Be a hero for a day (and sometimes longer) by lending a hand at one of the Aid Stations that Donner Party Mountain Runners is proud to sponsor in 2023. As if helping out isn’t its own greatest reward, volunteers who participate at a DPMR Aid Station could be the lucky winner of up to […]
Thanks to you- our volunteers!
Every person who showed up to volunteer this year is a hero in our eyes- whether as a group run leader, for trail work, at an aid station or to help out at one of our social events. Beside the feel-good rewards, did you know that volunteering at a DPMR Aid Station could win you […]
TRT Aid Station Volunteers Needed!
If you’ve ever run a race you know how important volunteers are- quite simply, without them most events would not happen. And this summer we need your help! Donner Party Mountain Runners is proud to captain the Diamond Peak Aid Station at the upcoming TRT Endurance Run on July 16-17. There are volunteer shifts from […]
Canyons Endurance Run Cal 2 Aid Station Report
By Carol Patterson Don’t feel like running a 50K? 100K? Need a day off? Feeling a little low, bunky? Lift your spirits: VOLUNTEER to help those your fellow trails mates and have a wonderful time doing it. Aid station (AS) work is a fun way to support and give back to your friends and our running community […]
DPMR is on The Mile 99 Interview Podcast
Thank you to our friends “down the hill” at The Mile 99 Interview who hosted three members of the board (Renee Elsdon Jacobs, Jack Macy and myself) for a great discussion about the club, its history, its new diversity statement, and plans for 2022. It was a special evening, chatting with Mike Turner, Jessica Harris […]
Sage Advice for Ultra Race Crewing
I’ve never ran far enough to need a crew. Or, at least justifying to myself the need for a crew. The wonderful volunteers at aid stations have generally been able to provide the support and energy boost needed to get through everything from half marathons to 50k races. But this year I’m attempting my first […]
Broken Arrow Skyrace: Pancake Breakfast & Aid Station Volunteers Needed!
One of our favorite fall events is back and scheduled for 3 days of running fun on Oct 1-3!Come lend a hand at the Broken Arrow Skyrace- we have 2 unique volunteering opportunities to choose from. New this year is a pancake breakfast and DPMR will be flipping flapjacks and earning tips. Or head on […]
2020 Volunteer Opportunities with DPMR
Are you interested in giving back to the community and/or the trail network that we all use and love? Help is always needed at aid stations and on trail work days. We are also looking for group run leaders! Here’s what is going on in 2020: Help at DPMR Aid Stations DPMR will be hosting […]
Donner Party does Diamond Peak
After 36 hours on my feet, I awoke from a solid sleep to a honking horn. I was confused as I tried to understand the empty road between me and the traffic signal. I had fallen asleep while driving home from the Tahoe Rim Trail Endurance Runs (TRTER,) and I hadn’t even run the race. […]
Brockway 2018, Unfiltered* (Tahoe200 clockwise edition)
Tahoe 200 (Tahoe 206.7 is just not as catchy) is back in our ‘hood again. This year, the race is going in the opposite, clockwise direction — which gives something to do for those who have run counterclockwise previously, gets in the loneliest farthest afield crewless miles – last (right as you’re 2- to 4-days […]