The Palm Desert 1/2 Marathon & 5K returns to the heart of the desert on Sunday, February 9, 2020! Race the Coachella Valley's original half marathon as an individual or as part of a two- or three-person relay team, or run/walk our flat, fast 5K course. Kids four to 13 can run our 1K kids race. 1/2 marathon & 5K participants receive an official race t-shirt, finisher medal, and post-race food. Participants 21 and over receive a free beer at our post-race beer garden.