Salinas Valley Half Marathon

August 4, 2018

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Take in the breathtaking beauty of the "Salad Bowl of the World" during the Salinas Valley Half Marathon on August 4th. Runners and walkers will be delighted with stunning sights along Salinas Valley's Foothill and River Roads along the Santa Lucia mountain range.

Race Course

The scenic 13.1 mile stretch begins at the historic Mission Soledad at 7:30am. The course takes runners through rolling vineyards and lush row crops along the base of the Santa Lucia Mountains. The finish line is conveniently located at Pessagno Winery on the River Road Wine Trail where a glass of wine will await your arrival. Bring out your friends and family to join in on the fun during the Finish Festival. Click here to view the entire course map.

Registration & Expo

Participants can enter as an individual or as a team. Registration fees are $90. Discounts are also available for students and active duty/retired military.

Walkers and runners participating in the Salinas Valley Half Marathon can pick up their bib and race swag during the expo. The expo will be held at the Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital Farmer’s Market (at the corner of Wilgart Way and East Romie Lane) from 2pm–6pm on Friday, August 3rd. Half Marathon bib Pick-Up is also available on race morning between 5:30am-7am at the Soledad Mission. 

Salinas Valley Half Marathon Hotels

Several hotels in Salinas and Soledad are all a short drive to the event.

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