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Big Sur International Marathon

Sunday, April 28, 2013 @ 6:45 AM (PDT)
Big Sur to Carmel, CA CarmelCA  93923
Sunday, April 28, 2013 @ 6:45 AM (PDT)
Big Sur to Carmel, CA CarmelCA  93923

About This Activity

Runner s World s Bart Yasso has called it the "Must do in your lifetime" marathon. The Big Sur Int l Marathon offers a course that features incredible beauty as well as a serious challenge for most runners & walkers. Staged on Hwy 1, runners and walkers are treated to panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean on the left and the pastoral beauty of the coastal mountain range on the right. There is an eclectic offering of music along the course, including the Yamaha Grand Piano at Bixby Bridge.

Pre-registration Closing Date:
Sunday, April 19, 2013 @ 11:59 PM

MARATHON
Highway One reopens to traffic at 1:00 PM and there is a strict 6 hour time limit for the Marathon and one must finish within this limit to receive the official Finisher's Medallion. The six hours begins when the final starter crosses the timing mat at the start of the race. Marathoners must reach mile 22 mark by 12:00 PM or they must get on a bus that will return them to the finish.
Must be 16 years of age or older to enter. Limited to 4,500 entrants. Race begins at 6:45 a.m.
Chip timing for all participants. Overall awards are based on GUN time, divisional awards are based on tag time.
Male runners with a predicted time of under 3 hours and females with a time of less than 3:15 qualify for seeded bibs. Seeded runners may be contacted for verification of predicted time.
Entry fee is NON-REFUNDABLE and NON-TRANSFERABLE. No exceptions!
Participants receive an Asics technical fabric shirt and custom ceramic medallion.

BOSTON 2 BIG SUR CHALLENGE Registration opens for this category at 7:00 AM pacific time on September 22, 2012 and is limited to the first 400 to sign up on a "first come, first served" basis
Entry fee of $230.00 includes training an ASICS B2B training shirt and ASICS finisher s jacket in gender specific sizing, a custom participant bib and finisher medallion, access to a special B2B tent at the finish and an entry to the post-race party to be held Sunday evening, April 28th.
B2B registration does NOT include a Boston registration you must register separately for Boston either by your qualifying time or through their charity program. To take part in B2B you must be an official Boston finisher

THE 21-MILER
Highway One opens to traffic at 1:00 PM so there is a strict 6 1/4 hour time limit for the 21-Miler and one must finish within this limit to receive the official Finisher s Medallion. The 6 1/4 hours begins when the final starter crosses the timing mat at the start of the race. 21-Miiers must reach the marathon mile 22 mark by 12:00 Noon or they must get on a bus that will return them to the finish.
Must be 16 years of age or older to enter. Limited to 1,000 entrants. Course distance is approximately 21 miles. Race begins at 6:45 a.m.
Chip timing for all participants. This is a timed, NON-COMPETITIVE fitness event and there are no awards given. Participants have the option to run or walk the course.
Entry fee is NON-REFUNDABLE and NON-TRANSFERABLE. No exceptions!
Participants receive an Asics technical fabric shirt and custom ceramic medallion.

THE MARATHON RELAY
Must be 10 years of age or older to enter. Limited to 300 teams.
Teams consist of up to FIVE members. Team categories are Open Male, Open Female, Masters Male, Masters Female, Open Mixed, Masters Mixed and Corporate Mixed.
Chip timing provided.
Entry fee if NON-TRANSFERABLE and NON-REFUNDABLE. No exceptions!
Highway One reopens to traffic at 1:00 PM and there is a strict approximate 6 hour time limit for the Relay and one must finish within this limit to receive the official Finisher's Medallion. YOUR TEAM MUST FINISH THE RELAY IN 6 HOURS OR SOONER TO BE OFFICIAL FINISHERS, RECEIVE MEDALLIONS AND BE ELIGIBLE FOR AWARDS.
Any changes to teams after 4-19-2013 subjects the team to a $30.00 late processing fee.
Participants receive an Asics technical fabric shirt and custom ceramic medallion.

10-6-MILER
The walk/run begins at Rocky Point Restaurant at 7:00 a.m. Must be 10 years of age or older to enter. Limited to 1,600 entrants.
This is a tag timed, non-competitive event with a 6 hour cut-off. Participants may either walk or run, or do a combination of both.
Entry fee is NON-REFUNDABLE and NON-TRANSFERABLE. No exceptions!
Participants receive an Asics technical fabric shirt in gender specific sizing and a custom ceramic medallion.

9-MILER
The 9-Miler Run begins at 7:45 a.m. with the 5K. Must be 10 years of age or older to enter. Limited to 1,200 entrants.
This is a chip timed, competitive event with awards going 5 deep in 10 year age division after 10 12, 13 15 and 16 19.
Entry fee is NON-REFUNDABLE and NON-TRANSFERABLE. No exceptions!
Participants receive a Asics technical fabric shirt in gender specific sizing and custom ceramic medallion. Pre-Registration for the 9-Miler closes on Friday, April 19, 2013 and will resume again at the Expo on April 26th and 27th if not sold out. There will also be race morning registration.

BIG SUR 5K
Must be 8 years of age or older to enter.
Entry fee is NON-REFUNDABLE and NON-TRANSFERABLE. No exceptions!
No pets or children in strollers or backpacks permitted on the course
This is a chip timed, competitive events with divisional awards.
Pre-Registration for the 5K closes on Friday, April 19, 2013 and will resume again at the Expo on April 26th and 27th. There will also be race morning registration.

JUST RUN! Just Kids 3K
TIME: 8:00 AM
LOCATION: Lovers Point Park in Pacific Grove, CA
A 3K (approximate 2 mile) out and back course beginning and ending at Lover s Point Park. There is also a 1.5K option (.9 mile) recommended for participants six and younger. This is a non-timed fun run for children, their friends, and family. All registrants receive a finisher s medallion and a unique aquatic themed t-shirt .
Must be four years of age and in good health to participate.

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Sunday, April 28, 2013 @ 6:45 AM (PDT)
Big Sur to Carmel, CA CarmelCA  93923
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