Mendocino Summer Run (with optional overnight) in July

West Coast Kappa Car Club invites you to join us for a Saturday run along the Pacific coast on Highway 1, from Novato through Russian River Valley to Mendocino. An overnight stay is optional (but recommended) with a run through the redwoods on Sunday.

The event is July 27th, 2019, with return on the 28th for the overnighters.

Facebook event page:

Rough Saturday route (4 hours drive time) We’ll be starting from a Starbucks in Novato (the one we started the Tomales Bay run from), heading toward the coast and up to the Russian River for lunch at Cape Fear Cafe in Duncans Mills. From there we’ll head on back to the coast and up to Mendocino and Fort Bragg for dinner and day-runner parting. Estimated road time 4 hours, plus meals and photo breaks and ice cream (or chocolate or donuts).

Overnight options abound within a few miles, including chain hotels, local inns, historic bed-and-breakfast, and more.

Your host recommends the Joshua Grindle Inn. Call Ken and Kate (innkeepers) at 707-937-6022 to see if a single night reservation for Saturday is still available (let them know you’re with the car club and that Robert Novak sent you). As of 6/27 there are three guest rooms still available.

Sunday, depending on where people stay, we may gather for breakfast or just a late morning coffee and then head back through the redwoods on the way back to the Bay Area. There’s also a chance that we’d close the official run Sunday morning that folks could go wine tasting on the way home (responsible driving would still be expected of course).

More details will come to this page and the Facebook page in the next couple of weeks.

How do I get in on the run?

Questions are welcome; you can reply here, post on the Facebook event page, or email robert at westcoastkappacar dot club.

The registration form is live below as of 6/27/2019. We will make meal arrangements based on the registrations through this page, so even if you mark yourself “going” on the Facebook page (and answer any polls that turn up there), please be sure you send in your registration through this page as well.

Note that this form will be processed through WordPress and the info will be available to the Board of Directors for event planning and management purposes. Meal info will be aggregated to make reservations. Anyone subject to GDPR protections should not use this form.


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