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California > Fairfield-Suisun Running Festival Half Marathon, 10K, 5K
Fairfield, CA  •  Saturday, April 12, 2014  •  Course Map

Best known as the home of the Jelly Belly candy company -- "the original gourmet jelly bean," its tagline says -- this Northern California of just over 100,000 residents plays host to the annual Fairfield-Suisun Running Festival every spring and added the half marathon distance for the first time ever at its 5th annual running in 2013.

The race, presented by Western Health Advantage and North Bay Healthcare and famous for its Run For Good 5K, follows an out-and-back course that starts and finishes in downtown Fairfield, at 675 Texas Street. From there, the route unfolds through Fairfield's city streets all the way to nearby Suisun City, where the course also unfolds along the waterfront, near both Suisun Bay and the Suisun Marsh areas, which connect to San Pablo Bay and San Francisco Bay to the west.

Runners who haven't yet signed up will be able to register on the morning of the race, between 6:00 and 7:20 AM. In addition to the half marathon, there's also a 10K race, 5K race (known as the Run For Good 5K) and a half-mile race for kids.

Race Weather & Climate

Located roughly mid-way between San Francisco and Sacramento in Northern California, Fairfield typically some of its driest weather of the year in April, a month that has brought record temperatures as low as 30 degrees (in 1986) and as high as 98 degrees (in 1954).

April Avg. Day of Race Monthly Precip.
Low: 46°F Low: 46°F Rain: 1.12 in.
High: 71°F High: 71°F Snow: 0 in.

Course Map

See the race route map for the Fairfield-Suisun Running Festival Half Marathon

Starting Time

7:45 AM - half marathon, 10K
8:00 AM - 5K
9:00 AM - kids 1/2-mile


$60 for the half marathon, if registered by March 16, 2014
$70 after March 16


To reserve your spot in the half marathon at the spring 2014 running of the Fairfield-Suisun Running Festival, register online here.

Official Race Website


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