What we're about

Welcome to the Bay Area Runners. We would like to form a running group for people who love to run and want to keep motivated by running with others who love to run. Runners of all levels are welcome and we'll progressively run longer distances through the seasons!

Upcoming events (4+)

Thursday Night Social Run

Lululemon Athletica

Come join us for a FUN easy run and get to know other runners. We are meetig at Santana Row in front of Lululemon Athletica. Bring head lamps. After the run we will hangout for snacks and drinks. https://www.strava.com/routes/2885617465349953942

[Santa Clara] Guadalupe River Trail Saturday Morning Run

Come for a run along the Guadalupe River. We will be running along Ulistac Natural Area that showcases seven distinctive natural habitats -- including grasslands, woodlands, wetlands, and savannah.

We will start from Thamien Park parking lot and will run 4, 6, 8 or more miles depending on who shows up. if you want to cut out sooner, then you can just turn around.

Beginners are always welcome. We meet at 6:55 and stretch for a few minutes and leave promptly at 7:00 am. Some mornings a few members of the group might meet earlier to do a few more miles. Check the comments to see what people are doing. I will always be there at 7:00 am scheduled time to get the run started.

Parking: There is limited parking at the park but plenty of street parking on lick mill blvd.

Water & Restroom: There is water fountain and restroom at the start but restrooms don't open till 8 am. Water fountain and restroom at trail and Gold street intersection(mile 2.5). Water fountain and restroom(may not be open sometimes) at Alviso marina parking lot(mile 3). It's an out and back route so you always come back to these spots.

Post a comment if you have questions.

Sunday Morning 🌄 Run

Starbucks

Come join us for a Sunday morning run along the Bay Trail! We have folks who run 3 miles, and some who run 12+ miles. Our regular group size is 15-20 runners and everyone generally finds someone to run with.

ROUTE
We will run 1/2 mi from Starbucks to connect to Stevens Creek Trail, then connect to the Sunnyvale Bay Trail towards our summer Thursday run location. It is an out and back route. Some portions are paved and the rest is compacted gravel. There is a bathroom @ start (inside Starbucks) and water & bathroom @ mile 5.5 @ Waste Water Treatment Plant.

Default Route:

https://www.strava.com/routes/7465904 this is up to 16 miles, but you can easily turn around and shorten the route, since it's an out and back. If you want to run more, you can keep going south on Stevens Creek Trail on your way back, and add another 6.6 miles.

Please be aware of the ongoing Covid situation. To note:

- we'll organize the workout to facilitate social distancing, etc.
- please do not join if you feel unwell or are experiencing any symptoms
- join at your own risk
- please bring a mask for use as appropriate

Monday Evening Run on Stevens Creek Trail

Landels Elementary School

Come join us for a run along Stevens Creek Trail. The default route (https://www.strava.com/routes/2800616905988922764) is a 10k out and back going towards the bay, but you can easily turn around and shorten the route. There is plenty of parking in front of the elementary school. There are no bathrooms unfortunately. Please arrive on time, since we try to leave by 6pm sharp.

Please be aware of the ongoing Covid situation. To note:
- we'll organize the workout to ensure social distancing, etc.
- please do not join if you feel unwell or are experiencing any symptoms
- join at your own risk
- please bring a mask for use as appropriate
- please bring your own water. We recommend to avoid using the water fountains for the time being.

Past events (7,861)

Monday Evening Run on Stevens Creek Trail

Landels Elementary School

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