4/24/2011 - The Hollywood Sign Run to Runyon Park, Los Angeles, CA
Alright, folks this one is a special review -double LA's most scenic points. The Hollywood Sign and Runyon Park. Quick review is below, the run is slightly more than 9 miles. As always don't hesitate to reach out with any questions. Enjoy!
Distance: 9.24 miles
Course: I started the run at the end of N Beachwood Drive (Los Angeles) and ran up the fire road to the Hollywood Sign! I then ran down the hill to Franklin Ave all the way west to Runyon Park. I ran up the hill and back down to finish the run on the corner of Franklin and Vista
Elevation profile: the run net elevation loss is about 500ft, yet you will run up hill about 1,400ft.
Crowd: Tourists chasing a once in a life time photo with the Hollywood Sign and random celebrities in Runyon Park.
The easy part: Let's face it despite some steep hills, in the end of the day the run is downhill
The challenging part: Some steep slopes to run at the 7th and 8th miles made this run interesting
My 2 cents: Spectacular views of Los Angeles, the valley and sunset over the pacific. Make sure you run with your head up enjoying this captivating views course.
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