Golden Valley Harriers
(GVH) is a running club located in Davis, CA. GVHers come in all shapes
and sizes—from elite ex-college runners to folks who are just starting to run and everything in between.  The club is organized as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.  Donations to the club are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.  Our Tax ID# is 14-1841731.

Everyone and anyone is welcome to come out and run with us, but we appreciate a positive attitude. (Please note that our insurance requires that runners under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.) 

GVH meets for workouts at Fleet Feet Sports, 615 2nd Street, Davis, CA (Map, Fleet Feet website). Group runs are on Tuesdays (5:45 pm), Thursdays (5:55 pm) and Saturdays (8 am). For more details, go to Workouts and Events 


1.    This week's workouts from Brandon:

Howdy GVHers,

If you can, get in the workout early, because it is supposed to be 104 on Tuesday. But, if you cannot do it early, I'll be there! Word on the street is that we may have an ice cold water cooler (fingers crossed). 

Tuesday Speed Workout
12 x 400 at 5k pace w/400m jog rest or whatever you need

5:45 pm - Meet at FF
5:50 pm - Early birds leave
5:55 pm - Late birds leave

5k Time400m Split

Thursday Workout
3 x 1mi (10k) w/400m jog

Saturday Workout
10 miles w/8 x 30sec surges throughout

2.    The USA Track & Field national championship meet will be at Sacramento State Thursday - Sunday.  This is the selection meet for the IAAF world championships in London in August. 

Schedule here:

The (Converse/Reebok/Asics/Hoka) Aggies Running Club will be hosting some pre-meet social activities at Fahrenheit 250 BBQ restaurant on Folsom Blvd by the stadium.

3.    Western States Endurance Run is Saturday-Sunday.  The GVH aid station captains are Ling-ru Chu and Bruce Labelle. 

GVH Inventory List:
Cristina planned to close the list on 6/2, but if you still have anything club-owned items email her with a

San Francisco Full/Half Marathon Free Entry up for grabs: A few members from the California Invasive Plant Council (Cal-IPC) are recruiting runners for their charity team to run the SF Marathon. They've got one full marathon bib and 8 half-marathon bibs left.  In exchange for a free special charity team bib, all they ask is that you reach out to your contacts to raise funds for a good cause.  Cal-IPC will use the funds raised from this event to make progress on important projects like updating our Invasive Plant Inventory and the on-the-ground invasive Volutaria eradication effort in Southern California.

Check out their website for more information on what they do: www.cal-ipc.org.

See the flyer sent with the e-mail with links to instructions for how to sign up, get your free bib, and start your Crowdrise team member fundraising page. Please reach out to Tanya, (nassella@outlook.com) or Gina (gina.darin@gmail.com) if you have any questions regarding the entry process.

6.   GVH Retreat Update: The retreat is being planned to take place on the weekend of August 11-13 in Serene Lakes (90 miles from Davis). Estimated cost per person: $75. GVHers and GVHers friends/family are welcome to join on the retreat. 

Any questions regarding the Retreat feel free to reach out to our GVH Retreat committee lead: Joannie S.

GVH Race Results

  • Weekend Race Results (6/12-6/18) Fellow Runners,We have results from three races on Saturday, June 17.  Up near Lake Tahoe, Thomas Brauer and John Burmester ran 26K of steep trails at the Broken Arrow ...
    Posted Jun 22, 2017, 10:26 AM by Scott Martin
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Mailing Address:
Golden Valley Harriers
P.O. Box 454
Davis, CA 95617-454

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