The Cal Coast Track Club of Southern California has members composed of youth and adult, casual, competitive, masters, and elite runners and walkers.
Cal Coast offers individual coaching and group training programs for all levels on a year-round basis. No matter what your level of running is, or whatever your goal is, we have a program for you. Along with the various training programs we offer, the club also conducts monthly social events, club races, and road trips.
Our key to success is providing a fun and healthy environment.
5:30am at Woodbridge High School, Irvine, CA
5:30pm at Corona Del Mar High School, Newport Beach, CA
(Track Workout - see workout in Race Calendar)
5:45pm at Monument (corner of Eastbluff and Back Bay Dr)
7:00am at CdM High School Track
Cal Coast brought a squad to the 2021 Cypress 5k/10k race and posted some strong results. Helen Guo and Holly Gery took the top two spots in the 5k on the women's side, with (Seth) Cole Gatchell and the ageless Christian Cushing-murry finishing 2nd and 3rd on the men's side. Carla McAlister won the women's overall and masters division in the 10k, with Mark Styvers finishing on the overall 10k podium and also being top masters runner.
Full results, HERE.
The Cal Coast XC team raced in little, local, XC Open race, October 2nd in Huntington Beach. Jaques Sallsberg finished second overall with Jose Penazola rounding out the overall podium. On the women's side, the Cal Coast ladies swept the women's podium with Sara Van Dyke, Emily Taylor and Kelly Riffenburgh going 1-2-3. Cal Coast athletes made up 7 of the top 10 finishers.
Full results can be found HERE.
The Cal Coast women's XC team raced at the competitive UC Riverside Invitational XC. Sara Van Dyke, finishing 6th overall, lead the team to 7th place out of 22 teams. Ashlee Powers also posted a top 10 finish with Emily Drouin not far behind. Emily Taylor had a great return to racing. Newcomer Kelley Riffenburgh displayed her talents for the first time on the west coast post-collegiate, and Arielly Conde bounced back after racing a half marathon just 7 days prior.
Full results can be found, here.
Cal Coast Track Club opened the cross country season with a strong showing at the Mark Covert Classic on September 4th, 2021. On the women’s side, Maggie Shearer lead Cal Coast in 18.16.0 with Sara Van Dyke close behind in 18:21.0. Laura Osman (20:30.8), Holly Hobson-Gery (20:44.5) and Maya Buchwald (21:36.8) rounded out the women’s team.
On the men’s side, Jacques Sallberg paved the way for Cal Coast in the 8k in a time of 26:20.5 with Roosevelt Cook not far behind in 26:34.1. Jose Penaloza (27:40.3), Frederick Herr (30.06.5), Trevor Cox (30:15.1), Kurt Whittington (31:16.0) and Thomas Schumann (34:01.2) completed the men’s team. Overall, the women’s team placed 8th out of 14 teams and the men’s team placed 12th out of 18. You can view the full results here.
Cal Coast runners celebrated the return of Southern California's oldest road race, the Balboa Park 8 Miler, on August 7th, 2021. The trio of masters runners who attended the race were excited to participate in their first, true mass-start race in 18 months.
Dan Derway, Leon Laub, and Kurt Whittington raced against a very competitive field and they came away happy with their results. Kurt was the 2nd overall masters finisher and won his 5-year age group with a time of 49:11.
PO Box 7132
Newport Beach, CA 92658