Thank you for making the SLO Marathon + Half your Spring destination! We have four incredible races to choose from—Marathon, Half Marathon, 5K and Kids Races—along with a finish line party highlighting the best of the Central Coast to celebrate each and every one of you.
We're also proud to provide great on-course support and safety for everyone's enjoyment and well being. You will enjoy—Aid Stations every 2 miles that include water, sports drink, race fuel foods and medical supplies; on-call medical care; clean sanitary stations at Start, On-course and at Finish Line; Police, Sheriff, Highway Patrol and Course Marshals; 800 enthusiastic volunteers cheering your every step!
The SLO Marathon + Half Kids 1-Mile race is a great starter race for children and adults alike, whether they run or walk, everyone is sure to have a great time!
The 1-Mile run is the first race on Saturday to kick off the RaceSLO Fesitval with much excitement! The race starts at 8:00 a.m. at the Madonna Inn.
Participants will run along the inner road at the Inn, around the Expo Center, past the horses in pasture, and finish along the bike path to the finish line, the same one that the half marathoners and marathoners will take on Sunday! Parents are welcome to run along with their children and strollers are welcome! Walkers are welcome! Your child will receive an official bib number and a cotton t-shirt for their efforts (Limited number of registrations).
CHILDREN'S QUARTER MILE
The SLO Marathon Children's Quarter Mile Dash is a great way for your child, 6-years and under, to participate and experience the joy of running with their peers.
The run starts at 9:30 a.m. near the tennis courts at the Madonna Inn. Your children will run along the bike path and end at the official finish line of the marathon and half marathon. Parents are welcome to run along with their children and strollers are welcome! Your child can feel the excitement of a race as people line the bike path and cheer them to the finish. They will receive an official bib number and a cotton t-shirt for their efforts.