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Noyo Headlands Race BOSTON QUALIFIER

Sat October 21 - Sat October 28 Directions


Noyo Headlands Race Start, Noyo Headlands Park, Fort Bragg, CA 95437



Join us on Saturday, October 28th, for the 7th Annual Noyo Headlands Race 2023.  We are now certified for a full marathon, #CA1009TEB and a half marathon, #CA1010TEB.   We will have a 5k Fun Walk, 5k run and 10K run, along the stunning Northern California Coast all just before Halloween. Costumes are encouraged but optional!  Enjoy some of the most remarkable scenery Northern California has to offer and have a great time running with your friends!  The trail consists of asphalt and soft track, is fairly flat, well maintained, and commonly used by runners year-round.  

This race benefits the Mendocino Coast Healthcare Foundation (MCHFoundation) in its mission to support health and wellness organizations, along our beautiful Mendocino Coast. MCHFoundation provides critical and timely support through grants and volunteerism that directly aid the mission and needs of our clinics, hospital, volunteer fire departments, and health and wellness agencies.

• State-of-the-art chipped timing
• First Place Overall Medals for Each Category - Male, Female, Non-Binary
• Live Streamed Finish Line
• 2023 Noyo Headlands Race T-Shirt and SWAG Bag (if ordered before September 30, 2023)

Entry Fee

All distances are guaranteed a Sport Tek-PosiCharge Tee, if registered before Oct 7th.  After Oct 7th, Sizes and/or T-shirts may not be available.  Place Medals will be awarded for Top Finishers for each distance (except 5K Fun Walk and Virtual Races), in each age group, within each category; male, female and non-binary.  The 5K Fun Walk will include T-Shirt and Swag Bag only. Virtual will receive a Sport Tek-PosiCharge Tee and participation medal, if registered before Sept 30th.

$40     5K Costume Fun Walk
$40     5K Run
$40     10K Run
$60     1/2 Marathon
$90     Marathon

$40         Skeleton Race (Benefitting the Mendocino College PTA Dept.)


Virtual Race Option: October 21, 2023 – October 28, 2023

Here's how it works:

  • Register for the race at
  • You can select the VIRTUAL 5K/10K/half marathon/marathon.
  • Run/walk whenever and wherever you want. You can even run/walk on the elliptical or treadmill. You can run/walk this race as many times as you want during the specified time period.
  • Report your best time to the race director for the chance for Bragging Rights on our Facebook Page. Bragging Rights will be awarded to the overall three winners; male female and non binary (no age category breakdowns). Times will also be listed on our Results Page.
  • Submit your time by 11:59pm October 28th. Winners will be announced.
  • All distances are guaranteed a Sport-Tek PosiCharge Tee, if registered before Sept 30th.  After Sept 30th, Sizes and/or T-shirts may not be available. 
  • Virtual Races - T-shirts and medals will be mailed week of November 6th.
  • Please send photos of your experience to the race director, to be added to Noyo Headlands Race Facebook page. 

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at



Noyo Headlands Race Start, Noyo Headlands Park, Fort Bragg, CA 95437


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