Welcome to Buzz Marathon!

SAVE THE DATE! The 2023 Marathon is right around the corner so mark your calendars for SATURDAY, February 18! Run/walk in person. WMR is hosting an entertainment expo including DJ, vendors, food trucks, bounce house. A massage therapist has volunteered to give 10 minute massage to marathon finishers as well. Security gate opens at 5:45am on race day.

Wine country get-a-way for Presidents Day weekend and annual 4H/FFA Western Bonanza ash the Paso Robles Event Center.
Book lodging early. Help celebrate our 23rd anniversary run !!

Buzz Marathon Date

USATF #CA13016RS                                              

REGISTRATION  OPEN  8/1/2022 – 2/10/2023

 ON: RunSignUp.com        or for         Entry form 23 – email: hornetqueen@buzzmarathon.org and she will send you one which must be postmarked by February 1, 2023 in order to be on security check-in list.

Onsite entries allowed this year Tuesday thru Thursday 10am-4pm and Friday noon to 5pm for additional $20 except for active duty military at original rate through race day.   

**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, 2023**                                         

Camp Roberts Entry Requirements for everyone entering base -Please try to checkin between Tuesday and Friday as it takes time to process in through the security office- Driver’s license, vehicle registration (car rental agreement works, too), and current proof of insurance; photo ID for all people 16+ in vehicle. Spectators/passengers in a separate vehicle must register as well to be on security list with participant.

*If needed but hopefully not: COVID Safety Protocols in effect. Mask, hand sanitizer, social distancing.

 Saturday, FEBRUARY 18, 2023  <Security gate opens at 5:45AM>                             We will see the 23rd 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 7:00 AM, 6:30 for walkers; 8:00 for 10k and 8:30 for 5k; 9:00 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. Expo opens @9:00  Packet pickup will be Friday the 17th 1:00-5:00pm in the Museum Annex and Saturday morning from 6-8:30am in Sports Arena (the gymnasium) at the Start/Finish line on New Mexico Ave.

  Starting Line is in front of the Sports Arena on New Mexico Ave, USATF Certified Course #CA13016RS
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 a quiet, meditative and serene with wildlife spectators, spectacular views, training and research sites; aid stations and latrines located at mile 2, 4.2, 6, 8.25 (half marathon turnaround), 10, 12, 14, 14.9 (full marathon turn around) manned by parents, students, alumni, and community volunteers.

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

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