Thank you for your interest in the 2019 Vallejo Water Front Weekend Half sponsored by the Mare Island Brewing Company. We will be running from the Mare Island Brewing Company coal shed location on Mare Island and stay on the island for the full race.
Our Half Marathon course will take you along the historic naval yard on the east side of the island, to the highest point of Mare Island for beautiful views of the Bay, Mt. Diablo, and Mt. Tamalpais. It will then run you down by the Old Admiral housing and out to the Mare Island portion of the San Pablo Bay trail on the western side of the island. The 10K will take you by the Old Admiral housing and the San Pablo Bay Trail before heading to the finish. The 5K race will run by the Old Admiral housing before heading to the finish. Parts of the run through the San Pablo Bay Trail are unpaved but its is a compacted gravel path.
All participants will receive a tech shirt and finishers medal. Awards will be available for Male and Female of every category. We expect to have categories of <20, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+
Pre-registration will close on October 2nd. There will be NO day of registration. Shirt sizes will only be guaranteed for registrations prior to Sept 1st. Any registrations after that will be first come first serve on the sizes that are ordered.
Event details and schedule
Check in Begins: 7:00am
All start times subject to adjustment based on size of event.
Half Marathon 8:30am
Finish Line Close: 12:00pm
Pace: 16min/mile Half, 19min/mile 10K, 39min/mile 5K
The run will be through the historic Mare Island Naval Shipyard. Course subject to change for safety reasons if deemed necessary.
Check-in: Google Maps: 851 Waterfront Ave Vallejo, CA 94592
Apple Maps: 803 Nimitz Ave Vallejo, CA 94592
Directions: After crossing Mare Island Causeway, Turn left on Nimitz Ave.
Location is 1/2 mile down on the left.
Please arrive with plenty of time before your event start time. As much as we want to be able to predict everything that will happen, all we know is that we are going to hold our race.
Parking is available at the location above or overflow is available in the parking lot across Nimitz Ave.
What to bring:
Vallejo being on the waterfront is subject to morning fog. With temperatures possibly going from the mid 50s to 90s possible by noon please plan accordingly.