Mar 1, 2014 · 7:45 AM
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Meet at 7:45, run starts at 8 am
Location: Starbucks at the corner of Alton & E. Yale Loop - 5365-B Alton Parkway, Irvine 92604
Directions: From 405 freeway, exit Jeffrey and go north two lights to Alton. Turn left and then right into parking lot. Starbucks is between Ralphs and CVS.
About the Run: We will head out on Jeffrey and take the bridge over the freeway. Run along the path until we get to the Quail Hill Trail. The trail has both dirt and paved options as it climbs up into the exclusive portion of Turtle Rock. Head down Bonita Canyon and make a loop back to the start. The standard loop is 12 miles. You can also do an out-and-back along the trail. There is water on the trail, but it is recommended to bring some, just in case.
After the Run: Starbucks, Big City Bagels, Chronic Tacos and Juice It Up.
Original Run, now cancelled due to Whiting Ranch closure
Leader: Rob Harris/South Coast Roadrunners Location: Meet at the Harris home at 24801 Via Princesa, Lake Forest, CA 92630. *Please respect the neighbors in the morning, noise level-wise. Thanks.
Directions: Bake Parkway to Calle Entrada, left on Via Viajante, right on Via Tequila and right on Via Princesa.
About the Run: We will run up the scenic Serrano Creek Trail to Whiting Ranch. Encounter dogs, horses, coyotes. mountain bikers, and perhaps the elusive mountain lion. Run out and back to El Pollo Loco at Lake Forest Dr. and Rancho for a 6 mile run, or head up to the Whiting entrance for another 1.5 miles. If you make it up Dreaded Hill to Four Corners and back down, you will gain nearly 1,150 feet over a total of 12.4 miles.
Here is a MapMyRun link: http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/359875107
After the Run: We will provide bagels, coffee, Gatorade, water and other snacks. There is also a Starbucks nearby if you need a fix!