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​AppFolio Inc. Title Sponsor of Corporate Relay at Santa Barbara Veterans Day Half Marathon 2015


13.1 mile relay part of 7th edition; free training program for relay teams provided by Elite Performance & Rehabilitation Center and The LAB; register today to run America’s Riviera on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – (October 6, 2015) – The Santa Barbara Veterans Day Half Marathon has announced AppFolio as the title sponsor of the Half Marathon’s Corporate Relay. With 3,000-plus participants, the largest running event on the Central Coast, set for Saturday, November 7, 2015, honors Veterans and features a new half-marathon course that begins for the first time at the beautiful UC-Santa Barbara campus before heading toward “The World’s Most Beautiful Finish Line” on Santa Barbara’s famed waterfront.

“AppFolio has been an event partner for many years and is the perfect fit as our Corporate Relay sponsor, and we look forward to seeing some healthy competition between the companies over the 13.1 mile course on race day,” said race director Rusty Snow.

“We’re proud to be working with the Santa Barbara Veterans Day Half Marathon team to not only inspire our growing employee population in Goleta, but also to motivate the entire regional business community to get moving,” commented Brian Donahoo, AppFolio CEO.

The AppFolio Corporate Relay, part of the Elite Performance & Rehabilitation Center Relay, is open to all runners in teams of 2-4. Companies up and down the coast have already begun to register as the perfect opportunity for companies large and small to develop camaraderie. Companies interested in the AppFolio Corporate Relay should contact the event via email at Corporate pricing is available for company relay teams as well as complimentary training for the 4-8 mile relay legs in partnership with Elite Performance & Rehabilitation Center and The LAB, a science-based sports-performance facility in Santa Barbara’s Funk Zone. Learn more at:

AppFolio's Damon Valenzona - 2014 Marathon Runner-Up


The relay will begin at the same time as the Half Marathon (7:00am) and will start and follow the Half Marathon course and consist of legs 2-5 miles in distance. The relay legs are as follows:

  • FIRST: 3 Miles – Start Line to Mentor Drive
  • SECOND: 1.8 miles – Mentor Drive to Bike Path at end of Turnpike, on Bike Path, north of Hidden Oaks Golf Course
  • THIRD: 3.7 miles – Turnpike Bike Path to Modoc / Las Positas; includes Clif Bar Arch and KOOL FIT Spray Station
  • ANCHOR: 4.6 miles – Modoc / Las Positas to Finish Line at Leadbetter Beach

To register or for more event information, visit:

Learn more about AppFolio at:

About the Santa Barbara Veterans Day Half Marathon
Locally owned and operated, the Santa Barbara Veterans Day Half Marathon, set for Saturday, November 7, 2015, is the premier and largest running event on California’s scenic Central Coast. The 7th edition features a Half Marathon and Elite Performance & Rehabilitation Center Half Marathon Relay as well as a vintage planes flyover and an inspiring Veterans Final Mile tribute.

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Media Contact: Ryan Lamppa