Welcome!

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 currently meets for workouts Saturday mornings at 8 am at Fleet Feet Sports, 615 2nd Street, Davis, CA (Map, Fleet Feet website). Tuesday group runs meet at 5:45 pm at the location of the workout identified in the weekly e-mail message sent out by Craighton. Thursdays group runs meet at 5:55 pm at Central Park (corner of 3rd and C). An informal group in GVH meets at the UC Davis track on Thursday mornings at 8 am. For more details, see the weekly e-mail message sent out by Angie, or go to the Workouts and Events page.

Announcements (10/17/2021):


Fingers crossed that we actually get some of this rain that is predicted for this week. We certainly need the water!


Please contact Scott Sambucci if you can help with the Holiday Party planning. DCC turned us down as a venue so we are open to new ideas for a holiday gathering. One proposal is an outdoor daytime picnic to keep things more COVID safe. If you have ideas please message me or Scott. Let us know what you are thinking!


If you are interested in running Western States, be sure to read through Ling-ru’s e-mail about how to apply for the GVH aid station race entry for that iconic ultra running event. If you cannot find her email, let me know and I will forward you the information.


The GVH dues link has been updated to reflect the $25 price for 2022. Anyone who pays from now until the end of this year, including any new members, will be paid up through all of 2022. Tell your friends to join now! Speaking of new members, Jen Schmidt and Lisa Wells were kind enough to make new recruitment post cards for our club. They are stashed in the GVH closet at Fleet Feet so if you know of any places that would be appropriate to advertise for some new club members, please grab some cards and spread them around.


The Tuesday night workouts will continue to meet at 5:45 PM for the warm up and 6:05 PM for intervals. Watch for the weekly announcement from Craighton for each week's location.

The Thursday night workouts start and finish at the south end of the Central Park at the corner of 3rd and C with runners departing at 5:55 PM.

Saturday morning workouts meet at 8:00 in front of Fleet Feet with runners heading out at 8:10 AM. Jake will be opening the store before/after the run if anyone needs the restroom or to store extra layers, keys, etc.


If anyone is thinking they might want to join in on the X-C season, there are only 2 races to left, Martinez is this coming weekend and then the PA/USATF Championships will take place in Golden Gate Park next month. Please contact:

Open men: Jake Cohen

Women: Joannie Siegler (There is a also a Group Me for the Women's XC team.)

Master's Men (40+): Craighton Chin

If you want to score for GVH, you need to join the PAUSATF

If you need a GVH race singlet, contact Craighton.


Remember we have created GroupMe links for those wishing to communicate about training or social events: "GVH - Runs And Workouts", "GVH - Social". See the e-mail for information.


Happy Running,

Angie

Contact Us

Email:

info@goldenvalleyharriers.org

Mailing Address:

Golden Valley Harriers

P.O. Box 454

Davis, CA 95617-454

Facebook: Join our Facebook group.

Strava: Join our Strava club

Community Actions:

  • GVH donated $1065 total to 3 high school XC running programs (at right, coaches from Woodland and Pioneer High Schools receiving checks)

  • Supported our aid station at mile 65 of the Western States 100 mile race

  • Prepared to host a PAUSATF race: GVH Lagoon Valley XC Challenge

You can donate directly to the club general fund or to specific activities via PayPal: Donate