Join us for our weekly long run Saturday, October 1 at Java Beach Cafe!

For the month of October, we will meet at Java Beach Cafe (on the corner of Judah and La Playa St.), where we will be able to get a celebratory beverage and snack after the run. This week, we have a 10.09 mi course and a 5.02 mi course.

Full Course 10.09 mi with 431 ft elevation gain

Head south on La Playa St. then turn left on Kirkham St. Turn right on 41st Ave. then turn left on Vicente St. Turn right on Sunset Blvd. then continue around Lake Merced in a clockwise direction. Turn left on Brotherhood Way. then make a sharp left on Chumasero Dr. Make a left on Font Blvd. then turn right on Lake Merced Blvd. Turn right on Middlefield Dr. then turn left on Gellert Dr. Make a right on Everglade Dr. then turn left on Sloat Blvd. Turn right on Great Hwy and continue to the finish.
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Short Course, 5.02 mi with 147 ft elevation gain

Head south on La Playa St. then turn left on Kirkham St. Turn right on 41st Ave. then turn left on Vicente St. Turn right on Sunset Blvd. then keep right on Yorba St. Make a left on 37th Ave. then turn right on Sloat Blvd. Turn right on Great Hwy and continue to the finish.

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Memories of a perfect run


Our run is but a distant memory now. This is the view from Presidio Tunnel Tops Park. It was lovely and begs more exploration.
The walkers stayed on the low road to Hopper’s Hands. And hey, walkers please be sure to take a picture so it can be shared. Have a terrific week.

Join us for our weekly long run Saturday, September 24 at Fort Mason!

We will meet in front of Equator Coffee (across the street from Safeway) at the entrance to Fort Mason, where we’ll be able to get a celebratory beverage and snack after

the run. This week, we have a 9.8 mi course and a 5.34 mi course.

Full Course, 9.8 mi with 571 ft elevation

Head west on Marina Blvd and continue onto Mason St. Once you pass Halleck St., take the pedestrian path to visit Presidio Tunnel Tops Park, heading south. Continue on Graham St. then make a left on Moraga. Make a left on Funston Ave, then continue on Presidio Blvd. Continue on Letterman Dr. and take the pedestrian path to exit Presidio Chestnut Gate. Turn left on Lyon St. then turn right on Francisco St. Continue on Alhambra St. then turn right on Cervantes Blvd and continue east on Bay St. Turn right on Columbus St. then turn right on Montgomery St. Turn left on Market St. then at the Ferry Building, turn left on the Embarcadero. At the Exploratorium, make a loop around the building and continue on Embarcadero. Continue on Jefferson St. Run through Aquatic Park then make it up the hill to the other side of Fort Mason to the finish.
https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/5216839861/

Short Course, 5.34mi with 293 ft elevation

Head west on Marina Blvd and continue onto Mason St. Once you pass Halleck St., take the pedestrian path to visit Presidio Tunnel Tops Park, heading south. Continue on Graham St. then make a left on Moraga. Make a left on Funston Ave, then continue on Presidio Blvd. Continue on Letterman Dr. and take the pedestrian path to exit Presidio Chestnut Gate. Turn left on Lyon St. then turn right on Francisco St. Continue on Alhambra St. then turn right on Cervantes Blvd and continue east on Bay St. Turn left on Hyde St. then turn left on Jefferson St. Run through Aquatic Park then make it up the hill to the other side of Fort Mason to the finish.
https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/5216840995/

All Together: Walker & Runners

We all started from the same point at the same time but all too soon, we fell into smaller groups to walk/run our own paces and distances. The finish was staggered but we got a photo of the entire group. And, you get it from both directions. Thank you Rainer for insisting.

Join us for our weekly long run Saturday, September 17 at Fort Mason!

We will meet in front of Equator Coffee (across the street from Safeway) at the entrance to Fort Mason, where we’ll be able to get a celebratory beverage and snack after

the run. This week, we have a flat, fast course. We have a 10mi course and a 5.5mi course.

Full Course, 10mi
Take the pedestrian trail toward Aquatic Park and run through the pathway in Aquatic Park to Jefferson Street. Continue east on Jefferson Street and merge on to Embarcadero. Take Embarcadero and continue all the way to Oracle ballpark. Run around the ballpark and head south of 3rd Street bridge, then take the Bay Trail and continue on Terry Francois Blvd. Make a right at 16th Street, then another right at 3rd Street. This will be the turn around point. Continue back on 3rd Street and take Embarcadero through Aquatic Park back to the start.

https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/4587151963

Short Course, 5.5mi
Take the pedestrian trail toward Aquatic Park and run through the pathway in Aquatic Park to Jefferson Street. Continue east on Jefferson Street and merge on to Embarcadero. Take Embarcadero and continue to the Ferry Building. This will be the turn around point. Continue back on Embarcadero through Aquatic Park back to the start.

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Join us for our weekly long run Saturday, September 10 at Fort Mason!

We will meet in front of Equator Coffee (across the street from Safeway) at the entrance to Fort Mason, where we’ll be able to get a celebratory beverage and snack after

the run. We have a 9.89 mi course and a 4.97 mi course.

Full Course, 9.89 mi with 766 ft elevation gain

Go west on Marina Blvd. and continue onto Mason St. Turn left and take the pedestrian/bike path up to Lincoln Blvd. Continue on Lincoln Blvd and make slight left onto Washington Blvd. Turn right onto Battery Caulfield Rd. Turn right to reach Howard Ct and keep left on Pershing Dr. Make a left on Lincoln Blvd. and continue onto El Camino Del Mar. Turn right to stay on El Camino Del Mar and turn left toward Sea Cliff Ave to reach China Beach. Turn around backon Sea Cliff Ave and turn right on El Camino Del Mar. Turn left onto McLaren Ave and then turn right onto 28th Ave. Turn left onto Lake St then turn left on Arguello Blvd. Make a right on Clay St. Make a left onto Webster St, then a right onto Pacific Ave. Turn left on Laguna St. and continue to the finish.
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Short Course, 4.97 mi with 485 ft elevation gain
Go west on Marina Blvd. At Yacht Rd, keep left to continue on Girard Rd. Turn right on Lincoln Blvd. then turn left on Funston Ave. At the end of Funston Ave. continue straight, past the Inn at the Presidio and take the Ecology Trail and keep right at the fork to to continue on Arguello Blvd. Continue on Arguello and turn left at Pacific Ave. Turn left on Laguna St. and continue to the finish.
https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/4879379044

Out for a stroll


While the runners ran, today’s walkers spotted playful seals among the swimmers. A sun-blinded eye managed the perfect shot capturing us and the bridge.

Join us for our weekly long run Saturday, September 3 at Fort Mason!

For the month of September, we will meet in front of Equator Coffee (across the street from Safeway) at the entrance to Fort Mason, where we’ll be able to get a celebratory beverage and snack after

the run. This week, we have a 9.9mi course and a 5.14mi course.

Full Course 9.9mi with 658 ft elevation gain

Head west on Marina Blvd. Continue west on Mason St. Turn left onto Crissy Field Ave. Continue onto McDowell Ave. Slight right onto Park Blvd. Turn left onto Washington Blvd. Continue onto Arguello Blvd. Enter Golden Gate Park and make a left at Conservatory Drive and take the Phil Arnold Trail. Make a left on JFK Drive and continue on the pedestrian path through the Panhandle. Continue east on Fell St. then make a left on Divisadero St. Turn right on Clay, then make a left on Webster St. Turn right onto Broadway St. Turn left onto Van Ness Ave, then turn left on Laguna St to the finish.
https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/4499237122/

Short Course, 5.14 mi with 437 ft elevation gain

We will start westward on Marina Blvd and continue onto Mason St. We take the side pedestrian trail to Girard Road, then make a right on Lincoln Blvd, then a left on Graham St. We continue on Arguello Blvd all the way to Pacific St. Make a left at Pacific St. then continue and make a left at Andy Goldsworthy’s Wood Vine trail. Continue onto Presidio Blvd, then make a right at Lombard St. Make a left at Lyon St., then a right at Francisco St., which will turn into Alhambra St. Turn right at Cerantes Blvd. then make a left at Fillmore St. Make a right at Beach St and continue to the finish.

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Socialite Socials


Lovely evening with the social crowd at Socialite Crafthouse & Kitchen. Here’s to many more get togethers so if you missed it, we’ll catch you next round.

Join us for our weekly long run Saturday, August 27 at Woods Yard Park in the Dogpatch!

We will meet at Woods Yark Park in the Dogpatch where we’ll be able to get a celebratory beverage and snack at Piccino’s Cafe after the run. This week, we have a 9.55 mi course and a 5.25 mi course.

Full Course, 9.55mi with 709 ft elevation gain
We begin the course heading to 3rd Street and making a right. We continue south, then make a right on Palou, then a left on Silver Ave. Make a left at Somerset St, then a right at Woolsey St. which takes us into McLaren Park. We will make our way west, exiting at Excelsior Ave and continue to Mission St. At Mission St, we make a right, then take a left at St. Mary’s Ave. Just before San Jose Ave, we take a right on Bernal Cut Path and continue back and making a left onto Mission St. Turn right on Cortland Ave, then make a left onto Bayshore Blvd. Making a right on Marin St, then a left on Kansas St, then another right onto Cesar Chavez. Continue east on Cesar Chavez and make a left on Indiana St, then a right on 22nd St to reach the finish.
https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/4355958514

Short Course, 5.25mi with 213 ft elevation gain

We begin the course heading to 3rd Street and making a right. We continue south, then make a right on Palou, then a left on Silver Ave. Make a right on Bayshore Blvd and continue north, then make a right on Marin St, then a left on Kansas St, then another right onto Cesar Chavez. Continue east on Cesar Chavez and make a left on Pennsylvania Ave, then a right on 22nd St to reach the finish.
https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/4660125007