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Race Roster

2017 Big Sur Trail Marathon, Half Marathon & 5 Mile
28th Annual

The Big Sur Trail (All Distances) is SOLD OUT!

You'll climb the Old Coast Rd. in Big Sur. Along the route, you'll see some of the most amazing views that the California coastline has to offer. The course is a bit challenging with the hills, which makes it all the more exciting and rewarding. All the ingredients are here for a great weekend. Bring a picnic and enjoy the picnic grounds where the run starts and finishes. The event is limited to 300 participants and sells out every year so don't wait too long to register!

Registration fees

Marathon - Adult Closed

(Age 18 and over)

    1. $100.00
      Oct 4 - Mar 31
    2. $110.00
      Apr 1 - Sep 23

Marathon - Youth Closed

(Age 17 and under)

Half Marathon - Adult Closed

(Age 18 and over)

    1. $80.00
      Oct 4 - Mar 31
    2. $90.00
      Apr 1 - Sep 23

Half Marathon - Youth Closed

(Age 17 and under)

5 Mile - Adult Closed

(Age 18 and over)

    1. $60.00
      Oct 4 - Mar 31
    2. $70.00
      Apr 1 - Sep 23

5 Mile - Youth Closed

(Age 17 and under)

Course Map & Elevation Profile

COURSE CUT-OFF TIME6 HOURS (13:45min/mile pace for marathoners, 27:30min/mile pace for half marathoners, 72min/mile pace for 5 Milers). Hikers/Walkers are welcome to participate.

Marathon Elevation Profile

Half Marathon Elevation Profile

Additional Details


ATHLETE CHECK-IN: If you have already received your bib, there's no need to check-in. If you haven't already received your bib, you can pick it up on race day morning from 8:00-8:50AM in the picnic area of Andrew Molera State Park. If you want to change distances, please also stop by the picnic area so we can change the sticker color on your bib to designate the distance change. We will have safety pins available at check-in.

COURSE MARKINGS: The course will be marked with orange ribbon. The 5 Milers will turn at the first aid station. The half marathoners and marathoners will continue. The marathoners will do an additional out & back before returning to the finish line.

AID STATIONS: Aid Stations at miles 2.5 for all distances, 6.5 & 10.5 for Half Marathoners & Marathoners and 15.8, 19.7 and 23.7 for Marathoners. We highly recommend that you carry water.

INCENTIVES: T-Shirts for all participants. Rubber chicken to the first place overall male & female in each distance. Personalized award ribbons to the top three finishers, male and female, in each age group for all distances which will be mailed out a few weeks after the race.

BIB NUMBERS: Bib numbers will be mailed out to participants about a week before the event. If you do NOT receive a bib prior to race day, you will pick one up on race day morning. If you did not supply a valid mailing address when you registered, or if your mailing address has changed, please e-mail us at

PARKING: is limited at Andrew Molera State Park, please carpool. There is a park entry fee of $10/car.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS: Google Maps Link to Park Entrance.

CANCELLATIONS: Registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable. If you email us by August 24, you may receive a rollover credit (the amount you paid minus a $10 fee) to use toward any future Enviro-Sports race.

HEADPHONES POLICY: For safety reasons (and for the enjoyment of your fellow runners) headphones (and any other audio devices that involve audible music) are NOT allowed. Runners seen wearing headphones will be asked to remove them, if they don't, they will be disqualified from the race.

DOGS: Dogs are NOT allowed on the course (Old Coast Rd.). Dogs are allowed on-leash in developed areas of Andrew Molera State Park. 

Travel & Accommodations

CAMPING: Campsites at Andrew Molera State Park is on a first-come-first-serve basis and to not count on getting a campsite at that park if they arrive later than theThursday prior to the race.  They can get reservations for campsites at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park  and their campground pass can be used for day-use parking at Andrew Molera State Park. Camping at any locations in California State Parks that are not designated as a campsite(s) is prohibited and will result in a citation and ejection from the park.

HOTELS: The nearest affordable hotels are in the Carmel and Monterey areas. We do not have a specific recommendation, but we do recommend that you book early as other events take place in these areas in the fall and hotels can get booked up. It's about a 45 minute drive from Monterey to the race start.

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Event Schedule

  • September 23 9:00 AM PDT - Race Start

Contact Information

Event Location

Andrew Molera State Park, Big Sur, CA, United States

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