Chico, California (United States of America) - "Running with the Bears Marathon & Half Marathon". Running with the Bears 10th anniversary 2.0. is re-launching its running roots from Greenville, CA, and replanting them in Chico, CA! We are ecstatic to be bringing the smallest Boston Qualifier to Chico, while still being the most northern Boston Qualifying Marathon, in case you still want those bragging rights! Bringing you our hometown feel and World-class Athletics to our new home base at the Patrick Ranch Museum, while also being able to help 65,000+ foster youth and families. How can you ask for more out of your run?!




Big Sur, California (United States of America) - "Big Sur International Marathon". The "bucket list" Big Sur International Marathon is held annually the last Sunday in April and is a point-to-point course on CA Highway 1 from Big Sur to Carmel, CA. Other distance events include a marathon relay, 21-Miler, 11-Miler, 12K, 5K and 3K (on Saturday). The marathon course features hills, included the notorious Hurricane Point, the chance to run over the iconic Bixby Bridge at the halfway point, course entertainment, a two-day Health & Fitness Expo and fun Finish Village. Registration is by way of five separate random drawings as well as several first-come, first-served options. Also offered is the Boston 2 Big Sur Challege, where athletes run the Boston Marathon and then, six or 13 days later, run Big Sur. (Note: the race will not be held in April 2021 due to pandemic.)

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