45'th Annual Marathon -- Sunday, May 1, 2016


Distance: 26.2 miles
Date: May 1, 2016
Start Time: 7:45 AM
Awards Ceremony: 1:00 PM
Course Time Limit: 7 hours (those that do not pass the halfway point in 3.5 hours will be directed to finish the half marathon instead)
Start Location: At the underpass where Bull Creek Flats Road meets Hwy 101 and the Avenue of the Giants
Finish location: Same as the start location.
Parking: On the river bar 1/4 mile from the start. Be sure to allow plenty of time, traffic can back up close to the start time.
Medal: Finishing Medals are given to all participants finishing within the allotted time.
Course Certification Number: CA-12005-KY
Packet Pick-up: At the the staging area from noon to 5:30 PM Saturday or from 7 to 7:30 AM Sunday morning.


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Course Description:

The course is a double out and back entirely on paved roads. The roads are lined with 300 feet tall old growth Redwood trees. While these provide shade and keep temperatures cool all morning, please note that they sometimes block out GPS signal on running watches.


The course is USATF certified and a Boston Qualifier

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Overall Awards

First Male and Female overall receive cash prize of $100. In addition they will receive $900 from the RRCA Championship race.
First Male and Female Masters receive a special prize as well.

Age group Awards

DIVISIONS: 19 and under, and each five years from 20 years

The Marathon is the RRCA California Championship


Aid Stations

Gatorade, oranges, and bananas will be served at all aid stations.
Aid stations will be at mile 2, 4, 6, 7, 9, 11, 14, 16.5, 17.5, 19, 22, 24, and 25.5.
Power bars or Gel will be at select aid stations.


  • The Jogg'n Shop, for all your last minute needs
  • Food Truck
  • Coffee Truck
  • Humboldt dogs for the blind
  • And more, come and support your favorites

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Put on by the Six Rivers Running Club: For more races see our website