2024-2025 California Half Marathon Race Calendar

California Half Marathons by Date

Browse all California half marathons in 2024 and 2025 by month and by city below.

For each race, you’ll find the history of the half marathon and the course, the most recent year’s course maps, elevation profiles, runner reviews, pricing, and how to sign up.

When you view a race, you might also find contact info if you’re having problems with your registration or need to contact the race directors.

We dedicated dozens of hours every month searching for races to include in the California half marathons calendar. If you happen to see any half marathon not included or incorrect information, contact us at info@halfmarathons.net to submit or correct the information about your race.

Looking for our advice on the best California half marathons? We answer frequently asked questions about California half marathons below.

Upcoming 2024 California Half Marathons

April 2024

Sat Apr 6 Bedrock Valley Trail Runs Marathon Half Marathon 15k & 5k Hemet CA
Sat Apr 6 Billy Goat's Half Marathon Climb Corona CA
Sat Apr 6 Diablo Trails Challenge 50k Half Marathon 10k & 5k Walnut Creek CA
Sat Apr 6 Finish the Run – Griffith Park Half Marathon 10k & 5k Los Angeles CA
Sat Apr 6 Golden Gate Headlands Marathon Half Marathon & 10k Mill Valley CA
Sat Apr 6 Ruth McKenzie Preserve Half Marathon 10k & 5k Friant CA
Sat Apr 6 Santa Teresa King Richard Trail Run Half Marathon 10M 10k & 5k San Jose CA
Sun Apr 7 Bakersfield Marathon Half Marathon 10k & 6k Bakersfield CA
Fri Apr 12 Lake Sonoma 50 Half Marathon Healdsburg CA
Sat Apr 13 California Classic Half Marathon 10k & 5k Fresno CA
Sat Apr 13 California Gold Rush Trail Run Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Coloma CA
Sat Apr 13 Great Race Half Marathon 10k & 5k Agoura Hills CA
Sat Apr 13 Rodeo Beach Rumble Half Marathon & 8k Sausalito CA
Sat Apr 13 Romancing the Island Half Marathon & 10k Tiburon CA
Sat Apr 13 SPASM Lake Chabot 50k Marathon 30k Half Marathon & 8k Castro Valley CA
Sat Apr 13 Woodside Crossover 50k 35k Half Marathon & 10k Woodside CA
Sun Apr 14 Napa Valley Endurance Run 50k 35k & Half Marathon Calistoga CA
Sun Apr 14 Run Rocklin Half Marathon 12k & 5k Rocklin CA
Sun Apr 14 San Diego Beach and Bay Half Marathon 10K & 5K San Diego CA
Sun Apr 14 Surfer's Path Half Marathon Santa Cruz CA
Sat Apr 20 Badger Cove Half Marathon 10k & 5k Livermore CA
Sat Apr 20 G-Bar Ultra and Trail Run Mariposa CA
Sat Apr 20 Running off the Crazy Full Moon Run Half Marathon 10M 10k & 5k Long Beach CA
Sat Apr 20 Sierra Azul Trail Challenge Half Marathon San Jose CA
Sun Apr 21 Horseshoe Lake 50k Marathon 30k Half Marathon & 5M La Honda CA
Sun Apr 21 Running into Neverland Fairy Run Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Santa Monica CA
Sat Apr 27 Bayshore Triathlon Half Marathon Long Beach CA
Sat Apr 27 Folsom Lake Point to Point Trail Half Marathon Folsom CA
Sat Apr 27 Mt. Tam Wild Boar Half Marathon & 10k Mill Valley CA
Sat Apr 27 Nail the Rail Half Marathon 10k & 5k Shasta Lake CA
Sun Apr 28 Mountains 2 Beach Marathon Half Marathon & 5k Ventura CA
Sun Apr 28 Napa Valley Women's Half Marathon & 5k Napa CA
Sun Apr 28 Super Hero Dash Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Long Beach CA

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May 2024

Sat May 4 Beer City Half 10k & 5k Sacramento Sacramento CA
Sat May 4 Folsom Lake Trail Run 50k 30k Half Marathon & 10k Folsom CA
Sat May 4 Hacienda Hills Run Half Marathon San Jose CA
Sun May 5 Avenue of the Giants Marathon Half Marathon & 10k Arcata CA
Sun May 5 Bay Bridge Half Marathon Oakland CA
Sun May 5 The OC Marathon & Half Marathon Weekend Costa Mesa CA
Sun May 5 Windsor Run & Wine Half Marathon 10k & 5k Windsor CA
Sat May 11 Grizzly Peak 50k Marathon 30k Half Marathon & 10k Berkeley CA
Sat May 11 Mothers Day Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Long Beach CA
Sat May 11 Muir Woods Marathon Half Marathon & 7M Stinson Beach CA
Sat May 11 Nitro Trail Half Marathon 10k & 5k San Pablo CA
Sat May 11 Santa Barbara Wine Country Half Marathon Santa Ynez CA
Sat May 11 Stinson Beach Half Marathon & 7M Stinson Beach CA
Sat May 11 Sunshine Sprint Half Marathon 10k & 5k Santa Monica CA
Sat May 11 Trail Run at Sly Park Pollock Pines CA
Sat May 11 Yosemite Half Marathon Bass Lake CA
Sun May 12 Liberty Station Marathon Relay and 5k San Diego CA
Sun May 12 Mother's Day Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Santa Monica CA
Sun May 12 Run for the Rose – Mother's Day Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Long Beach CA
Sun May 12 Sasquatch Scramble Half Marathon 10k & 5k Oakland CA
Sat May 18 13 Mile Trail Race Top Down San Jose CA
Sat May 18 Bee Happy 5k 10k & Half Marathon Santa Monica CA
Sat May 18 La Jolla Half Marathon & 5k Del Mar CA
Sat May 18 Sutter Buttes Spirit Mountain Run Half Marathon 10k & 5k Sutter CA
Sat May 18 Wildcat Half Marathon 10k & 5k El Sobrante CA
Sun May 19 Bay To Breakers San Francisco CA
Sun May 19 Running for the Rescues Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Long Beach CA
Sat May 25 Armed Forces Half Marathon Contra Costa County CA
Sat May 25 Placerville Path Memorial Day Run Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Placerville CA
Mon May 27 Laguna Hills Memorial Day Half Marathon 10k & 5k Laguna Hills CA

June 2024

Sun Jun 1 Beer City Half 10k & 5k San Jose San Jose CA
Sat Jun 1 Calero Trail Run San Jose CA
Sat Jun 1 Fontana Days Run Half Marathon & 5k Fontana CA
Sat Jun 1 Loco Go Big or Go Home Challenge Butte Meadows CA
Sun Jun 2 Lake Chabot Trail Challenge Half Marathon & 5k Castro Valley CA
Sun Jun 2 Rock 'n' Roll San Diego Marathon & Half Marathon San Diego CA
Sun Jun 2 San Jose 8K & Half San Jose CA
Sun Jun 2 Spartan Trail – Monterey 50k Half Marathon & 10k Salinas CA
Sun Jun 2 Vibha Bay Area Dream Mile Half Marathon 10k & 5k San Jose CA
Sat Jun 8 Cinderella Trail Run 50k Marathon 30k Half Marathon & 8k Oakland CA
Sat Jun 8 Lucy in the Sky with Runners Half Marathon 10k & 5k Santa Monica CA
Sat Jun 8 Mt. Umunhum Ultras San Jose CA
Sat Jun 8 Trail Quake Half Marathon 10k & 5k Saratoga CA
Sun Jun 9 Long Beach Classic Half and 5k Long Beach CA
Sat Jun 15 Father's Day Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Long Beach CA
Sat Jun 15 Sugar Daddy Race Half Marathon 10k & 5k Santa Clarita CA
Sun Jun 16 Burton Creek Trail Run Half Marathon 12k & 6k Tahoe City CA
Sun Jun 16 Father's Day Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Santa Monica CA
Sat Jun 22 Angel Island Half Marathon & 5M Tiburon CA
Sat Jun 22 Black Mountain 50k 25k & Half Marathon San Diego CA
Sat Jun 22 Strawberry Moon Run Half Marathon 10k & 5k Santa Monica CA
Sun Jun 23 Arroyo Creek Half Marathon 10k & 5k Simi Valley CA
Sun Jun 23 Good Vibes Run Half Marathon 10M 10k & 5k Long Beach CA
Sun Jun 23 Mare Island Half Marathon 10k & 5k Vallejo CA

July 2024

Santa Rosa Marathon Featured Half Marathon Listing

August 2024

Sat Aug 3 Kirkwood's Ultras & Half Marathon Kirkwood CA
Sat Aug 3 Monsters of the Deep Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Santa Monica CA
Sat Aug 3 Summer Breeze Half Marathon 10k & 5k San Leandro CA
Sat Aug 3 Truckee Half Marathon & 5k Truckee CA
Sun Aug 4 Camarillo Marathon Half Marathon 10k & 5k Camarillo CA
Sun Aug 4 Skyline 50k & Half Marathon Castro Valley CA
Sat Aug 10 Angel Island Half Marathon & 10k Tiburon CA
Sat Aug 10 Bear Creek Half Marathon 10k & 5k Lafayette CA
Sat Aug 10 Redwood (Summer) Trail Run Oakland CA
Sun Aug 11 Howl at the Moon Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Long Beach CA
Sun Aug 11 Humboldt Bay Marathon Half Marathon & 5k Eureka CA
Sat Aug 17 Almaden Hills Trail Run & Half Marathon San Jose CA
Sat Aug 17 Beer City Half 10k & 5k SLAM Fremont CA
Sun Aug 18 America's Finest City Half Marathon & 5k San Diego CA
Sat Aug 24 Santa Cruz Trail Run 30k Half Marathon & 10k Felton CA
Sat Aug 24 Trail Run at Sly Park Lake Pollock Pines CA
Sun Aug 25 Santa Rosa Marathon & Half Marathon Santa Rosa CA
Sat Aug 31 Mendocino Running Festival Mendocino CA

September 2024

Sat Sep 7 Groves Trail Run 50k 30k & Half Marathon Loma Mar CA
Sun Sep 8 Diablo Trail Run 50k Marathon Half Marathon 10M & 4M Clayton CA
Sun Sep 8 Surfers Point Marathon Half Marathon 10k & 5k Ventura CA
Sat Sep 14 Pirate Plunder Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Santa Monica CA
Sat Sep 14 South Hills Single Track Trail Run San Jose CA
Sun Sep 15 Surf City 10 Huntington Beach CA
Sat Sep 21 Rocky Ridge Trail Half Marathon 10k & 5k San Ramon CA
Sun Sep 22 Honey Badger Half Marathon 10k & 5k Santa Venetia CA
Sat Sep 28 Sunset & Cider Trail Races 50k Half Marathon & 5M Auburn CA
Sat Sep 28 Arnold Rim Trail Endurance Runs 37M 22M Half Marathon & 10k Arnold CA
Sat Sep 28 Big Sur Trail Marathon Half Marathon & 5M Big Sur CA
Sat Sep 28 Pacifica Summit Run 30k Half Marathon & 10k Pacifica CA
TBD Sep Almaden Hills Trail Run San Jose CA
TBD Sep Summer Day Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Long Beach CA
TBD Sep Vulture Venture Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Santa Monica CA
TBD Sep Beach Day Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Long Beach CA
TBD Sep Crystal Springs 50k Marathon 35k Half Marathon & 8k Woodside CA
TBD Sep Labor Day Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Santa Monica CA
TBD Sep Mendocino Running Festival Half Marathon Mendocino CA
TBD Sep Delta Harvest Run Half Marathon 10k & 5k Brentwood CA
TBD Sep Sevathon Half Marathon 10k & 5k Los Gatos CA
TBD Sep Berkeley Trail Adventure 50k 35k Half Marathon & 10k Berkeley CA
TBD Sep Horsethief Canyon Half Marathon Alpine CA
TBD Sep MVRRC Shoe4Africa Half Marathon 10k & 5k Perris CA
TBD Sep Quicksilver Trail Challenge Half Marathon & 10k San Jose CA
TBD Sep We the People Constitution Day Run Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Long Beach CA
TBD Sep Mt. Madonna Challenge Half Marathon 10k & 5k Gilroy CA
TBD Sep Celebration of Life – Trail Trek Half Marathon & 5k Willits CA
TBD Sep Island Running Festival Half Marathon 10k & 5k Alameda CA
TBD Sep Moonlight Run & Walk Half Marathon 10k & 5k Palo Alto CA

October 2024

Sat Oct 5 Pacific Beach Half Marathon & 5k San Diego CA
Sat Oct 5 Rancho Canada Del Oro Trail Challenge Morgan Hill CA
Sat Oct 5 Spacerock Trail Race Half Marathon 10k & 5k Agua Dulce CA
Sat Oct 5 Star City San Bruno Mountain Half Marathon & 5k Brisbane CA
Sat Oct 5 The Auburn Half Marathon 12k & 5k Auburn CA
Sun Oct 6 Lions Turtle Bay Run Half Marathon 10k & 2M Redding CA
Sun Oct 6 Long Beach Marathon & Half Marathon Long Beach CA
Sun Oct 6 Peace Officer Memorial Run Half Marathon 5k 1M & Relay Modesto CA
Sun Oct 6 Rock 'n' Roll San Jose Half Marathon & 10k San Jose CA
Sun Oct 6 Urban Cow Half Marathon Sacramento CA
Sat Oct 12 Bizz Johnson 50k Marathon Half Marathon & 10k Susanville CA
Sat Oct 12 Mt. Umunhum Trail Conquest Marathon 50k Half Marathon & 5k San Jose CA
Sat Oct 12 Night of the Living Runners Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Long Beach CA
Sun Oct 13 Bizz Johnson 50k Marathon Half Marathon & 10k Susanville CA
Sun Oct 13 Humboldt Redwoods Half Marathon & 5K Weott CA
Sun Oct 13 Jeepers Creepers Run Half Marathon 10k & 5k Santa Clarita CA
Fri Oct 18-Sun Oct 20 Lake Tahoe Marathon & Half Marathon Weekend South Lake Tahoe CA
Sat Oct 19 California Gold Rush Trail Run Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Coloma CA
Sat Oct 19 Diablo Summit Stomp 30k Half Marathon 10k & 5k Walnut Creek CA
Sat Oct 19 Hallo-Thanks-Mas Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Santa Monica CA
Sat Oct 19 John Wayne Grit Series – Lone Pine Half Marathon & 10k Lone Pine CA
Sun Oct 20 Ghostly Gallup – National Ghost Hunting Day Run Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Long Beach CA
Sun Oct 20 Heart of Cool Half Marathon 10k & 5k Cool CA
Sat Oct 26 Halloween Havoc Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Fountain Valley CA
Sat Oct 26 Napa Wine Country Marathon Half Marathon & 10k Calistoga CA
Sat Oct 26 Trail Run at Sly Park Pollock Pines CA
Sun Oct 27 Marin County Half Marathon San Rafael CA
TBD Oct 2024 Griffith Park Trail Run Half Marathon & 11k Los Angeles CA
TBD Oct 2024 Napa Half and Quarter Marathon Napa CA
TBD Oct 2024 Dolphin Dash Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Long Beach CA
TBD Oct 2024 Look Good Feel Good Race Marathon Half Marathon 10k & 5k San Leandro CA
TBD Oct 2024 Sloth Run 5k 10k & 13.1 LA Pacific Palisades CA
TBD Oct 2024 Sloth Run 5k 10k & 13.1 Sacramento Sacramento CA
TBD Oct 2024 Judgment Day Half Marathon & 5k Bakersfield CA
TBD Oct 2024 Fredrick Michael Gibson Half Marathon 10K & 5K Simi Valley CA
TBD Oct 2024 Shasta Lake Ultra and Trail Half Marathon Lakehead-Lakeshore CA
TBD Oct 2024 Clo Cow Half Marathon 10k & 5k Petaluma CA
TBD Oct 2024 Run Hollywood Half Marathon 10k & 5k Los Angeles CA
TBD Oct 2024 Pumpkin Run Half Marathon 10k & 5k Half Moon Bay CA
TBD Oct 2024 Pinkathon Challenge for Breast Cancer 50k Marathon Half Marathon 10M 10k & 5k San Francisco CA
TBD Oct 2024 Cloverdale Vineyard Races Marathon Half Marathon 10k & 5k Cloverdale CA
TBD Oct 2024 Fleet Feet Fall Classic Half Marathon & 4M Chico CA
TBD Oct 2024 Mission Inn Run Half Marathon 10k & 5k Riverside CA
TBD Oct 2024 Pasadena Trail Half Marathon 10k & 5k Pasadena CA
TBD Oct 2024 Great Fruit Run Los Angeles Half Marathon 10k & 5k Los Angeles CA
TBD Oct 2024 Monster Dash Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Long Beach CA
TBD Oct 2024 Noyo Headlands Race Marathon Half Marathon 10k & 5k Fort Bragg CA
TBD Oct 2024 Oakland Hills Trail Run 35k Half Marathon & 10k Oakland CA
TBD Oct 2024 Crown Point Half and Marathon Relay San Diego CA
TBD Oct 2024 Monster Dash Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Santa Monica CA
TBD Oct 2024 Paso Robles Wine Country Runs Half Marathon & 10k Paso Robles CA
TBD Oct 2024 Witch's Wisker Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Long Beach CA
TBD Oct 2024 ZombieRunner Halloween Marathon Half Marathon 10k & 5k San Jose CA

November 2024

Sat Nov 2 Almaden Hills Trail Run San Jose CA
Sat Nov 2 Joshua Tree Half Marathon Joshua Tree CA
Sat Nov 2 Pumpkin Palooza Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Fountain Valley CA
Sat Nov 2 Thrive Half Marathon & 5k San Diego CA
Sun Nov 3 Donut Runners Rejoice Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Long Beach CA
Sun Nov 3 Golden Gate Half Marathon & 5K San Francisco CA
Sat Nov 9 Saddleback Marathon & Half Lake Elsinore CA
Sun Nov 10 Monterey Bay Half Marathon 5k & 3k Monterey CA
Sun Nov 10 Santa Clarita Marathon Half Marathon 10k & 5k Santa Clarita CA
Sun Nov 12 Silver Strand Half Marathon Coronado CA
Fri Nov 15 Southwest Series Marathon Half Marathon 10K & 5K – Day 6 Nipton CA
Sat Nov 16 Falcon Crest Winter Trail Challenge El Dorado Hills CA
Sat Nov 16 Fast and the Feathered Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Santa Monica CA
Sat Nov 16 REVEL Big Bear Marathon & Half Marathon Big Bear Lake CA
Sun Nov 17 Berkeley Half Marathon 10k & 5k Berkeley CA
Sun Nov 17 Gobble Wobble Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Long Beach CA
Sun Nov 3 Two Cities Marathon Half Marathon 10k & 5k Fresno CA
TBD Nov 2024 Lake Chabot 50k Marathon 30k Half Marathon & 8k Castro Valley CA
TBD Nov 2024 Run San Diego 5k 10k & 13.1 San Diego CA
TBD Nov 2024 Malibu Half Marathon & 5K Malibu CA
TBD Nov 2024 Santa Barbara Half Marathon & 5k Santa Barbara CA
TBD Nov 2024 Catalina Island Half Marathon & 10k Avalon CA
TBD Nov 2024 Mt. Tam Trail Run 50k 30k Half Marathon & 10k Stinson Beach CA
TBD Nov 2024 Veterans Day Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Long Beach CA
TBD Nov 2024 Apple Hill Half Marathon & 5k Camino CA
TBD Nov 2024 Clarksburg Country Runs 30k Half Marathon 10k & 5k Clarksburg CA
TBD Nov 2024 City to the Sea Half Marathon & 5k San Luis Obispo CA
TBD Nov 2024 Davis Turkey Trot Half Marathon 10k & 5k Davis CA
TBD Nov 2024 Griffith Park 30k Half Marathon & 10k Los Angeles CA
TBD Nov 2024 Kit Carson Marathon & Half Marathon Relay Escondido CA
TBD Nov 2024 Manda Run Half Marathon & 5k Loomis CA
TBD Nov 2024 Turkey Trot Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Santa Monica CA
TBD Nov 2024 Zoom Turkey Trot Half Marathon 10k & 5k San Jose CA
TBD Nov 2024 Turkey Trot Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Santa Monica CA
TBD Nov 2024 Black Mountain Turkey Burner Half Marathon 10k & 5k San Diego CA
TBD Nov 2024 Quarry Turkey Half Marathon 10k & 5k Fremont CA
TBD Nov 2024 Run Off the Turkey Trot 5k 10k & 13.1 Los Angeles CA
TBD Nov 2024 Run Off the Turkey Trot 5k 10k & 13.1 San Francisco CA
TBD Nov 2024 Turkey Trot Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Long Beach CA
TBD Nov 2024 Turkey Trot Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Long Beach CA

December 2024

Sat Dec 2 Calero Trail Run San Jose CA
Sat Dec 2 Peacock Gap Trail Run Half Marathon 10k & 5k San Rafael CA
Sat Dec 2 Run Against Breast Cancer 5k 10k & 13.1 Los Angeles Los Angeles CA
Sat Dec 2 Run Against Breast Cancer 5k 10k & 13.1 Sacramento Sacramento CA
Sat Dec 2 Run Against Breast Cancer 5k 10k & 13.1 San Diego San Diego CA
Sat Dec 2 Run Against Breast Cancer 5k 10k & 13.1 San Francisco San Francisco CA
Sat Dec 2 Wine Lovers 5k 10k & 13.1 Los Angeles Los Angeles CA
Sat Dec 2 Wine Lovers 5k 10k & 13.1 Sacramento Sacramento CA
Sat Dec 2 Wine Lovers 5k 10k & 13.1 San Diego San Diego CA
Sat Dec 2 Wine Lovers 5k 10k & 13.1 San Francisco San Francisco CA
Sun Dec 3 Loma Linda Holiday Classic Half Marathon & 5k Loma Linda CA
Sat Dec 9 Folsom Lake Trail Half Marathon El Dorado Hills CA
Sat Dec 9 Hark the Herald Angels Half Marathon & 10k Tiburon CA
Sat Dec 9 Summit Rock Half Marathon 10k & 5k Saratoga CA
Sat Dec 9 Winter Whirl Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Santa Monica CA
Sun Dec 10 Holiday Half Marathon Pomona CA
Sun Dec 10 Santa Hustle – Roseville Half Marathon & 5k Roseville CA
Sun Dec 10 Santa to the Sea Half and Quarter Marathon & 5k Oxnard CA
Sun Dec 10 Santa's Toy Trot Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Long Beach CA
Sun Dec 10 ZombieRunner Quarry Lakes Half Marathon 30K 10K & 5K Fremont CA
Sat Dec 16 Dirty December Poker Run 6H Marathon Half Marathon & 10k San Diego CA
Sat Dec 16 Merry Miles Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Santa Monica CA
Sat Dec 16 San Diego Holiday Half Marathon La Jolla CA
Sat Dec 16 Woodside Ramble 50k 36k Half Marathon & 10k Woodside CA
Sun Dec 17 Christmas Cookie Caper Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Long Beach CA
Sun Dec 17 Holly Jolly Half Marathon 10K & 5K Camarillo CA
Sat Dec 23 Holly Jolly Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Santa Monica CA
Sat Dec 23 Reindeer Run Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Long Beach CA
Sun Dec 24 Holiday Fun Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Santa Monica CA
Sun Dec 24 Placerville's Holiday Jingle and Mingle Run Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Placerville CA
Sun Dec 24 Twas the Night Before Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Fountain Valley CA
Mon Dec 25 Happy Holidays Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Long Beach CA
Sat Dec 30 Countdown to the Finish Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Long Beach CA
Sun Dec 31 Brazen New Year's Eve Half Marathon 10k & 5k Castro Valley CA
Sun Dec 31 Last Lap Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Santa Monica CA
Sun Dec 31 Run in the New Years Half Marathon 10k & 5k Huntington Beach CA

January 2025

TBD Jan Brazen New Years Day Runs Half Marathon 10k & 5k Castro Valley CA
TBD Jan New Years Day Dash Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Long Beach CA
TBD Jan Citrus Heritage Run Half Marathon 10k & 5k Riverside CA
TBD Jan Hacienda Hills Run 50k Marathon Half Marathon 9M 10k & 5k San Jose CA
TBD Jan Happy New Year Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Long Beach CA
TBD Jan Horsethief Canyon Half Marathon Alpine CA
TBD Jan No Hands Trail Run 50k 35k Half Marathon & 8k Auburn CA
TBD Jan Del Dios Trail Race 50k Half Marathon 10k & 5k Escondido CA
TBD Jan Griffith Park Resolution Run Half Marathon 12k & 5k Los Angeles CA
TBD Jan Eat My Crust Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Long Beach CA
TBD Jan San Diego 50 and Trail Marathon Half Marathon 10M & 5M Escondido CA
TBD Jan San Diego Resolution Run Half Marathon 10k & 5k San Diego CA
TBD Jan Bagel Run Half Marathon 10k & 5k Fountain Valley CA
TBD Jan Carlsbad Marathon Half Marathon & 5k Carlsbad CA
TBD Jan Crystal Springs Winter Trail Run 50k Marathon 35k Half Marathon & 8k Woodside CA
TBD Jan Coyote Hills Half Marathon 10k & 5k Fremont CA
TBD Jan Marshmallow Dash Half Marathon 10k & 5k Santa Monica CA
TBD Jan Rose Bowl Half Marathon Pasadena CA
TBD Jan China Camp Challenge Half Marathon 10k & 5k San Rafael CA
TBD Jan Folsom Lake Sweetwater Trail Run & Half Marathon Folsom CA
TBD Jan Rotary Mission Ten Half Marathon 10M & 5k San Juan Bautista CA
TBD Jan Winter Fun Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Long Beach CA
TBD Jan Seaside Marathon Half Marathon 10k & 5k Ventura CA
TBD Jan Winter Fun Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Santa Monica CA

February 2025

TBD Feb Death Valley Marathon Half Marathon & 10k Death Valley CA
TBD Feb Golden Gate Winter 50k Marathon 30k Half Marathon & 8k Sausalito CA
TBD Feb Groundhog Run Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Long Beach CA
TBD Feb Mt. Umunhum Trail Conquest Marathon 30k Half Marathon 7M & 5k San Jose CA
TBD Feb San Pasqual Valley Trail Race 20M Half Marathon & 10k Escondido CA
TBD Feb Griffith Park Half Marathon & 5k Los Angeles CA
TBD Feb Mission Beach Half Marathon 9k & 5k San Diego CA
TBD Feb Run Your Heart Out Valentine's Half Marathon 10k & 5k Santa Monica CA
TBD Feb San Francisco Half Marathon 10K & 5K San Francisco CA
TBD Feb Surf City USA Marathon Half Marathon & 5k Huntington Beach CA
TBD Feb The Ranch 50k & Half Marathon Escondido CA
TBD Feb Bay Breeze Half Marathon 10k & 5k San Leandro CA
TBD Feb Boney Mountain Trail Runs Half Marathon & 6k Thousand Oaks CA
TBD Feb Cupid Dash Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Long Beach CA
TBD Feb The Heart Run Half Marathon & 5k Huntington CA
TBD Feb Folsom Lake Point to Point Trail Half Marathon Folsom CA
TBD Feb Super Sunday 5k Half Crazy Half Marathon Irvine CA
TBD Feb Cupid Dash Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Santa Monica CA
TBD Feb Buzz Marathon Half Marathon 10k & 5k San Miguel CA
TBD Feb Redtail Ridge 50k 30k Half Marathon 10k & 5k Castro Valley CA
TBD Feb Palm Desert Half Marathon & 5k Palm Desert CA
TBD Feb Sombrero Half Marathon 10k & 5k Simi Valley CA
TBD Feb Beer City Half Marathon 10k & 5k Santa Rosa CA
TBD Feb Lost Trail Half Marathon & 5k Granite Bay CA
TBD Feb Mermaid Half Marathon 10k & 5k San Diego San Diego CA
TBD Feb Montara Mountain Trail Run 50k Marathon 20M Half Marathon & 10k Pacifica CA
TBD Feb Red Shirt Run Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Santa Monica CA
TBD Feb Sycamore Canyon Trail Race 100k 50k & Half Marathon San Diego CA
TBD Feb Victory Race Half Marathon 10k & 5k Richmond CA
TBD Feb Davis Stampede Half Marathon 10k & 5k Davis CA
TBD Feb Full Moon Chase 5k 10k 10M & Half Marathon Long Beach CA
TBD Feb Ventura Marathon & Half Marathon Ventura CA

March 2025

TBD Mar Revel Mount Diablo Half Marathon Walnut Creek CA
TBD Mar Bidwell Classic Half Marathon & 5k Chico CA
TBD Mar Diamond Valley Lake Marathon Half Marathon & 5k Hemet CA
TBD Mar San Joaquin River Trail Half Marathon & 10k Auberry CA
TBD Mar Sanborn Trail Challenge Half Marathon 8-Mile & 4-Mile Saratoga CA
TBD Mar SOCAL Marathon Half Marathon 10k & 5k Huntington Beach CA
TBD Mar Livermore Valley Half Marathon Livermore CA
TBD Mar Napa Valley Marathon & Half Marathon Calistoga CA
TBD Mar Run Through Redlands Redlands CA
TBD Mar Leprechaun Chase Half Marathon 10M 10k & 5k Long Beach CA
TBD Mar Race to the Top of Mt. Umunhum Half Marathon San Jose CA
TBD Mar Pinch Me I'm Running Half Marathon 10k & 5k Santa Monica CA
TBD Mar Tesoro Viejo Spring Classic Half Marathon 10k & 5k Madera CA
TBD Mar Old West Trail Runs 50k Marathon & Half Marathon Julian CA
TBD Mar Folsom South Side Trail Run Folsom CA
TBD Mar Rockin Shamrock Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Long Beach CA
TBD Mar Zoom San Francisco Half Marathon 10k & 5k San Francisco CA
TBD Mar Oakland Running Festival Marathon Half Marathon 10K & 5K Oakland CA
TBD Mar Rattlesnake Ramble Half Marathon 10k & 5k Santa Venetia CA
TBD Mar Rockin Shamrock Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Irvine CA
TBD Mar Shamrock'n Half Marathon Sacramento CA
TBD Mar Fiercelifit Half Marathon 10k & 5k Fremont CA
TBD Mar Griffith Park Trail Run Los Angeles CA
TBD Mar John Wayne Grit Series – Pioneertown Half Marathon & 10k Pioneertown CA
TBD Mar Knickerbocker Canyon Trail Run 35k Half Marathon 10k & 5k Auburn CA
TBD Mar Napa Valley Trail Marathon Half Marathon & 10K Saint Helena CA
TBD Mar South Hills Single Track Trail Run – Spring San Jose CA
TBD Mar Valencia Trail Race 50k Half Marathon & 10k Santa Clarita CA
TBD Mar Modesto Marathon Half Marathon 10k & 5k Modesto CA
TBD Mar San Diego Half Marathon 10k & 5k San Diego CA
TBD Mar Cat in the Hat Run Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Long Beach CA
TBD Mar Folsom Lake Falcon Crest Trail Run El Dorado Hills CA
TBD Mar Happy Easter Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Long Beach CA
TBD Mar Montana de Oro Trail Run 50k 36k Half Marathon & 12k Los Osos CA
TBD Mar Redwood 50k Marathon 30k Half Marathon & 5M Oakland CA
TBD Mar Western Pacific Half Marathon 10k & 5k Fremont CA
TBD Mar Happy Easter Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Santa Monica CA
TBD Mar Only Fools Run April Fools Day Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k Santa Monica CA

 

 

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Frequently Asked Questions About California Half Marathons

What are the most popular California half marathons?

The three most popular California half marathons are the Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego Half Marathon with over 10,000 runners, the Napa to Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon with over 6,800 runners, and the Monterey Bay Half Marathon with over 6,300 runners.

What’s the best half marathons in California for beginners in 2024?

There’s a ton of competition for the best California half marathons for beginners. But, we most frequently recommend the OC Marathon & Half Marathon, the Napa Valley Half Marathon, the Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego Half Marathon and the Surf City Half Marathon as well produced races with beautiful courses and big crowds. If you’re willing to travel, here’s our full list of best half marathons for beginners.

What’s the best month to run a half marathon in California?

March and April are the most popular months for California half marathons.

What are the most popular cities to run California half marathons?

San Francisco, San Diego and Los Angeles are the most popular California half marathons cities.

What are the best California half marathons?

Every year, we rank our favorite and most scenic California half marathons. This year, we rated San Diego Beach & Bay, the OC Half Marathon, Santa Rosa Half Marathon, and the Surf City Marathon amongst our favorites.


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