|The Twelfth Presentation||November 16, 2014|
|What's New & News||Photos & Video||Accolades|
|Event Percentage Full (as of 9/1/14)|
|Half Marathon||84% full|
IN THE NEWS
Half Marathon on Monterey Bay Seeks to Entice Strong U.S. Running Field
Already offering the largest prize money purse for a half marathon in the Western United States, the November 16 Half Marathon on Monterey Bay is now increasing the ante. The top three male and female U.S. runners finishing the race, and all Americans who qualify for the U.S. Olympic Marathon trials will be awarded a cash bonus. Read more...
Big Sur's Economic Impact
A newly published study of the 2011 Big Sur International Marathon reveals the event’s strong economic impact on Monterey County. Race weekend spending and marathon-related income accounted for $18,139,252 in spending and indirect expenses. Combined with Big Sur Half Marathon results of $8,742,666 from a 2010 study, along with estimated figures from the annual Mud Run, the non-profit organization's total economic impact approaches $30 million in annual event-related spending. Read more...
Voted "Best Half Marathon" in Competitor Magazines "best of" contest
Thanks to all who voted the Big Sur Half Marathon the "Best Half Marathon" in Competitor's "best of" contest!