Golden Valley Harriers

GVH is a running club located in Davis, CA dedicated to promoting running in the community. Members 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 RRCA 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). An informal group in GVH meets at the UC Davis track on Thursday mornings at 8 am. For more details, go to the Workouts and Events page.


2/17/2019 From the GVH President, Mike Johnson:

Hope everyone is getting out as the days get longer! Relish the chilly mornings as triple digits are not far off....

Q1 Club Meeting notes will get posted on the website soon for those that didn't attend last Tuesdays meeting.

Shamrock Half Marathon coming up Sunday, Feb. 24. Look for the attended GVH pacing tent - anyone is welcome to leave warm-ups/dry clothes while you run.

Also, Ernie will coordinate any interested individuals donating to the Natalie Corona Foundation. Please bring money or a check Sunday and he'll make sure it gets to the Davis Police Dept. (1:30 and 1:35 pacing slots are still available!).

Run Around Davis Natalie Corona Memorial...Colin Schmitt, trainer with Get Fit Davis, plans to run 14 loops of Davis (~15miles/loop) for 224 miles starting Friday, Feb 22 - Sunday Feb 24 . He's doing this as fundraiser in memory of officer Natalie Corona and will take donations. Anyone interested in joining him for part of his run please contact him via https://www.facebook.com/cschmitt47 or colin@getfitdavis.com

Sactown Run 10 Mile, 5K, April 7 -- has a discount code AMBASSLIZ to save 10% off registration. Price increases Feb. 22, so if you're thinking about this race you can save a few bucks!

WSER Cal 1 (mile 67) Aid Station Volunteers needed, June 29-30. Two shifts approximately 12:00-7:30pm and 7:00pm-2am. Space is limited to 10 volunteers per time slot. Check Ling-ru's email Jan. 28 or email her at lingchu115@gmail.com for info/to get on the list.

GVH Lagoon Valley Challenge XC Race, Aug. 31. Craighton is coordinating the committee. If you have an interest in seeing this occur flawlessly, sign on and give him a hand. Contact him at craighton54@hotmail.com

GVH workouts for the week: See the weekly e-mail from Brendan Ward and/or check the Weekly Workouts page.

2018 Membership: Membership information is at the link on the left margin or here.

Contact Us



Mailing Address:

Golden Valley Harriers

P.O. Box 454

Davis, CA 95617-454


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Running Gear for purchase

GVH Trucker Hat Sample

GVH Gear, Trucker Hat with black bill and mesh, with white foam front with navy and red logo available for $20:

Payments via PayPal (if you are directed back to the page, the cap is sold out) or check (to GVH, indicate "Trucker" Cap on your check) ....while supply lasts!