Hidden Valley Park, Martinez CA
The home course for the College Park Falcons, Hidden Valley Park is also the site of the Ed Sias Invitational and the DAL Championships. Moderately hilly, with only a few areas of truly level terrain, the course is mostly dirt trail with one 600m section of pavement and both the start and finish on grass. "Finale" hill, a 100m steep and rocky climb, greets competitors a quarter mile out from the finish.

HVP 3 Mile Course Google Map....
HVP 2 Mile Course Google Map
HVP 2 & 3 Mile Course Maps in PDF File

Newhall Park DLS INVITE, Concord CA
This is the Newhall Park course configuration for the DLS Invitational. Overall, terrain and race times suggest this course is comparable to the State Meet course in Woodward Park. The starting line is located on the south east soccer field. The course is mostly flat gravel trail, some grass sections, with one significant hill about 1400m into the race, followed by a steep descent at the 2000m mark. From then on it's a track meet to the finish.

Newhall 3 Mile Course Map
Newhall 3 Mile Course Tour via GoPro
Newhall 2 Mile Course Map

Newhall 2 & 3 Mile Course Maps in PDF


Newhall Park TRADITIONAL, Concord CA
This is the traditional Newhall Park cross country course, in use since the early 1970's. While the terain is identical to the DLS course, the start and finish lines are located in the center of the park on the grass behind the "dog park." The course is mostly flat gravel trail, some grass sections, with one significant hill about 1000m into the race, followed by a steep descent at the 1500m mark. The second and third miles are essentially on the same loop.

Newhall 2.95 Mile Course Google Map
Newhall 1.95 Mile Course Google Map

Canyon Middel School, Castro Valley CA
The home course for the Castro Valley Trojans, site of the Trojan Inviational, this course has several challenging hills after is loops around the large athletic fields. Start is fron the center of the football field, with the finish on the dirt track.

Canyon 2.1 Mile Course
Canyon 3.0 Mile Course

Haggin Oaks Golf, Folsom CA
Site of the Capital Cross Challenge, this course is entirely on the farways of the golf course, with long straightaways and barely any elevation change. This course is begging you to set a PR.

Haggin Oaks 2.1 Mile Course
Haggin Oaks 3.2 Mile Course


Shadow Cliffs Recreation Area, Dublin CA
The home course of Dublin, as well as EBAL power Amador Valley. The course starts on grass near the lake shore, then follows a paved path briefly before hitting dirt trails that loop around the open space. Some mild elevation changes with long stretches of flat.

Shadow Cliffs 3 Mile Course Map
Shadow Cliffs 2 Mile Course Map


Hayward Highschool, Hayward
The 3.0 mile course used for the North Coast Section Championships annually since 1999. The course has long straighaways accross the expansive athletic fields of the campus. The looping course has one steady hill that is repeated twice.

Hayward 3 Mile Course Map


Woodward Park , Fresno CA
The course is 5000 meters. The start and finish are on a wide grass area. The rest of the trails are hard packed dirt with a couple of short streches on asphalt. It has mild ups and downs over rolling hills with one steep short hill. Many major cross country meets have been run on this course, including Footlocker, the CIF State Meet, Clovis Invitational, Roughrider Invitational and the JC State Championships.

Woodward Park 2.1 Mile Course Map
Woodward Park 3.1 Mile Course Map