05/ 26/ 18 2nd Annual Armed Forces Half Marathon

Join in on the second running of the Armed Forces Half Marathon Saturday, May 26, 2018 to salute those who gave their lives for our freedom.  The race will begin at 6:30 am in Todos Santos Plaza.

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Group Rates at Clarion Inn

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Course Description

This is a fairly flat and fast out and back half marathon with two-thirds of the half marathon being run in the Naval Weapons Station. This course takes runners from the downtown Concord area up Willow Pass and into the Naval Weapons Station, formerly used as a munitions depot for several of the wars our nation fought in. Commonly referred to as Bunker City. Runners will begin their return portion of the half marathon with a small incline. It is here where runners will get an incredible panoramic view of the installation. This part of the course up until now, this has been strictly off-limits to civilians.

Upon exiting the Weapons Station, runners will run back down Willow Pass and finish at Todos Santos Plaza where they will be given a commemorative medal of our armed forces and will enjoy our post race festival in the park.

Packet Pickup

Join us May 25th 2017 between the hours of 9am and 7pm at Todos Santos Plaza on Concord. We will have your your race day bib and shirt ready for you and can answer questions about the course as well. We will have a detailed map and what to expect on race day. We will be located on the Grant St. Side of the Plaza. Two large parking garages are located just a block away on either side of the plaza.

There are also several terrific restaurants in this town square so stick around and get to know Concord. You won’t regret it.

On the morning of the event, packets can be picked up between 5am and 6am at the same place. Please try to arrive early, the race will start sharp at 0630 hours and those who pick up their bibs late will have a late start.

Parking & Shuttle

Parking and Shuttle are offered on Race morning. Choose your options.

Post Race Festival & Entertainment

Join us after the race. Our sponsors and vendors will be on hand to make sure you have a great

post race festival experience in Concord’s Todos Santos Plaza.

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