Over the past several years, I’ve tried running at just about every park in the Pleasanton through Danville area, searching for ones with trails both long enough for a nice-length run and shady enough to provide protection from our blaring summer heat. I’ve decided my favorite is Osage Station Park in Danville. The trail looping around the park is about 3/4 miles long, perfect for … Continue reading Osage Station Park: Roses and Running
Heading out for a run! I love my Merrell Pace Gloves! Weekly Photo Challenge: From Above Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: From Above
I’m excited to announce that I’ve been selected to be a See Jane Run Ambassador! I realize I don’t write about it much, but in addition to getting out for my weekly hikes and outdoor play with my son, I also run a couple times each week. I run with friends on Wednesday mornings and get out on the weekends for solo runs. Sometimes I … Continue reading See Jane 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 Continue reading He Rides, I Run
Looking for nature-oriented indoor fun to do on a too-hot or a rainy day? Try the local rock climbing gym! We started taking our son when he was four. It’s a great way to burn some energy, strengthen that upper body, and let the kids go crazy climbing in a safe environment. My son loves the bouldering walls! At Valley Rock Climbing Gym, Livermore Continue reading Too hot? Too rainy? Head to the Rock Gym!