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Saturday Training Run - Tilden and Wildcat Canyon Regional Parks

  • 20 Dec 2014
  • 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Inspiration Point, Tilden Park

This Saturday we will meet at Inspiration Point in Tilden Park (Inspiration Point map). 

Carpooling is always encouraged. We will meet at 8:00 and start running by 8:15.

Marathoners will run 9 miles. Half marathoners are encouraged to join for a 6 mile run. Both will run out and back.

Remember to bring water and fuel! There is no water along the course and we will not be able to set up an aid station (but we will have snacks at the end). There are pit toilets at the start.

Route map Tilden Route map 

Directions/Cue sheet:  Tilden Wildcat 12.20.14 cue sheet

Driving directions to Inspiration Point (Inspiration Point):

From North Berkeley/El Cerrito, go east on Marin Avenue to the Arlington Circle, then continue steeply uphill on Marin to the stop sign at Spruce. Turn left and go a mile to the  intersection with Grizzly Peak Blvd. From Spruce/Grizzly Peak, head onto Wildcat Canyon Road.  Follow Wildcat Canyon Road around to Inspiration Point parking lot which will be on your left.

From South Berkeley/Oakland, go to downtown Berkeley and head north on Shattuck. Turn right at the light at Cedar, about a mile from University, and left at the stop sign onto Spruce. Go two miles up the hill to Grizzly Peak Blvd. From Spruce/Grizzly Peak, head onto Wildcat Canyon Road. Follow Wildcat Canyon Road around to Inspiration Point parking lot which will be on your left.

Or take the Orinda exit from Highway 24. Proceed north towards Orinda Village for about two miles on Camino Pablo. Turn left at the traffic light for Wildcat Canyon Road. Continue about two miles to the Inspiration Point parking lot on the right side of the road.

A link to a couple of maps--you may want to print them for help with directions:
http://www.ebparks.org/Assets/_Nav_Categories/Parks/Maps/Tilden+map+north.pdf
http://www.ebparks.org/Assets/_Nav_Categories/Parks/Maps/Wildcat+map.pdf.pdf

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