km
Pacific Coast Trail Runs
www.pacifictrailruns.com/Santa_Cruz_Mountains.htm

 

Sunday, August 6, 2006

Edgewood Trail Race
Aptos, Santa Cruz County
5 Miles
(510) 747-7571

Manzanita Park Cross Country Fun Run/Walk
Manzanita Park
Salinas, Monterey County
5 Km, 10 Km
North County Youth Association
www.theschedule.com/EventInfo.cfm?EventID=13416

 

Saturday, August 12, 2006

Dammit Run
Los Gatos High
Los Gatos, Santa Clara County
5 Mile
Los Gatos High Bruce Springbett (408) 354-2005
www.galapagosmarathon.com/EventInfo.cfm?EventID=13448

 

Sunday, August 20, 2006

Big Basin Redwoods
Big Basin Redwoods State Park
Boulder Creek, Santa Cruz County
9 Km, 20 Km, 28 Km, & 50 Km
Pacific Coast Trail Runs
www.pacifictrailruns.com/Big_Basin_Redwoods.htm

 

Race thru the Redwoods
Henry Cowell State Park
Felton, Santa Cruz County
1 Mile, 10 Km
Felton Business Association
www.theschedule.com/EventInfo.cfm?EventID=13527

http://www.active.com

 

Saturday, August 26, 2006

Angel Island
Angel Island State Park
Tiburon, Marin County
12 Km, 25 Km
EnviroSports
www.envirosports.com/events/displayevent.php?eventid=1589

 

Sunday, September 3, 2006

Seacliff Beach
Seacliff State Beach
Aptos, Santa Cruz County
9 Km, 14 Km, 22 Km, 35 Km, & 50 Km
Pacific Coast Trail Runs
www.pacifictrailruns.com/Seacliff_Beach.htm

 

Saturday, October 7, 2006

Big Sur Trail
Andrew Molera State Park
Big Sur, Monterey County
5 mile, Half Marathon, Marathon
EnviroSports
www.envirosports.com/events/displayevent.php?eventid=1607

 

Saturday, October 14, 2006

Waterfalls of Big Basin
Big Basin State Park
Boulder Creek, Santa Cruz County
5.5 miles, 10.5 miles, 16 miles
Redwood Trails
www.redwoodtrails.com/final/basin.html

 

Sunday October 15, 2006

Monterey Land & Sea Adventure
Kayak, run, and brunch
www.redwoodtrails.com/final/calendar.html (TBA)

 

Saturday, October 21, 2006

Big Sur River Run
Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park
Big Sur, Monterey County
10 Km
Big Sur River Run
www.bigsurriverrun.org/

 

Saturday, October 28, 2006

Heaven's View Trail Run - Angel Island
Angel Island State Park
Tiburon, Marin County
5 Km, 10 Km, Half Marathon
Redwood Trails
www.redwoodtrails.com/final/heaven.html

 

Montaña de Oro
Montaña de Oro State Park
Los Osos, San Luis Obispo County
13 Km, 23 Km, 37 Km, & 50 Km
Pacific Coast Trail Runs
www.pacifictrailruns.com/Montana_de_Oro_Oct.htm

 

Sunday, October 29, 2006

Big Sur Half Marathon on Monterey Bay
Monterey, Monterey County
5 Km, 10 Mile Walk, Half Marathon
Big Sur International Marathon
www.bigsurhalfmarathon.org/frame.html

 

Saturday, November 4, 2006

Stinson Beach
Mt. Tamalpais State Park, Golden Gate National Recreation Area
Stinson Beach, Marin County
7 Mile, Half Marathon, Marathon
EnviroSports
www.envirosports.com/events/displayevent.php?eventid=1608

Woodside Sequoia Trail Marathon
Huddart Park
Woodside, San Mateo County
5 Km, 5 Miles, Half Marathon, Marathon
Redwood Trails
www.redwoodtrails.com/final/woodside.html

 

Saturday, November 11, 2006

Point Reyes Beach and Trail Run
Point Reyes National Seashore
Woodside, San Mateo County
5 Km, 10 Km, Half Marathon
Redwood Trails
www.redwoodtrails.com/final/reyes.html

Stinson Beach
Stinson Beach Park & Mt. Tamalpais State Park
Stinson Beach, Marin County
12 Km, 20 Km, 30 Km, & 50 Km
Pacific Coast Trail Runs
www.pacifictrailruns.com/Stinson_Beach.htm

 

Saturday, November 18, 2006

Castle Rock Trail Run
Castle Rock State Park
Saratoga, Santa Clara County
5 Km, 10 Km, 10.5 Mile, Half Marathon
Redwood Trails
www.redwoodtrails.com/final/castle.html

 

Sunday, November 19, 2006

Rodeo Beach
Golden Gate National Recreation Area
Rodeo Beach, Marin County
8 Km & 20 Km, 30 Km, & 50 Km
Pacific Coast Trails
www.pacifictrailruns.com/Rodeo_Beach.htm

 

Saturday, December 2, 2006

Woodside
Huddart County Park
Woodside, San Mateo County
10 Km, 19 Km, 37 Km, & 50 Km
Pacific Coast Trails
www.pacifictrailruns.com/Woodside_Dec.htm

 

Saturday, December 9, 2006

Hark the Herald Angels Run
Angel Island State Park
Tiburon, Marin County
12 Km and 25 Km
EnviroSports
www.envirosports.com/events/displayevent.php?eventid=1610

San Francisco Coastline Trail Run
Crissy Field, Presidio
Woodside, San Mateo County
5 Km, 10 Km, 9 Mile, Half Marathon
Redwood Trails
www.redwoodtrails.com/final/sf.html

 

Saturday, December 16, 2006

Muir Beach
Muir Beach, Marin County
11 Km, 17 Km, 33 Km, & 50 Km
Pacific Coast Trails
www.pacifictrailruns.com/Muir_Beach.htm

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