Best Beach Runs: U.S. West Coast

Running on the beach is one of the great summer pleasures. Great Runs has compiled a comprehensive guide to the best beaches for running in the United States. This list is focused on the west coast beaches, from Washington State to California. What qualifies as a great running beach? At least 2 miles long, wide, and with firm sand. The list is organized north-to-south. See also our lists of the best beaches for running in New England and New York to Alabama.

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