Welcome to the 8th annual Seaside Marathon, Half 5k 10k!
Race starts times: Full marathon 7:00am, Half- 7:15 am, 5k/10k - 7:30am
Very spectator friendly mostly flat, two loop Full marathon course Half Marathon, 5k and 10k distances available too. Certified Boston Qualifier Course USATF Cert #CA17018RS
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. Full marathon is two loops of this course. Aid stations every 1.5 miles.
Weekend warriors / Beginners / walkers:
Yes, very walker friendly course, mostly flat, plenty of aid stations, and loads of fun! Generous 7:00 hour time limit for the Full marathon so take your time and enjoy the scenery, all levels of fitness are welcome at our events.
Middle of the pack runners:
Great course for a new PR (personal record) this year. Mostly flat course, gentle ocean breeze and plenty of room to make your move towards your PR
Elite and Advanced runners:
This mostly flat course along the Historic Old Rincon Highway and a great way to test your speed. Beautiful ocean views, cool temp, fun people and a cold glass of beer after the race.