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.

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 

Annual dues for GVH are $35 each January.  Membership dues pay for insurance during organized group workouts and nominal club operating expenses.  Club members get on a distribution list to receive e-mail announcements of additional workouts, trail runs, races, uniform buys, and social events.  


1) Next week's workouts (from Brendan Ward)

4/18 Tuesday Speed Workout


Thursday Workout
TBD: 45 min run + 5 x 10-second hill sprints

Saturday Workout
TBD: 3-mile tempo run (Half marathon pace)

Attached is my No Excuses 5k rough training plan that anyone is free to use. I max out at 50 miles a week because my schedule does not afford me any extra running. 
Attachments area
2) Upcoming Races

4/17/2017, Boston Marathon
4/22/2017, UC Davis Picnic Day
5/21/2017, No Excuses 5k

Regular Workouts

Tuesday nights-5:45 p.m.
New runners are encouraged to try this speed workout out. The warm-up pace is relaxed and we often do the faster paced intervals at a track or a loop where it is hard to get lost or left behind. This is the best attended workout and a great way to work on your form, up your game, and meet club members.

 For more details, go to Workouts and Events

Thursday nights-5:45 p.m. Distance ranges from 5 - 8 miles and the pace is easy to a hard tempo. Note: Plan to leave FF by 5:55 in order to get back by 7 pm.

Saturday mornings-8:00 a.m.
 Standard distances are 7 - 10 miles usually at an easy, social pace, but you can usually count on a few to kick in a brisk, tempo run. Marathoners often tack on 3 - 10 miles. About 15 - 25 runners show, but only a few may be there if there is a big local race. We often grab breakfast afterwards.

GVH Race Results

  • Weekend Race Results (4/10-4/17) Fellow Runners,We have a missed result from the beginning of the month:  Rick Santos ran the Umstead 50-miler in Raleigh, North Carolina on April 1st.Closer to home ...
    Posted Apr 18, 2017, 9:28 AM by Scott Martin
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Contact Us


Mailing Address:
Golden Valley Harriers
P.O. Box 454
Davis, CA 95617-454

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