John Wayne Grit Series – Lone Pine Half Marathon & 10k

Saturday, October 19, 2024 Lone Pine, CA

John Wayne Grit Series – Lone Pine Half Marathon & 10k in Lone Pine, CA

Imagine yourself running through the breathtaking landscape of the Alabama Hills National Scenic Area, your every step contributing to a noble cause. The Lone Pine Half Marathon & 10K is not just a race; it’s a journey of hope and support for those who have been touched by cancer.

Every stride you take in this race is a step forward in the fight against cancer. This event is dedicated to benefiting the John Wayne Cancer Foundation, a noble cause that advances pioneering cancer research and programs. It’s an opportunity to run in honor of your loved ones, family, and friends who have been affected by cancer. The registration fees and the fundraising efforts of participants like you make it possible for the John Wayne Cancer Foundation to fund novel and innovative programs that improve the lives of cancer patients and contribute to saving lives through research, education, awareness, and support.

The course itself is awe-inspiring. It’s not just a simple run; it’s a journey through natural beauty and wonder. As you lace up your running shoes, you’ll encounter dirt roads, single track trails, hills to conquer, and views of the majestic Mt. Whitney that will leave you breathless. This course offers more than just a physical challenge; it provides a deep connection to nature and a sense of purpose, knowing that your every step is making a difference.

The Lone Pine Half Marathon & 10K is a blend of fitness and philanthropy. It’s a celebration of life, a tribute to those who have fought cancer, and a commitment to making a change in the world. With the stunning Alabama Hills as your backdrop and a community of like-minded runners by your side, this event is an experience that transcends the typical race.

So come and join us, run for the cause, and be part of an event that’s not just about running but also about making a meaningful impact on the lives of those affected by cancer. Take in the beauty of the Alabama Hills, overcome challenges, and support the fight against cancer every step of the way.

Race Weather & Climate

Lone Pine, California, is a scenic town located in the eastern Sierra region, approximately 200 miles northeast of Los Angeles. Known for its stunning views of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and proximity to outdoor adventures, Lone Pine offers a peaceful escape for nature enthusiasts while remaining accessible from the bustling metropolis of Los Angeles. Its remote location in the Sierra region makes it a popular destination for hikers, climbers, and those seeking a serene mountain retreat.

On October 19th in Lone Pine, CA, you can anticipate an average high temperature of around 70-75°F and an average low temperature of approximately 40-45°F. This date falls in mid-autumn, characterized by mild and comfortable weather. Rainfall during this time is generally minimal, with averages around 0.1-0.3 inches.

John Wayne Grit Series – Lone Pine Half Marathon Course Map

See the race route map for the John Wayne Grit Series – Lone Pine Half Marathon course map here.

Starting Time

The half marathon start time is 7:30 AM.


To reserve your spot in the 2024 John Wayne Grit Series – Lone Pine Half Marathon, you can use the registration link here.

Race Fees

  • The Commit to Fundraise $500 & Run the 10K is FREE.
  • There is a $70.00 fee for the 10K.
  • The Commit to Fundraise $500 & Run the Half Marathon is FREE.
  • There is a $90.00 fee for the half marathon.

John Wayne Grit Series – Lone Pine Half Marathon Race Website

John Wayne Grit Series – Lone Pine Half Marathon Website

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