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PRIVATE CLASSIC CORONADO TOUR – 7K

coronado 7k
Discover scenic island running routes featuring the iconic Hotel Del, Orange Ave. and breathtaking beach escapes.
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TOUR DETAILS

  • Tour Type

    private tour
  • Tour Distance

    7 km / 4.3 mi
  • Tour Duration

    1h15min
  • Level of Difficulty

    easy
  • Tour pace

    individual
  • Tour days

    Mon - Sun
  • Start times

    Individual tour start times. Please select a preferred tour start time during the booking process.
  • Tour Language

    English

TOUR DESCRIPTION

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Chances are that you’ve seen the panoramic images of the curved Coronado bridge towering over the beautiful San Diego Bay. This picturesque pathway takes us to one of the best running routes in all of Southern California on Coronado, or “The Crowned City.” While the bridge is fun to drive over and view the San Diego Cityscape, you will likely be taking the equally scenic Ferry across the bay. It connects the easily accessible Downtown station to our sight-running tour starting point at the Coronado Island Ferry landing and Village. Your guide can meet you on either side of the bay because we’ll never turn down a Ferry ride when we get the chance.

Our must-see 7k Coronado tour offers a similar journey into the history and beauty of this island paradise as the full 11k experience, but in a more focused package. This is the perfect way to go if you prefer to trade in a little sight-running action to get your feet in that warm beach sand sooner rather than later. We don’t quite conquer the entire island on this best of run, but 7k is nothing to scoff at, and you won’t feel like you missed any part of the adventure!

While the 11k tour is designed to give a full scope and sense of Island living and vacationing over the last century, the 7k tour focuses more on the historic heart of Coronado. We venture less to the outskirts of the lavish neighborhoods and spend more time running along the main streets around Orange Avenue and exploring the beach life of the iconic Hotel Del Coronado. While seeing the island landmarks is a must, the real serene beauty of this run comes when we’re cruising along the scenic waterfront pathways. Near the Silver Strand we’ll see and learn about the Old Point Loma Lighthouse and Cabrillo Monument in the distance. On the other side of the island, the SD Bay is full of sailboats, unbelievable yachts and Navy ships set against a stunning blue-sky backdrop of the Coronado Bridge and the San Diego Skyline.

We’ll continue our run through the ocean side parks and towards the Ferry where you’ll have to make the tough decision whether to spend the rest of the day on the Island or head back to the mainland for your next expedition. You really can’t lose either way, and we hope you’ll join us on this truly one of a kind island running route experience.

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MORE TOUR INFO

  • Pick-up service:
    Pick-up service from your hotel/apartment or another meeting point is possible and will be checked by the tour provider individually.
    If your hotel/apartment should be too far away from the city centre or not close to the tour route, then we will meet you at our standard meeting point.

    Standard meeting point:
    Coronado Ferry Landing, 1201 1st St, Coronado, CA 92118
    There’s a prominent sign at the Ferry dock that reads “Thank You For Visiting The Coronado Ferry Landing” You can’t miss it. We’ll start our adventure from here, unless we’ve made arrangements to meet on the other side of the San Diego Bay.
    Google Maps link: Coronado Ferry Landing

    Meeting details:
    The tour provider will get in contact with you to provide you with more detailed information after the tour was booked.
    Please, bring along your mobile phone in case we need to contact each other.

    • Private guide/tour
    • Individual pace
    • Digital photos
    • Route Tracking
    • Pick-up service
    • Water supply
    • Snacks
  • IS IT THE SAME PRICE FOR EACH RUNNER IN OUR GROUP?
    The displayed tour price is for one runner. If you have a running partner or are in a group, the price per runner will be offered at a discounted rate. Each tour has a different pricing structure which can be seen when you choose your tour. Custom events and group tours not listed will be quoted individually. Please contact us if you would like to learn more about those options.

    HOW DO I BOOK AND PAY FOR A TOUR?
    All tours are booked and paid for through our online booking system on our website. Cash/credit card payment at the meeting point is not possible.

    DO YOU CANCEL IF IT RAINS?
    NNo we do not cancel our tours if it rains, storm etc. It is very rare that conditions are so bad, that we have to cancel, so if you are in doubt - expect to run. We will notify you if conditions do require us to cancel the tour.

    WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?
    While you can usually expect to wear a comfortable t-shirt and shorts, it is always a good idea to check the weather conditions before travelling to San Diego, so that you know what temperatures to expect. During the colder weeks we always recommend people to wear long sleeves as we have short stops along the run, in order to take photos and for the guide to talk about the attractions.
    In summer you can easily just wear a t-shirt and a pair of shorts/tights. It is, however, very important to remember sunscreen (at least SPF 30/50), so that sun burn is avoided. A hat can also be very handy in summertime in general.

    HOW FAST DO YOU RUN ON THE TOURS, DO I HAVE TO BE AN ELITE RUNNER TO PARTICIPATE?
    The running pace is set on our private tours by you. During our group tour we run a pace of about 6:30 min/km or 10 min/mi.

    IS IT POSSIBLE TO STORE BAGS AND CLOTHES AT THE PLACE WE START?
    Unfortunately, there is no storage for bags. Please travel light. We can only store some small objects in our backpack (mobile phones, keys. etc.,).

    HOW LONG DO THE TOURS TAKE?
    This depends on the length of the tour (how many kilometers / miles) you choose and your preferred pace. This information is available in the tour description as a guideline.

    IS IT POSSIBLE TO TAKE PICTURES ALONG THE WAY?
    Of course! you can bring your camera/mobile phone and snap away. If there is a certain place you would like to take a picture, then simply ask your guide. We have photo stops planned at the most scenic locations along the way and will also take pictures and email them to you after the tour.

    IS THERE WATER OR FOOD ON THE TOUR?
    We will provide bottled water and a delicious San Diego made “Perfect Bar” for energy!

    IS THERE AN AGE LIMIT/RESTRICTION FOR THE TOURS?
    This is at your discretion. It is the responsibility of you as a participant to ensure that you are healthy and able to participate in the tour. Children under the age of 18 are the responsibility of their parents or guardians.

    IN WHAT LANGUAGES WILL THE TOUR BE?
    The tours will be offered in English

    DO YOU HAVE A HOTEL PICK-UP SERVICE?
    We offer our private tours hotel pick-up service. The hotel or apartment building should be in the general downtown San Diego city center or within about a mile of the selected tour area. The Coronado Island tour is easily accessible by ferry or public transit. See the tour details for specifics.
    Please let us know your complete hotel or apartment address during the tour reservation process and we will check if we can meet you at your hotel/apartment or at the standard meeting point. We make sure to make our tour meeting points easily findable and accessible by public transportation.

  • If you need to cancel a booked service, it is mandatory to email Go! Running Tours by respondng on the booking confirmation email or via our contact form: Get in contact with us.

    You are entitled to cancel your booking up to 4 workdays before the booked tour date, free of charge. There will be in this case be a full refund of the tour and service fees.

    If you cancel a booking between 3 and 0 days before the booked tour date, or if you do not attend the tour, there will be no refund.

    If the tour provider is not able to accept the tour, or if the tour provider was not able to carry out the booked tour, Go! Running Tours guarantess a full refund of the tour and service fees.
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BOOK EARLY - GIVE US SOME TIME
We recommend to book your running tour minimum 2-3 days before your preferred tour date. Especially during the different high seasons, when many guests like to join our runs.
That will give the guide/city manager enough time to arrange together with you the last tour details like the meeting point, start time and to organize a personal tour guide for your unique and fun running experience.
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  • 9. Guides will arrange tour details with you
  • 10. Tour is confirmed and set

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  • We guarantee your money until you have done the tour! In case of that the tour can't be arranged or any other not self-inflicted circumstance, we will provide a full refund within 24h.

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