Club Courses

Most of our courses are in the Santa Monica Mountains. The map shows primary trail head locations with a full list of courses below.

Course Distance Type Location
Art's Paramount Ranch

This extremely scenic run starts at the corner of Mulholland and Las Virgenes.   The run has no big hills and passes Century Reservoir, ascends Lookout trail, and after passing the former Reagan Ranch in reverence,  we hug the...

11.4 Keyhole Malibu
Backbone Leg #D--Kanan Road to Mishi Mokwa Parking Lot

This is a very lush area for the early part of the leg, and we allow us to experience Zuma Canyon and Trancas Canyon.  Many of us have not seen this area, and  this is an opportunity to see this leg.  The trail ends at the Mishi...

16.3 Point-to-Point Pt Mugu
Backbone Leg #E--Mishi Mokwa Pk. Lot to Ray Miller
This will be your favorite leg of all. After reaching Sandstone Peak--the highest peak at 3,111 ft. of the Santa Monica Mountains, we traverse through the...
16.0 Point-to-Point
Backbone--Leg #1 Will Rogers Park to Schueren Road
From Will Rogers State Park we ascend the Backbone Trail with ocean glimpses of the Santa Monica Bay. The continuation to the Hub will next connect via Eagle Springs Road and Musch Trail. After refreshing-up at Trippet Ranch...
18 Point-to-Point
Backbone--Leg #2 Schueren Road to Kanan Road

A short distance to 2,805 ft. Saddle Peak will start with a beautiful ocean vista.  After a long descend to Piuma Road, we cross Malibu Canyon Road and climb up the Mesa Peak Motorway (steep long trail).  Then from the Corral Canyon...

18.6 mi. Point-to-Point
Backbone--Leg #3 Kanan Road to Mishe Mockwa Parking lot

This is a very lush area for the early part of the leg, and it allows us to experience Zuma Canyon and Trancas Canyon.  Many of us have not seen this area, and  this is a great opportunity to run here.  This part of the...

16.3 mi. Point-to-Point
Backbone--Leg #4 Mishe Mockwa to Ray Miller
This will be your favorite leg of all. After reaching Sandstone Peak--the highest peak at 3,111 ft. of the Santa Monica Mountains, we traverse through the Chamberlain Rock. Finally, we finish the best views of the glimmering Pacific...
16 mi. Point-to-Point
Backbone--Leg #A Will Rogers to Old Topanga Road

From Will Rogers Park we ascend with ocean glimpses of the Santa Monica Bay. The continuation to the Hub will next connect via Eagle Springs Road and Musch Trail. After refreshing-up at Trippet, we...

13.3 Point-to-Point Pacific Palisades
Backbone--Leg #B Old Topanga Road to Las Virgenes and Piuma

Climbing the lush Hondo Canyon, we will ascend to the top of Schueren Road--with a view of the Santa Monica Bay and Catalina Island and you can see scan the curvature of the earth. Beautiful! Just before to Schueren...

11.3 Point-to-Point Malibu
Backbone--Leg #C Tapia Park to Kanan Road

Leaving up Tapia Park we climb up the Mesa Peak Motorway (steep long trail).  Then from the Corral Canyon parking lot, we run to the parking lot at Kanan Road--the end of the 3rd leg.   

Drive at the speed limit up Kanan...

11.8 miles Point-to-Point