Saturday, November 16, 2024 • Santa Monica, CA
Welcome to the Fast and the Feathered Thanksgiving Race, where runners of all levels come together for a delightful and festive morning of fitness and holiday merriment.
This race takes place during Thanksgiving Weekend, providing runners with an opportunity to kickstart their day with a scenic and invigorating run. The course meanders through the picturesque landscapes of Santa Monica, treating participants to breathtaking views.
As you cross the finish line, a sense of accomplishment washes over you, and you’ll be greeted with the chance to indulge in some delectable post-race treats. We adhere to an open-course philosophy, extending a warm invitation to a diverse community of runners, walkers, and enthusiasts to share the day’s experience with you. Safety is our top priority, and to ensure it, we kindly request that all runners stay on the designated pedestrian side of the beach path.
The course elegantly follows the beach path without any deviations, guaranteeing a seamless journey. We’ve thoughtfully placed two water stations along the course, stocked with water and Gatorade, ensuring you stay refreshed and hydrated during your run.
Join us at the Fast and the Feathered Thanksgiving Race for a morning of invigorating running, picturesque scenery, and a wonderful start to your Thanksgiving Weekend. It’s an event where the focus is on fun, fitness, and the joy of the holiday season.
Race Weather & Climate
Santa Monica, California, is an iconic coastal metropolis.
Late November in Santa Monica, CA offers average high temperatures in the range of 64-68°F and average low temperatures around 51-55°F. This period signifies the shift from fall to winter, providing cooler but still moderate weather. Rainfall remains scarce, contributing to a comfortable late November atmosphere along the coast.
Fast and the Feathered Half Marathon Race Results
Fast and the Feathered Half Marathon Course Map
See the race route map for the Fast and the Feathered Half Marathon course map here.
The half marathon start time is 7:00 AM PST.
The course closes at 11:00 AM PST.
To reserve your spot in the 2024 Fast and the Feathered Half Marathon, you can use the registration link here.
- There is a $38.50 Race Fee + $3.31 SignUp fee for the half marathon.
- There is a $24.50 Race Fee + $2.47 SignUp fee for the 5k.
- There is a $28.50 Race Fee + $2.71 SignUp fee for the 10k.