Course

Smiley faceThe course is certified as a Boston qualifier.

USATF sanctioned event code is #CA13027RS full, #CA13006RS half and CA13026RS 5k.

 

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  2014 SAMM Course Map (3.9 MiB, 3,853 hits)

Marathon

The Modesto Marathon course features a downtown 7 a.m. start on M Street, between 10th and 11th streets, and travels through scenic tree-lined historic college neighborhoods, including the celebrated “house in the middle of the road.”

Runners will then head past Modesto Junior College’s west campus, and into the countryside viewing the beautiful Diablo Mountain Range, passing the San Joaquin River National Wildlife Refuge.

Runners then head back toward town, finishing near the Doubletree Hotel/Modesto Convention Center, on N Street.

The flat, fast course will be open 7 hours, allowing adequate time for first-time marathoners.

 

Half Marathon

The Modesto Marathon course features a downtown 7 a.m. start on M Street, between 10th and 11th streets, in conjunction with the Modesto Marathon.

Runners will travel through scenic tree-lined historic college neighborhoods, including the celebrated “house in the middle of the road,” then past Modesto Junior College’s west campus, and into the countryside surrounded by scenic orchards. Runners will make a loop and head back toward town, finishing near the Doubletree Hotel/Modesto Convention Center.

The Half Marathon course is flat and fast, and will remain open 7 hours. Walkers and first-timers are especially encouraged to participate in the 13.1-mile event.

 

5K

The 3.1-mile loop begins at 7:20 a.m. on M Street, between 10th and 11th  streets, and travels from downtown Modesto through beautiful tree-lined streets, including Graceada Park and the celebrated “house in the middle of the road.” The course then turns down the Virginia Corridor, winding back to the finish on N Street, near the host Doubletree Hotel/Modesto Convention Center.

 

Course Access points

Want to track your favorite runner? Click on the image below to see our PDF access map for spectators.

  Course Access Map (298.5 KiB, 1,095 hits)

Course Access