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Surfer's Path Marathon

Quick facts

Distance Marathon

Date 19 May 2019

About Surfer's Path 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.

Practicalities

Aid Stations

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

Award Medals

Each 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

Santa Cruz Beach, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, USA

Finish:

Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf on Cowell’s Beach.

120 Beach St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, USA

Difficulty

flat

Highlights

Marathon 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.

The Marathon course journey onto the Surfer’s Path, a tour along the coastal bluffs of Santa Cruz County, offering views of these famous points of interest and surf breaks. Miles will melt away as you enjoy breathtaking views and the watch surfers ride the waves.

Overview

The Surfer’s Path Marathon consists of a 26.2 mile run along the coast of Santa Cruz County. The event starts at the legendary Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and travels east along the bluffs 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 onto the West Cliff path. The course travels to historic Wilder Ranch State Park where runners complete a picturesque bluff trail loop before their return to West Cliff and the finish near the Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf 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.