Hike/Run/Bike: Bear Valley Trail, Point Reyes National Seashore

Earlier this week, we headed to Point Reyes National Seashore for an adventure on the Bear Valley Trail.  The trail from the Bear Valley Visitor Center to Arch Rock is just under nine miles.  Lush and green year-round, with the reward of gorgeous Pacific Ocean views at the end of the trail, this is one … More Hike/Run/Bike: Bear Valley Trail, Point Reyes National Seashore

San Francisco East Bay: 10 Great Paved Trails for Stroller Walks, Runs and Kid Bike Rides

The San Francisco East Bay has an abundance of paved trails, all excellent for stroller walks, runs and bike rides with the kids.  Here are ten of my favorites! Nimitz Way, Inspiration Point, Tilden Regional Park:  This was a favorite of ours during our stroller-walking days.  The trail over rolling hills begins at the Inspiration … More San Francisco East Bay: 10 Great Paved Trails for Stroller Walks, Runs and Kid Bike Rides

He Rides, I Run

I started running three years ago in order to keep up with my son.  I wish I were faster!! How do you keep up with your kids? Photo taken January 2nd, 2013 Redwood Regional Park

Celebrating the Summer Solstice, Part 2, Riding Bikes at Redwood Regional Park

After spending the morning at the beach (Celebrating the Summer Solstice, Part 1, Shorebird Park, Berkeley ), we headed into the Oakland Hills for an afternoon bike ride at Redwood Regional Park.  One of my favorite ways to escape the heat on a hot summer day is to escape into the redwoods!  The paved trail … More Celebrating the Summer Solstice, Part 2, Riding Bikes at Redwood Regional Park

Family Bike Ride, Bayview Trail, Coyote Hills Regional Park

The 3.5 mile, paved Bayview Trail in Coyote Hills Regional Park is perfect for the beginning cyclist.  I consider a good bike route for my son to be relatively flat, separate from cars, and under five miles.  This trail seemed about right.  My four-year-old had a little trouble with a slight hill at the beginning … More Family Bike Ride, Bayview Trail, Coyote Hills Regional Park