Sunday, November 19, 2023 • Escondido CA
The Kit Carson Marathon relay is a thrilling event that offers a range of race options, ensuring there’s something for everyone. Whether you’re an experienced runner, a casual jogger, or a young enthusiast, this event has you covered.
What makes this event stand out is its variety of race categories. Participants can choose from the Marathon relay, the Half Marathon relay, the 10 X 1 Mile relay, the SOLO Half-Marathon (an impressive 5 laps!), or the 5K run. The choice is yours, and each option promises a unique and exciting experience.
Race day check-in is made simple, with registration and check-in opening at 6:45 AM, allowing participants to breeze through the process and get to the starting line with ease.
One of the highlights of the Kit Carson Marathon relay is the opportunity for teams to compete in various divisions. There are divisions for Open, Club, School, Corporate, Recreational, and Masters teams, ensuring that competitors can find the right category for their level and goals.
For those who thrive in a team atmosphere, the Marathon and Half-Marathon Team of 5 Relay is a fantastic choice. With five teammates, these relay teams tackle a total of 10 laps for the marathon and 5 laps for the half-marathon. There’s also a Marathon and Half-Marathon Team of 2 Relay for those who prefer a smaller but equally exciting team experience.
Each lap of this event’s scenic course covers approximately 2.62 miles, featuring a mix of trails and pavement. The course offers a mostly flat terrain with some gentle rolling hills, providing runners with an engaging challenge.
As an added benefit, the race course consists of approximately 40% wide smooth trail and 60% paved blacktop and sidewalk, creating a varied and enjoyable running experience.
For those participating in the 5K run, there are various age groups to compete in, making it a great race for both adults and youth.
The Kit Carson Marathon relay utilizes chip-timed live online results, ensuring accurate tracking of lap times and overall race performance. Plus, there’s a live onsite screen to keep relay teams and 5K participants updated on their progress.
Awards, tech T-shirts, finisher medals, and certificates are all part of the experience, and participants can enjoy the festivities with team picnics. The event is also dog-friendly, but furry friends should remain on a leash at all times.
For young participants and families, award-winning teacher “Miss Mary Lou” provides youth activities, adding an extra layer of fun to the event.
To top it off, registration processing fees are minimized, as only Team Captains need to register on Active.com. This means more savings and less hassle for teams.
The Kit Carson Marathon relay is more than just a race; it’s a celebration of community, teamwork, and the joy of running. Whether you’re a solo runner or part of a relay team, this event promises a memorable and enjoyable experience for all.
Race Weather & Climate
Located in San Diego County, Escondido, California, lies about 30 miles north of downtown San Diego, offering a tranquil suburban experience.
On November 19th in Escondido, CA, you can anticipate an average high temperature of around 70°F and an average low temperature of approximately 45°F. This date falls in late autumn, characterized by pleasant, mild, and clear weather. Rainfall during this time is minimal, with averages around 0.1-0.3 inches.
Kit Carson Marathon & Half Marathon Relay Race Results
Kit Carson Marathon & Half Marathon Relay Course Map
See the race route map for the Kit Carson Marathon & Half Marathon Relay course map here.
The half marathon start time is 9:00 AM.
The course cutoff time is 3:00 PM.
To reserve your spot in the 2023 Kit Carson Marathon & Half Marathon Relay, you can use the registration link here.
- There is a $75.00 fee for the Half marathon (SOLO 5 Laps!).
- There is a $45.00 fee for the 5K.
- There is a $100.00 fee for the 10 Mile Relay (Team of 3) – 10 Mile Relay (Team of 3).
- There is a $155.00 fee for the Half Marathon Relay (Team of 5) RECREATIONAL MALE – Group-registration team RECREATIONAL.
- There is a $155.00 fee for the Half Marathon Relay (Team of 5) RECREATIONAL COED – Group-registration team RECREATIONAL.