Thursday, October 15, 2015

Trail Run (9ish miles)-04/24/16

We'll get things rolling with an easy 1/2 mile warmup run to Julius Kahn Park from A Runner's Mind (3575 Sacramento St). 

We'll do some range of motion drills in the park before starting the run.
Here's a link to the course map....
Run Club Trail Run Course Map

Here's a description of said course...

Follow chalk markings indicating 'RC' with arrows on paved roads. Follow flour arrows on trail segments.
-Launch from Julius Kahn Park. Follow dirt trail towards Arguello.   
-Veer LEFT onto West Pacific Avenue and cross Arguello.
-Follow West Pacific Avenue past golf course and downhill.  
-Merge onto Mountain Lake Trail and follow underneath overpass.
-Take a hairpin LEFT turn after running underneath the overpass.
-Continue for 200-300 meters and veer RIGHT onto the pedestrian path that runs parallel to Wedemeyer Road.
 -Turn LEFT and run uphill on Battery Caulfield Road until you reach the intersection with Washington. 
-Run across the pedestrian crosswalk across Washington onto the dirt trail. Continue on this dirt trail until you reach Immigrant Point Overlook. 
-Descend the stairs at Immigrant Point Overlook and cross Lincoln. Follow flour and chalk markings towards Battery to Bluffs Trail.  
-Follow Battery to Bluffs Trail until it ends. Turn around and head back the way you came.
-Return to Julius Kahn Park. You will have logged roughly six miles. 
-Turn around and head BACK up the dirt trail towards Arguello. Turn RIGHT and run along the dirt trail that runs parallel to Arguello.
-Shortly after turning right you will cross the street and veer left onto Bay Area Ridge Trail. 
-Continue on Bay Area Ridge Trail (Look for signs and flour markings) until you reach Cemetery Overlook. Descend the wooden stairs and connect with Park Trail. 

-Follow Park Trail downhill until you reach the intersection of Lincoln/McDowell.
-Turn around and head back the way you came to Julius Kahn for 9 MILES!

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