Some of the pictures have some unnatural distortion as I have blended photos
for the wide panoramic effect.
This is facing
west. The Pepperdine campus continues to build up the hillside. To my knowledge
there has not been a Pepperdine Track Team in the duration of this track. Unfortunately
the track does show significant wear, perhaps due to the weather and salt air
at this location. It is at the top of a very steep hill (I've been in a race
that went up that hill) which ends above a cliff that drops off toward the Pacific
Ocean. I know several elite athletes did use it to train on and there are occasional
events here (though no meets I have heard of), but mostly this is populated
by college joggers. There is almost no chute here, just enough for a regulation
110HH backed up against the retaining wall on the right. There are two barricades
at the point of each turn, but I have never seen them in place.
Here's a University supplied photo from higher up the hill. It doesn't look