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Big Sur Trail Half Marathon

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Trail

12.8 mile 20.6 kilometer out and back
81% Runnable
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Elevation

Ascent: 2,835' 864 m
Descent: -2,835' -864 m
High: 1,150' 350 m
Low: 100' 31 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 8% (5°)
Max Grade: 21% (12°)

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Trail shared by Enviro Sports

The course is challenging with the hills, but the views make it very rewarding.

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Overview

This course takes place on the Old Coast Road which is a dirt road with amazing views of the Big Sur coastline.

Description

You'll climb the Old Coast Rd. in Big Sur. Along the route, you'll see some of the most amazing views that the California coastline has to offer. The course is a bit challenging with the hills, which makes it all the more exciting and rewarding. All the ingredients are here for a great weekend. Bring a picnic and enjoy the picnic grounds where the run starts and finishes. The event is limited to 300 participants and sells out every year so don't wait too long to register!

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Land Manager: Monterey County - Parks

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May 29, 2019
Black Beard
Very scenic lower section and elevated panoramas. Fun run. 12.7mi — 1h 53m

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  4.5 from 2 votes

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#335

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#2,360

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Point Sur Light House
Dec 14, 2017 near Carmel…, CA
The Spot
Dec 5, 2017 near Carmel…, CA

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