Dear Encinitas Community Member,

Mark your calendar for the 3rd Annual Encinitas Half Marathon on Sunday March 31, 2019. We invite you to come out and cheer on the runners are they pass through our beach town!  We understand the race impacts your routine for a few hours, but we’d like to share with you the positives aspects of the race of which you may not be aware. Surfing Madonna Oceans Project nonprofit is committed to raising awareness, protecting our coastline and educating our youth on the importance of keeping our ocean alive and healthy! Race proceeds are used to fund local projects to enhance our community, raise awareness about ocean conservation and help those with special needs.



**GOOD NEWS! The course has changed this year and Highway 101 in LEUCADIA from Encinitas Blvd. to Avocado Street will have the SOUTHBOUND LANES OPEN for the duration of the race!

Please see the interactive map for further area-specific detailed closure information and alternate routes.  

The Encinitas Half Marathon has partnered with Waze to give you the bet experience possible to navigate around road closures!  Download Waze for free at for iOS and Android and see real-time traffic, final optimal routes, avoid event-related road closures and more. In addition you can check the Encinitas Half Marathon Waze Page for live traffic updates on event day!

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Click on your neighborhood below to see closure times and suggested detours!