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Monterey Bay Half Marathon

November 14, 2020

The Monterey Bay Half Marathon takes runners through historic downtown Monterey, over to Cannery Row, along the shores of Monterey Bay, into downtown Pacific Grove, out to Asilomar and back along the coast to the grand finish at Custom House Plaza.

While the Half Marathon is on Saturday, November 14th, there are many other activities surrounding it.

Health and Fitness Expo

The Health and Fitness Expo at the Monterey Conference Center is free! Over 25 vendors will be on hand showing and selling the latest in fitness and health-related products and gear. Participants in the weekend's races can pick up their bib numbers and other event goodies. Free and open to the public Friday November 13, 2020 and Saturday November 14, 2020. Dates are subject to change and Expo hours are to be announced. Stay tuned for more information.

Pacific Grove Lighthouse 5K

Not quite ready for a half-marathon? You can still run - or even walk - in the Pacific Grove Lighthouse 5K on Saturday, November 14th. This event, with a course just over three miles long, showcases the downtown and scenic coastline of Pacific Grove and is open to anyone in good health ages 5 and up. Register at the official web site.

By-the-Bay 3K - Cancelled for 2020

For more information, visit Big Sur Mararthon's event postponement and cancellations page. 

Half Marathon

The Monterey Bay Half Marathon takes place on Saturday, November 14th. Runners will go through historic downtown Monterey, along the shores of Monterey Bay, into downtown Pacific Grove, out to Asilomar and back along the coast to the grand finish at Custom House Plaza. Spectators can watch from anywhere along the course. Register at the official web site.

Big Sur Marathon

The main event of the weekend, the Big Sur Marathon, takes place on Sunday, November 15th.

Monterey Bay Half Marathon Hotels

Several hotels in Monterey are all within a short walk or drive to the event.

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