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Event Info

The half Marathon is breathtaking with mountain views that wind through the town and incredible neighborhoods of Murrieta. Just minutes from Wine country the entire course is run on roads. It is sure to be a PR course with a few hills, some fast downhill and a very fast flat finish. The 5k course is around the Old Town Murrieta Area and will be extremely fast with virtually no elevation gain. These new courses will allow many runners of all skill levels to come run with us at the 2018 Murrieta Avocado half Marathon and 5k.

**We are excited to announce our new Non Profit Partner to the 2018 event, the Free Hugs Project and Restore Civility.
https://restorecivility.org/about-restore-civility/
https://freehugsproject.com/

The mission of the Restore Civility campaign is to engage citizens in learning opportunities to develop communities that navigate social justice issues with respect, empathy, and positive dialogue.

Cap for the Half and 5k: 

The Half Marathon has a cap of 2,000 runners and the 5k has a cap of 1,000 runners.

Time Limit for race: 

The half marathon has a time limit to complete race in 3 and a half hours and the 5k must be completed in 1 hour.

Start time:

Marathon 7:15 am - 5k: 7:30 am

Parking: There is Free parking around event site. Two large parking lots on each side of event location as well.

Half Marathon course Map:

http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/1276031236

5k Course map:

http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/1282683313

Hotels for Murrieta:

http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/onttm-residence-inn-temecula-murrieta/?scid=bb1a189a-fec3-4d19-a255-54ba596febe2

https://www.choicehotels.com/california/murrieta/comfort-inn-hotels/ca712?source=gyxt

Race Day packet Pick up location: 5 Town Square, Murrieta, CA 92562 (This is only for runners who paid the extra fee)
Pick up packets starting at: 5:45 am - 7 am