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Surfers Point Marathon, Half, 10k & 5k - Virtual

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What better way to wrap up the fall running season than with a seaside marathon. This course will appeal to all types of runners, with a flat and fast path, ocean views, and only a few hills to keep you on your toes. Come for the views or the free tacos and beer at the end of the race.

Review summary

4 Reviews
  • Course
  • Organisation
  • Atmosphere


James C
"It's a good idea to bring your own nutrition. They had water and Gatorade on..."


Dawn L
"This course is nice because it is relatively flat, although there are a few..."


Ryan M
"It was pretty much what i was expecting, it was exciting and..."
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How to enter the Surfers Point Marathon, Half, 10k & 5k - Virtual

  1. Marathon

    Run 26.2mi
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  2. Half Marathon

    Run 13.1mi
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  3. 10k

    Run 10km
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  4. 5k

    Run 5km
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Surfers Point Marathon, Half, 10k & 5k - Virtual routes

Experience awe-inspiring ocean views and feel the cool breeze coming off the waves in this ocean-side running event. Runners can choose from 4 different race distances, and with the course being flat and fast, it truly is a perfect event for racers of all abilities.

All races will start and Emma Wood State Beach Group Campground and head north on bike paths up the Pacific Coast Highway. The whole race will be on ocean side of the road, providing runners with incredible views of sun-dappled waves for the entirety of the course. All races will also be out and back routes, with well-marked designated turning points for each distance. The Full Marathon will be two loops of the Half Marathon route.

The course is incredibly flat, which offers runners the perfect opportunity to set a new personal record, with full marathon runners even being provided the chance to qualify for the Boston Marathon.

After the race, celebrate your success in style with friends, family, and fellow runners with a free glass of beer (root beer for under-21 year olds) and a plate of street tacos at the post race expo.

Event Details

What’s Included
  1. Finisher medal
  2. Water bottle
  3. Race day athlete tech shirt.
  4. Re-usable goody bag
  5. Free glass of beer at the finish line (Root-beer for under 21 year olds)
  6. Street tacos at the finish line
  7. Awards for top 3 overall M/F in each race and top 3 in each age group M/F
  8. A chance to qualify for the Boston Marathon
Raceday Logistics


Saturday, November 7th:

10:00am - 02:00pm: Packet Pickup at Hypercat Cycleworks - 4160 Market Street #13, Ventura CA 93003

Sunday, November 8th:

06:00am: Last minute check in opens

06:45am: Check in closes

07:00am: Marathon start

07:15am: Half Marathon start

07:30am: 5K/10K start

02:00pm: Marathon cut-off time. This equates to a 15 min/mile pace, which is a walker friendly pace.

Post-race expo will be held at the start/finish line. If you are picking your packet up on race day, please arrive as early as you can to ensure you have ample time to collect your packet and get warmed up.

If you are unable to make packet pickup on the Saturday, you may authorize a friend or relative to pick up for packet for you. They will need to bring a signed note by you that they are picking up your packet.

Kit List

The weather is usually fairly cool and dry this time of year. Please be sure to check the local forecast so you can bring the correct gear for the day.


Spectators are encouraged to cheer on the participating athletes. Food and drink tickets at the post-race expo will be available for friends and family for $4.

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. Please visit for more details about volunteering.

Frequently Asked Questions

Will there be a bag check available at the event?
Yes, bag drop will be available at the main check-in tent about 15 minutes before the race starts.
Can I register on race day?
Unfortunately, race day registrations are not accepted, however, you can register at the packet pickup event on Saturday, the day before the race. Online registrations will close the Friday before the race.
Will there be bathrooms along the route?
Yes, there will be portable toilets along the course about every 1.5 miles. In the park at race start/finish, there will be free standing bathrooms available.
When will the results be posted?
Results will be posted as soon as possible on the event website. Expect 5K results to be published around 8:30am, with 10K and half marathon results being posted around 9:00am.

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Surfers Point Marathon, Half, 10k & 5k - Virtual reviews (4)

4.1 out of 5 stars

  • Course
  • Organisation
  • Atmosphere
  • Did the Half Marathon in 2018

    It's a good idea to bring your own nutrition. They had water and Gatorade on course but no gels, or snacks.
  • Did the Marathon in 2018

    This course is nice because it is relatively flat, although there are a few minor inclines to test the legs. I ran the marathon and the out and back (x2) format was a little difficult mentally but the cool ocean breeze and the ocean views made for a very nice race.
  • Did the Half Marathon in 2018

    It was pretty much what i was expecting, it was exciting and fun
  • Did the Half Marathon in 2018

    Enjoyed running along the water. The event organizers kept us updated on pertinent information on the race and all volunteers were friendly.
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