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The Truckee Marathon course truly showcases the majestic and diverse beauty of Truckee and its surroundings. The marathon and half marathon start simultaneously in Historic Downtown Truckee. Quickly after the start the course heads west and circumnavigates Donner Lake. At the 11 mile mark youll face the toughest climb of the course heading up Northwoods Blvd. The final mile or so of the half is a down slope on the brand new Trout Creek Trail. A great place to view the event is at the main venue as the half finishes, the marathon continues and the relay teams tag-off.

Marathoners and relay teams continue to the eastern part of the course on a scenic section of single-track towards Grays Crossing and Old Greenwood. With majestic views of Mt. Rose and the surrounding sagebrush landscape runners continue towards Glenshire before turning onto the Legacy Trail along the Truckee River. Runners then follow this this trail back in to town where the finish celebration will be in full swing.

Truckee Marathon

Truckee, California, US
2 races
$100$110
Truckee Marathon
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Come experience one of the most scenic events in California, Run Long Beach. Starting in Downtown Long Beach, runners head towards the historic Queen Mary and then through Shoreline Village. After running next to the Pacific Ocean on the flat beach path, half marathoners will continue down Ocean Boulevard while full marathoners veer right and head through Belmont Shore toward Marine Stadium.

JetBlue Long Beach Marathon

Long Beach, California, US
1 race
$120$375
JetBlue Long Beach Marathon
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Up to $10 off

Welcome to the 6th Annual Surfer's Point Marathon Half Marathon, 5k, 10k at Emma Wood State Beach Group Campground & enjoy with your friends & family. Miles of Ocean views that will keep you in awe as you stroll to the turn around point and back to the start/finish line.

Surfers Point Marathon, Half, 10k & 5k

Ventura, California, US
Surfers Point Marathon, Half, 10k & 5k
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Up to $10 off

Very spectator friendly mostly flat, two loops Full marathon course Half Marathon, 5k and 10k distances available too.
Start / Finish Emma Wood State Beach Group Campground then travel along the bike path onto the Historic Old Rincon Highway along the Ventura Coast line. Miles of Ocean views that will keep you in awe as you stroll to the turn around point and back to the start/finish line. The full marathon is two loops of this course. Aid stations every 1.5 miles.

Seaside Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k & 5k

Ventura, California, US
Seaside Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k & 5k
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Join us for a TWO-DAY RACE SLO FESTIVAL!

Saturday, April 27 is Family Day with a 5 and 2 Kids Races and the opening of our two-day Race SLO Festival featuring loads of FREE activities and live music. Strollers, walkers, runners and families are welcome! Vendors, healthy food and free yoga will get you inspired to live your best life.

Sunday, April 28, the Central Coast's largest Running Festival culminates in the Marathon, Half Marathon and 2 Relay Races traversing the rolling green hills and iconic town of San Luis Obispo. Whether you're running, walking, volunteering or cheering this is a weekend not to be missed! Come out and experience why San Luis Obispo has been voted a Top 10 National Destination and one of the 'Happiest Places in America.'

SLO Marathon, Half Marathon & 5k

San Luis Obispo, California, US
SLO Marathon, Half Marathon & 5k

The Santa Rosa Marathon weekend offers over 6,000 runners from across the U.S. and abroad the opportunity to race through the scenic vineyards of the Sonoma County countryside, the City of Santa Rosa, and the Prince Memorial Greenway. Marathon racers also run through the DeLoach Vineyards barrel room a once in a lifetime opportunity. The flat and FAST course is also U.S. Track and Field-sanctioned and certified, and the Marathon is a qualifier for the Boston Marathon.

The Santa Rosa Marathon is a fast road race course, a Boston Marathon qualifier, and a beautiful destination race in Sonoma County, California.

In 2018 the Santa Rosa Marathon is celebrating its 10th anniversary and will be marking the occasion with special limited-edition double-spinner medals, race swag and a bottle of DeLoach Vineyards wine for every Marathon and Half Marathon finisher.

Dont miss out on your chance to participate in this rewarding and fun wine country running event!

The Santa Rosa Marathon

Santa Rosa, California, US
1 race
$145$270
The Santa Rosa Marathon

The course follows part of the Long Beach Marathon course along the scenic beach path with ocean breezes and beautiful views. The beach restrooms open at sunrise and there are plenty of drinking fountains along the course. There will be a fully stocked aid station at the start area, with Gatorade, water, bananas, chips, cookies, and more.

Crush the Coast

Long Beach, California, US
Crush the Coast

The course follows part of the Long Beach Marathon course along the scenic beach path with ocean breezes and beautiful views. The beach restrooms open at sunrise and there are plenty of drinking fountains along the course. There will be a fully stocked aid station at the start area, with Gatorade, water, bananas, chips, cookies, and more.

Labor Day

Long Beach, California, US
Labor Day

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