Event debuts new course starting at UC-Santa Barbara, taking runners past Goleta Beach before turning inland toward the Mesa community and the World's Most Beautiful Finish Line at Leadbetter Beach on Santa Barbara's waterfront
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – The Santa Barbara Veterans Day Half Marathon 2016 is set for Saturday, November 12. The annual community event with participants from all over the country and world is the largest running event in Santa Barbara taking thousands runners from the seaside campus of UC-Santa Barbara, past Goleta Beach and onto Route 217, before heading inland toward the Mesa and the spectacular Santa Barbara waterfront finish line at Leadbetter Beach.
2016 Road Closures & Information
The following is traffic information for Saturday, November 12, 2016 in the Goleta and Santa Barbara areas. Organizing an event this size takes the coordination of multiple area organizations and we thank everyone involved as well as the Goleta and Santa Barbara community for supporting all the participants on their journey.
The Goleta Sheriff, CHP and Santa Barbara Police Departments will be directing traffic, while course monitors will assist in the safety of runners, walkers and community residents. Be aware that unforeseen circumstances could temporarily dictate a change to the plans.
ISLA VISTA Information (4:30am–7:30am)
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY Information
SANTA BARBARA CITY Information (7:00am–12:00pm)
Temporary road closures and information in Santa Barbara are from 7:00am to 12:00pm on Saturday, November 12, 2016:
SANTA BARBARA Modoc / Las Positas Area Information (7:00am–12:00pm)
In the Modoc Road and Los Positas area the following plan is in place from 7:00am to 12:00pm on Saturday, November 12, 2016:
SANTA BARBARA Mesa Area Information (7:00am–12:00pm)
In the Mesa area the following plan is in place from 7:00am to 12:00pm on Saturday, November 12, 2016:
About the Santa Barbara Veterans Day Half Marathon
Locally owned and operated, the Santa Barbara Veterans Day Half Marathon, set for Saturday, November 12, 2016, is the premier running event on California’s scenic Central Coast. The 8th event edition features a Half Marathon, Half Marathon Relay, an inspiring Veterans Final Mile tribute and a spectacular finish at Leadbetter Beach.
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