Join the Half Marathon Community!

Subscribe for news on races, community updates and more!

See on your My Runs page!

Avenue of the Giants Marathon

May 7, 2023

Weott, CA

Run through the majestic Avenue of the Giants on 7 May 2023 and experience the natural beauty of Weott, California! Join us for the Half Marathon and make lasting memories.
Run through the majestic Avenue of the Giants on 7 May 2023 and experience the natural beauty of Weott, California! Join us for the Half Marathon and make lasting memories.
Participants run the half marathon Avenue of the Giants Marathon in Weott, California in May!
Run a Half Marathon This Year!

Find a Half Marathon!

Search over 3,000 half marathons in the US to find a race near you. Set a half marathon goal and get a training plan. Here’s to 13.1 miles!

Search half marathons near you by state or by month

About The Avenue of the Giants Marathon

The Avenue of the Giants Marathon in Weott, California is a unique and beautiful race that takes runners along a stunning route through the Redwood forests. The half marathon begins near the south end of the Avenue of Giants near Miranda, and follows a 13-mile course north to Weott. Along the way, runners enjoy breathtaking views of towering redwoods and lush green ferns as they make their way through Humboldt County’s majestic forests.

The Avenue of the Giants Marathon typically falls on 7 May each year, when temperatures are mild and comfortable for running with highs around 63 degrees Fahrenheit during mid-morning hours. The weather during this time tends to be sunny with some cloud cover throughout most days making it perfect for taking in all that nature has to offer while running this beautiful course.

Due to its location in rural Northern California, crowds at this event tend to be small but enthusiastic with many long-time supporters who come back annually for this special race day experience. However, visitors can still expect plenty of support from volunteers located at water stations throughout the course as well as from other runners who will undoubtedly become fast friends even if only for one day!

If you’re looking for an unforgettable half marathon experience then look no further than the Avenue Of The Giants Marathon! This scenic route provides athletes with memorable views through some truly incredible natural beauty without sacrificing any comfort or convenience along your journey – especially given that there is always plenty of water available thanks to those friendly volunteers! So don’t miss out on what could easily become one your favorite races yet; sign up now so you can start training soon and join us on 7 May 2023.