Tennessee Valley Fox Trail Run and Other Upcoming Events

Only four group runs remain before the February break. This Friday we will be doing hill sprints up the Fox Trail followed by an easy descent down the Miwok Trail. This is a tough run so bring your “A” game.

Friday January 11
Tennessee Valley Trailhead
Let other know you can make it by leaving a comment on the Marin Youth Trail Runners Facebook Page
Upcoming Events:
1. City of Mill Valley Family Fun Run on Saturday Jan 12th, 2013- 
10:30am  This a no cost event and will hopefully be a great way to bring the community together to focus on health, wellness and fitness. It is also our goal to increase exposure on ways for people to easily increase their fitness levels through finding things they love to do. Our Fun Run is planned to take place around the large field/lawn area that is behind the community center.
2. Tennessee Valley TCRS,  January 20, 2013- 
 9:00 AM.  3.78 Mi.  Out and back hilly course starting at Tennessee Valley horse stables. Heads west on a downhill grade toward Tennessee Cove at the beach. First and last 3/4 mile is paved and the remainder is dirt fire road. If rainy, mud adds new dimension to race. Usually has large turnout with as many as 190 runners competing in the kickoff race of the year.  Directions – From Highway 101 near Mill Valley take Hwy. 1/Shoreline offramp toward Mill Valley and Stinson Beach. Approximately 1/3 mile from freeway, turn west on Tennessee Valley Road. Follow about 2 miles to end and park.  **Note for 2013 race! – We are urging ALL Tamalpans to carpool to the race, as the Park service is considering revoking our race permit, due to overcrowded parking conditions on race day. Please carpool from the Manzanita Commuter parking lot, or park at the large gravel lot on Tennessee Valley road a 1/2 mi. down the road from the stables. Thanks for your cooperation! Volunteers needed.  If you can help please let Lillie O’Reilly know!  membership@tamalparunners.org  
3. 33rd Annual Tamalpa Couples Relay, Sunday, February 10, 2013- 
9:00 a.m. at Vintage Oaks, Novato.   Same course as in past years. Male/female couples team up to take on the four-mile relay, with each partner running two one-mile laps. Ask your partner now! Divisions include open, married, father/daughter/granddaughter, mother/son/grandson, gay/lesbian couples (two men are not eligible for the overall win), and children. $30 per couple, t-shirts to all couples that register beforehand and to first-come, first-serve after that. Lots and lots of prizes. You can register online at Active.com. 
Special Olympics Northern California is holding its first ever 5K Fun Run/Walk – the Dash and Splash at San Francisco’s Aquatic Park – Saturday February 23, 2013.  We’d love to have your running group participate in this great run for a good cause.

Dash and Splash – 5K Fun Run/Walk

Date & Time: February 23, 2013 – 9:30am

Registration: $40 til 2/1, $45 til 2/19, $50 til 2/23

5. 2013 Youth Dipsea Training Runs start on Sunday, March 3rd, 2013  

at 10am and continue until the Dipsea race on June 9th.  Youth only runs will take place three Sundays per month, with one Sunday per month being reserved participation in the Marin TCRS races sponsored by the Tamalpa Club.  Each week runners will meet at a different Marin trailhead. A tentative schedule will be posted at MarinYouthTrailRuns.com.  The program is open for all children ages 10 – 17.  https://marinyouthtrailruns.com/2013-marin-youth-trail-running-programs/spring-2013-youth-dipsea-training-runs/

Happy Trails,



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