Course Descriptions

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Half Marathon – Monday

 

The 13.1 mile point-to-point course starts at 7:00 am and features rolling hills and a stretch through the Aliso and Wood Canyon Park. Scenic and challenging, the paved course begins at Saddleback Memorial Medical Center and finishes at the Laguna Hills Community Center. All half marathon, 5K & 10K participants should park at the start line as there are no pre-race shuttles from the finish line up to the start line.

 

Click here for full Parking/Directions/Shuttle information.

 

Water stations will be located at 1.5, 3.3, 5.3 6.2, 7.0, 8.7, 10.6, 12.3 mile points on the course. Electrolyte Sports Drinks will be available at 6.2, 8.7, 10.6 and 12.3 miles.

 

Strollers are not recommended for the Half Marathon. The Half Marathon course has approximately .70 miles section of slightly downhill packed dirt between miles 7-8.

 

 

 

 

Half Marathon Information

 


Click here for a Half Marathon course map

 

 

 

This Event Has Pacers!


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Click here for a 10K course map

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click here for a 5K course map

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elevation map Click here for the Elevation maps

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Runners Gear

 

Drop off your personal belongings at the start line in the Laguna Hills Mall parking lot (right in front of Registration). Items must be dropped no later than 7:45 am in order to be transported to the finish line. Belongings may be picked up at the finish line, beginning at about 8:30 am at the Laguna Hills Community Center in the lower parking lot near the finish line. Runners must provide their bib number to claim your bag. We suggest you bring your own reasonably sized bag, as it is easier to identify upon pick up. No large or overstuffed bags please! Clothing and other items left at the start line and along the race route will be collected immediately and donated to charity. Please do not include items of value. We are not responsible for missing items.

 

Course time limits

 

All half marathoners MUST start the race no later than 7:10 am! Later arrivals will not be permitted to officially start the race. The half marathon welcomes runners and walkers that are able to finish

the course within a 4 hour time limit, requiring a minimum pace of 18 minutes per mile. The course will begin to break down at 10:30 am, while the finish line will begin to break down at 11:00 am. Medals and finish line water will still be available.

 

 

5K – Monday

 

The 5K Run/Walk, a 3.1 mile run starts at 7:00 am on Calle De Louisa, in front of Saddleback Memorial Medical Center. Runners and walkers will enter the private gates of Laguna Woods Village for 1.5 miles and finish with the half marathoners, at the Laguna Hills Community Center.

All 5K and half marathon participants should park at the start line as there are no pre-race shuttles from the finish line up to the start line.

 

Click here for full Parking/Directions/Shuttle information.

 

Click here for a 5K course map

 

Course time limits

 

All 5K participants must start the 5K no later than 7:15 am. Late arrivals will not be permitted to officially start the race. Gate 2 of Laguna Woods Village will officially close at 8:00 am so be sure to be on time! Upon completion of the 5K Run/Walk, runners/walkers will not be permitted to enter through Laguna Woods Village again. Special thanks to Laguna Woods Village for their continued support of the race!

 

10K – Monday

 

The 10K Run/Walk, a 6.2 mile run starts at 7:00 am on Calle De Louisa, in front of Saddleback Memorial Medical Center. Runners and walkers will enter the private gates of Laguna Woods Village for 1.5 miles. After leaving Laguna Woods runners pass the finish with the half marathoners and continue down Alicia Parkway. At Moulton Parkway 10k Runners will make a right turn and then turn onto the Aliso Creek Bike Trail for an out and back section that will ultimately finish at the Laguna Hills Community Center.

All Half Marathon, 5K & 10K participants should park at the start line as there are no pre-race shuttles from the finish line up to the start line.

 

Click here for full Parking/Directions/Shuttle information.

 

Kids Races – Monday

 

Half Mile Race (1/2 mile race): Great for Kids 11 & 12 years, 9 & 10 years, 7 & 8 years, 4, 5 & 6 years.

 

50-Yard Diaper Dash for Kids 3 & Under

 

*All Age Groups will be staggered and start approximately 3~5 minutes apart. Note big kids go first so plan to arrive at the start line accordingly.

 

** Kids of all ages are invited to join us at the Kids Races on Memorial Day. ALL races are on Memorial Day!). The Kids ½ Mile race course will start and finish at the Laguna Hills Community Center.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you are unable to find the information that you are looking for, please call us at

949-975-8506 or email questions@lagunahillshalfmarathon.com.