California Route

California Running Route Map

Summary:  Running 890 miles from the Oregon border; through Weed, Redding, Chico, Yuba City, Sacramento, Stockton, Lancaster and Palmdale, San Bernardino, Palm Springs, Indio; to the Arizona border

04/05/17: Running Day 8 (continued): Oregon border to Mile 6 on the map — see the Oregon Route for the beginning of the day

Cities through which I’ll be running:

  • Dorris

04/06/17: Running Day 9: Miles 6 – 32 on the map

Cities through which I’ll be running:

  • Macdeol

Cities I’ll be running near:

  • Mt. Hebron

04/07/17: Running Day 10: Miles 32 – 54 on the map

Cities through which I’ll be running:

  • Carrick
  • Weed

Cities I’ll be running near:

  • Black Butte

04/08/17: Travel day from Weed to Redding


04/09/17: Planned Rest Day in Redding


04/10/17: Running Day 11: Miles 230 – 256 on the map (NOTE: taking a different route than the route on the map)

Cities through which I’ll be running:

  • Redding
  • Anderson
  • Cottonwood

Cities I’ll be running near:

  • Junction
  • Happy Valley

04/11/17: Running Day 12: Miles 230 – 256 on the map (NOTE: taking a different route than the route on the map)

Cities through which I’ll be running:

  • Cottonwood
  • Red Bluff

04/12/17: Running Day 13: Miles 278 – 295 on the map (NOTE: taking a different route than the route on the map)

Cities through which I’ll be running:

  • Red Bluff
  • Proberta
  • Gerber-Las Flores
  • Tehama
  • Los Molinos

Cities I’ll be running near:

  • Bend

04/13/17: Running Day 14: Miles 295 – 321 on the map

Cities through which I’ll be running:

  • Los Molinos
  • Copeland
  • Chico

Cities I’ll be running near:

  • Vina
  • Merrills Landing
  • Cana
  • Anita
  • Nord

04/14/17: Running Day 15: Miles 319 – 349 on the map

Cities through which I’ll be running:

  • Chico
  • Barber
  • Roble
  • Durham
  • Richvale
  • Riceton
  • Biggs
  • Gridley

Cities I’ll be running near:

  • Esquon
  • Blavo
  • Dodgeland
  • Ramada
  • Shippee
  • Oroville
  • Thermalito
  • South Oroville
  • East Biggs

04/15/17: Rest Day in Gridley


04/16/17: Running Day 16: Miles 349 – 369 on the map

Cities through which I’ll be running:

  • Gridley
  • Fagan
  • Live Oak
  • Lomo
  • Sullivan
  • Yuba City
  • Marysville

Cities I’ll be running near:

  • Peachton
  • East Gridley
  • Robinsons Corner
  • Pennington
  • Encinal
  • Sanders
  • Nuestro
  • Tierra Buena
  • Hammond
  • Marigold
  • Dantoni
  • South Yuba City
  • Linda

04/17/17: Running Day 17: Miles 369 – 395 on the map (NOTE: going off route. Running from Linda to Rio Linda to North Highlands due to motel availability)

Cities through which I’ll be running:

  • Olivehurst
  • Pleasant Grove

Cities I’ll be running near:

  • Alicia
  • Pearson
  • Arboga
  • Plumas Lake
  • Horstville
  • Wheatland
  • Sheridan
  • Rio Oso
  • Nicolaus
  • East Nicolaus
  • Lincoln
  • Whitney

04/18/17: Community Building Day in Roseville


04/19/17: Running Day 18: Miles 395 – 421 on the map (NOTE: still off-route: North Highlands to Elk Grove)

Cities through which I’ll be running:

  • Counsman
  • Elverta
  • Sacramento

Cities I’ll be running near:

  • Roseville
  • Joes Landing
  • Antelope
  • Citrus Heights
  • North Highlands
  • McClellan Park
  • Fair Oaks
  • Fremont
  • Carmichael
  • Arden-Arcade
  • Rancho Cordova
  • La Riviera
  • Swingle
  • Webster
  • Rosemont
  • Florin

04/20/17: Running Day 19: Miles 421 – 438 on the map (NOTE: starting off-course in Elk Grove and ending up on-course in Thornton)

Cities through which I’ll be running:

  • Franklin
  • Mokelumne City
  • Thornton

Cities I’ll be running near:

  • Vineyard
  • Sheldon
  • Wilton
  • Laguna
  • Elk Grove
  • Hood
  • Courtland
  • Paintersville
  • Vorden
  • Walnut Grove
  • Galt
  • Collierville
  • Acampo
  • Youngstown
  • Woodbridge
  • Lodi

04/21/17: Running Day 20: Miles 438 – 465 on the map

Cities through which I’ll be running:

  • Lincoln Village
  • Stockton
  • Taft Mosswood
  • French Camp

Cities I’ll be running near:

  • Victor
  • Terminous
  • Armstrong
  • Morada
  • Waterloo
  • Country Club
  • Garden Acres
  • Holt
  • Gillis
  • Kennedy
  • Lathrop
  • Atlanta
  • Manteca

04/22/17: Running Day 21: Miles 465 – 491 on the map

Cities through which I’ll be running:

  • Westley
  • Patterson

Cities I’ll be running near:

  • Banta
  • Tracy
  • Ripon
  • Lyoth
  • Carbona
  • Salida
  • Vernalis
  • Grayson

04/23/17: Planned Rest Day


04/24/17: Running Day 22: Miles 491 – 525 on the map (NOTE: Here we go again: going way off-route to Turlock because the one and only motel in Newman is full on a Monday night in April)

Cities through which I’ll be running:

  • Jet
  • Stomar
  • Timba
  • Newman
  • Gustine

Cities I’ll be running near:

  • Hills Ferry
  • Stevinson

04/25/17: Running Day 23: Miles 534 on the map (NOTE: trying to get back on-route: Turlock to Los Banos)


04/26/17: Running Day 24: Miles 534 – 558 on the map

Cities through which I’ll be running:

  • Brito
  • South Dos Palos
  • Firebaugh

Cities I’ll be running near:

  • Ingomar
  • Volta
  • Trent
  • Santa Rita Park
  • Oro Loma

04/27/17: Rest Day in Firebaugh


04/28/17: Running Day 25: Miles 558 – 584 on the map

Cities through which I’ll be running:

  • Firebaugh
  • Benito
  • Cromir
  • Arbios
  • Mendota

Cities I’ll be running near:

  • Broadview Farms
  • Jamesan
  • Tranquility
  • Levis
  • San Joaquin

04/29/17: Running Day 26: Miles 584 – 610 on the map

Cities I’ll be running near:

  • Helm
  • Three Rocks
  • Cantua Creek
  • Five Points
  • Westside
  • Huron

04/30/17: Planned Rest Day (Have a place to stay)


05/01/17: Running Day 27: Miles 610 – 636 on the map

Cities through which I’ll be running:

  • Avenal
  • Reef Station

Cities I’ll be running near:

  • Turk
  • Coalinga
  • Hydril

05/02/17: Running Day 28: Miles 636 – 662 on the map

Cities through which I’ll be running:

  • Blackwells Corner

Cities I’ll be running near:

  • Kecks Corner
  • Lost Hills

05/03/17: Running Day 29: Miles 662 – 688 on the map

Cities through which I’ll be running:

  • North Bellridge
  • Missouri Triangle
  • McKittrick
  • Derby Acres

Cities I’ll be running near:

  • Spicer City
  • Lokern
  • Buttonwilow
  • Reward

05/04/17: Running Day 30: Miles 688 – 714 on the map

Cities through which I’ll be running:

  • Ford City
  • Taft
  • South Taft
  • San Emidio

Cities I’ll be running near:

  • Dustin Acres
  • Valley Acres
  • Fellows
  • Midoil
  • Spellacy

05/05/17: Running Day 31: Miles 714 – 740 on the map

Cities through which I’ll be running:

  • Mettler

Cities I’ll be running near:

  • Millux
  • Gulf
  • Conner
  • Kern Lake
  • Meridian
  • Wheeler Ridge

05/06/17: Running Day 32: Miles 740 – 766 on the map

Cities through which I’ll be running:

  • Twin Lakes

Cities I’ll be running near:

  • Stallion Springs

05/07/17: Planned Rest Day


05/08/17: Running Day 33: Miles 766 – 792 on the map

Cities through which I’ll be running:

 

  • Fairmont
  • Elizabeth Lake

 

Cities through which I’ll be running:

  • Willow Springs
  • Neenach
  • Antelope Acres
  • Del Sur

05/09/17: Running Day 34: Miles 792 – 818 on the map

Cities through which I’ll be running:

  • Leona Valley
  • Palmdale
  • Littlerock

Cities I’ll be running near:

  • Lake Hughes
  • Green Valley
  • Lancaster
  • Quartz Hill
  • Lincoln Crest
  • Desert View Highlands
  • Antelope Center
  • Sun Village

05/10/17: Running Day 35: Miles 818 – 844 on the map

Cities through which I’ll be running:

  • Pearlblossom
  • Llano
  • Pinon Hills
  • Phelan

Cities I’ll be running near:

  • Juniper Hills
  • Valyermo
  • Crystalaire
  • Big Rock Springs
  • Largo Vista
  • Mile High
  • Baldy Mesa

05/11/17: Running Day 36: Miles 844 – 870 on the map

Cities through which I’ll be running:

  • Keenbrook

Cities I’ll be running near:

  • Wrightwood
  • Alray
  • Cajon Junction
  • Lytle Creek
  • Scotland
  • Nealys Corner

05/12/17: Running Day 37: Miles 870 – 896 on the map

Cities through which I’ll be running:

  • Muscoy
  • San Bernardino
  • Valley College
  • Colton
  • Loma Linda
  • El Casco
  • Hinda

Cities I’ll be running near:

  • Arrowhead
  • San Gorgonio
  • Highland
  • Rialto
  • Kaiser
  • Fontana
  • Bloomington
  • Crestmore Heights
  • Highgrove
  • Redlands
  • Plymouth Village
  • Warner
  • Mentone
  • Greenspot
  • Riverside
  • Yucaipa
  • Calimesa

05/13/17: Running Day 38: Miles 896 – 922 on the map

Cities through which I’ll be running:

  • Owl
  • Cabazon

Cities I’ll be running near:

  • Moonlight Rim
  • Moreno Valley
  • Cherry Valley
  • Beaumont
  • Highland Springs
  • Banning
  • Snow Creek

05/14/17: Planned Rest Day


05/15/17: Running Day 39: Miles 922 – 948 on the map

Cities through which I’ll be running:

  • Palm Springs
  • Thousand Palms

Cities I’ll be running near:

  • Bonnie Bell
  • Whitewater
  • North Palm Springs
  • Cathedral City
  • Hidden Palms
  • Rancho Mirage
  • Biskra Palms
  • Palm Desert

05/18/17: Running Day 40: Miles 948 – 974 on the map

Cities through which I’ll be running:

  • Bermuda Dunes
  • Indio
  • Cactus City

Cities I’ll be running near:

  • Indian Wells
  • Coachella
  • Thermal

05/19/17: Running Day 41: Miles 974 – 1,000 on the map

Cities through which I’ll be running:

  • Chiriaco Summit

Cities I’ll be running near:

  • Hayfield

05/20/17: Running Day 42: Miles 1,000 – 1,026 on the map

Cities through which I’ll be running:

  • Desert Center

05/26/17: Running Day 44: Mile 1,052 on the map to the Arizona border — see the Arizona Route for the rest of the day

Cities through which I’ll be running:

  • East Blythe

Cities I’ll be running near:

  • Mesa Verde
  • Blythe
  • Ripley