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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 2:15 and 3:30: 7:00am
  • Those planning to run under 2:15: 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:
- Glass Finishers Mugs 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.)

- 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 6:30am.

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 about miles 4, 6, 7, and 9 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.