Napa Valley Marathon

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Napa Valley Marathon
DateMarch
LocationNapa County, CA
Event typeRoad
DistanceMarathon, Half Marathon, and 5k
Established1979
Official sitehttps://napavalleymarathon.org/

The Napa Valley Marathon is an annual marathon, half marathon, and 5K in Napa County, California.[1] The USATF-certified marathon course begins in Calistoga at the northwestern tip of Napa County, and then traverses the Silverado Trail, ending in downtown Napa.[2][3] The race's course is primarily rolling hills or flat as it moves through rural California Wine Country.[4] The Napa Valley Marathon has been run in March since 1979, accepts only about 3,000 runners, and is widely considered one of the most scenic marathons in the United States.[5][6] The men's and women's winners of the race win their weight in wine.[7]

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  1. ^ "Home". Napa Valley Marathon. Retrieved 2021-02-09.
  2. ^ "What's Doing In The; Napa Valley". The New York Times. January 19, 2003.
  3. ^ Karp, Jason (2012-10-18). Running a Marathon For Dummies. John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 9781118432105.
  4. ^ Malan, Denise (2014-04-01). The Runner's Bucket List: 200 Races to Run Before You Die. Triumph Books. ISBN 9781623688257.
  5. ^ Richard Benyo, Joe Henderson (2002). Running Encyclopedia. Human Kinetics. napa valley marathon.CS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Top 10 Marathons Worth Traveling For". Forbes. Jan 29, 2014.
  7. ^ "Awards". napavalleymarathon.org.

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