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​Ojai Half Marathon

Sun 5th May 2019 • by Elite Sports California
1216 Loma Dr, Ojai, CA 93023, USA

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Race along the beautiful and famous Ojai bike trail in this challenging half marathon. Great for experienced runners and plucky beginners alike, this course includes some lengthy hills. Come for the views and goody bag at the end, including a bespoke finishers medal.
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  • Race packs collected on the day
  • Finisher’s medal
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From the organiser

Choose from the Half Marathon, 10k and 5k events, runing along the Ojai country roads and bike path.

Distances in this event

  1. Half Marathon

    Run 13.1mi
    8:00am Sun 5th May 2019
    Up to 10% off
    $95
    Tickets available
  2. 10k

    Run 10km
    8:10am Sun 5th May 2019
    Up to 10% off
    $70
    Tickets available
  3. 5k

    Run 5km
    8:30am Sun 5th May 2019
    Up to 10% off
    $45
    Tickets available
Course Maps
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Overview

What’s Included

Goody bag and race swag!

Course Details

Half Marathon Course

Race start 8:00 am

Start at Mira Monte school in Ojai on Loma Dr., turn RIGHT at the Ojai bike path towards Ventura, right onto Santa Ana Blvd, right onto Santa Ana Road, right onto Baldwin rd/ state route 150, left onto the Ojai bike path just before Hwy 33, continue along the Ojai bike path PASS LOMA DR turn around just before the Vons parking lot, there will be an aid station at the turn around, right onto Loma Dr, and back to the start/ finish line.

Always stay to the right of the path / road during the entire race.

10k Course

Race start 8:10 am

Start at Mira Monte School, turn RIGHT at the Ojai bike path towards Ventura, to the 10k turnaround sign and head back towards Loma Dr, PASS Loma Dr. Continue along the bike path towards Ojai to the turnaround point just before Vons and head back towards Loma Dr. Turn Right at Loma Dr and back to the finish line.

Always stay to the right of the path / road during the entire race.

5k Course

Race start - 8:30

Start at Mira Monte school, LEFT onto the Ojai bike path to turnaround point ( 5k turn around sign) and back to finish line. Always stay to the right of the path / road during the entire race.

Please note: It is the athlete’s responsibility to know the entire race course BEFORE stepping onto the starting line.

Raceday Logistics

Packet Pickup

On May 4th, between 10am and 2pm, go to Hypercat Racing on 4160 Market Street #13, Ventura CA 93003 to receive your packs.

Parking

You can park next to the playground in the parking lot at Mira Monte Elementary School 1216 Loma Dr Ojai, CA 93023. There are around 200 spaces.

Starting line

Mira Monte Elementary School 1216 Loma Dr Ojai, CA 93023. Please aim to arrive early to ensure you are ready to start on time and to allow for traffic delays.

Travel

Location - Mira Monte Elementary School 1216 Loma Dr Ojai, CA 93023

Kit List

Be prepared for the variable weather. It's difficult to tell whether it'll be wet or dry.

Spectators

Spectators are welcome at Ojai races.

Volunteers

VOLUNTEER INFORMATION:

Volunteers are needed to help with the set up of the athlete check in station, along with early morning check in and on hand to answer questions from the athletes.
Help will also be needed to erect the finish chute and expo canopies, and to display the maps and flags for the race. At the finish line, volunteers will hand out water, direct athletes and hand out the medals. Some may be required to aid the timing company with chips.

If you are manning the water stations you will be asked to set up water tables, hand out the water, Gatorade to the participants, then clear up once everyone has passed.
If you are on cleanup you get to tear down the course and load up the U-Haul truck.

Follow here for more details - https://ojaihalfmarathon.com/volunteer

FAQs

Can I volunteer?

Yes, volunteers are very welcome and always needed.

Will toilets be available during the race?

There will be portable toilets at the start and finish lines as well as at every aid station.

Is there a cut off time?

There is a generous cut off time of 4 hours, which makes this event friendly for participants of all levels. You can walk along the full route and still finish safely within the required time.

Are there distance markers?

The course is measured using GPS, which has been triple checked, and there will be mile markers along the course.

If I can't pick up my packet before the event, can I still pick it up on the day?

Packs will be available to collect on race day at the start line. Make sure to turn up early so that you have plenty of time to collect before the event starts. It is likely that there will be long queues. There is only a 45 minute window to collect: 7:00 - 7:45 am. Note: you cannot register on the day.

Can I register during pack pickup the day before the race?

Yes, but you have to pay in cash or credit card and there will be no discount packets available.

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