Runners will travel through tree-lined historic college neighborhoods, past Modesto Junior College’s west campus, and into the countryside surrounded by scenic orchards.
The half marathon course is flat and fast. It will remain open for 7 hours. Walkers and first-timers are especially encouraged to participate in this event.
The first leg is 7 miles. The second leg is 6.1 miles.
There is ample parking at North & Finney in the Sierra Vista Elementary parking lot.
**There will be no shuttles. Teams must provide their own transportation.
The 3.1-mile loop begins at 7:25 a.m., 25 minutes after the marathon runners.
The course travels from downtown Modesto to beautiful tree-lined streets. Runners will pass by Graceada Park and the celebrated “house in the middle of the road.” before turning down the Virginia Corridor to the downtown finish.
The 0.262 mile course begins at the marathon start line. Runners head down M St. towards Needham St. before turning around for the finish.