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The Dam Run 5K and 10K

When: January. 12, 2019 9:00 AM

Where: 500 San Pablo Dam Road, Orinda, CA

The Dam Run - 5K/10K Run-Walk


**The race will be on a closed course, beginning at the San Pablo Dam boat launch ramp, at the San Pablo Reservoir located at the Orinda entrance (not the El Sobrante entrance) to the Reservoir. No cars will be allowed into the Reservoir after 8:40 am, the gates will be CLOSED.

Custom Finisher Medals for ALL. Plaques to Overall Finishers and Male/Female 49 & Under and 50 & Over.

Important Race Information

Print Registration Form

Register Online

Registered to Date

Course Description

Map the Route 5k

Map the Route 10k


Same day registration will be from 7:00 am - 8:45 am.

The race will begin at 9 am with the 10K and 9:05 am for the 5K  It will take place on the scenic old San Pablo Dam Road and trail.

Click on the Photo Gallery to the left to view The Dam Run Album and experience a little bit of the beauty on the trails of this run. One of the most scenic events in the Bay Area !

Best Directions to the Boat Launch Entrance:

From Orinda (Hwy 24) go west 2.4 miles on Camino Pablo; turn right at the San Pablo Reservoir Boat Launch (Old San Pablo Dam Road) and follow the service road 1.5 miles to parking lots. From I-80 take San Pablo Dam Road Exit; East 8.9 miles on San Pablo Dam road (to the 2nd entrance, close to Orinda, not El Sobrante). Turn left at San Pablo Reservior Boat Launch (Old San Pablo Dam rd.) and follow the service road 1.5 miles to parking lots.