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Sombrero Half Marathon

January 26, 2020 · Simi Valley, CA

Distance: 13.1 miles

Welcome to the 3rd annual running of this mostly flat course along the Simi Valley bike path.  National hat day is in January each year and  this event is our way of celebrating national hat day and to honor the proud rich history of the Sombrero.

Weekend Warriors / Beginners / walkers:
Yes, this is a very walker friendly course! It is mostly flat, with a few gentle rollers to keep you on your game. There are plenty of water stations and loads of fun! Generous 4:00 hour time limit for the half marathon, so take your time and enjoy the scenery!

Middle of the pack runners:
Looking for a PR (Personal Record)?? This is the race for you! Mostly flat course, with some gentle rollers and plenty of room to make your move towards your new PR

Elite and Advanced runners:
This mostly flat course with some mild rollers. There are some long flat stretches to allow you to really open up your speed along the last few miles of the course.

All Runners will receive:

  • All runners will be awarded a free glass of beer and a plate of street tacos at post race expo! 
  • Finisher medal
  • Race day athlete t-shirt
  • Race day Sombrero
  • Post race munchies

Top 3 overall M/F in each race – Special Award
Top 3 each age group M/F – ALL RACE DISTANCES​

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pre-race course post-race