Races we love

All year long there are super duper races in this area. Here are some of our favorites:

JANUARY through MARCH

Resolution Run, Carmel
Held January 1, the 10K route runs along the Carmel coast. A gorgeous way to start the year!

Shamrock'n Half Marathon, Sacramento
A super fun and fast race around the Capitol. The route crosses Tower Bridge and finishes on Raley Field.


APRIL through JUNE
Presidio 10, San Francisco
A 10K or 10 mile route that crosses the Golden Gate Bridge. Event is a fundraiser for the National Guardsmen.

Big Sur Marathon, Big Sur, California
The most beautiful marathon course in the U.S. So hilly, and so worth  it!

Avenue of the Giants Marathon, Humboldt Redwoods State Park, California
Gorgeous and flat route under California's massive redwood trees; small and friendly race operation. Also a half-marathon course.

Dads' Day 5K, Menlo Park, California
Family-friendly loop around Menlo Park, lots of fun. A fundraiser for Stand Up 8 Foundation.

Summer Scamper 5K, 10K & Kids Run, Stanford, California
A super fun event, very well run, and a great cause: It's a fundraiser for Lucille Packard Children's Hospital. Great for kids.
OCTOBER through DECEMBER

Ghost Run 5K, Menlo Park
A race, costume contest, game of tag, and family fest all rolled into one. The most fun of the year!