Santa Cruz Track Club

Workout Locations

All directions are from Santa Cruz.

Soquel High School

Located in Soquel on Old San Jose Road, exit South Hwy 1 at Bay/Porter, and turn left. Go through downtown Soquel. Continue about 3/4 mile to a light, and turn left into the Soquel High School grounds. We park anywhere and gather on the track.

The University of California at Santa Cruz (UCSC)

Located on the north side of Santa Cruz at the foot of the Ben Lomond Mountain, take Bay St. up the hill and onto the campus. Go past the old Blacksmith shop and turn left at Hagar. Go further up the hill and park in the East Remote Lot or the East Field House lot. We gather on the track next to the tennis courts.

Nisene Marks State Park

Located in Aptos, exit South Hwy 1 at Seacliff State Park, turn left. Go 1/4 mile to Soquel Drive, turn right at the light. Go under the railroad and over the bridge, about 1/2 mile. Turn left just past the bridge and Britannia Arms Restaurant and Lounge. We park and gather behind the shops at the park entrance.

Wilder Ranch State Park

Located on the northern outskirts of Santa Cruz, take Hwy 1 north about 2 miles beyond Western Drive (the last light in town). Park on the left hand side of the road right after you pass the farmhouses on the left.

Big Basin State Park/Waddell Creek

Big Basin spans from Boulder Creek to the coast, and we meet at Waddell Creek beach. Located North of Davenport, travel north on Hwy 1 about 20 miles to the Waddell Creek State Beach. We park and gather in the lot and on the side of the road.

Natural Bridges State Park

Located in Santa Cruz, take West Cliff Drive from the Dream Inn, along the beach cliffs for not quite 3 miles. West Cliff Drive ends at the park entrance, where we park and gather.

Henry Cowell State Park

Located in between Santa Cruz and Felton, take Graham Hill Road from Ocean Street for about 3 miles to the county fairgrounds. There is a convenience store just beyond Sims Road, where we park and gather.

Fall Creek

Located in the San Lorenzo Valley, just north off Felton. Take Graham Hill Road from Ocean Street to Felton. Turn right onto Highway 9, and go about 1/2 mile to the San Lorenzo Valley High School. We park around the left of the school and gather at the track.

Boony Doon Beach

On Highway 1 at Bonny Doon Road, 10 miles north of Santa Cruz and 1 mile south of Davenport. We park and gather on the large dirt shoulder on the ocean side of the highway.

Long Marine Laboratory

On Delaware in Santa Cruz, just outside the entrance to the lab. We park and gather on the side of the road.