Veterans Day Marathons

International marathon and half marathon, plus a final Veterans Mile decorated with military vehicles, American flags, and more.

When: Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, 7:30 a.m.

Where: Multiple locations; see details in description

Cost: Free

Age limit: Not available

Categories: Special Events


Full Marathon: 7:30am
Dos Pueblos HS, 7266 Alameda Ave., Goleta, CA 93117-1351

Half Marathon: 7:15am, 3 waves self-seeded by time
Page Youth Center, 4540 Hollister Ave., Santa Barbara, CA 93110

Elite Rehab Health and Fitness Relay: 7:30am
Dos Pueblos HS, 7266 Alameda Ave., Goleta, CA 93117-1351

Veterans Mile: Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Museum presents the ‘Veterans Mile’ which includes:
· At the Start Both the full and half marathon start with a ceremony that includes a fly-over of four U.S. T-34s, bagpipes, bugler, color guards, and more.
· During the Marathon Vintage WWII Army Jeep “Pierre” will lead the full marathon, driven by co-founder Lt. John Blankenship (Navy, Retired)
· Last mile is the ‘Veterans Mile’ 9am – 12 noon The last mile of the race will be decorated with military vehicles, American flags and campaign flags from all the wars/conflicts of the 20th century. The public and veterans will line the last mile of the marathon. All veterans are encouraged to participate. The last mile starts at Shoreline Park (Cliff & La Marina).
· The marathon ends at SBCC La Playa Stadium, Loma Alta & Shoreline Dr.

Race Charities:
· Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Museum & Library Foundation
· Santa Barbara Athletic Association (SBAA), benefits local youth athletic teams
· Community Environmental Council (CEC)
· Sansum Diabetes Research Institute
· Santa Barbara Foodbank

Phone: 805-969-0695

Event posted Oct. 30, 2012
Last updated Oct. 30, 2012


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