The Humboldt Bay Area combines spectacular scenery with the perfect climate for year round running.
August is a dry month with an average high temperature of only 62.6 degrees (17 Celsius), so ideal conditions for this race are almost guaranteed.
Whether you are trying for a Boston qualifying time (marathon course certification CA-16003-KY), striving for another personal record, or just looking for a uniquely beautiful place to run, the Humboldt Bay Marathon, Half Marathon and Marina Mile races are exactly what you're looking for!
Event details and schedule
Event Schedule (see http://humboldtbaymarathon.com for updates)
Saturday, August 12:
1 PM to 4 PM: Packet pickup and fitness expo
Additional activites to be scheduled
Sunday, August 13:
6:00 AM: Marathon Late registration, 7th and F Streets, Eureka
7:00 AM: Marathon start, 7th and F Streets, Eureka
7:00 AM: Half marathon shuttle bus service starts from finish area (1st and C Streets, Eureka) to half marathon start area in Arcata
7:30 AM: Half marathon late registration at the Arcata Plaza
8:45 AM: Marina Mile Fun Run, C Street Plaza Eureka
8:40 AM: Last half marathon shuttle bus departs Eureka
9:00 AM: Half marathon start, Arcata Plaza, 8th and G Streets Arcata
8:00 AM to 1:30 PM: Finish area activities
Marathon course time limit is 6 hours, 30 minutes and the Half Marathon course time limit is 4 hours, 30 minutes. Any marathon runner who falls behind a pace of 15 minutes per mile will be disqualified and offered a ride in the sag vehicle. Half marathon runners must also stay ahead of the sag vehicle. The course will be closed and roads reopened as the sag vehicle passes.