An AMAZING Place to Run!
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-15003-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 13:
1 PM to 4 PM: Packet pickup and fitness expo at Humboldt Fervor Fest, 1251 9th Street, Arcata, CA 95521
5 PM: Marina Mile Competitive heats, Hikshari Trail, Eureka. Start near Park & Ride west of the Herrick Avenue exit from US 101.
Additional activites to be scheduled
Sunday, August 14:
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
8:30 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 near Arcata Plaza
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.
Humboldt Bay Marathon