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Start: Oct 15, 2006 at 09:00:00 AM
Distance: 26.20 mi
Type: Out-and-back, Road
Difficulty: 3 / 10
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Address: P.O. Box 4989 Arcata, CA 95518
Phone: 707-443-1220
Filed Under: Running

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Spectacular courses in Humboldt Redwoods State Park. Run along the beautiful and famous Avenue of the Giants which is home to the world's tallest trees. All courses are paved, shaded, and fast. The marathon is a certified and sanctioned Boston Marathon qualifier. The half marathon is the USA Track & Field Pacific Association's championship in all divisions. $2500 in prize money awarded to USAT&F Pacific residents in the half marathon. $100 in prize money for 1st man and 1st woman in the marathon, and medals for all finishers. 5K is also USAT&F certified. Unique, locally crafted commemorative awards in both races. All participants receive a long sleeve t-shirt which features original artwork. Trees inspire strength!

Driving Directions

The race is held in the Humboldt Redwoods State Park which is approximately 200 miles north of San Francisco and 40 miles south of Eureka.
Race Day Exits
Traveling north on Highway 101

Use the REDCREST/HOLMES EXIT.
Traveling south on Highway 101

Use the AVE OF THE GIANTS SCENIC ALTERNATE (THIRD REDCREST EXIT).

References and External Links

Posted by: redwoods and last modified on Aug 17, 2006 by redwoods

Comments

no photo On July 18, 2010
les storhaug said ...

Has the race dated been set for 2011?

Les Storhaug

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