SANTA BARBARA

VETERANS DAY HALF MARATHON 2016 EVENT SCHEDULE

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Friday, Nov. 11

10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Health & Fitness Expo

Leadbetter Beach

997-1093 Shoreline Drive (Oceanside intersection with Loma Alta Drive)

Come here to pick up your race packet, a snack or dinner. Race participants, family and friends can browse the booths to discover the latest in running, health and fitness, travel, technology and much more. From running shoes and apparel to nutrition and important organizations, there’s something for everyone. Cash and credit cards only.

Saturday, Nov. 12

Race Starts 7:00am

Walkers

(needing extra time) Unofficial Start At 6:30am

Finish Line Festival

Leadbetter Beach

997-1093 Shoreline Drive (Oceanside intersection with Loma Alta Drive)

6:30am Unofficial start for Walkers

7:00am Start of 2016 Half Marathon, Half Relay, and 5 Mile Sun Run

Finish Line Festival starts at 8:00am

Family, friends and loved ones can cheer their loved ones from start to finish. Vendors will be on site for day 2, with food trucks selling their tasty eats.

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Important Race Day Information

Bring Your Own Bag Gear Check

Our commitment to being a Green event continues with our BYOBag (Bring Your Own Bag) program. This simple BYOBag Program keeps more than 2,000 new plastic bags out of Santa Barbara County.

We are asking all participants to bring your own bag to drop.  We will collect all bags at the race start. We will provide all participants with a bag tag attached to your bib number and rubber band to help facilitate the baggage process. Please be sure to pick up your bag tag at the expo registration booths and place immediately on your drop bag. Be courteous, the volunteers are NOT able to handle your OVERSIZED luggage and heavy bags.

WHEN: Anytime before 6:45 a.m. on race morning

WHERE: Look for GEAR CHECK boxes near the start line.

REMEMBER YOUR BAG TAG! Have it attached to your bag with your number on it, before checking your gear.

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$10 Parking on Santa Barbara City College

Santa Barbara City College  

721 Cliff Drive, Santa Barbara, CA 93109

Use entrance to lots on the West Campus

Directions from Northbound 101 

  • Take exit 97 Bath Street to Haley St.
  • Turn Left at Haley St into left turning lanes.
  • Turn left at Castillo Street, stay in right lane.
  • Turn right at Montecito St (This becomes Cliff Drive)
  • Travel uphill, past the East Campus entrance turn left at the light, intersecting Loma Alta (downhill to lowest lot on the right) Or cross straight through the intersection, turn left onto lots on West Campus

Directions from Southbound 101

  • Take Exit 97, Castillo Street, turn right on Castillo Street
  • Turn Right at light onto Montecito St, which turns into Cliff Drive
  • Travel uphill, past the East Campus entrance turn left at the light, intersecting Loma Alta (downhill to lowest lot on the right) Or cross straight through the intersection, turn left onto lots on West Campus

City of Santa Barbara Hourly Parking

Santa Barbara Waterfront

Harbor Way and Shoreline Drive

Santa Barbara, CA 93109

Directions from NorthBound 101 

Take exit 97 for Bath Street. Turn Left on Haley Street. Turn left at Castillo Street and go under the overpass. Turn right at Shoreline Drive. Turn left at Harbor Way.

Directions from Southbound 101

Take exit 97 for Castillo Street, turn right towards the harbor. Turn right on Castillo Street. Turn right at Shoreline Drive. Turn left at Harbor Way.

Start Times

There will be an unofficial 6:30 start to accommodate walkers needing a just little more time. Walkers should stay as far left as possible, or on the sidewalks to allow others to pass. 

START TIMES

Half marathon

Half Marathon Relay

Sun Run 5 Miler

6:45 a.m. ALL EVENT Participants move to start area on Shoreline Drive. ALL EVENTS START TOGETHER. THERE ARE WAVE (Heat) starts

7:00 a.m. 1st Wave START, only for runners racing sub 8-minute-mile pace

7;02 a.m. 2nd Wave, includes runners racing 8-10-minute-mile pace

7:04 a.m. 3rd Wave, runners at 10-14-minute-mile pace or slower

What to expect at the Finish Line Festival

Parking: Parking in the designated SBCC lots for $10.

There is hourly parking available in the Harbor Lot (East of the Shoreline Cafe).

Events: Some special vendors from our expo will make an appearance for Day 2. There will be designated tents for massage and chiropractic work.

Food & Drink:

Runners: After crossing the finish line, racers will have their photos taken by Marathon-Photos to commemorate the event. Racers will need to return their shoe chip to receive their finisher medals.

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KEY COURSE FEATURES:

DUE TO CONSTRUCTION AT STATE STREET AND CABRILLO BLVD the racers will detour to the bike path at Bath Street junction until Milpas Street out and back.

The new course is perfect for highly competitive and casual runners. There is a lot of Ocean-n-Me Time!

 

7 a.m. Start on Saturday, Nov 12 at Leadbetter Beach.

The cut-off time for this course is 4 hours or 18:18/mile pace.

All registered runners will be chip timed.

The most significant uphill/downhill on the course is Miles 1 and 4, climbing and elevation of approximately 170 feet.

Santa Barbara Veterans Day Half Marathon History

The half marathon has a rich history in our community. Below find event records, race champions, fun facts, and more!

HALF MARATHON EVENT RECORDS

1:06:24, Julian de Rubira (USA/CA), 2010

1:15:00, Alvina Begay (USA/AZ), 2012 Marathon has a rich history in our community. Below find event records, race champions, fun facts, and more!

HALF MARATHON EVENT RECORDS

1:06:24, Julian de Rubira (USA/CA), 2010

1:15:00, Alvina Begay (USA/AZ), 2012

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Age Groups & Awards

Check results. Awards are given to the top three male and female finishers in each age group per official gun time. Awards groups: Overall, 19 & younger, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 and older.

There are no dogs, baby joggers, in-line skates, bicycles or other wheeled vehicles or guest runners allowed on the course.

 

American Riviera Bank Pace Teams

Pace Teams available for the following finish times.

Loren Collingwood

1:30

6:52

Karine Parry

1:30

6:52

Bill Kelly “BK”

1:40

7:38

Doug McKay

1:40

7:38

Sue Zihlmann

1:50

8:24

Chris Barrier

1:50

8:24

Linda Price

2:00

9:09

Robert Chavez

2:00

9:09

Jesus Rodriguez

2:10

9:54

Rob Harris

2:10

9:54

Julia Wu

2:20

10:40

Chuck

2:20

10:40

Janette

2:30

11:26

Richard

2:30

11:26

Thanks Linda, Pacers and American Riviera Bank

Santa Barbara Veterans Day Half Marathon

Champions 2010-2015

MEN

2015 Moninda Marube, 36 (KEN) 1:08.41  

2014 Moninda Marube, 35, (KEN), 1:13;31

         Oldest male Half-Marathon champion

2013 Aaron Sharp, 33, (USA/CA), 1:07:58

2012 Geoffrey Terer, 35 (KEN), 1:07:00

2011 Joshua Glaab, 28, (USA/CO), 1:06:27

2010 Julian de Rubira, 22, (USA/CA), 1:06:27

WOMAN

2015 Kelly Couch, 38 (USA/CA) 1:22.48

2014 Rita Beynon, 35, (USA/CA), 1:27:29

         Oldest female Half-Marathon champion

2013 Jill Himlan, 29, (USA/CA), 1:22:27

2012 Alvina Begay, 32, (USA/AZ0, 1:15:00, event record

2011 Lina Bernard, 30, (USA/CA), 1:20:42

2010 Andrea McLarty, 33, (USA/CA), 1:21:07

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FUN FACT

Moninda Marube has won three Santa Barbara marathon events: Half Marathon in 2014 and the Marathon in 2011 and 2012 (also only champion to defend race title).

COURSE MAP

RELAY GUIDE

General Information

The half marathon relay starts at 7:00am at

Leadbetter Beach with half marathon runners.  The relay teams can use the pacer groups for help and inspiration (see pace groups above)

*NOTE relay teams are responsible for their own transportation. Course may not be conducive to cheering, driving along-side, parking may be difficult. Please be cautious and courteous, there will be many people competing.

TIMELINE

Before 6:30 am

  • One vehicle teams should rely on leg # 2 for drop off. (Making sure that the Start Leg 1 has a duplicate key, car may be parked in La Mesa Park Lot)
  • We suggest dropping leg # 4 off first at Channel Drive and Cabrillo.
  • Followed by leg # 1 and leg # 3 at Leadbetter beach
  • Leg # 2 should drive up to La Mesa Park. Leg #2 should arrive with enough time to park, and get to the corner of Elise Way before the 7:00 Start
  • Start Leg # 1 returns to the car, following instructions carefully exits to Cliff Drive to head to the finish line (park@ SBCC).
  • If you need to pick up runner #3, it is easiest to follow directions down Cliff Drive. Take 101S to exit 94B(LEFT) Hot Springs Road (on the left). Take a right off the exit onto Cabrillo Blvd. Park on the right across from Channel Drive exchange zone to pick up Leg # 3.
  • Leg # 2 and Leg # 4 will be at the Finish Line Festival!
  • Congratulations! Have Fun!

Locations

Start leg 1 

Distance 2 miles

Location @Leadbetter Beach Starts with the Half Marathon 7:00 START

Leg one goes up Shoreline Drive exchanging on Elise Way

Leg 2

Distance 3 miles

Location Elise Way

Leg 2 loops around the mesa and screams down Shoreline Drive (Relay stays on Shoreline Drive to exchange zone)

Leg 3

Distance 3 miles

Location Leadbetter Beach

Leg 3 continues down Shoreline Drive. This leg will detour onto the bike path at the Bath Street intersection to Milpas Street intersection, then continue on Cabrillo Blvd.

Leg 4

Distance 5 miles

Location  Channel Drive and Cabrillo

Leg 4 heads down Channel Drive, u-turns left before the Biltmore Hotel at Butterfly Beach and follows the course back to Leadbetter and Leg #4 (only) finishes in the shoot.

5 Mile Sun Run

 

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General Information

6:45 a.m. ALL EVENT Participants move to start area on Shoreline Drive. ALL EVENTS START TOGETHER. THERE ARE WAVE (Heat) starts

7:00 a.m. 1st Wave START, only for runners racing sub 8-minute-mile pace

7;02 a.m. 2nd Wave, includes runners racing 8-10-minute-mile pace

7:04 a.m. 3rd Wave, runners at 10-14-minute-mile pace or slower

IMPORTANT Note for 5 mile Sun Run

At 4.5 Sun Run races will transition to the bike path to Finish at Leadbetter Beach