Welcome TRAIL RUNNERS!

We run on the dirt and in the trees. Why? Trail running is...FUN, less impact on the body than running on pavement, utilizes more muscles groups so you get stronger, balance and agility improves, mentally stimulating, a great way to connect with nature, and you're having so much fun you want to keep running!

We schedule group runs every weekend, night runs, morning runs, weekly interval and hill workouts and meet for races. Although we are a trail running club who trains on trails, we do throw in an occassional road race, too. Most trail runs are on trails surrounding Folsom Lake, Lake Natoma, Auburn, and Cool.  For the trail racing enthusiast, join us for trail racing - see the race links on our Message Board "Races" thread.

We're a crazy group that likes to have fun. You'll meet runners and build relationships with others who share similar running goals and schedules, whether the goal is to improve fitness, race a 5k or ultra distance event; the Folsom Trail Runners has a diverse group of members from beginners to ultra distance runners. Training with us will help improve your form, distance, pace and you'll be more motivated to go beyond your comfort zone and run distances you never dreamed of.  We are your support team.

We welcome all levels of runners, however, it is recommended that you be able to run at least 3 miles prior to joining the group at a minimum "trail" pace of 11-12 minutes per mile or road pace of 10-11 minutes per mile to keep up with the group.

Interested in joining us? Please follow these steps: Click on the "Join Us" link and complete the questionnaire.  Your profile/questionnaire will be screened by the Organizer and you must submit an identifiable profile picture of yourself prior to approval; for the safety of the group, we must be able to see what you look like.  If your request is not approved within one week of your request, contact Diane Cressey.

Please join for the purpose of running with us.  Joining solely for the purpose of promoting your business is prohibited.

Annual membership dues is $5.

We're 1,538 Folsom Trail Runners

New members must be approved by the Organizer

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Upcoming Meetups

  • Friday, November 28, 2014 7:00 AM

    7 a.m. Friday Folsom Parkway 5km + Peet's?....

    7 Folsom Trail Runners attending
  • Saturday, November 29, 2014 7:00 AM

    Run with the King

    17 Folsom Trail Runners attending
  • Saturday, November 29, 2014 8:00 AM

    Quad Dipsea 28 Mile Run

    6 Folsom Trail Runners attending
  • Saturday, November 29, 2014 8:00 AM

    Browns Ravine Run

    5 Folsom Trail Runners attending
  • Monday, December 1, 2014 8:00 AM

    Lake Sonoma 50M Lottery opens

    8 Folsom Trail Runners attending
  • Monday, December 1, 2014 8:00 AM

    Way Too Cool 2015 Lottery Application opens

    25 Folsom Trail Runners attending
  • Tuesday, December 2, 2014 6:00 AM

    Early Morning Shenanigans! Do we have to?!?!?

    6 Folsom Trail Runners attending
  • Wednesday, December 3, 2014 6:00 PM

    Trail Running Film Festival at the Crest

    23 Folsom Trail Runners attending
  • Thursday, December 4, 2014 6:00 AM

    Mid-Ridge Bluffs run (NOTE: Start Location changed)

    1 Folsom Trail Runners attending
  • Thursday, December 4, 2014 6:00 PM

    Wolf Pack Moon Run - Lake Natoma Loop 11-miles

    6 Folsom Trail Runners attending
  • Friday, December 5, 2014 6:00 AM

    6 a.m. Friday Folsom Parkway 5km + Peet's?....

    1 Folsom Trail Runners attending
  • Saturday, December 6, 2014 7:00 AM

    Pre-WSER Lottery Good Luck Run

    4 Folsom Trail Runners attending
  • Saturday, December 6, 2014 8:30 AM

    WSER 2015 Lottery Draw

    23 Folsom Trail Runners attending
  • Sunday, December 7, 2014 5:00 AM

    CIM aid station @ mile 5.5

    16 Folsom Trail Runners attending
  • Sunday, December 7, 2014 7:00 AM

    California International Marathon

    46 Folsom Trail Runners attending
  • Tuesday, December 9, 2014 6:00 AM

    Early Morning Shenanigans! Do we have to?!?!?

    1 Folsom Trail Runners attending
  • Thursday, December 11, 2014 6:00 AM

    Mid-Ridge Bluffs run (NOTE: Start Location changed)

    1 Folsom Trail Runners attending
  • Friday, December 12, 2014 6:00 AM

    6 a.m. Friday Folsom Parkway 5km + Peet's?....

    1 Folsom Trail Runners attending
  • Friday, December 12, 2014 7:00 PM

    Screening - The Long Haul: The John Muir Trail

    7 Folsom Trail Runners attending
  • Sunday, December 14, 2014 7:00 AM

    Woodside Ramble

    8 Folsom Trail Runners attending
 

Your organizer's refund policy for Folsom Trail Runners - on the dirt and in the trees

Refunds are not offered for this Meetup.

Founded Dec 5, 2008

Organizer:

Diane Cressey Hanes
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This Meetup is community funded

$5.00/year

Member dues are used to:
  • Cover Meetup costs
  • Help compensate organizers
  • Encourage more engaged members
  • Have a reserve fund
  • Provide supplies or equipment
  • Improve Meetups

Voluntary

Members are not required to pay dues, but are encouraged to chip in.

Cancel dues at any time.

Dues are billed each year.

Our Sponsors

  • TrailRunner Mag

    Trail Runner Magazine Discount!

  • Inside Trail Racing

    10% race entry discount. FTRs enter “FLSMTRLRN2014” via ultrasignup.

  • Gold Country Run + Sport

    Just mention you're a member and get 10% off your purchase!

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