Big Sur International Marathon

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The Big Sur International Marathon is a boutique-style marathon and is considered a bucket list race for running enthusiasts around the world. Established in 1986, it attracts around 4,500 runners each year and has earned many accolades including “Best Destination Marathon in North America” by the Ultimate Guide to Marathons.  

The 26.2 mile challenging course takes place on Highway One, starting in Big Sur and ending in Carmel. It offers unparalleled scenery as runners wind through majestic redwoods and experience spectacular coastal views along the Pacific Ocean.  In addition to the visual grandeurs, runners are treated to musical interludes by Taiko drummers, Samba dancers and classical music from a grand pianist midway along the course. 

Marathon Tours & Travel’s package includes a guaranteed entry.  Plan to join us in one of the most beautiful corners of the USA!

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2016 Big Sur VIP Package

This was truthfully a life changing experience for me and I am so pleased with how everything panned out. Don't change a thing! I will definitely be running with Marathon Tours again! I just need to figure out where... Decisions, decisions..

2016 Big Sur VIP Package

Everything was awesome from the hotel, breakfast and run in the morning, the course tour and the tent at finish line area. 

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Karen Hoch
Karen Hoch

Trip Leaders

Thom Gilligan
Thom Gilligan