Welcome to the 5th Annual
Surfer's Point Marathon
Half Marathon, 5k, 10k
10 w. Harbor Blvd. 93001
Race Date: Nov 12, 2017
Answers to frequently asked questions:
If I want to call you how do I reach you?
Bill Escobar Race Director 805-258-3779 or email@example.com
If I am not running can I participate by being a volunteer?
YES...Volunteers are greatly appreciated and needed! Please visit the Volunteer Info link on this site to get all the information needed on being a volunteer. Students please bring any volunteer hours verification forms you may have from your school.
Will there be port-o-potties along the course?
Yes: Porta Potties will be on the course about every 1.5 miles, free standing bathrooms at the park
Can I walk the course?
Yes: 7 hours to finish the marathon, that’s about 15minutes plus per mile. Sooo... walkers are welcome, stroller moms, and walking clubs.
Is the course accurately measured and marked?
Yes: This is a USATF Certified course. See Certification info here:Cert #CA13037RS . Feel free to check it out on your own watch if you have time prior to the race. There will be mile markers on the course.
What, where, and when is Package pickup?
Corner of Shoreline DR & Figueroa ST, Ventura CA 93001
Saturday before the race Noon to 4:pm
This is where you pick up your race timing chip, race bib #, and race day t-shirt, ask your pre- race questions, check out the course map.
This will be your last chance to register for this race,
NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION.
Can I register for the race at the packet pick-up location?
YES...You can register for the race at the package pick-up there are NO Discounts Packet pickup and we only accept cash or credit cards, NO CHECKS. You can also register on line or by sending in the registration form. On line registration closes Friday at midnight.
Starting Line Location?
Promenade park- 450 East Harbor blvd, Ventura CA 93001
Corner of Figueroa / Shoreline Dr at the beach front in the park
Parking? ... Where do we park?
The best place to part is at the Crown Plaza parking structure at 450 E Harbor blvd. Ventura CA 93001. $2 per hour and $8 all day. there is limited free street parking near by.
Can I pick up my race packet on race day?
YES...you can pick up your race packet on race day, but we advise you to come early!! There may be hundreds of people doing the same and it may take a little time. We advise you to go to the packet pick-up Saturday before race day instead. Last minute check in on race day begins at 6:00 a.m. and ends at 6:45 a.m. There is NO race day registration.
Can I pick up someone else's race items if they cannot make it out on Saturday ?
YES...you can pick up a friend or relatives items bring a note from them signed by them that you are picking up their number.
Can I transfer my registration to someone else?
Yes... Just send us an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will workout the details. DO NOT give your number to anyone else and let them run in your place, they will be disqualified.
Will there be awards given out to the race winners?
YES...Awards will be given out to the top 3 male/ female finishers overall and 3 deep in each age group. Age groups are every 10 years up to 80+… Soooo... 0-17, 18-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70- 74, 75-79, 80+. We will have some other cool swag for everyone else at the post race bib number call out. I randomly call out bib numbers and if you are still there you get whatever I am handing out at that time.
Top 3 overall M/F in each race - Special Award
Top 3 each age group M/F - ALL RACE DISTANCES
Any other cool stuff for all the rest of us?
YES of course... All runners receive : a finisher medal, tech shirt, water bottle and reusable goody bag.
When will results be posted?
Race results will be posted as follows:
5k preliminary results will be posted at approx. 8:30a.m ish
10k preliminary results will be posted at approx. 9:00 a.m. ish
Half Marathon - 9:00 ish
Is there a refund policy for this race?
Sorry, but no...there are no refunds! But you can defer your entry to another one of our races in the future. Checkout - www.EliteSportsCA.com and when you choose another race you would like to do just email us and we will get you set for that race. E-mail - email@example.com
I don’t know the course. Should I just follow someone?
NO: All athletes are required to know the entire course prior to stepping onto the starting line. Please study the race course map on this site, and maybe drive the course if you have time prior to race day.