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 are eligible for a free race entry. DPMR […]
Trail Stewardship: Fixing The Emigrant Trail
In 2021, DPMR adopted three local trails through the Truckee Trails Foundation – the Emigrant Trail, the Mt. Judah Loop Trail, and the Warren Lake Trail (Castle Peak 100k sponsors this one) – with the responsibility to scout trail conditions in the spring, report any issues, and work with TTF to clean the trails up […]
Ask the Board – Why Do You Volunteer?
This month, we wanted to put a spotlight on volunteering. We asked our board members why they volunteer, what are their best volunteer experience(s), and their favorite way to give back to the trail. If this inspires you to find ways to share your time, please check out the Volunteer page and the calendar for […]
DPMR partners with Keep Tahoe Blue for clean-up days at Brockway Summit!
Stewardship is at the core of who we are at Donner Party Mountain Runners so please join us for 2 separate clean-up days this summer and help keep the trailheads we all use litter-free. In partnership with Keep Tahoe Blue and the Tahoe Blue Crew, DPMR is again adopting the Brockway Summit parking area and […]
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 […]
The Donner Party Mountain Runners Summer Picnic, presented by Tahoe Mountain Sports
LAST CALL– The DPMR Summer Picnic, Kids Race, and Group Runs is this upcoming Sunday, June 5th!! We’ll be providing lunch (a Golden Rotisserie taco bar), dessert and beverages, so please RSVP so we know how many hungry runners to feed. There will be two group runs before the picnic:Route 1: West End Beach to […]
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 […]
Broken Arrow introduces Elite Housing Program
If you are familiar with the Broken Arrow Skyrace- and how could you not be- you know how community-minded this race has become for the Truckee-Tahoe area. Every year the race designates a portion of their proceeds to select groups, and in the past this has included the Julia Millon Scholarship Fund as well as […]