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Surfer’s Path Half Marathon
May 21, 2023
Santa Cruz, CA
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About The Surfer’s Path Half Marathon
The Surfer’s Path Half Marathon in Santa Cruz, California is a breathtaking race that takes you through some of the most spectacular scenery in the area. The course starts and ends at Twin Lakes State Beach and winds along the iconic West Cliff Drive, taking runners on an unforgettable journey along the coast with stunning views of the ocean. It’s no wonder why this half marathon has become so popular over the years!
The route itself is 13.1 miles long and offers plenty of rolling hills for runners to challenge themselves with. Along the way, you’ll get to take in majestic vistas of both land and sea including picturesque beaches, redwood forests, towering cliffsides, and much more. Plus there are several aid stations located throughout to keep everyone hydrated during their run.
When it comes to weather conditions while running this race it usually doesn’t disappoint as May marks one of Santa Cruz’s best months for running due to its mild temperatures and lack of rain or strong winds making it perfect for racing outdoors! The crowds are typically very supportive as many locals come out each year to cheer on those participating in this special event which makes crossing that finish line even more rewarding!
What really sets Surfer’s Path apart from other half marathons is its post-race celebration held at Twin Lakes State Beach where participants can enjoy music from local bands, food trucks serving up delicious treats, craft beer gardens pouring regional brews – all against a beautiful backdrop overlooking Monterey Bay! This annual event also allows friends & family members who didn’t run but still want attend join us for free which makes it even better!
All things considered if your looking for an amazing (and scenic) half marathon experience then look no further than Surfer’s Path Half Marathon – You won’t be disappointed!