California Marathons draw crowds of running athletes who want to race in its varying mediterranean, polar and subtropical climates. The Golden State race courses feature the gateway cities of San Francisco and Los Angeles, the massive Disneyland in Anaheim, the beaches of San Diego, and the sights of the capital city Sacramento.

ZombieRunner Quarry Lakes Run

Fremont, California

December 12th, 2021

Running: Half Marathon, Marathon, 10K, 5K Trail Run

Citrus Heritage Run

Riverside, California

January 8th, 2022

Running: Half Marathon, Kids Run/Fun Run, Marathon, 5K

Operation Jack Marathon

Los Angeles, California

Postponed
January 8th, 2022

Running: Half Marathon, Marathon

San Diego 50 and Trail Marathon

Escondido, California

January 15th, 2022

Running: Half Marathon, Marathon, 50K (Ultra), 5K

Crystal Springs Trail Run

Woodside, California

January 16th, 2022

Running: Marathon, 11 Miles, 22 Miles, 31 Miles (Ultra), 5 Mile Trail Run

Redding Marathon

Redding, California

January 16th, 2022

Running: Marathon, Marathon Relay, 5K

Tri-City Medical Center Carlsbad Marathon & Half

Carlsbad, California

January 16th, 2022

Running: Marathon, Half Marathon, 5K, 1 Mile Kids Run/Fun Run

Death Valley Marathon

Death Valley, California

February 5th, 2022

Running: Half Marathon, Marathon, 10K

Mt. Umunhum Trail Conquest

San Jose, California

February 5th, 2022

Running: 50K, Marathon, 30K, Half Marathon

Surf City Marathon

Huntington Beach, California

February 5th, 2022

Running: Marathon

Montara Mountain Trail Run

Pacifica, California

February 13th, 2022

Running: Half Marathon, Marathon, 10K Trail Run, 50 Miles

Palm Desert Half Marathon

Palm Desert, California

February 13th, 2022

Running: Marathon, Half Marathon Relay, 5K, Kids Run/Fun Run

Buzz Marathon

San Miguel, California

Virtual
February 19th, 2022

Running: Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, 1 Mile Kids Run/Fun Run

Seaside Marathon

Ventura, California

February 20th, 2022

Running: Half Marathon, Marathon, 10K, 5K

Ventura Marathon

Ventura, California

Virtual
February 26th, 2022

Running: Marathon, Half Marathon, 5K, 1 Mile, Kids Run/Fun Run

SOCAL Marathon

Huntington Beach, California

Virtual
March 5th, 2022

Running: Half Marathon, Kids Run/Fun Run, Marathon, 10K, 5 Miles

Catalina Island Eco Marathon

Avalon, California

Virtual
March 12th, 2022

Running: Half Marathon, Kids Run/Fun Run, Marathon, 10K

Napa Valley Marathon

Calistoga, California

March 19th, 2022

Running: Marathon

Oakland Running Festival

Oakland, California

March 20th, 2022

Running: Half Marathon, Marathon, Relay

Bakersfield Marathon

Bakersfield, California

March 27th, 2022

Running: Marathon

Modesto Marathon

Modesto, California

March 27th, 2022

Running: Half Marathon, Marathon, 5K

Redwood Trail Run (Summer)

Oakland, California

April 2nd, 2022

Running: Half Marathon Trail Run, Marathon Trail Run, 30K Trail Run, 5 Mile Trail Run, 50K Trail Run (Ultra)

Santa Clarita Marathon

Santa Clarita, California

April 2nd, 2022

Running: Half Marathon, Kids Run/Fun Run, Marathon, 5K

Lake Sonoma 50

Healdsburg, California

April 9th, 2022

Running: Marathon Trail Run, 50 Miles (Ultra)

SPASM Lake Chabot

Castro Valley, California

April 16th, 2022

Running: Half Marathon, Marathon, 30K, 5 Mile Trail Run, 50 Miles (Ultra)

Big Sur International Marathon

Big Sur, California

April 24th, 2022

Running: Marathon, Marathon Relay, 11 Miles, 12K, 21 Miles, 5K

Sierra Azul Trail Challenge

San Jose, California

April 30th, 2022

Running: Half Marathon, Marathon, 20 Miles, 50K (Ultra), 5K Trail Run, 7 Miles

Mountains 2 Beach Marathon

Ventura, California

May 29th, 2022

Running: Half Marathon, Kids Run/Fun Run, Marathon, 5K