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Kit Carson Relay

December 11, 2022

Escondido, CA

Run the Half Marathon Kit Carson Relay in Escondido, California on 11 December, 2022! Enjoy the beautiful sights and sounds of the city as you make your way to the finish line. Don't miss this exciting and invigorating race!
Run the Half Marathon Kit Carson Relay in Escondido, California on 11 December, 2022! Enjoy the beautiful sights and sounds of the city as you make your way to the finish line. Don't miss this exciting and invigorating race!
Participants run the half marathon Kit Carson Relay in Escondido, California in December!
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About The Kit Carson Relay

The Half Marathon Kit Carson Relay in Escondido, California is a great race for any runner looking to challenge themselves and enjoy some of the beauty that Southern California has to offer. The route takes runners through some of the most picturesque parts of Escondido, including Lake Hodges and Elfin Forest. As you run through these areas, you get to take in stunning views of the San Pasqual Valley and surrounding mountains.

The course itself starts off relatively flat before gradually ascending as it winds around Lake Hodges. After passing by Lake Hodges, the road then leads into Elfin Forest where runners will be treated to challenging hills while also taking in beautiful vistas along the way. Once out of Elfin Forest there’s a downhill stretch leading back towards downtown Escondido where you have one final climb up Palomar Mountain before heading back down towards the finish line at Kit Carson Park.

December is typically mild weather-wise with temperatures ranging from 50-60 degrees Fahrenheit during this time period; however due to its coastal location wind can be an issue so make sure to bring something warm just in case! Rainfall is generally light but can occur depending on when you race so always check ahead if necessary and plan accordingly.

Crowd support along this course varies as most people are concentrated near downtown or near popular landmarks like Palomar Mountain; however there are still plenty of cheering fans scattered throughout who want to help motivate all participants no matter how far they are from finishing! Additionally since this event often coincides with other events such as holiday parades or festivals there’s usually quite a bit more energy than usual which makes it all that much more enjoyable.

The Half Marathon Kit Carson Relay offers an exciting running experience for even experienced runners who want something new and different while still being able to take in all that southern California has o offer without having too travel too far away from home!