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Mission Bay Boardwalk Run

4000 Fanuel St, San Diego, CA 92109

24 hours


bike, run

Mission Bay Boardwalk is a great spot for a little exercise.

Ready to go for a loop? Starting at Fanuel Park head west on the boardwalk and follow it along until you reach Belmont Park, there continue the walkway to your leftover the first bridge, Mission Bay Drive. Throughout the run you will cross over two bridges, this is where your elevation gain/loss will be. After the bridge, follow the pathway on your left that sticks to the waterfront, it will wrap you around to the next bridge and give you gorgeous bay views. The next bridge you’ll reach is Ingrahm St, run across and take your first left at the light, Riviera Dr. Unfortunately the path directly at the end of the bridge is a staircase, staying on Riviera for .5 mile still gives you those scenic views and will bring you to a ramp which you can stroll with ease back to the boardwalk below you and wrap around the bay to where you started. 

Starting at the playground means you end at one! Perfect spot for you and your kiddo to stretch those legs after a run. Another option for this stroller run is starting at Crown Point Park - in that case, when you cross over the Ingrahm Bridge you would turn right instead of left, and turn onto Crown Point Dr to end where you began. Some nearby spots to grab an after-workout snack for you and your little one are Bayside Landing and The Patio.


Parking Restrooms Good for All Ages Admission Free
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Brittany Ricketts
Brittany Ricketts was born in Freeport, Maine and moved to San Diego, California at a young age where she has remained for the last 22 years, also attending SDSU there. Her love of sharing the outdoors and being active with others has always been a big focus in her life. Now with her husband and two beautiful daughters she gets to explore the world in lots of new ways! If they’re not hiking, swimming, surfing, running or enjoying San Diego then they’re off on an adventure somewhere near or far!
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Distance: 3+ miles, Level: Moderate
A playground near Legoland.

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