Trail Running and Walking

  • February 22, 2015
    7:00 am - 9:00 am

Run the Trails in Orange County: Explore great local trails with a group while you enrich your soul, mix up your running mentally and physically, get stronger, meet new people, expand your horizons!

Dripping Cave Trail Run

WHO:

Runners with adventurous spirits who have a solid 6-mile base and walkers who want to discover new trails each week and appreciate the “no-drop” experience of group exploration. Men and women are welcome!  If you've done 6-mile runs weekly for 6-8 weeks, you should be prepared to take on the trails running.  Not sure?  Share your run experience with Martha for feedback.

WHEN:

Sunday mornings 7am- 9am from February 15 - March 29, 2015

DISTANCES:

Each trail run will be 5-7 miles and the terrain will vary from packed earth to “billy-goat” climbs. Please plan for 2-hours as you will experience a challenging run paired with a few moments to enjoy the views.  If you are doing longer distance work, we will add mileage on a combination of the trails and road for optimal preparation.

COST: $30

Includes expert coach-guided runs, program discounts at Road Runner Sports (10%) and TriZone (15%). See the TriLaVie Store for products and additional discounts with our local partners including cycle shops, massages and more.

*Day Use Parking Pass may be required for training locations. $4-$5.  

RACES (additional fees required):

  • LA Marathon on March 15, 2015 in LA
  • Trail Races in OC from 5 - 25 miles throughout the winter and early spring months.

TRAIL RACES:

Participation is optional and additional fee is required and supports trail maintenance and restoration.  What a great way to challenge yourself, have fun, meet new people, explore the secret gems of Orange County and earn a T-shirt and medal.

OPTIONAL TRAIL RACES:

Whoo's in El Moro

5k, 25k, 50k

May 10, 2014

Crystal Cove/El Moro State Park

25k $80 50k $100

www.whoosinelmoro50k.com

EQUIPMENT:

Trail running or sturdy running shoes, hydration device for about 20oz of water (handheld, belt or camelback), additional energy snacks ie: gels, bars, yummy blocks, layered clothing for variable temperatures, sunscreen.

LOCATIONS:

Locations will vary on a weekly basis and may depend upon weather and rains.

This list includes our goals and desires, but can be modified per Coach Linda for safety and quality.

  • Whiting Ranch, Foothill Ranch/Portola Hills
  • Peters Canyon, Tustin Ranch
  • Aliso and Wood Canyons, Aliso Viejo/Laguna Beach
  • Black Starr Canyon, Modjeska Canyon
  • O’Neill Park, Trabuco Canyon
  • Arroyo Trabuco Trail, RSM/Mission Viejo
  • Meandering Ridge, Ladera Ranch Ridge, Ladera
  • Riley Wilderness Park, Coto de Caza
  • Bell View Trail, Dove Canyon, Trabuco Canyon
  • Santiago Truck Trail, Modjeska Canyon

Coach Linda Kessman is a trail lover, triathlon coach, run coach and multiple Ironman Finisher.

Linda Kessman Coach

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