General Information

Below you will find important information regarding the Santa Clarita Marathon including parking, lodging, directions, contact and weather info.

Contact Information

Address: 20880 Centre Pointe Pkwy Santa Clarita, CA 91350

Office Line: (661) 250-3787

Email: marathon@santa-clarita.com

 

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Course Restrictions

Can I push my child in a jog stroller?
No, for safety of other runners the Santa Clarita Marathon does not allow baby joggers or strollers on the Full Marathon, Half Marathon or 5K course.  Also, no pets or roller blades allowed on the course.

How old do I have to be to enter?

Runners need to be 16 and older to participate in the full Marathon.

Course Shutdown

Runners are required to stay below a 15 minute per mile pace for the Marathon and Half.


Directions

From Los Angeles Int’l Airport (42 miles, about 48 mins):
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Take San Diego Freeway (I-405 North) to Golden State Freeway (I-5 North). Exit Magic Mountain Parkway, turn right to McBean Parkway. Turn right to Town Center Drive. Hotel on right at intersection of Town Center Drive and McBean Parkway.

From Burbank Airport (24 miles, about 31 mins):
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Take Golden State Freeway (I-5 North). Exit Magic Mountain Parkway right turn to McBean Parkway, turn right to Town Center Drive. Hotel at intersection of Town Center Drive and McBean Parkway.

From Bakersfield (78 miles, about 1 hour):
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Take the Golden State Freeway ( I-5 ) South. Exit Magic Mountain Parkway; turn left. Turn Right on McBean Parkway. Turn Right on Town Center Drive. Hotel at intersection of Town Center Drive and McBean Parkway.

From Pasadena (36 miles, about 40 minutes):
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Take the Pasadena Freeway ( 210 ) West to the Golden State Freeway ( I-5 ) North. Exit Magic Mountain Parkway; turn Right. Turn Right on McBean Parkway. Turn Right on Town Center Drive. Hotel at intersection of Town Center Drive and McBean Parkway.

From Ventura County (47miles, about 1 hour):
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Take Highway 1-126 East to the Golden State Freeway (I-5) South. Exit Magic Mountain Parkway; turn left. Turn right on McBean Parkway. Turn right on Town Center Drive. Hotel at intersection of Town Center Drive and McBean Parkway.


Hotel Accommodations

Hyatt Regency Valencia

Hyatt-Regency

The Hyatt Regency Valencia is steps away from the start and finish line. Reserve your room before the hotel is sold out! To get the Santa Clarita Marathon discount rate, please click the link below or call (661) 678-4082.

Book your room now!

Hyatt Regency discount rates will end October 21, 2016 or when sold out.

Embassy Suites

Embassy-Suites

Click here for the Embassy Suites rate offer which includes complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast and is conveniently located off the 5 freeway near city trails.

The Embassy discount rates will end October 4 or while supplies last.


 

Parking

RUNNER ALERT…..

scm16-finish-line-area-map-thumbMagic Mountain Parkway will be closed at McBean Parkway to Auto Center Drive at 7:00 AM until 3:00 PM.  All runners need to be at the start line by 6:45 AM for 7:00 AM on time start.  The Kid K will start at 8:00 AM

Runners should park at the 5 level Cinema Garage parking structure at the Westfield Town Center Mall off Magic Mountain Parkway. After 7:00 a.m. the parking structure and Magic Mountain Parkway will be closed to all traffic. Spectator Parking is available at the Market Garage at the Westfeild Town Center Mall. ALL PARKING IS FREE! View the Spectator Parking map.


Start Times

  • MARATHON: 7 A.M.
  • HALF MARATHON: 7 A.M.
  • 5K RUN/WALK: 7 A.M.
  • MAYOR’S WALK 7:05 A.M.
  • KID K FUN RUN: 8:00 A.M.

Weather

Average temperatures for November are a high of 75°F and a low of 50°F. For more info on Santa Clarita Weather, visit weather.com.

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