Full marathon a qualifier for Boston race; four courses feature activity for all ages.
It’s marathon weekend in Santa Clarita and the fun begins
Saturday with a Health and Fitness Expo at the Hyatt Valencia. From to ,
the expo will feature dozens of health-related vendors and information booths. Also
at the event, runners can sign up for events and race participants can pick up
their race bibs and T-shirts.
The marathon itself, a qualifier for the Boston Marathon,
includes a full marathon, a half-marathon, a 5K run-walk and a Kid K run. All
races begin at except for the
Kid K, which begins at
The full- and half-marathons take off from
following a revised looped course for 26.2 miles or roadways, paved city trails
and paseos to the finish line at the
The half-marathon follows the same course until mile 12, where runners will
break away and head toward the finish line.
The 5K run-walk is a looped 3.1 mile course that starts and
ends at the mall and is suitable for all ages. The Kid K Fun Run is a
non-competitive run for ages 12 and under along a quarter-mile course on mall
property. Parents may accompany small
For more information on the marathon, visit
Runners should use
start line well before for the
start of the race. The start line is cleaned up and chip pads are removed
at . The Marathon Half and 5K
start promptly at !
The following roads will be closed or have traffic impacted.
northbound I-5 off ramp will be closed from
- McBean from
Westbound Valencia Blvd
will be detoured to
at Tourney closed from
: Industrial Center
Avenue Scott, Avenue Stanford, Avenue Rockefeller,
Anzaand Avenue Hopkins will experience delays
Newhall Ranch Road
at Avenue Tibbitts and McBean closed from
Copper Hill Drive
at McBean: One Eastbound lane closed from
runners crossing from
Cinema parking structure and Auto Center Drive entrance closed from 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Westfield Valencia Town Center: