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Used in the 1800s to transport gravel for the construction of the western section of the Transcontinental Railroad, the Western Pacific Trail now forms a part of this mostly-flat course where you can haul in a personal best! The marathon course is now USATF certified and can be used to qualify for races like the Boston Marathon!

All races begin and end at Quarry Lakes. The 10K, half marathon and marathon races go out along the Alameda Creek Trail. Trails are primarily dirt fire trails, with sections that include gravel (used by the parks to prevent erosion) and a short paved section.

Hikers/walkers/runners of all levels are always welcome!

Event Website: https://brazenracing.com/westernpacific

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THE WESTERN PACIFIC MARATHON COURSE IS USATF CERTIFIED! YES, YOU CAN QUALIFY FOR THE BOSTON MARATHON USING THIS RACE!

All races start and finish in the Quarry Lakes. The marathon, half marathon and 10K have large out-and-back sections on the Alameda Creek Trail. The course is mostly gravel/fire trail with a very small portion of pavement at the beginning and end. Hills are nearly non-existent, so bring on the speed!

Details

Date:
April 27
Time:
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Website:
https://brazenracing.com/westernpacific

Venue

Quarry Lakes Recreation Area
2100 Isherwood Way
Fremont, CA 94536 United States
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