Runners start the point-to-point course for the Salinas Valley Half Marathon in Soledad near the grounds of the Soledad Mission, on Fort Romie Road. From there, the course takes runners in the direction of nearby Salinas along Fort Romie Road, all the while in the shadow of the Santa Lucia Mountains to the west and the Salinas River to the east. The race finish line lies at the Pessagno Winery, near Gonzales on River Road.
Note: The course map above provides the approximate route for the race. Though every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy, changes are sometimes made to race routes due to weather conditions, road closures or other circumstances that can require a course to be changed. If you see an error above, email us here.