Our volunteer leaders host group runs on a weekly basis. The current regular runs are listed below, click here to view more events on the calendar page. Group runs are open to anyone (you must sign the waiver and follow the Code of Conduct). We suggest either a $5 donation or click here to join Donner Party Mountain Runners for as little as $35 / calendar year.
Summer Speed Work with Coach Peter Fain
Where:: Speed workouts alternating between track workouts and trails in Donner Memorial. Meet at the Truckee outlet parking lot (Paco’s, Sears, Coffee Bar Bakery). The group will warm up from there.
When:: Every Tuesday morning, 6:30am
What:: Speed or hill workouts depending on location (all paces welcome)
Group Leaders:: Peter Fain
Summer Speed Work with Christine Jackson
Where:: Speed workouts alternating between track workouts and trails in Donner Memorial. The group will meet at either the track or Donner Memorial State Park – check the club Facebook page on the day of for meet up spot.
When:: Every Tuesday evening, 6:00pm
What:: The evening speed sessions will follow the same format as that of the morning session. If you can’t make the 6:30am session, come to the 6:00pm session!
Group Leaders:: Christine Jackson and additional volunteers
Where:: Donner Memorial State Park
When:: Every Sunday Afternoon (except Memorial Day weekend), running at 3:30pm followed by BYO picnic and socializing. Families encouraged to meet us and join the crew around 4:30pm. Dogs welcome – must be on-leash in the park except for at dog beach.
What:: About 5 miles (all paces welcome) on a different route each week
Group Leaders:: Helen Pelster and additional volunteers
Description:: Runs will break into groups by desired distance and pace level. The park has many dirt trail routes, including Cold Stream trails that we’ll explore as the summer progresses.
Summer Weekend Adventures
Our extraordinary volunteer Board Members will be hosting weekend trail adventures, showcasing the best that Truckee/Tahoe has to offer, including course previews of our own Castle Peak 100k. These runs are only open to official club members (join here!) and Castle Peak 100k registrants. Click here for the club calendar.
Unofficial meet-ups are taking place all the time! Join our Facebook group to stay in the loop.