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Marathons in California

Planning to run a Marathon in California? Check out the full list below to see which races athletes have rated as the best marathons in California. View more running races by changing filters and expanding your search area.

Happy New Year Marathon

Long Beach, California

January 1st, 2018

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

Pacifica Foothills Trail Run

Pacifica, California

January 13th, 2018

Running: Half Marathon, Marathon, 10K Trail Run, 30K, 50 Miles (Ultra)

Blitz the Coastline

Long Beach, California

January 21st, 2018

Running: Half Marathon, Marathon, 10K, 15K, 5K

Crystal Springs Trail Run

Woodside, California

January 21st, 2018

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

Surf City Marathon

Huntington Beach, California

February 4th, 2018

Running: Marathon

Golden Gate Trail Run

Sausalito, California

February 10th, 2018

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

Rockin' the Shore

Long Beach, California

February 10th, 2018

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

Palm Desert Half Marathon

Palm Desert, California

February 11th, 2018

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

Buzz Marathon

San Miguel, California

February 18th, 2018

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

Montara Mountain Trail Run

Pacifica, California

February 18th, 2018

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

Napa Valley Marathon

Calistoga, California

March 4th, 2018

Running: Marathon, 5K

Run Deo Run Trail Races

Los Angeles, California

March 4th, 2018

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

Oakland Running Festival

Oakland, California

March 25th, 2018

Running: Half Marathon, Marathon, Relay

Golden Gate Headlands Marathon

Sausalito, California

March 31st, 2018

Running: Half Marathon, Marathon, 10K Trail Run

Western Pacific Marathon

Fremont, California

April 28th, 2018

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

San Luis Obispo Marathon

San Luis Obispo, California

April 29th, 2018

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

Mountains 2 Beach Marathon

Ojai, California

May 27th, 2018

Running: Half Marathon, Marathon, 5K

Vibha Bay Area Dream Mile

San Jose, California

June 3rd, 2018

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

Half Sauer Half Kraut Marathon

Tustin, California

June 9th, 2018

Running: Marathon

Cruise Thursday

Long Beach, California

June 28th, 2018

Running: Half Marathon, Marathon, 10K, 15K, 19.7 Miles, 5K