Workout Venues

The team trains at many different locations on the peninsula. Here are directions to a few of them. If there's one we should add to the list, please let us know.

Angell Field, Stanford

The Cobb Track and Angell Field is one of our track workout venues and is open to the public when the track team is not practicing.
Directions: Off El Camino Real, enter the campus by turning west onto Galvez. The track parking lot is on your left after the stadium, about one block.

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Bayfront Park, Menlo Park

Bayfront offers a network of trails on mild hills and a paved flat perimeter loop on the shore of the bay.
Directions: Travel east on Marsh Rd until it ends at the Bayfront Park entrance at the intersection with the Bayfront Expressway (84). Cross the intersection to the parking lot.

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Burgess Park, Menlo Park

Burgess is Team Sheeper's administrative home as well as the venue for many team activities including Menlo Masters swimming and weekly bike ride starts.
Directions: Located at 501 Laurel Street. From El Camino, turn north on Ravenswood, cross the RR tracks and turn right on Laurel. From 101, exit Willow and drive toward Menlo Park. Cross Middlefield and look for Laurel Street on your right.

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Chip Trail, Stanford

This is a trail covered in wood chips located across the street from the Stanford track. It's a good soft-surface warmup loop.
Directions: Off El Camino Real, enter the campus by turning west onto Galvez. Park in the track parking lot on your left after about one block. Cross Galvez to get to the trail.

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DeAnza College Track, Cupertino

A track that has lighting at night, popular with south-peninsula running groups.
Directions: Hwy 280 to 85 south toward Gilroy.  Exit immediately at Stevens Creek Blvd, east to Stelling Rd. Turn right, then right again at McClellan. Turn right at the first entrance, park in lot D. The track is adjacent.

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Edgewood at Canada Roads, Redwood City

Intersection where you can park for Canada Road and Edgewood Park workouts.
Directions: Hwy 280 to Edgewood Road exit. Go southwest toward the hills and park at Canada Road.

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Foothill College Track, Los Altos

A convenient mid-peninsula track that has lighting at night.
Directions: Hwy 280 to El Monte/Moody Road exit. Travel west and find the track on your right at the edge of campus.

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Holbrook-Palmer Park, Atherton

This park is one of our favorite venues for indoor strength, core, and spin workouts. It's convenient with a great old carriage house we use for our classes.
Directions: Located between Middlefield and El Camino Real at 150 Watkins Ave. From 101 take the Marsh Rd exit into Atherton. Turn left on Middlefield and right on Watkins. The park is on the left. From El Camino, Watkins is between the lights at Encinal and Atherton Ave. Turn onto Watkins, cross the RR tracks and the park will be on your right. Use either entrance and wind around to the back of the property.

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Oracle Parking Lot for Bay Trail, Redwood City

Ideal starting point for runs north up the Bay Trail which goes all the way to SFO along the shore. The trail from Oracle to Coyote Point is a flat 8.5 miles each way. Bathrooms, some mile markers and water.
Directions: Hwy 101, take the Ralston exit, go east on Marine World Pkwy. Turn left into Oracle, and then an immediate left again into the parking lot where we meet.

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Pioneer Hotel, Woodside

There is ample parking for Woodside bike starts and runs in this municipal building complex. It's a favorite meeting spot and recommended for least impact on the town of Woodside.
Directions: Hwy 280, take Woodside Road (84) toward Woodside to the top of the hill. See the old Pioneer Hotel on the left. Park anywhere behind the buildings.

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Rancho San Antonio County Park, Los Altos

This park is large, popular, and convenient from the south bay with great offroad running trails, climbs, and access to the trails at the back of the Hidden Villa Ranch property.
Directions: Hwy 280, take the Foothill Blvd exit and drive south on Foothill Boulevard approximately .2 miles to Cristo Rey Drive. Turn right on Cristo Rey, drive .9 miles to the park entrance which will be on your left.

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San Mateo Drive Bike Bridge, Menlo Park

San Mateo Drive ends in a bike that crosses over the creek to Stanford and San Hill Road. We meet there to start runs.
Directions: From El Camino, turn onto Middle Road, drive .7 mile and turn left onto San Mateo Dr.

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Sawyer Camp Trail, San Mateo

This paved trail is 6 miles long, and runs along the edge of Crystal Springs reservoir. Flat mostly with hills at the north end. Mile markers, bathrooms, water. First mile busy with walkers and kids on weekends, parking a challenge during prime times.
Directions: The trailhead is at Crystal Springs Rd and Skyline (35). From 280 exit Hayne Road. Drive south on Skyline about 1.3 miles, park on the roadside.

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Woodside Elementary, Woodside

The school parking lot is a favorite place to park for Woodside area runs.
Directions: Follow Woodside Road (84) through downtown Woodside. The school is about one block past Roberts Market, on the left.

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