Are you ready for your medal? Lace up your running shoes and get ready for the second annual Santa Barbara Half Marathon! Enjoy picturesque views while you run with course options of a13.1 mile distance, a 5K (3.1 miles) as well as kids fun run set along Cabrillo Blvd and State Street.
After the race, celebrate with fellow marathon runners at the events finish line festival. Invite your family and friends to grab a drink and listen to live music at the Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co beer garden in the Funk Zone, and browse options from other local purveyors.
Still looking for lodging accommodations before the race? Book your stay at Hotel Santa Barbara, the official hotel for the Santa Barbara Half Marathon.
Santa Barbara’s only waterfront Half Marathon will feature a downtown centric course with stretches along the iconic palm tree lined Cabrillo Blvd. Stay tuned for more course details on the Half Marathon & 5K course. Pace groups will be provided for finishing times of 1 hours and 30 minutes to 3 hours in the Half Marathon. Half Marathon time limit is set at 3 hours and 30 minutes or approximately 16 minute per mile. Training programs will be emailed to participants ahead of August 2, which marks the beginning of the 14-week Half Marathon training. The average temperature for early November in Santa Barbara is a high of 70 degrees and a low of 50 degrees.
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