Carlsbad Half Marathon

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Carlsbad Half Marathon takes place at Westfield Plaza Camino Real, 2525 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, CA. The course is beautiful and scenic. Musical bands will entertain thousands of participants, volunteers and spectators along the course throughout the race. The San Diego Marathon name was officially retired just after the 2004 event, and the Carlsbad Marathon name was introduced. Half Marathon is a part of the Carls MarathonMarathon Events

Race Date

Jan 18, 2015


Carlsbad, California, USA

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Start Times

Men: 7:45 am
Women: 7:45 am

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Race Registration

To participate in Carlsbad Marathon you can register in the official website. Early bird registration fees is $75 for the half marathon if registered earlier.

Course / Route Map

The full marathon and starts and finishes at Westfield Plaza Camino Real in Carlsbad. After the starter’s gun goes off, marathoners will head for the coast passing the Buena Vista Lagoon through the village of Carlsbad to Carlsbad Boulevard (Highway 101). You’ll head south on the 101 to Palomar Airport Road (PAR). After a 3 mile trip inland on you’ll return to the coast and again head south on 101 to a quick U-turn near La Costa Avenue back up the coast to the finish line. The marathon course is rolling. Much of it is along the beautiful Pacific Ocean. The highest point of elevation is 308 feet above sea level reached gradually between miles 5 and 9.

Race Profile / Elevation Map

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Time Limits & Cutoffs

Runners must be able to complete the course in 4.5 hours. Participants who are unable to maintain the required 13:44-minute-mile pace will be redirected via an alternate route.

Course Records

Men: Eric Polanski (1997) 1:02:06
Women: Ann Marie LaucK (1996) 1:11:23

Prize Money & Awards

1st Male $1500 1st Female $1500
2nd Male $750 2nd Female $750
3rd Male $500 3rd Female $500

T-Shirts, Medals, Certificates

Every half marathon participant will receive a beautiful, top-quality, long-sleeve finisher’s shirt.

Water Stops & Refreshments

Fully staffed and equipped water stations will be positioned along the course approximately every mile with plenty of water and portable toilets. Ultima Replenisher will be served at approximately mile 2, 4, 6, 9 and 11 and gel will be available at approximately mile 4 and 8.

Expected Race Day Weather

The average temperature on race day will be 45 degrees Fahrenheit at the start warming by 15 to 20 degrees by noon.

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