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SAVE THE DATE! The 2020 Marathon is right around the corner so mark your calendars for SATURDAY, February 15! Wine country get-a-way for Valentines Day and Presidents Day weekend. Book lodging early.            Help celebrate our 20th anniversary run and the Lillian Larsen School’s 70th Birthday year as well as Hornet Queen’s 50th wedding anniversary!!

Buzz Marathon Date

USATF #CA19003RS                                               REGISTRATION  OPEN  7/1/2019 – 2/7/2020 ON: RunSignUp.com                                                                     Entry form 20 – email: hornetqueen@buzzmarathon.org and she will send you one which must be postmarked by February 3, 2020 in order to be on security check-in list. NO onsite entries allowed again this year except for active duty military.    **All Foreign Nationals participants must be vetted by the State Department and documentation forwarded to Race Director and Camp Roberts DPTS not later than Feb 10, 2020**                                         Security clearance for everyone entering base – Driver’s license, vehicle registration (car rental agreement works, too), and proof of insurance; photo ID for all adults in vehicle. <California received RealID extension to October 2020 so regular ID will work this year.>

 Saturday, FEBRUARY 15, 2020  We will see the 20th anniversary of this great meditative run through the hills and meadows of historic Camp Roberts Army National Guard Reservation in north San Luis Obispo County along the fertile Salinas River Valley. Marathon and half marathon to begin at 8:00 AM, 6:30 for walkers; 8:30 for 10k and 5k; 8:45 for Children under age 12 Mile. Course closes at 3:00 pm.  Child care available if we know ahead to secure volunteers and , if your child is registered for the mile, personnel will get your child to and from the finish line. Museum and Annex open for browsing as well as some vehicle displays for climbing & photo ops. Packet pickup will be Friday the 14th 1:00-5:00pm in the Camp Roberts Museum Annex as well as Saturday morning in building 5018 on Arizona. NEW Course this year, USATF Certified, due to construction out on sections of old course.

Vehicle support available along course route and at most aide stations supported by the Camp Roberts Fire Department with back up by the San Miguel Volunteer Fire Department.

Starting at 620′ above sea level the course goes out and back rising to 977′.  It is quiet and serene with wildlife spectators, spectacular views, training and research sites; aid stations and latrines located at mile 2, 4.05, 6.55 (half marathon turnaround), 8.95, 11, 13.1 (full marathon turn around) manned by parents, students, alumni, and community volunteers.

Funds raised support Lillian Larsen School and Almond Acres Charter Academy Athletics K-8th grade. Thank you for joining us at this event!

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