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Surfer’s Path Marathon and Capitola Half Marathon

Quick facts

Distance Marathon

Date 17 May 2020

About Surfer’s Path Marathon and Capitola Half Marathon

Set for its annual running along the shoreline of Santa Cruz County, the Surfer’s Path Marathon feature some of the most scenic race courses anywhere in the Golden State, with truly breathtaking views of the Monterey Bay coastline and a series of world renowned surf breaks.

Welcome to the Surfer’s Path Marathon !! The crowning jewel of the Golden State, Santa Cruz County welcomes runners with an enchanting blend of nostalgia, natural beauty and invigorating activities. Whether you choose to run the 26.2 mile or just to be a spectator, you will be treated to scenic views.

Distances

Capitola Half Marathon

  • 21.097km

Surfer’s Path Marathon

  • 42.195km

Practicalities

Aid Stations

Aid stations will be located approximately every two miles. Sport drinks and gel will be available at strategic course locations.

Award Medals

Each half marathon finisher will receive a commemorative finisher’s medal at the Finish Line. Awards will be provided to the top three finishers in the following age groups: 19 and Under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 & 70+

Maximum Time

The course is managed at a 6 hour time limit.

Start:

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Harvey West Park, Santa Cruz,us

Finish:

Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf on Cowell’s Beach.

Harvey West Park, Santa Cruz,us

Highlights

course featuring breathtaking views of the Monterey Bay coastline and a series of world renowned surf breaks. An ideal destination event, participants can experience a quintessential California vacation. Create a memory that you will treasure forever by achieving your athletic goal in this picture postcard setting.

Overview

The Capitola Half Marathon consists of a 13.1 mile run from Santa Cruz to Capitola and back. The event starts at the legendary Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and travels east along the coast. The route takes runners past the Santa Cruz Harbor, Moran Lake and Pleasure Point as it makes it’s way to the City of Capitola. Following a loop through Capitola Village, runners will retrace their steps back along the coastline, continue past the Boardwalk, and make a left turn after the Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf to the finish on Cowell’s Beach.

The race information has been found on the official website of the event or through publicly available sources. Always refer to the official website the latest race information. Please let us know if any data is wrong or missing, by emailing us.