Wednesday, May 10, 2017

California Half Marathons in May

The first week of May half marathons in California are checked off for the year.  Half Marathon Calendar USA will update the 2018 half marathon dates as they roll in from the race organizer.  Next up, for Saturday May 13th, and Sunday May 14th, there is a mixture of trail half marathons, smaller no frill half marathons, a half marathon for wine lovers .... the Santa Barbara Wine Country Half Marathon, as well as the bigger hype half marathons to consider, such as Disney Tinkerbell Half Marathon.

  On Saturday the 13th in California, there is the Santa Barbara Wine Country Half Marathon, Trail Run at Sly Park 13.1mi, Brocchini Farms Rina's Run Half Marathon, Wolf Pack Mother's Day Run Half Marathon, Cinderella Trail Run Half, Muir Woods Half Marathon, China Camp Trail Run Half Marathon, and the Tommy Scott Memorial LAX Run Half Marathon.

On Sunday the 14th of May, there is the BWR Mother's Day Half Marathon, Coyote Lake Trail Run 1/2 Marathon, Race for Literacy Half Marathon, and Disney Tinkerbell Half Marathon.

The following weekend, May 20th and 21st, also offers a variety to choose from, from trail running to coastline courses.

Taking place Saturday May 20th, you have the Wildcat Half Marathon in El Sobrante, the ZombiRunner Bay Trail Half Marathon in Palo Alto, and the Tommy Scott LAX Run Half Marathon in Los Angeles.

On Sunday May 21st, you have the Kaiser Permanente Avenue of the Vines Half Marathon in Lodi (a flat fast course, starting & finishing at Woodbridge Winery), the Bank of Marin Running Festival Half Marathon in Novato (a scenic, rolling hills course), Surfer's Path Capitola Half Marathon in Santa Cruz (with views of the Monterey Bay Coastline along the course), and Finish the Ride, Run, Walk n' Roll Half Marathon in Los Angeles.

Wrapping up May with Memorial day weekend, May 27th, 28th, and 29th, a handful of half marathons to choose from.  On Saturday the 27th, there is the Nitro Trail Half Marathon (a trail run in Pinole), Danville Half Marathon (an out and back course along the Iron Horse Trail through Danville and Alamo), and the Armed Forces Half Marathon in downtown Concord.

On Sunday the 28th, you have the Clif Bar Mountain 2 Beach Half Marathon (a point to point half marathon starting in Ojai, and winding through Ventura River Valley, ending at the beach in Ventura), and Lake Balboa Half Marathon (a two loop pretty flat course at Woodley Park in Van Nuys).

One half marathon on Memorial day, May 29th, wrapping up May for half marathons in California. The 19th annual Laguna Hills Memorial Day Half Marathon, honoring the United States Marine Corps Dark Horse Battalion, is a scenic, rolling hill point to point course, with a stretch through Wood Canyon Park and Aliso.

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