2024 Humboldt Bay Marathon Races

August 11, 2024 - Join us for the 9th Running!

We are excited to announce that the 2024 Humboldt Bay Marathon has been selected as the RRCA California State Championship Marathon!

Humboldt Bay Marathon is a nonprofit affiliate of the Road Runners Club of America.  Our goals are to promote fitness, outdoor recreation and trails in Humboldt County. Whether you are striving for another personal record or just looking for a uniquely beautiful place to run, the Humboldt Bay Marathon, Half Marathon and BeerMile races are exactly what you're looking for!

Race Weekend Event Schedule:

Saturday August 10th

  • 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM — Packet Pickup at Madaket Plaza, 1st and C Streets in Eureka

Sunday August 11th

All races start and end at the Madaket Plaza, 1st and C Streets in Eureka

  • 7:00 AM Full Marathon Start
  • 8:00 AM Half Marathon Start
  • 3:00 PM End of official timing (or earlier if all runners are finished)

How it was in 2023?

  • Photos by Yoon Kim click here
  • If you copy and use any of these images, please give credit to the photographers who generously gave their time and energy to make these available. 
  • Marathon Results are HERE
  • Half Marathon Results are HERE
  • Course map

    Сustom artwork on all of our medals and shirts

    We have commissioned local artist (and runner!) Sara Starr to do the artwork for our shirts and medals. Read more...

    “The art symbolizes several things I love about Humboldt Bay. I have run or biked many parts of this marathon route, including the windy road from Sunnybrae to Freshwater, the redwood forest paths and hills of Arcata Community Forest, the Samoa Bridge, and the streets of Old Town Eureka...”

    Artist's Statement

    2023 races

    2022 races

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    Registration is now open at RaceMenu