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Weekly Saturday Runs/Walks

DateLocation
9/2/2017Bay Farm Island
Alameda
9/9/2017Lake Merritt
Oakland
9/16/2017Emeryville Marina
9/23/2017Inspiration Point
Orinda
9/30/2017Lake Chabot Marina
Castro Valley
DateLocation
10/7/2017Bay Farm Island
Alameda
10/14/2017Lake Merritt
Oakland
10/21/2017Emeryville Marina
10/28/2017Inspiration Point
Orinda
DateLocation
11/4/2017Bay Farm Island
Alameda
11/11/2017Lake Merritt
Oakland
11/18/2017Emeryville Marina
11/25/2017San Leandro Marina
Meeting time is every Saturday at 9:00 AM.
Brunch to follow.
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Lake Chabot Marina
17600 Lake Chabot Road - Castro Valley, CA 94546

Directions

From Oakland
  1. Take Highway 580 south and take the 150th Avenue exit
  2. Go straight to the 2nd light and turn left on Fairmont Drive
  3. Follow Fairmont Drive up the hill
  4. On the downhill side Fairmont Drive turns into Lake Chabot Road
  5. The Lake Chabot Marina will be on the left
  6. Park on Lake Chabot Road for free or pay $5 to park in the Regional Park parking lot
From San Jose
  1. Take highway 880 north to highway 238. Take 238 to Highway 580 north toward Oakland
  2. Take the 150th Avenue exit. At the stop sign turn left to the first stoplight
  3. At the stoplight turn right on Fairmont Drive and follow up the hill
  4. On the downhill side Fairmont Drive turns into Lake Chabot Road
  5. The Lake Chabot Marina will be on the left
  6. Park on Lake Chabot Road for free or pay $5 to park in the Regional Park parking lot>

Brunch

is at JP's family restaurant & sports lounge - 3600 Castro Valley Blvd, Castro Valley, CA 94546 (b/t Redwood Rd & Yeandle Ave) - Phone: (510) 876-5151 - Website : http://www.dinejps.com

3.36 Mile Run Course - East Leg


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3.37 Mile Run Course - West Leg


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Lake Merritt
1418 Lakeside Drive, Oakland

Directions

I-880 Southbound
  1. Take the Broadway exit
  2. Turn right on 7th Street
  3. Continue about 1.5 miles to Oak Street, and turn left
  4. Oak Street becomes Lakeside Drive at 14th Street
I-880 Northbound
  1. Take the Oak Street exit and turn right
  2. Oak Street becomes Lakeside Drive at 14th Street (Oak Street/Lakeside Drive is one-way northbound)

Meet at 1418 Lakeside Drive, at the corner of 14th Street, in front of the historical Camron-Stanford House.
Metered street parking is available near the Camron-Stanford House; non-metered street parking is available farther north on Lakeside Drive.
Metered parking is available on 14th Street and along Oak Street.

Brunch

is at Lakeshore Café. 3257 Lakeshore Avenue, Oakland, CA 94610 - Phone 510.832.4374
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3.2 Mile Loop Run Course


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Bay Farm Island
Veterans Court, Alameda

Directions

I-880 Southbound
  1. Take the High St. exit
  2. Head west on High Street (toward San Francisco Bay) and cross the bridge into Alameda
  3. Continue on High Street 1.1 miles to the stoplight at Otis
  4. Turn left on Otis and follow it over the bridge onto Bay Farm Island
  5. Veer right onto Island Drive, then immediately sharp right onto Veterans Court

Meet at the end of Veterans Court next to the bay, just across the Otis Drive bridge from the main part of Alameda. Free parking on street.

Brunch

is at La Penca Azul on Bay Farm (formerly La Pinata) 891 B Island, Alameda, 510-814-0560.
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4 Mile Run Course


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5.9 Mile Run Course


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Emeryville Marina
3310 Powell Street, Emeryville

Directions

I-80 Eastbound
  1. Take the Powell Street exit
  2. Turn left and go under the freeway
  3. Go straight through the light and follow Powell Street all the way to the end
  4. Parking will be on your left
I-80 Westbound
  1. Take the Powell Street exit
  2. Veer left on to Frontage Road to Powell Street
  3. Turn right onto Powell Street
  4. Follow Powell Street all the way to the end
  5. Parking will be on your left

Meet at the pier near the turn around

Brunch

is at Doyle Street Cafe, 5515 Doyle Street, Emeryville - Phone: 510 547-3552.
Park for free in the lot across the street from the restaurant, or along Doyle and 55th Streets.
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2.8, 4, and 6.7 Mile Run Course


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Inspiration Point
Orinda

Directions

From Berkeley
  1. Take Centennial Drive to the intersection with Grizzly Peak Blvd. Turn Left on Grizzly Peak Blvd.
  2. Follow Grizzly Peak Blvd to the intersection of Shasta Road. Watch for sign to direct you to Tilden Regional Park.
  3. Turn east on Shasta Road into the Park; follow downhill
  4. At the stop sign to Wildcat Canyon Road, turn right on to Wildcat Canyon Road and follow 1.4 miles to Inspiration Point, which is on the left.
  5. Meet in the parking lot near the restrooms. Free parking in the lot or on the road shoulder.
From San Leandro and South
  1. Take highway 580 north to Highway 13
  2. Follow Highway 13 (5.4 miles) to CA-24 east toward Concord/Walnut Creek.
  3. Follow CA-24 (3.2 miles) and take exit 9 (Moraga/Orinda)
  4. Turn left on Camino Pablo. Follow Camino Pablo 2.3 miles to Wildcat Canyon Road. Wildcat Canyon Road will be on your left.
  5. Turn onto Wildcat Canyon Road and follow 2.5 miles to Inspiration Point, which will be on your right.
  6. Meet in the parking lot near the restrooms. Free parking in the lot or on the road shoulder.
inspiration point main gate

Brunch

is at Nico's Hideaway, 1508 Walnut Street, Suite B, Berkeley, CA 94709 - Phone 510.280.5920
Park in the Restaurant Parking lot.
San Leandro Marina
Monarch Bay Drive, San Leandro

Directions

I-880
  1. Take I-880 to Marina Blvd exit in San Leandro
  2. Head west on Marina Blvd. toward San Francisco Bay
  3. Street curves south and becomes Monarch Bay Dr.
  4. Continue south one-quarter mile past Fairway Dr. intersection

Meet in the parking lot at the south end of Marina Park

Brunch

is at "The Mexican Restaurant & Bar", 19950 Hesperian Blvd. Hayward, CA 94541 - Phone: 510.785.8200.

4 and 6.9 Mile Run Course


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