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The Santa Clarita Marathon, which is an official qualifying race for the Boston Marathon, will test the physical boundaries of the human body. The weekend will include a Full Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K run, 5K run and Mayor’s Walk.


Want to test your endurance during Marathon weekend? Sign up for a challenge and complete multiple races! Run any two events for the Double Feature, or take it to the limit with three events in the Trilogy challenge. Completing either challenge will earn you a special reward, which will be announced at a later date. Just sign up for your preferred events during registration!


NEW IN 2018: For the first time, the Santa Clarita Marathon will include a 10K race! Courses are slightly updated this year as well. To enhance the running experience, Santa Clarita Marathon races will take place over two days, November 3 and 4. See the full schedule below.


7:00 / 8:00 AM

  Want more of a challenge? Sign up for two or more races on the Marathon weekend.  Runners who register for the 5 and 10K Double Feature should be able to finish the 10K in under 1 hour.  The 5K start line will remain open until 8:10 to accommodate 10K runners. Runners will receive a special medal for completing their challenge.

7:00 AM
Early Registration: $10
After September 30: $15
Expo Registration: $25

If you’ve been looking for a way to get involved with the Santa Clarita Marathon, but running just isn’t your pace, then the Mayor’s Walk is for you! This 3-mile community walk is safe, simple, and doesn’t require much training.

7:00 AM
Early Registration: $45
After September 30: $55
Expo Registration: $65

The 10K run will start on Magic Mountain Parkway and cross over the Iron Horse Bridge before continuing on the City’s paved trails to the finish line. Join your fellow runners on this 6.2 mile course, new to the Santa Clarita Marathon in 2018!

8:00 AM
Early Registration: $30
After September 30: $40
Expo Registration: $50

The 5K run is a looped 3.1 mile course that will start and end at Westfield Valencia Town Center. A great event for all ages and all paces! Strollers, Skateboards, and dogs are not permitted on the course. Walkers are encouraged to enter the Mayor’s Walk.

All Day Challenge: $10

On Saturday, November 3, at the Health & Fitness Expo, presented by Boston Scientific, there will be a Kids Fitness Challenge, presented by Kaiser Permanente. The Kids Fitness Challenge is an inflatable obstacle course for children to navigate.  An all-day pass is $10 per child, and free T-shirts will be distributed with the first 300 Kids Fitness Challenge passes sold. Passes may be purchased beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 3, at the Marathon Expo site. 


7:00 AM
Early Registration: $80
After September 30: $90
Expo Registration: $100

Starting at Westfield Valencia Town Center, the looped course follows 26.2 miles of roadways, paved City trails and paseos to its finish line. The Marathon is a Boston qualifier and is USATF certified.

7:00 AM
Early Registration: $60
After September 30: $70
Expo Registration: $80

The Half Marathon starts simultaneously with the Marathon, following the same course before breaking away at mile 12 for a finish at Westfield Valencia Town Center. The course is relatively flat, but includes some switchbacks, short inclines and declines on paseo bridges, crossing over and under main City streets.


Friday, November 2, 2018

Registration and Bib pick up ONLY

4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Saturday, November 3, 2018

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Sunday, November 4, 2018

8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Westfield Valencia Town Center

Visit over 50 health-related vendors and information booths.  Here, runners may sign up for events and race participants pick-up race bibs and t-shirts.


All runners are required to pick up their race packet with ID at the Expo.  If you are unable to pick up your race packet, someone else may pick up your race bib and t-shirt for you with your photo ID and race confirmation.  Or, you can sign up for race day packet service for an additional $25.

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