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Wednesday Trail Running

Connor Siggins

Good afternoon all my granola people, It’s gonna be a rainy Wednesday, but I still want some running buddies. I was thinking a short loop around foxhaven farms/round top area might be pleasant. The Plan: -Meet at ye olde shred shack, 116 Washington Ave. @ 9:00am and start running -I will probably want to go for about 5-6 miles but …

biathlon at the res

Connor Siggins

Oh Helllllo, It seems that the weather has turned the corner (*knocks on wood*), and my running legs are ready to get out to ragged mountain reservoir. We’ll be taking advantage of our new fleet of commuter bikes to speed up the journey to the res while warming up our legs. Here’s the plan: -meet at 116 Washington Ave to …

WILDERNESS POTTERY (and snurt [snow-dirt] vibing)

Catie Leigh

HEY GUYS! It’s me, ya girl, connoisseur of the tree climbing and void screaming, back with another accessible/hilarious/weird as heckcovidfriendlyadventure… and offering of french press coffee in the woods. And, a need to motivate myself to do things on our day off, and/or embrace the maximum amount of daylight hours our cold winters have to offer us so that I …

Wednesday Trail Running ~in the snow~

Connor Siggins

It’s a winter wonderland and by “wonderland” I mean cold and wet southeastern slush/snow That said, I still wanna run, so let’s brave the weather and send it to Foxhaven for some mucky miles Meet at the Shred Shack (116 Washington Ave.) at 10am and we’ll run to Foxhaven. We’ll run for about 5 miles, and the pace will be …

Trail Trudgery Pt Two

Lily Gates

Last week’s jog gave us the opportunity to enjoy a beautiful crunchy fall morning and got a few people out on their fist adventure, so I think we should do it again. In case you missed the last description of the haps here is nearly word for word how it went: we’ll go at a nice light and relaxed pace …

RTF FULL PULL 2.0 whoop whoop

Eliza Stowe

Need an absolutely gnarly way to spend your last Saturday in Charlottesville before returning home to your parent’s basement to take finals? Want to run 23 miles surrounded by your best ODC pals who promise to remain uncompromisingly happy while even your own legs fail you? Never understood the joy that eating a salt and jelly bagel can provide you …

Pretty Beginner Trail Tromping

Lily Gates

Do you wish you could go on the magnificent Connor Siggins’ running trips, but you are not quite the speedy gazelle that he is? Would you rate yourself more of a gila monster? A snail? Or perhaps you too are a gazelle, but you are looking for a nice mellow shake out jog? Come run with me! I’m thinking some …

Wednesday Trail Running Part 3: Third Time’s the charm

Connor Siggins

Good news everyone!! Jim has said we can now have groups of 10 people, so that means that 9 of you can come trail running with me on Wednesday :))) The plan: Meet at the shred shack (116 Washington Ave) at 5:00pm with your running shoes, a mask/face covering and positive vibes. For our run this week, the plan is …

JIGGERJOG OVER LOGS

Grace Gray

Nothin says Sunday at high noon more than some trails, five masked-friends, and bounding on our very own fine two legs. Come channel your inner humans-evolved-to-be-long-distance-running-MACHINES and embark upon the finest jigger-jogging the O’Hill trails have ever seen. Squirrels can’t spread COVID (right?) so maybe a few of them will connect with our running prowess and join us too!!!!! We’ll …

Wednesday Trail Running the Sequel: Run it Back

Connor Siggins

Hey friends let’s go running (again) Last wednesday the squad ran from Fontaine ave to Stibling Ave. Tune in this Wednesday kiddos because we’re sending it from Fontaine Ave all the way to Ivy Rd. This section will be a bit longer (~5 miles total compared to ~3) because we’ll have to make our way back around O’Hill to get …

Wednesday trail running

Connor Siggins

Hey friends let’s go running Meet at 5:00 pm at the Shred Shack (116 washington Ave.) and we’ll send it behind O’Hill. Pace will be chill and we can take walk breaks if needed. Bring: -Mask -running shoes -good vibes This will be a short run, so we should be back by ~5:30.

Trail Running at Walnut Creek Park

Connor Siggins

Hi All, I’m looking to get in a Saturday morning trial run. Walnut Creek Park is close by and has some nice trails, so it should be a good time. I’m planning on doing about 4-6 miles depending on how I feel, and the pace will be pretty moderate for most of the way. What to bring: -Running Shoes -Water …

sunday muddy sunday: Observatory Hill trail running

John Cooney

I named this trip thinking that it was going to rainy all weekend until Sunday and that we were gonna have a wet and wild trail running adventure on the trails behind Ohill. Then, I looked at the weather and saw that tomorrow’s going to be kind of sunny. O well! I wanna run, I wanna get outside, don’t U2? …

SPRING BREAK GNAR TRAIN (MOAB, UT 2020)

Billiam, Intergalactic Shred Lord, Prince of Dankness

MOAB, UTAH 2020 CHOO CHOO ALL ABOARD THE GNAR TRAIN There is but one ODC trip worthy of such a claim, and it is our annual pilgrimage the arid paradise of MOAB, UTAH. Approximately 40 of us will drive out to Moab for spring break to spend the week(ish) camping on the banks of the Colorado River and hiking, backpacking, …

Rivanna Trail Full Pull!

Billiam, Intergalactic Shred Lord, Prince of Dankness

Want a big, gnarly reading day adventure run? How about one that stops at Whole Foods for bananas halfway through? Sounds like a job for the RIVANNA TRAIL – a 23ish mile, relatively flat loop which circumnavigates Charlottesville on primarily dirt singletrack. It’s an amazing trail, but navigation can be a bit of a challenge, especially for your first time. …

Monday Morning Miles (pt. 5)

Renee Spillane

Helloooooo fellow trail runners. Ever looking for a running buddy? Whelp I am because I kinda despise listening to music while I run (I know, I’m a monster) but I also get super bored running alone. I want to show you all the wonders of the Rivanna Trail system, which (unbeknownst to some) is super easily accessible from grounds even …

Monday Morning Miles (pt. 4)

Renee Spillane

Helloooooo fellow trail runners. Ever looking for a running buddy? Whelp I am because I kinda despise listening to music while I run (I know, I’m a monster) but I also get super bored running alone. I want to show you all the wonders of the Rivanna Trail system, which (unbeknownst to some) is super easily accessible from grounds even …

Monday Morning Miles (pt. 3)

Renee Spillane

Helloooooo fellow trail runners. Ever looking for a running buddy? Whelp I am because I kinda despise listening to music while I run (I know, I’m a monster) but I also get super bored running alone. I want to show you all the wonders of the Rivanna Trail system, which (unbeknownst to some) is super easily accessible from grounds even …

Sunday Morn Run and Brunch (NRGE)

Eliza Stowe

Sunday morn long runs and brunch is quite possibly my favorite weekend activity in the world. I was willing to give this weekly ritual a break at NRGE for other various adventures but have failed to sign up for any Sunday trips, so here it is. I honestly have no real plan for this other than some running route recommendations …

Monday Morning Miles (pt. 2)

Renee Spillane

Helloooooo fellow trail runners. Ever looking for a running buddy? Whelp I am because I kinda despise listening to music while I run (I know, I’m a monster) but I also get super bored running alone. I want to show you all the wonders of the Rivanna Trail system, which (unbeknownst to some) is super easily accessible from grounds even …

Monday Morning Miles (pt. 1)

Renee Spillane

Helloooooo fellow trail runners. Ever looking for a running buddy? Whelp I am because I kinda despise listening to music while I run (I know, I’m a monster) but I also get super bored running alone. I want to show you all the wonders of the Rivanna Trail system, which (unbeknownst to some) is super easily accessible from grounds even …

NRGE 2019 : MAIN CARPOOL

Victoria Alvarez

All my NRGE bbies, **PLEASE REFER TO THE NRGE CLUB EMAIL (SENT OUT 10/4/19) AND READ THIS ENTIRE DESCRIPTION. THEN, FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS** This is NOT an actual NRGE adventure. This is the CARPOOL for NRGE. This is how the officers will keep track of drivers and attendees. So make our lives easier and follow instructions, por favor. ♣ You …

69th Biannual CREEKATHON (main trip)

Mason Riffee

Hear ye, hear ye, You are hereby invited to the illustrious Shred-festival, the Dirtbag’s-reunion, the much-revered biannual CREEKATHON!! This is a time to wallow in comradery, to fester in fun, to devour all things grilled. For those who have never been, Creekathon is a laid-back social cookout for all you forest-children at our nearby Walnut Creek Park – we gather …

Three Ridges in One Day!?

Billiam, Intergalactic Shred Lord, Prince of Dankness

Real pros would bike to the trailhead, hike the loop, and then bike home. But we’re a bunch of scrubs so we’re going to drive to Three Ridges. Three Ridges is a rugged 13.4 mile loop which is usually backpacked over two or three days. Instead, we’ll cover the entire loop and its nearly 4,000′ of vertical gain in a …

*Canceled* Stokesville Sendage

Claire Emily Burke

Weekend extravaganza! Biking! Hiking! Swimming! CANCELED Come hang out at Stokesville Campground for a weekend to enjoy the beauties of early summer in VA. We’ll be camping and taking advantage of the many different activities the area has to offer. There is an extensive trail system that is ideal for biking, hiking, and trail running. The camping site is near …

Wednesday O-Hill Trail Run

Rachel Weeks

Wednesday is a reading day, which means it’ll be the perfect time to go out and enjoy the trails behind O-Hill as a study break! Come for a 3-4 mile trail run on Wednesday, May 1st at 10am. We will be going at a relaxed pace. It’s supposed to be cloudy but warm so make sure to hydrate before we …

Wednesday O-Hill Trail Run

Rachel Weeks

Wednesday is a reading day, which means it’ll be the perfect time to go out and enjoy the trails behind O-Hill as a study break! Come for a 3-4 mile trail run on Wednesday, May 1st at 10am. We will be going at a relaxed pace. It’s supposed to be cloudy but warm so make sure to hydrate before we …

Start O’ Summer 5k

Mason Riffee

Imagine: you’ve fought through finals; summer is yours, and sweet seasonal freedom flows through your veins unabated by assignments, readings, or deadlines. It’s that summer feeling, washing over you – another well-accomplished school year finalized – and you ride high on the expectations of long road trips, shaded trails, and reunion with old friends. It feels energizing, right? Well, put …

Wilderness First Aid: Choose May 11-12; or May 15-16; or May 21-22; or June 15-16

Matthew Rosefsky

Hi fellow adventurers! A co-founder of this glorious club is offering Disaster + Travel + Wilderness First Aid certification courses four times this spring in Cville. Hands-on learn how to save your compadre’s life and limbs, be y’all out adventuring in the wilderness, caught in a wrong-place wrong-time disaster, traveling remotely, driving through a rural area with no cellphone service …

Saturday Sunset at Humpback Rocks

Rachel Weeks

Didn’t get the chance to hike Humback this semester? Saturday afternoon is supposed to be gorgeous! Come hike humpback and watch sunset! We will leave Echols at 5:45pm, start hiking around 6:30pm, make it to the top and watch the sunset from 7-8:00pm, and be back at school optimistically by 9:00pm. Bring water and snacks! *NEED DRIVERS. YOU WILL BE …

Friday Morning Trail Run

Rachel Weeks

What better way to start out a Friday than with a trail run?? Details: Where? We will be driving 40 ish minutes to Sugar Hollow. You can choose whatever mileage and pace you’re comfortable with. I am planning on going 3-4 miles at a reasonably slow pace. The trail is out and back, with stream crossings along the way. When? …

Trail Run at the Nut (Creekathon)

Mason Riffee

Psst, hey you, wanna go get (a runner’s) high in the woods? We’ll explore the ‘Nut, see Spring flowers, and (most importantly) build up an appetite before the cookout. If you’re a beginner or casual runner, this is a great opportunity to stretch your legs and meet some new folks. I’ll be driving out from Echols at 12:00. Anyone riding …

Alternative Foxfield: Creekathon Spring 2019 **Main Carpool**

Allie Lowy

Shredders, senders, stoke enthusiasts, Kyle Guy & Ty Jerome devotees, adrenaline junkies (Ok, I think that covers all of you) — First and foremost, go hoos!!! We’ll be celebrating and basking in the glory of this natty for the next year, and will do so in true, unabashed ODC fashion at our spring Creekathon. Fortunately, unlike other events happening on …

Cpr, Aed + Choking Certification Course ~ Adult, Pediatric + Infant

Matthew Rosefsky

>> “Best CPR/AED class so far. Resuscipalooza made it fun! Love the scenarios!” – anonymous feedback >> “The most action-packed three hour CPR class I’ve been to. You made it concise and FUN!” – anonymous feedback >> “Hooray! No video!” – anonymous feedback ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Learn the lifesaving skills of CPR, AED, and relieving choking (adult / …

Rivanna for Breakfast

Connor Siggins

What’s up guys, my poor little knees have been running on all concrete lately and I need a trail to change things up. Plan: Meet at O-Hill at 9:00am. Once everyone is gathered, run at a reasonable pace to the Rivanna trail head on Fontaine and make our way to Ivy, up Lewis Mountain and back down to O-Hill. The …

Boone, Nc Spring Mega Trip **Carpool**

Lily Wincele

Happy Spring! Time to get yo butts outside Please read this trip description in its entirety. This is only a carpool, and you must sign up for side trip(s) as they are posted in order to join the carpool. WHAT: A NRGE style spring mega trip full of hiking, mountain biking, climbing, paddling, and other shenanigans! Attendees send it/shred “the …

Sunday Long Run

Nick Gomer

What up my bipedal brethren Come join me in the church of the outdoors this balmy Sunday as we take on the formidable trails of nearby Walnut Creek Park. We’ll go for an 8-10 mile jaunt at the most reasonable of paces swapping stories of hilarity and tragedy along the way. Afterwards, y’all can either return to Grounds or are …

O-Hill/Rivanna Trail Running

Jack Winterhalter

It’s looking like some good weather this weekend and I can think of no better way to take advantage of it than running up giant hills. We’ll leave from Echols at 4:00 pm and run for about 45 minutes to an hour on the trails around O-hill. Pace will likely by around 10 min/mile but is subject to change based …

The Ultimate Moabian Seminar

Chad Baily

Are you going out to Moab and not quite sure what you need? THEN BINGPOT! THIS IS FOR YOU!! This is a workshop centered around going out to Moab and making sure that you are prepared for the awesome week of sending it in ways you never thought possible. What we are going to be going over: – What a …

**Location Changed** Ye Olde Trip Leader Workshoppe

Anna-kin Flywalker, Shredi Master

Even though I requested Clark 101 the Source gave me **New Cabell 323** (Trust me, I am just as upset about the distance as you are). Anyways, c’est la vie and e’re going to have a great time anyway!! ————————————– HEYO! Tired of getting stuck on waitlists? Wait no longer! The best way to get on trips is to lead …

Positively Delightful Afternoon at Sugar Hollow

Ali Sullivan

I’m currently holed up in Alderman writing a paper upset that I am unable to enjoy the questionably warm weather outside. I’d like to redeem myself in the 69ºF weather on Tuesday. I’m thinking that I definitely wanna swim at Blue Hole, but I might also wanna do a trail run to make the swim even more rewarding. If you …

O-Hill Trail Fun Run

John Cooney

Unbeknownst to me until quite recently, there are trails on Observatory Hill to hike/bike/run/meander on! Now, high school track instilled a burning hatred for distance running within me, but I want to check these trails out… and thus, this trip was born. Since this trip requires no drivers and is right at UVA, anyone should feel free to come and …

Cpr, Aed + Choking Certification Course ~ Adult, Pediatric + Infant

Matthew Rosefsky

>> “Best CPR/AED class so far. Resuscipalooza made it fun! Love the scenarios!” – anonymous feedback >> “The most action-packed three hour CPR class I’ve been to. You made it concise and FUN!” – anonymous feedback >> “Hooray! No video!” – anonymous feedback ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Learn the lifesaving skills of CPR, AED, and relieving choking (adult / …

Trip Leader Workshop

Chad Baily

Do you have the boo-hoos about being on the waitlist?? Then come learn how to lead a trip! Leading trips is one of the best ways to meet more of the awesome outdoorsy folks here in the club and getting to try new things! SooOOooOOo come and spend part of your lovely Wednesday evening with me as I teach you …

7 Sisters 25k Trail Run!!

Sam Clinard

I’ve been super stoked to see so many trail running trips posted last semester. Let’s keep up that momentum by training and running an epic race on April 20th in the Montreat Wilderness just outside Asheville, NC. Race description – “The Seven Sisters 25k is a monstrous mountain of a run around the East and West ridges of the Montreat …

Trail Runningggg 2k19

Will Peterson

Hey y’all! It might be getting chilllllyyyy but let that be just another reason to get outside for some TRAIL running!!! Join me for a scenic 5ish mile run around the Ragged Mtn Reservoir and some great conversation as we desperately try to catch our breath. In order to stick together, we can pick a pace that fits everyone’s needs. …

>>>Moab, Utah 2019<<<

Billiam, Intergalactic Shred Lord, Prince of Dankness

THIS IS ABOUT TO BE THE RADDEST THING OUT THERE. There is but one ODC trip worthy of such a claim, and it is our annual pilgrimage the arid paradise of MOAB, UTAH. Approximately 40 of us will drive out to Moab for spring break to spend the week(ish) camping on the banks of the Colorado River and hiking, backpacking, …

Running at Ragged Mountain Resevoir

Mason Riffee

Hear ye, Excercise beats stress — avoid the pre-exam agitation — entice yourself with a sweet Saturday striding sesh! We’re going to run the perimeter loop of Ragged Mountain Resevoir! The venue is an admittedly less-than-ragged trail that follows the contours of lake for about 5 miles. Pace will depend on the group’s choice (probably like an 8 to 10 …