Friends & Family Run Programs


Sunday March 15, 2015 at 7:00 AM PDT
Sunday March 29, 2015 at 9:00 AM PDT

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Quail Hill Trail Head - Shady Canyon 
34 Shady Canyon Drive
Irvine, CA 92603

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Martha Szufnarowski 
TriLaVie Friends & Family Run Program 






















































































Trail Running and Walking with TriLaVie

WHY?: Enrich your soul, mix up your running mentally and physically, get stronger, meet new people, expand your horizons. Combining trail and road running is just the best!

TriLaVie Run Training

 WHO: Runners with adventurous spirits who want to discover new trails each week and appreciate the “no-drop” experience of group exploration. Men and women are welcome! Participants will train for 5k, 10k, half and full marathon options.


NEW!  Trail Walkers Group.  Join our walkers/hikers group to enjoy the trails for 2- hours with us.  Routes are modified, but you will still see stunning trails!

WHEN: Sunday mornings 7am- 9am (longer for half or full marathon training)


SPECIAL EVENT:  Saturday, March 21st is our End of Season Party at the Irvine Regional Park after our run or race.  Friends and family invited.  (no training Sunday, March 22nd)

DATES:  Now - March 29, 2015  (spring program will follow)

March 28th and 29th are our TriLaVie Team Event Reaching for the Cure!


DISTANCES: Each run will be 6-8 miles and the terrain will vary from packed earth to “billy-goat” climbs. Please plan for 2-hours as you will experience a challenging run paired with a few moments to enjoy the views.  Half and Marathon trainers will add distance each week as per your training plan. Plan your long run on weekends with 2-3 shorter runs during the week.


TRAINING PLAN:  Runners training for the Reaching for the Cure 5k/10k/Half Marathon will receive a detailled training plan including distances and specific workout instructions with coaching on fueling, equipment, nutrition, strength, stretch and self-care techniques.

TriLaVie Run Training
$30 includes expert coach-guided runs, program discounts at Road Runner Sports (10%) and TriZone (15%). See for products and additional discounts with our local partners including cycle shops, massages and more.

TriLaVie Run Training

RACES:  There are many new trail races to do along the way and we highly recommend trying a few, but it is not required. Distances from 3-50 miles, check them out! (More details below)

EQUIPMENT: Trail running or sturdy running shoes, hydration device for 20 or more ounces of water (handheld, belt or camelback), additional energy snacks ie: gels, bars, yummy blocks, layered clothing for variable temperatures, sunscreen.

LOCATIONS: Locations will vary on a weekly basis and may depend upon weather and rains.

This list includes our goals and desires, but can be modified per Coach Linda for safety and quality.

Whiting Ranch, Foothill Ranch/Portola Hills

Peters Canyon, Tustin Ranch

Aliso and Wood Canyons, Aliso Viejo/Laguna Beach

Black Starr Canyon, Modjeska Canyon

O’Neill Park, Trabuco Canyon

Arroyo Trabuco Trail, RSM/Mission Viejo

Meandering Ridge, Ladera Ranch Ridge, Ladera

Riley Wilderness Park, Coto de Caza

Bell View Trail, Dove Canyon, Trabuco Canyon

Santiago Truck Trail, Modjeska Canyon



LA Marathon
 Sunday March 15, 2015
Packet Pickup, Friday March 13 and  Saturday March 14
Los Angeles to Santa Monica

Surf City Marathon and 1/2 Marathon
Sunday Feb, 1, 2015
Marathon $125.00
1.2 Marathon $115.00
Huntington Beach, Ocean Front Course

Into the Wild Trail Series
Into the Wild Trail Series 2015
March 21st – Into the Wild OC Trail Run 10k/21k, Irvine/Santiago Parks
May 30th - Into the Wild Black Star Canyon 9.2k 
July – Into the Wild Rockin’ Summer Runs 5k,Irvine Park
November 14th – Limestone Canyon/Whiting Ranch 12/30k

O.C. Chili Winter Trail Run Series
Jan 24, 2015
Feb.21, 2015
Mar.14, 2015

Each race day has a 5 mile, 7 mile, and 10 mile race.
Each race $35. until Jan. 9th.
O'Neill Regional Park, Trabuco Canyon

Big Baz Winter Trail Races
Cleaveland National Forest
Sat. Jan 3
Sat. Jan 17
Sat Jan 31
Sat. Feb 14
Different distance each race.