April 26-28, 2019 | San Luis Obispo, CA

Welcome to the 2019 SLO Half Marathon Race Weekend. Runners and walkers of all ages and levels are welcome!




Friday, April 26 introduces our first ever YogaMusic Fest. Featuring local DJs, Yoga workouts: include Sweaty Strength Yoga, Dance Party Yoga, & Vinyasa Flow. Vegan, Gluten Free and Hot Yummy Food, Beer, non-alcoholic drinks and Whalebird Kombucha for sale.

Saturday, April 27 is Family Day with a 5k and 2 Kids Races and the opening of our two-day Race SLO Festival featuring loads of FREE activities and live music. Strollers, walkers, runners and families are welcome! Vendors, healthy food and free yoga will get you inspired to live your best life. Benefiting Jack’s Helping Hand. 

Sunday, April 28, the Central Coast’s largest Running Festival culminates in the Half Marathon and Relay Race traversing the rolling green hills and iconic town of San Luis Obispo. Whether you’re running, walking, volunteering or cheering this is a weekend not to be missed! Come out and experience why San Luis Obispo has been voted a Top 10 National Destination and one of the ‘Happiest Places in America.’ Benefiting the Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo.

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About Us

Through human experiences, we create social & economic impact to share our legacy.

Established in 2008 to bring world class sporting events to the beautiful California Central Coast, the Race SLO family of annual events includes the SLO Half Marathon, Half Relay and Family Fitness 5K (Spring) as well as the SLO County Ultra Games & the SLO Ultra Trail Races (Fall).

The Race SLO Team organizes and produces both fun and competitive events that create a positive impact on both our participants and local communities.

Our mission: Through human experiences, we create social & economic impact to share our legacy.

Come experience the best the California Central Coast has to offer: year-round sunshine, rolling green hills, unspoiled open roads, first class finish lines and more.


13.1 miles

Half Relay

13.1 miles (3 legs)


3.1 miles











Highlights from Past Races and Events

Each year, thousands of runners from all over the world travel to San Luis Obispo, CA to experience the biggest road race on the Central Coast. Here are a few of the wonderful humans who’ve participated in the past.


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Festival Weekend

Our Race SLO Festival Weekend is so much more than a series of well planned races… it’s a PARTY, and everyone is invitied!

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Get Involved

Sponsors, Partners, Volunteers & Beneficiaries are what make this weekend an incredible community experience.

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Thank You To Our Partners

Finishing at the Madonna Inn after running through the streets of downtown SLO and along the rolling hills of wine country gives this course great variety.

Stephanie Bruce, Pro Marathon Runner


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Runners and walkers of all ages and levels are welcome!