(subject to change)


For those on the three-night itinerary, you will arrive on Friday, April 28


Thursday, April 27: Arrive in Monterey and check-in to the Portola Hotel. Rest up for a fun weekend ahead!


Friday, April 28: 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 visit the Health & Fitness Expo to pick-up your bib today!  


Saturday, April 29: The morning will kick-off with an easy training run along the water in Monterey.   Following breakfast at your leisure, plan to join the guided tour of the marathon course.  You must register in advance for this course tour, which is optional.  We will plan to 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 is free for you to rest, relax, shop, and enjoy.  We will reconvene for our pre-race dinner - we will be sure there is ample pasta!  Be sure to stop by the Health & Fitness Expo to pick-up your bib today if you haven't already! 


Sunday, April 30: Race day! Buses are organized by the Big Sur International Marathon and depart from across the street from the Portola Hotel and/or Marriott.  You will get specific instructions on what bus to take at the expo when you pick up your race bib.  Following your race, 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, May 1: Departure 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 & Vineyard or a relaxing retreat at Refuge spa in Carmel.