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Catalina Island Half Marathon & 10K

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Stunning scenery

Challenging course

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Tickets $15–$125

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  • Free cancellation protection

Distances in this event

  1. Half Marathon

    Run 13.1mi
    $125
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  2. 10k

    Run 10km
    $50
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  3. Kids Run

    Run 1mi
    $15
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Catalina Island Half Marathon & 10K routes

Half Marathon
This beautiful trail half marathon course starts runners in the city of Avalon and quickly climbs to over 1600 feet in elevation. Runners enjoy the expansive Catalina Island Conservancy Nature Preserve with its spectacular vistas while being challenged by the rugged terrain. They'll also have the special thrill of knowing they're in bison territory—the Conservancy man-ages a free-ranging herd of 150 of the majestic animals.

10K
The 10K will begin in the middle of Avalon and then run through city streets, up and down hills, reach the outskirts of the city before heading to over 2.5 miles of trails just above the city landscape. You will run around Avalon’s most famous landmark: the Casino building, by the Wrigley’s house, turn around at the Wrigley Memorial and Gardens, and then on horse trails, past the golf course and back into town – finishing by the fountain, the landmark of downtown Avalon.

Event details

  • Finisher’s medal
  • Finisher’s t-shirt
  • Race packs collected on the day
  • 750 participants

From the organizer

Its the hardest race you will ever love!

Experience the spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean and the island's wildlife. Sign up for either 13.1 miles and run some of the most beautiful, rugged and breathtaking trails you will ever experience!

What’s Included

All half marathon finishers receive a medal & training shirt! All 10K runners receive a shirt and the overall finishers & top three in each age group receive a medal. All Kids will receive a finisher medal.

Raceday Logistics

START TIMES
Half Marathon--8:00 am
10K Run – 8:15 am
Kids Race -- 10:00 am

Packet Pickup
On-site Registration & Packet Pick Up

Friday, November 15
3:30pm – 7:00pm
The Trailhead - Catalina Island Conservancy Visitors Center
708 Crescent Ave. Avalon, CA 90704

Saturday, November 16
Wrigley Stage (Sumner Ave. and Crescent Ave. next to the fountain in the middle of town)
6:30 a.m.

Spectators

Spectators are welcome!

Frequently Asked Questions

At what time does the Catalina Island Half Marathon & 10K start?
The Half Marathon starts at 8am, the 10k at 8.15am, and Kids Run at 10am.
Is the Catalina Island Half Marathon & 10K family-friendly?
Yes, this is a great event for families. There is a Kids Run later in the morning to keep the whole family entertained.
When will I receive my race pack for the Catalina Island Half Marathon & 10K?
You'll need to collect your pack on-site. This can be done from the Island Spa Catalina (163 Crescent Ave. Avalon, CA 90704) between 3.30pm and 7pm the day before (Friday), or from 6.30am at Wrigley stage in downtown Avalon on the morning of the race.
Can you sign up for the Catalina Island Half Marathon & 10K on the day?
Yes, you can register at Packet pick up from 3:30 PM to 7:00 PM on Friday or on race morning at the Stage in downtown Avalon.
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Catalina Island Half Marathon & 10K weather forecast

Partly cloudy throughout the day.

66°F
Predicted highs
56°F
Predicted lows
IconLight breeze possible, up to 7mph

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