5 Trail Races to Do in the Bay Area

5 Trail Races to Do in the Bay Area

Enjoy the scenery and trails of Northern California at one of these trail races by the bay. With a variety of distances and difficulties, you'll be sure to find the right run for you.

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2010 Lynch Canyon Trail Run

Between Vallejo and Cordelia, California; June 5

Test your toughness at this trail run which loops the perimeter of the Lynch Canyon Open Space and offers outstanding views of Napa Valley, the San Francisco Bay, Mt. Tamalpais and Mt. Diablo.

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XTERRA Marin Headlands Trail Run

Marin County, California; June 12

Join in the third race of the NorCal XTERRA Trail Run Series. Held on a mix of fire road and single road tracks, this run is sure to be challenging and fun.

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Dick Houston Woodminster Cross Country

Oakland, California; June 20

This hard 9-miler goes though the Oakland Hills and is the final race of the East Bay Triple Crown Trail Championships. Participation in the two previous events are not required to run this race.

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Jungle Run Half Marathon & 10K

Los Gatos, California; July 11

Welcome to the jungle on this creek side course that loops around Vasona Lake and heads south on the Los Gatos Creek Trail.

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Golden Gate Bridge Vista 10K

San Francisco, California; August 1

Hosted by the Dolphin South End Runners, the oldest and largest running club in San Francisco, this event is run by veterans and takes you through some of the prettiest sights of the San Francisco coast.

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