The course begins near Nordoff High School in Ojai with a 10k road loop followed by over 10 miles of downhill, paved bike path before beginning a road and bike path loop near the Ventura Oceanfront. Over the 26.2 miles you will see beautiful mountain peaks, the Ventura River Basin, beach-front Pierpont neighborhood, the gorgeous Ventura Promenade, and more. There is a net downhill of over 700 feet. Check out the course map with elevation profile below, and a cool 3D animated course fly-by below the map.
USATF Course Certification Number (for Boston Marathon Qualification): CA13037RS
Aid Stations and Water Stations:
Water stations will be located at miles: 2.5, 4, 6, 8.5, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 20.5, 22, 23, 24 and 25. Electrolyte drink provided by FLUID will be at miles: 2.5, 8.5, 13, 19, 22, 23.5 and 25. Energy gels will be provided by Clif Shot at mile 11 and mile 20.5.
First AID will be available at Start, mi 6, mi 15, mi 22 and Finish
Restrooms will be available at the start, finish, and several aid stations along the course.
The finish line and chute will be located at Promenade Park in Ventura.
There is a course time limit of 7 hours. At that point any runners left out on the course must move to the side of the road and follow all applicable traffic laws. Aid Stations will then be self serve. We will not leave the finish area until all runners are done, but police and volunteers on course will leave at 1:00 pm
Course subject to change
For turn by turn directions and course profile visit- http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/93740945