More About Santa Rosa, California
Located an hour north of San Francisco, in the North Bay region, Santa Rosa is easy to get to by car, train, or air, and features a wide range of accommodation options for every budget.
In addition to being known for its stunning beauty, acres of vineyards, redwood trees and coastal escapes, Santa Rosa and Sonoma County offer world-class beer, wine and culinary experiences.
The flat and FAST Marathon and Half Marathon courses run through downtown Santa Rosa and along the Santa Rosa Creek trail. The Marathon course also extends into West Sonoma County passing numerous scenic vineyards and running through the barrel room of DeLoach Winery.
The Marathon course is U.S. Track and Field-sanctioned and certified, and the event is a qualifier race for the Boston Marathon.
Gatorade will be served at aid stations.
5K and 10K Races
Runners seeking a shorter distance have the opportunity to participate in our 5K and 10K races that run through downtown Santa Rosa. The 5K and 10K races are perfect events for families, newer runners, and those just looking for a great way to spend a sunny wine country morning out and about.