Avenue of the Giants Marathon & Half 2020

Race Technical Difficulty Score (RTDS) = 1

The Avenue of the Giants is one of the most beautiful races in the world! This will be the 49th running of the Avenue of the Giants Marathon. All three courses run through old growth redwoods and follow a natural creek in the middle of a state park. It makes running a breeze and great fun for all. Hope to see you there!

The Course:
Staged on “The Avenue of the Giants” in Humboldt Redwoods State Park, located in rural northern California. Course is on a paved road that winds through giant redwoods, it is certified and sanctioned by USAT&F (United States of America Track & Field). Marathon is a qualifying event for the Boston Marathon.

Packet Pickup:
Packets will be available for pick-up Saturday, May 2nd, on site at the Dyerville Bridge overlook (near the start of the race) from Noon to 5:30 pm. A map is available from our website: theave.org. No marathon race day registration or packet pick up will be available this year, race day packet pick-up is primarily for 1/2 marathon and 10k runners, we will be open at 7:00 am for packet pick up on race day for those races. T-shirt sizes and goodie bags are only guaranteed for Saturday pick-up, Sunday is first come, first served.

Aid Stations:
Aid stations and port a potties will be placed approximately every 2 or 3 miles from the staging area. Aid stations will have water and gatorade, fruit and radio contact with medical personnel/vehicles. Port a potties will be at the staging area as well.

Awards:Awards ceremony will start when we have complete finish results that are accurate. We will only be awarding onsite the Overall finishers in each race, the Masters, Grand Masters and Senior Grand Masters in the Marathon and the 1/2 Marathon, hopefully starting @ 11:30. Age group awards will be mailed to ensure accuracy.

Campgrounds: Humboldt Redwoods State Park: 707-946-2409 Air Travel: United (Eureka/Arcata airport) Hotel: Fortuna, Eureka and Garberville all offer many hotel options.

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Avenue of the GIants Marathon & Half

Weott, CA 95571

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