Four Night Itinerary
(For those on the three night itinerary, you will arrive on Friday. We will offer a welcome reception this evening from 4:30-6:00pm within walking distance of the hotel)
Thursday April 21: Arrive in Monterey and check-in to the Portola Hotel. Rest up for a fun weekend ahead!
Friday April 22: Join our group for a five hour bus tour and take in the beautiful scenery that makes the little part of the world so famous! We will take in Pebble Beach, 17 Mile Drive, Monterey and Carmel. We will stop for a short wine tasting in Carmel. Lunch is on your own in Carmel. Be sure to vist the Health & Fitness Expo to pick-up your bib. This will be held at 20 Custom House Plaza directly behind the POrtola and next ot Fisherman's Warf.
Saturday April 23: The morning will kick-off with an easy training run along the water in Monterey. After enjoy a post-run breakfast with guest speaker, Adam Roach. If you pre-purchased tickets for a guided tour of the marathon course you will depart at 10:00AM from the Portola Hotel. This is a great way for your friends and family to get to see the course! The rest of the afternoon and evening is free for you to rest, relax, shop, carbo-load, etc. Be sure to stop by the Health & Fitness Expo to pick-up your bib today if you haven't already!
Sunday April 24: Race day! Buses are organized by the Big Sur International Marathon and depart from across the street from the Portola Hotel. Click here for bus departure times & locations. There will be an exclusive tent for all Marathon Tours travelers at the finish to celebrate your achievement! Be sure you come by for light refreshments, beer and comradery!
Monday April 25: Dpearture day or your free time to spend in the Monterey Bay area! It is a beautiful place to extend your stay and explore. We are happy to make recommendations such as a guided Walking tour in Carmel, lunch and wine at the Farm-to-table Cima Collina Ranch & Vinyard or a relaxing retreat at Refuge spa in Carmel.