Half Marathons in California

Half-marathons provide a good balance between long-distance and fast-pace. Cali caters to all running tastes with a variety of events bursting with their own individual characters. With cityscapes, crowds, and coasts, there’s plenty to choose from, so you won’t struggle to find an exciting experience just for you.
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  • JUL26
    The San Francisco Marathon
    San Francisco, CA, United States

    The San Francisco Marathon is proud to present its 43rd running on July 26th, 2019. 26,000 runners and over 80,000 spectators will fill the city on race...

    $49 - $409
    • Running
    • Marathon
    • Ultramarathon
    • 5k
    • Half Marathon
  • MAY3
    SDCCU OC Marathon
    Newport Beach, CA, United States

    A gorgeous, scenic course that unfolds through the Southern California coastal communities of Newport Beach and Costa Mesa awaits at the OC Marathon, Half...

    $15 - $125
    • Running
    • Half Marathon
    • 5k
  • FEB2
    Surf City Marathon and Half Marathon
    Huntington Beach, CA, United States

    We cant wait for you to join us in beautiful Surf City, USA! This award-winning course is considered one of the best courses in the country and is well...

    $21 - $119.95
    • Running
    • Marathon
    • Half Marathon
    • 5k
  • OCT13
    JetBlue Long Beach Marathon & Half Marathon
    Long Beach, CA, United States

    Celebrate 35 years with the JetBlue Long Beach Marathon. Experience your Fall race course that combines spectacular oceanfront views, charming seaside...

    $41 - $149.95
    • Running
    • Marathon
    • Half Marathon
    • 5k
    • Road Cycling
  • NOV9
    Monterey Bay Half Events
    Monterey, CA, United States

    The Half Marathon course is in Monterey and Pacific Grove, with most of it next to the beautiful Monterey Bay. It is organized by the Big Sur Marathon...

    $25
    • Running
    • 5k
    • Half Marathon
  • DEC15
    Holiday Half Marathon & 5K Ugly Sweater Run
    Pomona, CA, United States

    From snow falling at the start line, to huge holiday character inflatables, holiday carolers, and festive participant shirts this event has everything you...

    $36 - $116
    • Running
    • Half Marathon
    • 5k
  • APR18
    San Diego Beach & Bay Half Marathon, 5K & 10K
    San Diego, CA, United States

    Run through some of San Diegos most beautiful beaches, bays and resorts, with this fast, flat and scenic half marathon, 5k and 10k. Stick around because the...

    $25 - $125
    • Running
    • Half Marathon
    • 10k
    • 5k
  • NOV23
    USA Women's Marathon & Half Marathon
    Palm Desert, CA, United States

    It's time to Run Like A Girl in the Women's Marathon and Half Marathon - A luxury race experience!

    Marathon: USATF Boston Qualifying...

    • Running
    • Half Marathon
  • NOV2
    Kaiser Permanente Thrive Half Marathon & 5K
    San Diego, CA, United States

    The Kaiser Permanente Thrive Half Marathon and 5K benefiting Make-A-Wish San Diego encourages the community to Thrive! We can do this together by staying...

    $25 - $105
    • Running
    • Half Marathon
    • 5k
  • OCT26
    Healdsburg Wine Country Half Marathon
    Geyserville, CA, United States

    Join us as we run though the heart of Sonoma Countys Dry Creek Valley. This series favorite takes place in late autumn when the hillsides are painted with...

    $115
    • Running
    • Half Marathon
    • 10k
  • DEC8
    Lexus LaceUp Running Series – Riverside
    Riverside, CA, United States

    Throw on your Christmas outfits and join hundreds of other cheery runners as you pound the pavements of Riverside this December. This scenic course will be...

    $20 - $80
    • Running
    • Half Marathon
    • 5k
  • NOV3
    Two Cities Marathon & Half
    Fresno, CA, United States


    Join us at one of the Valley's most popular marathon and half races! You'll be joined by live music as you run through beautiful Clovis, and...

    $35 - $105
    • Running
    • Marathon
    • Half Marathon
    • 5k
  • NOV16
    Lexus LaceUp Running Series – Palos Verdes
    Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, United States

    This is the most scenic half marathon in southern California and certainly one to add to your bucket list. This event began as a marathon in the 60s and...

    $45 - $85
    • Running
    • Half Marathon
    • 10k
    • 5k
  • OCT27
    Redwood City OktobeRun
    Redwood City, CA, United States

    The RC.OktobeRun is open to runners of all levels. From competitive runners on our USA Track & Field certified half-marathon, to a 5K fun run perfect...

    $20 - $90
    • Running
    • Half Marathon
    • 5k
  • NOV10
    Surfers Point Marathon, Half, 10k & 5k
    Ventura, CA, United States

    Start and finish in Ventura's beautiful Promenade Park. The Surfers Point Marathon is an excellent opportunity to qualify for the Boston Marathon. Each...

    $45 - $130
    • Running
    • Marathon
    • Half Marathon
    • 10k
    • 5k
  • DEC7
    Run Laughlin Half Marathon, 5K & 10K
    Laughlin, NV, United States

    The December weather in Laughlin and Bullhead City is perfect for an early morning race crisp and clear, with high temperatures in the high 60s and...

    $45 - $110
    • Running
    • Half Marathon
    • 10k
    • 5k
  • NOV16
    Catalina Island Half Marathon & 10K
    Avalon, CA, United States

    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...

    $15 - $125
    • Running
    • Half Marathon
    • 10k
  • OCT20
    Temecula Half Marathon & 5K
    Temecula, CA, United States

    Temecula Half Marathon & 5K Run/Walk has something for everyone - runners, walkers, families, and wine lovers will all enjoy a day in gorgeous SoCal...

    $44 - $140
    • Running
    • Half Marathon
    • 5k
  • OCT27
    The Honey Badger Half, 10K & 5K
    San Rafael, CA, United States

    Run like you give a SH$T on Sunday, 10/27/19 at China Camp State Park in San Rafael!

    All runners have a shot at scoring a TON of awesome prizes via...

    $30 - $80
    • Running
    • Half Marathon
    • 10k
    • 5k
  • FEB16
    Seaside Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k & 5k
    Ventura, CA, United States

    Welcome to the annual running of this all flat Ventura beachfront course

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

    This is also...

    $45 - $130
    • Running
    • Marathon
    • Half Marathon
    • 10k
    • 5k
  • DEC22
    Santa Hustle Roseville
    Roseville, CA, United States

    Its the MOST wonderful time of the year! So, find that Christmas spirit and join us on Sunday, December 22, 2019 at Vernon Street Town Square for the Santa...

    $10 - $69.75
    • Running
    • 5k
    • Half Marathon
  • NOV3
    Golden Gate Half Marathon
    San Francisco, CA, United States

    The Golden Gate Half is more than just a 13.1-mile run through San Francisco. Rather, it is a spectacular journey through this stunning City by the Bay. The...

    $46 - $121
    • Running
    • 5k
    • Half Marathon
  • FEB9
    New Balance Palm Desert Half Marathon & 5k
    Palm Desert, CA, United States

    The Palm Desert Marathon & 5k is the oldest marathon in the Coachella Valley. The race starts and ends in beautiful Civic Center...

    $14 - $110
    • Running
    • Half Marathon
    • 5k
  • SEP22
    Harvest Half Marathon 5k,10k
    Los Angeles, CA, United States

    Welcome to the annual Harvest half marathon 10k 5k. All flat two loop course along the Woodley Park bike path.

    Elite Sports California are recognised...

    $35 - $95
    • Running
    • Half Marathon
    • 10k
    • 5k
  • JAN11
    San Diego Resolution Run 5k, 10k & Half Marathon
    San Diego, CA, United States

    Walk, run, skip, crawl, we don't care! Whether this is your first race or you're a trained running professional, there's something for...

    $25 - $110
    • Running
    • Half Marathon
    • 10k
    • 5k
  • MAY3
    Bay to Bridge Half Marathon
    San Francisco, CA, United States

    Join us as we make history (again) across the brand-new Bay Bridge for the only Half Marathon ever. Well depart from West Oakland and initiate a wide, fast...

    $119
    • Running
    • Half Marathon
  • NOV9
    Mt Tam Trail Run
    Stinson Beach, CA, United States

    Mt. Tamalpais is the dominating feature in Marin County. Any true trail runner who sees it wants to run up it. Heres your chance. Our Mt. Tam Trail Run...

    $50 - $80
    • Running
    • Ultramarathon
    • 10k
    • Half Marathon
  • OCT20
    Napa Valley Harvest Half Marathon
    Calistoga, CA, United States

    There's no better place to experience autumn than the Napa Valley.This exciting road race starts and finishes at the Calistoga Beverage Company (865...

    $10 - $100
    • Running
    • 5k
    • Half Marathon
    • 10k
  • NOV30
    Quarry Turkey
    Fremont, CA, United States

    The rarely seen Quarry Turkey will make his appearance two days after the big feast, fueled-up and ready to take on all the little turkeys! Come start a new...

    $40 - $79
    • Running
    • Half Marathon
    • 10k
    • 5k
  • OCT13
    Jeepers Creepers Run
    Ventura, CA, United States

    Welcome to Jeepers Creepers Run! Join us for an exciting event day & spectacular races where you will be running along the mostly flat Ventura / Ojai...

    $35 - $100
    • Running
    • Half Marathon
    • 10k
    • 5k
  • JAN26
    Sombrero Half Marathon, 5K & 10K
    Simi Valley, CA, United States

    The race will start at Rancho Simi Park at 1765 Royal Ave, Simi Valley CA 93065 and run along the Arroyo bike path. Which is lined with beautiful trees...

    $45 - $95
    • Running
    • Half Marathon
    • 10k
    • 5k
  • DEC1
    Holly Jolly Half Marathon, 10k & 5k
    Camarillo, CA, United States

    Welcome to the 9th annual running o f the Holly Jolly Half marathon 5k...

    $35 - $95
    • Running
    • Half Marathon
    • 10k
    • 5k
  • DEC14
    Hark the Herald Angels Half Marathon
    Tiburon, CA, United States

    You'll fall in love with San Francisco all over again as you follow this hilly loop trail circumnavigating Angel Island. Along the way, savor the...

    $25 - $60
    • Running
    • 10k
    • Half Marathon
  • SEP28
    Big Sur Trail Marathon
    Big Sur, CA, United States

    You'll climb the Old Coast Rd. in Big Sur. Along the route, you'll see some of the most amazing views that the California coastline has to offer....

    $10 - $120
    • Running
    • Half Marathon
  • OCT5
    Tahoe Flume Trail Fall Classic
    Incline Village, NV, United States

    Come run the Tahoe Flume Trail Fall Classic race.The path used for the wooden flume is now the setting for one of the most scenic and spectacular trails in...

    $60 - $70
    • Running
    • Half Marathon
  • OCT19
    Oakland Hills Trail Run
    Oakland, CA, United States

    A hidden redwood forest lies in the hills just a few miles over the ridge from downtown Oakland. The forests peaceful groves give little evidence of the...

    $52
    • Running
    • 10k
    • Half Marathon
  • MAR22
    Cottontail Half Marathon
    Los Angeles, CA, United States

    What better way to enjoy your Sunday morning than by competing in the fourth annual Cottontail half marathon, 10k and 5k races along the Lake Balboa bike...

    $45 - $85
    • Running
    • Half Marathon
    • 10k
    • 5k
  • MAY31
    Lake Balboa Half Marathon
    Los Angeles, CA, United States

    What better way to enjoy your Sunday morning than by competing in the fifth annual Lake Balboa half marathon, 10k and 5k races along the bike path in...

    $35 - $75
    • Running
    • Half Marathon
    • 10k
    • 5k
  • MAR1
    End of The Trail Half Marathon & 10K
    Visalia, CA, United States

    Register now for Visalia's one and only historic End of the Trail Half Marathon or 10k race. This may just be the flattest course in California!...

    $55 - $95
    • Running
    • Half Marathon
    • 10k
    • 5k
  • DEC7
    Peacock Gap Trail Run
    San Rafael, CA, United States

    Once a thriving Chinese settlement subsisting off of shrimp fishing, China Camp is now a popular state park for boaters, runners/hikers, and mountain...

    • Running
    • Half Marathon
    • 10k
    • 5k
  • JUN28
    Arroyo Creek Half Marathon
    Simi Valley, CA, United States

    The annual Arroyo Creek Half Marathon, 5k, and 10k races take you along the Arroyo bike path. This route is lined with trees for shade and provides stunning...

    $35 - $75
    • Running
    • Half Marathon
    • 10k
    • 5k
  • OCT11
    Lake Tahoe Marathon
    Tahoe City, CA, United States
    • Running
    • Marathon
    • Ultramarathon
    • Half Marathon
    • 5k
    • 10k
  • DEC14
    Hoover Dam Marathon, 1/2, 10K & 5K
    Boulder City, NV, United States
    • Running
    • 10k
    • Half Marathon
    • 5k
  • DEC14
    Summit Rock Half Marathon, 10K & 5K
    Saratoga, CA, United States

    Come join us in the beautiful redwood groves of the Santa Cruz Mountains! Tucked away just outside Silicon Valley, Sanborn County Park features miles of...

    $40 - $79
    • Running
    • 10k
    • 5k
    • Half Marathon
  • FEB8
    Death Valley Marathon
    Inyo County, CA, United States
    • Running
    • Half Marathon
    • 10k
  • APR5
    Rock ‘n’ Roll -San Francisco
    San Francisco, CA, United States

    Run the Golden Gate Bridge at the 2019 United Airlines Rock n Roll Half Marathon San Francisco! This boutique bucket list race features a show-stopping...

    • Running
    • Half Marathon
  • FEB15
    Mardi Gras Masquerade Half Marathon, 10K & 5K Run
    Henderson, NV, United States

    Join BBSC and participate in this festive Las Vegas Run! Enjoy a beautiful desert sunrise and crisp morning temperatures while you run the River Mountain...

    $30
    • Running
    • 5k
    • Half Marathon
    • 10k
  • MAY9
    Wildcat Half Marathon, 10K & 5K
    El Sobrante, CA, United States

    2,430 acres of land extending north from Tilden Park, Wildcat Canyon Regional Park is normally inaccessible to trail runs due to a lack of staging area....

    $40 - $80
    • Running
    • 5k
    • Half Marathon
    • 10k
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About Half Marathons in California

Half marathons (13.1 miles or 21.2 km) make up some of the toughest and most rewarding races in the Golden State. California boasts some of the most scenic half marathons; from the headlands of San Francisco in the Golden Gate Headlands Marathon & Half to the wilderness of Santa Cruz island in the Santa Cruz Island Eco-Extreme Trail Half Marathon, you'll never run out of places to explore.