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Review of Surf City Marathon & Half Marathon by mid pack

Posted by: on December, 21 2011

I wasn’t a fan of the registration process or the price. But everything else was pretty good. Parking is a nightmare so get there early. I would also suggest you do the packet pick up on Friday, it gets pretty crazy on Saturday. But there are some good vendors to check out at the expo. Weather is the wild card with this race. If it’s windy, it’s a looong way back from the turn-a-round point down by Warner Avenue. But the course is mostly flat with plenty of water/aid stations. I think they give out GU as well or something like it? The SWAG is not bad. Finishing medal is worth keeping. I’ve done it 3 times and will be back in 2012.