The 2021 Big Sur race events have been canceled. Details for the 2022 will be available the summer of 2021.
RACE DATE: Sunday, April 24, 2022
START TIME: 6:45AM
ENTRY: A special entry link via email will be sent to registered runners on our package. The fees are as follows (price per entry):
Marathon: $360 (2020 entry fee)
Boston to Big Sur (B2B)*: $560 (2020 entry fee)
*Your Boston to Big Sur Entry only includes the Big Sur Marathon entry. You must secure your own Boston Marathon entry!
COURSE: Point to point, moderately difficult, with live entertainment on the course. Big Sur International Marathon is the largest rural marathon in the world, winding through redwoods, paralleling ranches, and offering stunning views of the Pacific Ocean; USATF certified and a Boston qualifier. BSIM has a strict six (6) hour time limit for all marathoners. Course map with elevation chart can be found here.
WEATHER: Average temperatures range between 50F-60F.
ELIGIBILITY: Limited to 4,500 qualified entrants (must be 16 years or older, in good health and well trained.) BSIM is a challenging course with a cut-off time of 1:00 PM, approximately six (6) hours from the time the last starter crosses the start mat in Big Sur.
AWARDS: Every runner receives a technical fabric shirt in gender specific sizing, featuring an original design. Only those participants who are able to complete the race in 6 hours (chip time) will receive a Big Sur International Marathon finishers' medallion, an online finishers' certificate and be listed in the virtual official results book.