California Coast: All Routes

Santa Monica Beach to Venice Beach

This is another famous L.A. beach run. Starting at Santa Monica Pier, this dedicated paved path goes 3.3 miles to Venice Beach, ending at Washington Blvd. It’s 2 miles from the Santa Monica Pier to the Venice Beach boardwalk, if you’d like to cut the run a little short, taking in including Muscle Beach, the famed outdoor basketball courts, and Venice Skatepark.
  • 6.1 miles, out and back
  • Flat
  • Santa Monica State Pier, or any point along the way