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Lake Balboa Half Marathon

Sun 19th May 2019 • by Elite Sports California
6130 Woodley Ave, Van Nuys, CA, USA
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  • Free cancellation protection
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Tickets $45–$95

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    Registration Perks
  • Best price guarantee
  • Free cancellation protection
  • 24/7 Support
  • Official booking partner of Elite Sports California
  • Mixed
  • Did not sell out last year
  • Race packs collected on the day
  • Finisher’s t-shirt
  • Flat
  • Finisher’s medal

From the organiser

Welcome to the 4th annual running of the Lake Balboa event, taking place on an all flat course along the Woodley Park bike path!

Choose from Half Marathon, 10k and 5k distances!

Distances in this event

  1. Half Marathon

    Run 21.1km
    8:00am Sun 19th May 2019
    Up to 10% off
    $95
    Tickets available
  2. 10k

    Run 10km
    8:15am Sun 19th May 2019
    Up to 10% off
    $70
    Tickets available
  3. 5k

    Run 5km
    8:30am Sun 19th May 2019
    Up to 10% off
    $45
    Tickets available
Course Maps
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What’s Included

Goody bag including race-day t-shirt!

Course Details

Half Marathon Course

Race Start 8:00am

Start at Woodley park -1, head west through the tunnel walk way, when you exit the tunnel take a right, then another right (yes a big U-turn) onto the main bike path that runs along Woodley Ave, follow the paved bike path up to the HALF MARATHON turn around sign (golf course parking lot) , turn around and head back up the bike path to the large fork in the road at the main dirt trail, turn left at the dirt trail that will lead you to the west side bike path that runs along Balboa Blvd, turn right and follow the bike path that runs along the perimeter of the park and that will lead you back to the tunnel walk way and to the Start / Finish line and start your second loop.  Start of loop 2 is through the YELLOW shoot.

10k Course

Race start 8:15 am

Start at Woodley park -1, head west through the tunnel walk way, when you exit the tunnel take a right, then another right (yes a big U-turn) onto the main bike path that runs along Woodley Ave, follow the paved bike path up to the 10K turn around sign ( Burbank Blvd & Hayvenhurst Ave ) , turn around and head back up the bike path to the large fork in the road at the main dirt trail, turn left at the dirt trail that will lead you to the west side bike path that runs along Balboa Blvd, turn right and follow the bike path that runs along the perimeter of the park and that will lead you back to the tunnel walk way and to the Start / Finish line.

5k Course

Race start 8:30 am

Start at Woodley park -1, head west through the tunnel walk way, when you exit the tunnel take a right, then another right (yes a big U-turn) onto the main bike path that runs along Woodley Ave, follow the paved bike path up to the 5k turn around sign, turn around and head back up the bike path to the finish line

Raceday Logistics

Race Day Packet Pick Up

This is where you pick up your race bib #, timing chip, race day t-shirt, and goody bag. You can also review the race course map and ask race day related questions that you might have. This is your last chance to register for this race….NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION

Location: Fleet Feet Encino

818-986-8686 - 16545 Ventura Blvd. Encino, CA 91436

Saturday before the race / 10 am to 2 pm

Parking locations:

Woodley Park
Woodley One: 6350 Woodley Ave, Van Nuys CA 91406

Travel

Location - Woodley Park -1 at 6130 Woodley Ave, Van Nuys CA 91406

Please be sure to check travel times in advance to make sure you get there for both registration and the race start.

Kit List

All your best running gear!

Spectators

If I am not running can I participate by being a volunteer?

YES...Volunteers are greatly appreciated and needed! Give us a call at 805-258-3779 or e-mail us at [email protected]

Volunteers

All great events have one thing in common, great volunteers. This event is no different. your help will make this year’s event one of the best.

VOLUNTEER TEAMS AND DUTIES:

Athlete Check in:

Volunteers will help set up athlete check in station and help with early morning check in and general athlete questions athletes might have on race morning.

Finish Line and Expo Setup:

Helpers will setup finish chute and expo canopies. Race day flags and maps.

Expo and Finish Line:

Hand out medals, post race water, help direct athlete traffic, help with timing company if needed.

Water Station Teams:

Set up the water table, hand out water and Gatorade as athletes pass by. Clean up the area once the last runner has passed.

Clean Up Team:

Post race finish line and expo area tear down. Load race gear back into the U-Haul truck

For more information please follow here - https://lakebalboahalf.com/volunteer

FAQs

Is there a time limit to finish the half marathon?

Yes: half marathon time limit to finish is 4:00 hours

Will there be awards given out to the race winners?

YES...Awards will be given out to the top 3 male/ female finishers overall and 3 deep in each age group. Age groups are every 10 years up to 80+… Checkout the age group chart below.

0-12 , 13-15, 16-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+

Awards:

Top 3 overall M/F in each race - Special Award

Top 3 each age group M/F - ALL RACE DISTANCES

Top 3 team in each race distance receive a special team meadal

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