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Ventura Hammer Half Marathon & 5K


Sun September 3 2017
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Location: Ventura, CA US 93001 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk
General Info

Event Times
1/2 Marathon

  • Those planning to run between 2.5 - 3.5 hours: 7:30am
  • Those planning to run under 2.5 hours: 8:00am

* Course Closes at 11am.

5K - 8:15am

Race Location
Ventura Unified School District (VUSD)

255 W. Stanley Ave

Ventura, CA 93003

Event Features:
- Custom ceramic race tile (4.25" x 4.25") for all 1/2 Marathon finishers.

- Electronically Chip Timed

- Over the last three years we raised over $9,000 to Habitat For Humanity from this event.

- Technical Event Tops

- Post race food from Aloha Steakhouse

- On site parking (Start/Finish in same location.)

- Finishers Tile for 1/2 Marathon Finishers

- Serene out and back course on the Ventura-Ojai bike path

We Support

Habitat For Humanity: A World Where Everyone Has A Place To Live

Over the last 3 years we have given over $9000 to Habitat For Humanity from this event.

Race Course
An out and back course along the Ventura-Ojai bike path. Gently uphill on the way out and gently downhill on the way back.
- 5K Course

- 1/2 Marathon Course

Packet Pick-Up
Packet pick-up is race morning only starting at 7:00am.

Aid Stations
We will have 6 aid stations along the route (technically 3 stations but you will hit each station twice.) The stations are approximately at miles 2, 4, 6, 7, 9, and 11.

At approximately miles 2, 4, 9, and 11 we will be serving Fluid Performance Drink in the Rasberry Lemonade flavor. At about miles 6 and 7 we will have Clif Shot Energy Gel. It is not recommended you try a new product in a race if you have yet to try it in training. If your stomach rebels it will not be a fun experience.