New Basin Blues Running Trails

Published: February 11, 2016
The run:
  • Ahmanson Ranch (AKA Victory Trailhead)
Directions :
  • 101 Fwy Exit Valley Circle Blvd and head North (2 miles)
  • Left - Victory Blvd (0.5 mile)

Notes:

  • Google Maps: link
  • The meetup Map
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Running Options
  • The Mesa Loop (5 Miles)
  • The Ahmanson 12K Course (8 miles)
  • The Three Sisters (12 Miles)
  • The Scenic Loop (2.5 miles)
Notes

 

  • There are no bathrooms there but there is a Porta-potty at the trail head, half a mile away.
The run course
  • The Mesa Loop (Coming soon) 
  • The Ahmanson 12K course map
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  • The Three Sisters (coming soon)
  • The Scenic Loop (2.5 miles)
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Published: March 23, 2016

Park and meetup near the visitor center @ 11-11:30am

Address: 15101 Lancaster Rd, Lancaster, CA 93536
Parking Fees $10 per vehicle

Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve is a state-protected reserve of California, USA, harboring the most consistent blooms of California poppies, the state flower. Wikipedia

Trail Map
Park Youtbe Video 

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Published: March 07, 2016
The run :
  • Balboa Park
Meetup

Balboa Golf Course
16821 Burbank Blvd
Encino, CA 91436

Nearest Cross Streets:
Burbank Blvd and Balboa Blvd

Meetup Map

Run Options

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Published: February 01, 2016

Caballero Canyon Night Trail Run - Lights required for this run!
Reseda Blvd Street options

Distance 

2.5-6.2 miles

Meetup:  Caballero Canyon - park along Reseda Blvd.
Google Map

Directions

  • From 101 FWY Exit Reseda Blvd
    Head South toward mountains
  • Park Along Reseda(bottom of Braemar - Country Club Dr)
  • Meet at Caballero Canyon sign

Run Course

Reseda Blvd:  Run Map

To top of Reseda(highest point in parking lot) and back:  2.5 miles
To top of Reseda then to Ventura Blvd and back: 6.2 miles

Caballero Canyon to Nike Tower:  Run Map
Lights required!!

Up Trail to Mulholland
Left on Mulholland to Nike Tower
Back Down Mulholland to Caballero Trail to Reseda Blvd.



NEW ROUTES BELOW!!(Must have lights to run these!)

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Published: March 23, 2016
City Agoura Hills
Park Cheseboro National Park
Park  trail Map
Directions

Ventura Freeway (101) to Chesebro Rd exit.
Turn north on Palo Comado Canyon Rd
Palo Comado turns to Driver Ave Continue on Driver Ave
Right - Colodry Dr and enter the Old Agoura City Park

 

Meetup Map Meet at the Old Agoura City Park
Parking and Meetup
Running Routes 

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Published: January 22, 2016
Meetup Details:
  • Hope Nature Preserve - Lynn Oaks Park in Newbury Park
    • Take 101 West, exit Lynn Road
    • Make a Left on Capitan St.
    • Lynn Oaks Park on your Right
    • Google Map Link
Run Details: 
  • Single Track through Hope Preserve, Out and back to Angel's Peak is 8.2 miles.

Pictures:

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Published: April 25, 2016
The run:
  • Lake Hollywood
The Address

Nearest cross streets
Lake Hollywood Dr and Wonder View Dr
Meetup Map

Notes :
  • plenty of street parking
  • Porta Potties at start
  • BRING WATER !
Running Options

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Published: April 05, 2016
The run:
  • Las LLajas
The Address

Nearest cross streets
Evening Sky Dr and Las Llajas Rd
Meetup Map

Directions :
  • 118 Fwy Exit Yosemite head north
  • Right- Evening Sky Dr
  • Park near trail head

Notes:

  • plenty of street parking
  • THRE ARE NO BATHROOMS
  • BRING WATER !
  • Google Maps:link
Running Options

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Published: February 26, 2016

Run Details

Mountaingate Hill Repeats + Optional Canyonback Trail Run(Lights required for trail!)

Distance
4-7 miles

Meetup: Top of Mountaingate Dr.
Google Map

Directions

  • Head South on 405 past 101 Fwy
  • Exit Skirball Dr, left on Sepulveda and right on Mountaingate Dr.
  • Meet and park at top of Mountaingate Dr.

Run Course

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The workout

Warmup: 1 mile to bottom of Sepulveda

Workout: 1-3 X repeats:
Run to top - 1 mile
Recover back to bottom - 1 mile

1X = 2 miles, 2X = 4 miles or 3X = 6 miles


Optional Added Trail run: Canyonback Trail(hilly)
Lights required!!


After 1 or 2 X Mountaingate hill repeats
1.5 mile trail run down Canyonback and back to Mountaingate
5 or 7 miles total

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Published: February 10, 2016

It is an NBB tradition to go cheer for our friends running the LA Marathon. Our usual cheering spot is on the corner of  San Vicente Blvd and Gretna Green Way, between mile 22 and 23 of the marathon course.

  • Get there early to find parking. Street parking only, please read the signs carefully. 
  • Race starts at 7am, the pros will should be passing mile 23 by near 9am so plan your arrival accordingly
  • Bring your cowbells and lots of love.  

NBB LA Marathon Meetup map

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Published: March 11, 2016
The Run The Old Trappers Lodge is a weird and hidden California Historical Landmark inside Pierce college.  For more info on the landmark visit this link. The trails and track at Pierce college are currently closed to the public but we can run on the campus. There are two NBB favorites
1) The Never Ending Stairs  - info
2) The 800 meter loop        - info
Parking Park on Victory Blvd before Mason (see Map)
Meetup Walk/Jog into Pierce College via Mason, Right on Rancho Rd meet near the agricultural science Building (see Map)
The Workout
  • Warm up : Jog to the Bull and back
  • The Workout:  6-10 x 800 meter repeats
  • Cool down: Job to Bull and back, then chill a the historical landmark
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Published: April 04, 2016

Malibu Creek

Address / Directions 

Directions

  • 101fwy exit Kanan Rd
  • left - Cornell
  • right into Paramount Ranch Park (before Mulholland Hwy)
Run Options

Pictures

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Published: February 26, 2016

Distance

10 miles
Or it's an out and back run course, turn around when you want

Directions from SFV

405 fwy north
merge with 5 fwy
merge with 14 fwy
exit Newhall Ave
Right turn and park

Nearest cross streets
Newhall Ave and Wager Rd


Google Maps


Meetup
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Run Course

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Published: February 16, 2016
The run:
  • The Millennium Trail
Directions :

The Address
4830 Las Virgenes Rd,
Calabasas, CA 91302

  • 101 Fwy Exit Las Virgines and head south (500 meters)
  • Left - at the mobile gas station, the trail head is next to it
  • park and meet at the trail-head

Notes:

  • No bathrooms 
  • Parking is limited, Park on Agoura Rd and walk to trailhead
  • Google Maps:link
  • The meetup Map
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Running Options
The run course
  • The Millennium loop course map (13 miles)
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  • De Anza Loop course map (4 miles)
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Published: February 27, 2016
The run:
  • The Natoma Climb
    AKA Classic Taft HS XC
Meetup

Serrania Park
20864 Wells Dr
Woodland Hills, CA 91364

It is best to park on the street(parks gates may close at dusk)

Running Options
  • The Natoma Climb (5 Miles)
  • Serrania park to Taft HS walk (3.74 miles)
The run/walk course

The Natoma Climb course (5 Miles)

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 Serrania park tot Taft HS walk (3.74 miles)

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Published: February 25, 2016
The run:
  • The Phantom Trail
The Address

3701 Lost Hills Rd, Calabasas, CA 91301

Directions :
  • 101 Fwy Exit Las Virgines and head south (1.7 miles)
  • Right- Lost Hills Rd ( 300 meters)
  • U-Turn - Calabasas Hills Rd (300 meters)
  • Park in parking lot or street

Notes:

  • Parking is limited but plenty of street parking
  • BRING WATER !
  • Google Maps:link
  • The meetup Map
Running Options
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Published: April 21, 2016
The run:
  • Verdugo Climb
The Address :

1601 West Mountain Street
Glendale, CA 91201
Meetup Map

Notes :
  • plenty of parking
  • There are bathrooms
  • NO WATER ON THE TRAIL, BRING WATER !

Running Options
  • Verdugo Climb (7 Miles) - MapMyRun
  • Verdugo Climb - Tree Of Life  (12 Miles) - MapMyRun
  • Verdugo Climb - Tree Of Life Loop (12 Miles) - MapMyRun

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Published: March 31, 2016
The run:
  • West Dirt Mulholland Dr
The Address

Meet at the corner of Canoga Ave and Mulholland Dr

Directions :
  • 101 Fwy Exit Topanga head south
  • Left - Mulholland Dr
  • Left - Canoga Ave
  • Left - Mulholland Dr and park on street

Notes:

Running Options
  • Larry's Marathon PR Route (22 Miles)
  • Get Over yourself (7 Miles)
The run course

 

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