Welcome to the laid back beautiful beach town of Ventura, California. Located 60 miles north of Los Angeles, you really feel away from it all. The Crown Plaza Hotel is located right on the beach with access to restaurants and many things to do. Want to go for a great run? We've mapped out a three and five mile run along the ocean that will have you feeling energized and ready to take on this awesome beach town. Surf's up!

Scenic beach run along path through quiet neighborhood to local green space. Point B is 1.5 miles out & C is 2.5 miles out from hotel.

Get lost along the beach in Ventura with it's endless pier and gorgeous rugged beauty. The Crown Plaza is located right on at the beach.

You'll never want to go back to your hotel... the views here are breathtaking.

There are miles and miles of bike path that are perfect for running. Ventura is becoming a big mecca for runners with major races and marathons run here throughout the year.

You will feel far, far away from the big city in this beautiful beach town.

Happy Running!