The 2021 Santa Barbara Half Marathon will feature the 13.1 mile distance, a 5K (3.1 miles) as well as kids fun run. You’ll also enjoy the American Riviera all weekend long with a downtown Santa Barbara packet pickup and finish line festival.
Race Weekend Schedule
Santa Barbara’s only waterfront Half Marathon will feature a downtown centric course with stretches along the iconic palm tree lined Cabrillo Blvd. Stay tuned for more course details on the Half Marathon & 5K course.
Pace groups will be provided for finishing times of 1 hours and 30 minutes to 3 hours in the Half Marathon.
Half Marathon time limit is set at 3 hours and 30 minutes or approximately 16 minute per mile.
Training programs will be emailed to participants ahead of August 2, which marks the beginning of the 14-week Half Marathon training.
The average temperature for early November in Santa Barbara is a high of 70 degrees and a low of 50 degrees.
Santa Barbara Running Association Grand Prix
The Half Marathon is a part of the 2021 Santa Barbara Running Association Grand Prix.
The 5K is a part of the Junior Grand Prix. There is no cost for Junior Grand Prix participants.
We offer complimentary entries to men and women with verified personal bests of:
- Men: 1:10:00 or faster
- Women: 1:20:00 or faster
We offer 60% off entries to men and women with personal bests of:
- Men: 1:16:30 or faster
- Women: 1:27:30 or faster