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Run on the Wilder Side

Monday September 2nd, 2019

Orinda, CA

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We are excited to announce our 2nd annual fundraising run, RUN ON THE WILDER SIDE, with new distances!  Both runs will be held on Monday, September 2nd in Orinda's Wilder housing development off Highway 24 near the Caldecott Tunnel: 5 mile run/walk starting at 8:30am 1.9 mile run/walk starting at 10am. All ages are welcome! Entry fees are $25 for the 1.9 mile and $35 for the 5 mile. Goodie bags, t-shirts, and prizes are included. ALL RUNNERS WILL BE ENTERED TO WIN A 3-MONTH PASS TO THE NEW ANYTIME FITNESS IN ORINDA (VALUED AT $495)--http://bit.ly/2MxSbTP Your entry will support the OPR Foundation's efforts to help fund critical renovations within the City's Community Center Park. Early packet pick-up will be at Sports Basement in Walnut Creek (1881 Ygnacio Valley Rd, Walnut Creek, CA 94598) - Saturday, 8/31 from 1:30-4pm and Sunday, 9/1 from 12-5.    THERE WILL BE AWARDS FOR MALE AND FEMALE AGE GROUP WINNERS IN THE FOLLOWING AGE GROUPS: 10 & under - 11 -20 - 21-50 - 51-65 - 65+ *Note:  for 2019 we are in the process of reconfiguring both runs so that we have more trail and less pavement/residential street running.  Stay tuned! 1.9-mile course description:  start just above the Ranch House in the parking lot before the Wilder fields.  Run past the Ranch house and make a right onto Wilder Road.  Run up Wilder Road and make a left onto Quarry Hill Rd.  Take Quarry Hill up to Big Rock, where you will make a right and run straight to the end to loop around, heading back down Quarry Hill Rd.  From Quarry Hill Rd, you will then make a right onto Big Leaf Rd, and then another right onto Wilder Road, which you will take down Wilder Road, making a left at the Ranch House and then back up to where the start was for the finish. 5-mile course description (map is incomplete due to undeveloped maps online):  start just above the Ranch House in the parking lot before the Wilder fields.  Run past the Ranch House and then make a right on Wilder Road.  Run up Wilder Road and make a left onto Quarry Hill Rd.  Take Quarry Hill up to Big Rock, where you will make a right and run straight to the end to loop around, heading back down Quarry Hill Rd.  From Quarry Hill Rd, you will then make a right onto Big Leaf Rd, and then a left back onto Wilder Road.  Run up Wilder Road and continue straight up and down Wilder Road until you get to Dairy Creek Road, where you will make a right and run around the loop. Out of Dairy Creek Rd, you will make a right, cross the bridge, and find a water station.  Grab a cup of water, then cross the bridge and continue straight along the trail to Edgewood Rd.  At the crossing of Edgewood and Lost Valley, you will turn around (there will be volunteers instructing you where to go) and head back onto Wilder Rd, up and then all the way down, curving to the left to make a left at the Ranch House to run up to the finish.

Race Distances

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5 Mile $40.00 until
1.9 Mile $30.00 until

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Start Location

Wilder, Orinda, CA

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