California Half Marathons

Browse our list of half marathon races across California by city below, or see the clickable map at the bottom of the page to view races by date in other states.

For each race, you’ll find course maps, elevation profiles, runner reviews, fees, and info on how to register.

See also: 2014-2015 Calendar of California Half Marathons

Agoura Hills

The Great Race of Agoura Hills Half Marathons, 10K & 5K


See Jane Run Half Marathon & 5K


Disney Tinker Bell Half Marathon & Never Land 5K

Disneyland Half Marathon


Drag-N-Fly Trail Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

Apple Valley

Mojave Narrows Regional Park Half Marathon, 5K & 10K


Forest of Nisene Marks Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K

Dirt Inspires™ Women’s Trail Half Marathon


Catalina Island Conservancy Half Marathon


Revel Canyon City Marathon & Half Marathon


Bakersfield Track Club Half Marathon & 5K


Berkeley Half Marathon, 10-Mile & 10K

Berkeley Trail Adventure Half Marathon, 10K, 35K & 50K

Big Sur

Big Sur Trail Marathon, Half Marathon & 5-Mile Run

Borrego Springs

Borrego Springs Half Marathon, Quarter Marathon & Fun Walk


Divas Half Marathon & 5K in San Francisco Bay


Napa Valley Silverado Half Marathon & 5K

Napa Valley Trail Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K

Napa Wine Country Classic Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K


Camarillo Half Marathon, 5K & 10K

Holly Jolly Half Marathon, 5K & 10K

Camp Pendleton

Camp Pendleton Heartbreak Ridge Half Marathon

Castro Valley

Bad Bass Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

Brazen New Year Runs Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

Lake Chabot Trail Challenge Half Marathon & 5K

Catalina Island

Buffalo Run Half Marathon


Bidwell Classic Half Marathon & 5K

Hooker Oak Trail Half Marathon


Ayala Park Marathon, Half Marathon & 50-Mile Run


Paul Reese Memorial Clarksburg Country Run


Diablo Trail Marathon, Half Marathon, 50K, 4 & 10-Miler


Cloverdale Harvest Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K


Billy Goat’s Half Marathon Hill Climb

Dana Point

Orangeman Running Series Salt Creek Half Marathon, 10K, 5K & 1K


Danville Half Marathon

Primo’s Run for Education Half Marathon


Davis Stampede Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

Davisville Moo-nlight Half Marathon & 5K

Death Valley

Death Valley Borax Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K

Death Valley Half Marathon, 10K & 5K


Africa AIDS Run/Walk Half Marathon & 5K

Desert Hot Springs

Skyborne Half Marathon & 5K

Dog Valley

Dog Valley Dog Marathon & Half Marathon

Dove Canyon

Run The Dove Marathon & Half Marathon

El Sobrante

Fall Showdown Trail Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

Wildcat Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

Elk Grove

Running of the Elk Half Marathon, Relay & Thrive 5K


Cougar Run Half Marathon & 5K

Raptor Ridge Half Marathon

Safari Park Half Marathon & 5K Family Fun Walk


Avocado Half Marathon & 5K


Fairfield Running Festival Half Marathon, 10K, 5K & Kids’ Half-Mile


Four Bridges Half Marathon


Fontana Days Run Half Marathon

Fountain Valley

Fishbowl Half Marathon, 10K & 5K


Coyote Hills Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

Mermaid Run East Bay Half Marathon, 5K, 10K & Sirena 18-Mile

Western Pacific Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K & 5K


Eye-Q Two Cities Marathon & Half Marathon

Fresno Classic Half Marathon

Wascally Wabbit Half Marathon & 2-Mile Run/Walk

Granite Bay

The Lost Trail Half Marathon Challenge & 5K Run/Walk

Tough As Granite Half Marathon, 10K & 5K Trail Run


Mountain Circle Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K


Salad Bowl Festival Half Marathon & 5K

Half Moon Bay

Half Moon Bay International Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K

Pillar Point Half Marathon, 10K & Family Fun Runs


Hanford Half Marathon & 5K Fun Run


Events With Sole Wine Country Marathon & Half Marathon

Grapes of Rock Half Marathon

Healdsburg Wine Country Half Marathon

Water to Wine Half Marathon & Alderbrook 3-Mile Run


Highland Family YMCA Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

Huntington Beach

Love Your Heart Marathon & Half Marathon

Surf City USA Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K


Cinco de Mayo Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, 1K & Bike Tour

La Jolla

La Jolla Half Marathon & La Jolla Shores 5K

Laguna Hills

City of Laguna Hills Memorial Half Marathon & 5K

Lake Hughes

Leona Valley Trail Races Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

Lake Tahoe

Cal-Neva Half Marathon & Nevada Half Marathon

Lake Tahoe Marathon & Half Marathon

Las Flores

California Gold Rush Marathon & Half Marathon


Grape Stomp Half Marathon, 10K & 5K


Avenue of the Vines Half Marathon


Valley of the Flowers Half Marathon

Long Beach

Hugs & Kisses Marathon & Half Marathon

Long Beach International Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K

Marina’s Long Beach Marina Marathon & Half Marathon

Rockin’ The Marina Marathon & Half Marathon

Los Angeles

13.1 Marathon Los Angeles

Griffith Park Trail Half Marathon

Hollywood Half Marathon, 5K & 10K

Rock & Roll Los Angeles Half Marathon

Valley Crest Half Marathon

Los Gatos

Go Green St. Patrick’s Day Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

Zombie Runner Vasona Lake Run Half Marathon & 5-Mile Run

Sierra Azul Half Marathon Challenge & 10K Run

The Jungle Run Half Marathon & 10K


Malibu International Marathon & Half Marathon

Mammoth Lakes

Quake & Shake 10K & Half Marathon


Bear Creek Trail Half Marathon, 10K & 5K


Menifee Half Marathon & 5K


Modesto Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K

Modesto Midnight Half Marathon


Run Montecito Half Marathon, 10K, 5K & Kids Mile


Big Sur Half Marathon & 5K on Monterey Bay

Morgan Hill

Morgan Hill Marathon, Half Marathon & Kids Run

Mountain View

Sankara iWalk Half Marathon, 10K & 5K


Napa-to-Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon

Napa Valley Stomp Trail Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

Newport Beach / Costa Mesa

Orange County Marathon, Half Marathon, 5K & Kids Run


Big Trees Trail Run Half Marathon, 10K, 30K & 50K

Canyon Meadow Marathon, Half Marathon, 30K, 50K & 5-Miler

Cinderella Trail Run Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K & 50K

Hope in Motion Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

Oakland Running Festival Marathon, Half Marathon, Relay & 5K


Lake Casitas Half Marathon & 5K Run/Walk

Mountains 2 Beach Marathon & Half Marathon

Ojai Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

Ojai Valley Half Marathon


Guns ‘N Hoses Half Marathon & 5K


Santa To The Sea Half Marathon, 5K & Relay

Wounded Warrior Half Marathon, 5K & Military Mile

XTERRA Point Mugu Xduro Trail Run


Pacifica Trail Run 21K

Palm Springs

Palm Springs Half Marathon

Palo Alto

ZombieRunner Halloween Marathon, Half Marathon & 5-Mile


Pasadena Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K

Rock & Roll Pasadena Half Marathon

Rose Bowl Half Marathon & 5K

Paso Robles

Paso Robles Harvest Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K

Wine Country Runs Half Marathon & 5K

Wine Vine Half Marathon & 5K


Artichoke Half Marathon & 10K


Petaluma Moo-Cow Half Marathon & 5K


Nitro Trail Half Marathon, 10K & 5K


Placerville’s Historic El Dorado Trail Half Marathon, 10K & 5K


Pleasanton Half Marathon & Family Run

Pleasanton Run for Education Half Marathon & 5K

Pollock Pines

Run on the Sly Trail Half Marathon, 8-Mile, 20-Mile & 50K


Five Cities Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

L.A. County Half Marathon, Bike Tour, 5K & Fun Run

Rancho Cordova

Rock’n River Half Marathon

Rancho Palos Verdes

Palos Verdes Half Marathon & 5K Run/Walk

Rancho Santa Fe

San Dieguito Half Marathon & 5K


Three Bridges Half Marathon


Run-Through-Redlands Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

Redwood City

OktobeRun Half Marathon & 5K Run/Walk

Skyline Ridge Half Marathon & 10K

Woodside Ramble Half Marathon, 10K, 35K & 50K


Valley Crest Half Marathon


Wildcat Half Marathon, 10K & 5K


Ridgecrest Run for the Fund Half Marathon, 10K & 5K


Citrus Heritage Run Half Marathon & 5K

Mission Inn Run Half Marathon, 10K, 5K & Kids Run


Whole Foods Running School Fun Run Half Marathon, 10K & 5K


American River Parkway Half Marathon & 5K

River City Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

Run The River Marathon, Half Marathon, Ultramarathon & Relay

Sacramento Cowtown Marathon, Half Marathon, Relay & 5K

Shamrock’n Half Marathon & 5K

San Diego

America’s Finest City Half Marathon & 5K

Carlsbad California Marathon & Half Marathon

Foxy Run Half Marathon & 5K

Mermaid Half Marathon San Diego, 10K & 5K

Peace-Love-Run San Diego Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

San Diego Half Marathon

San Diego Holiday Half Marathon

Silver Strand Half Marathon

Rock & Roll San Diego Marathon & Half Marathon

Women’s Running San Diego Half Marathon & 5K

Wild Horse Trail Half Marathon & 5K Fun Run

San Dimas

Spooktacular Los Angeles Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

San Francisco

Divas Half Marathon in San Francisco Bay

Giant Race Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

Golden Gate Headlands Half Marathon

Golden Gate Trail Marathon, Half Marathon, 30K, 50K & 5-Mile

Kaiser Permanente Half Marathon

Lake Merced Half Marathon & 4.5-Mile Run

Nike Women’s Half Marathon San Francisco

The North Face Endurance Challenge Trail Run Half Marathon

Rock ‘n’ Roll San Francisco Half Marathon

San Francisco Marathon, Half Marathons & 5K

US Half Marathon & 10K

US Half Marathon 2 – “The Other Half”

Zombie Runner San Francisco Run Half Marathon & 10K

San Jacinto

Valley Lake Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K

San Jose

Hellyer Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

New Almaden Haciendas Hills Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

Northern California Marathon & Half Marathon

The Metro Silicon Valley Marathon & Half Marathon

Quicksilver Challenge Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

Race to the End of Summer Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

San Jose Rock & Roll Half Marathon

Santa Teresa County Park – King Richard Annual Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

Trail Hog Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

Vibha Dream Mile Half Marathon, 10K & 5K Run/Walk

San Leandro

Bay Breeze Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

Summer Breeze Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

San Luis Obispo

City To The Sea Half-Marathon

San Luis Obispo Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K

San Mateo

Bay Area Half Marathon

Run With The Jets Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

San Miguel

Buzz Marathon, Half Marathon, 5K & 1-Mile Run

San Pedro

Conquer the Bridge Half Marathon & 5.3-Mile Race

San Rafael

Marin County Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K

San Ramon

Rocky Ridge Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

Santa Barbara

Pier to Peak Half Marathon

Santa Barbara News-Press Half Marathon

Santa Clarita

Santa Clarita Marathon & Half Marathon

Santa Cruz

San Lorenzo River Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, 30K & 50K

Santa Cruz Half Marathon & 10K

Santa Cruz Mountains Trail 10K, 21K, 29K & 50K

Surfer’s Path Marathon & Capitola Half Marathon

Santa Rosa

Annadel Half Marathon & Kathy’s Race 5K

The Santa Rosa Marathon & Half Marathon

Santa Ynez

Santa Barbara Wine Country Half Marathon


Sanborn Park Trail Challenge Half Marathon, 9-Mile & 4.2-Mile

Summit Rock Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

Trail Quake 2011 Half Marathon, 10K & 5K


Golden Gate Trail Run Half Marathon

Simi Valley

Simi Valley Half Marathon, 5K & 10K


Salinas Valley Half Marathon

South El Monte

Going Bananas Marathon & Half Marathon

Run Deo Run 45K & Half Marathon

Stinson Beach

Muir Woods Marathon, Half Marathon & 7-Mile

Steep Ravine Trail Run Marathon, Half Marathon, 30K, 50K & 7-Mile

Stinson Beach Marathon, Half Marathon & 7-Mile


St. Joseph’s Half Marathon & 5K


Sevathon Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

Tahoe City

Burton Creek Trail Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K & 5K


SoCal Wine Country Women’s Half Marathon

Temecula Half Marathon & 5K

Temecula Valley Half Marathon & 5K

Thousand Oaks

XTERRA Boney Mountain Xduro Trail Half Marathon


California Run Festival Marathon, Half Marathon, 50K, 10K & 5K

Lagoon Valley Trail Half Marathon, 10K, 5K & 1/2-Mile

Sunrise Run Half Marathon, 10K, 5K & Kids’ Runs


Hernia Hill Half Marathon, 10K & 5K


Half Marathon of the Harbors & 5K

Ojai to Ocean Marathon & Half Marathon

Seaside Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

Surfer’s Point Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

Ventura Half Marathon & 5K


End of the Trail Half Marathon


Big Money Run Half Marathon

Walnut Creek

Diablo Trails Challenge Half Marathon, 10K, 5K & 50K

Mount Diablo Trail Adventure & Summit Run

Walnut Creek Half Marathon, Relay & 5K


Weed Run for Schools Half Marathon, 10K & 5K


Avenue of the Giants Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K

Humboldt Redwoods Marathon & Half Marathon


Bizz Johnson Trail Express Half Marathon


Windsor Green Half Marathon, 10K & 5K


Woodside Half Marathon & 5-Mile Run

Woodside King’s Mountain Half Marathon & 5-Mile Run


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