I ran this race last year and was very happy with how the event was run. It is a very flat course (literally zero elevation gain/loss), great for a new PR (if the wind doesn’t blow too hard), and if you get too hot, the ocean is right there. Runners and walkers of all speeds and ages are welcome, and so are leashed dogs. After finishing, I was able to get my race results printed out on a receipt-type printer, which I had not seen at any other race before.
So if you’re considering a weekend on the coast in July, give Manzanita a try for this beautiful race.
Manzanita Beach Run/Walk 5k/10k details:
When: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 9am
Where: Manzanita Beach
Registration: Online Here
Registration cost: $35
Registration includes: chip timed race, tech t-shirt, post-race refreshments