California Coast: All Routes

Mission Beach-Pacific Beach

San Diego’s fabulous beaches are part of the city’s fabric. There are numerous options for running on the beach. The signature run is the Oceanfront Boardwalk, a 3.5 mile paved path from North Pacific Beach to South Mission Beach paralleling Mission Bay Blvd. Attractions include parks, shopping on the side streets, lots of bars & restaurants along the beach, and Belmont Park amusement park. There are options to continue running on the beach past the end of the boardwalk


  • 3.1 miles ONE-WAY
  • Southern end: Mission Point; Northern end: Pallisades Park at Crystal Dr.