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Buzz Marathon

Sat February 16, 2019 San Miguel, CA US 93451 Directions RaceJoy Ready


8:00AM PST - 3:00PM PST

Marathon Walkers & Elders

6:30AM PST - 3:00PM PST

1/2 Marathon

8:00AM PST - 3:00PM PST

1/2 Marathon Walkers & Elders

6:30AM PST - 3:00PM PST


8:30AM PST - 12:00PM PST


8:30AM PST - 12:00PM PST

Children under age 12 Mile

8:45AM PST - 9:30AM PST
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

Camp Roberts
US - 101 Exit #244
San Miguel, CA US 93451

19th annual meditative and serene run and is a Boston Qualifier (among others). All races are run on the grounds of historic Camp Roberts Army National Guard Reservation, just north of San Miguel, California. Out-and-back course on paved road with dirt and packed gravel shoulders. Flat to gentle rolling hills, with breathtaking views of oak-studded hillsides, Salinas and Nacimiento Rivers and abundant Central Coast wildlife. Some compare course to a trail run. Start line is at 620' at corner of Arizona and Ave 14 and rises to 945' at the marathon turn-around spot. You will truly enjoy this event!

NEW COURSE (and certification #) - due to construction out on a section of the course (and gymnasium still under renovation) and troop training we designed a new course and had it certified for this year. This course will run a loop of the cantonment, drop down a small hill and cut over to Perimeter Rd then out to General's Rd and back in repeating the cantonment loop in reverse.

Child care available by request. If your child is in the mile run for the under age 12's we will get them to start line and pickup from the finish. Museum and annex open during race and some military vehicles for viewing.

SECURITY NOTE: To enter this federal facility you will need driver's license, car registration, and proof of insurance (rental agreement works if you have a rental).  If your license is not DHS RealID you will need your passport or passport card. Foreign nationals will need to send copies of passport, photo id/drivers license to the base security DPO by February 8, 2019 for vetting. You will be asked to sign a "Hold Harmless" Agreement at security checkin. (Because California just received an extension to April - you will NOT need the RealID this year as previously noted.)

Race Contact Info

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Free Live Tracking and Progress Alerts on Race Day!
(Race organizers are providing this as an included service.)

Make sure you download the RaceJoy mobile app for live phone tracking at the Buzz Marathon.

Carry your phone and use RaceJoy to add to your race experience with these key features:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive GPS-based progress alerts at mile points on the course for current pace and estimated finish time.
  • Post to your Facebook and Twitter walls.
  • Have friends and family track your performance.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Supporting spectators can track your blue dot moving along the course from home or at the race site.
  • NearMe proximity alerts notify spectators when you are drawing near.
  • Find each other using RaceJoy’s MeetUp tool.


  • Receive fun, motivational audio cheers from your supporting fans.
  • Start sending cheers to others doing the race at any time.

The Buzz Marathon is sponsoring RaceJoy to provide participants and spectators these features for free (normally a 99 cents upgrade fee for both the participant and spectator).

- Participant must carry phone
- No official race timing information is provided for this race in RaceJoy
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