Avenue of the Giants Marathon
This year marks the 42nd running of the Avenue of the Giants Marathon, the 22nd for the 10K and the 12th for the Half Marathon. Held annually on the first Sunday in May, these events,affectionately known as “THE AVE”, draw folks from all around the US and the world. THE AVE has been cited by no less an authority than RUNNERS WORLD MAGAZINE as one of the most scenic courses in the country. Staged on “The Avenue of the Giants” in Humboldt Redwoods State Park, located in rural Northern California, the paved course winds through giant old growth redwoods and follows a natural creek and the Eel River. The Marathon is a certified Boston Qua;ifier and has been designated the WESTERN REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP MARATHON by the Road Runners Club of America. Veterans and “newbies” alike find the course fun and refreshing. You will find links to 2013 results and pictures on the Registration page.