Feb 17, 2019

Welcome to the 7th annual

Mostly flat Boston Qualifier Course (USATF Cert #CA17064RS)

Seaside Marathon, Half, 5k 10k

Welcome to the 7th annual Seaside Marathon, Half,  5k 10k! 

Race start times: Full- 7:00 Half- 7:15, 10k - 7:30, 5k - 7:45

Certified Boston Qualifier Course  USATF Cert #CA17064RS

Spectator friendly mostly flat course. 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:
Looking for a PR (personal record) early in the year?  Then this is the race for you! 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 early season speed.  Beautiful ocean views, cool temp, fun people and a great start / finish area to relax after your 

When, where and what is packet pickup?
Saturday Feb 16 

Hypercat Racing - Noon to 4 pm
4160 Market ST  #13 , Ventura CA 93003

Top 5 Reasons to Run with Elite Sports CA
5 - Races always start on time!
4 - Race distances are measured correctly!
3 - Race SWAG including custom finishers medal, event day dry-fit shirt, event day water bottle and MORE!
2 - Race day packet pick up available! Time saver and no hotel to pay for if you are traveling in from out of town! YEAH!!
1 - Have an emergency? Can't make the event you've paid for? No problem we will reschedule you for any Elite Sports CA event within the next 12 months. WHAT?? YES unheard of!!
No more excuses, Register today! 

Can you say Tacos and Beer? !
That's right we are proud to announce that all runners will be awarded a free glass of beer and a plate of street tacos at post race!  And yes you can buy more beers for $4 each (must be 21 or older for the beer) if your under 21 we will have a free Root-beer for you.  

Special note:  Friends and family can buy food and beer tickets for $4 each. 

This race is part of the Surfers Point Race Series.  

Finish all three races in the series and receive a special series finisher medal

Checkout all the details on the Surfers Point Race Series page

All Runners will receive over $45 is swag!
Finisher medal
water bottle
Race day athlete t-shirt 
Custom Goody bag with race day logo 

Top 3 overall M/F in each race - Special Award
Top 3 each age group M/F - ALL RACE DISTANCES

Race day parking

Proud Sponsors

Parking at the starting line:
There are approx 150 parking spaces at the campground /starting line and the fee is  $10 per car.   There is also free limited street parking just outside the campground 

Free Athlete Shuttle:  

We will have an athlete shuttle  to and from race start line at Promenade park at the corner of Figueroa and Shoreline drive from 5:30 am to 2 pm on race day.

Additional Parking
There are many open parking spaces in the business park next to Patagonia at 235 W. Santa Clara ST, Ventura CA 93001 ( Corner of West  Main ST / South Olive ST)  -  Approx one mile from race start. 

What is Packet Pickup?
This is where you pickup your race bib #, timing chip, race day t-shirt, and goody bag. You can also review the race course map and ask race day related questions that you might have. Buy some last minute race day goodies that we may have for sale like custom race even logo sweat shirts, bags, etc. This is your last chance to register for this race.... 

Can I pickup my Packet on race day? 
-Yes, but come 60 minutes early because we will have hundreds of people coming to one small area at the same time.

I am not getting updates what do I do?
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