Run Surfer's Path



Run Surfer's Path



The Surfer’s Path Hang 5 consists of a 5 mile run/walk. The event starts in the heart of Capitola Village and travels through scenic Pleasure Point and East Cliff Drive, offering sweeping views of the Monterey Bay. Participants continue on East Cliff until they reach the turn around at 25th Ave. Following the turn around, participants travel back, passing beaches and famous surf breaks as they return to the finish line located in the heart of Capitola Village.

Start Time

The race begins promptly at 8:00 am.

Course Management

The course is managed at a 15 minute per mile pace. If you are passed by the event crew, you will be asked to move onto the sidewalk. Once you are on the sidewalk, you must follow all traffic laws deemed by the County of Santa Cruz and City of Capitola.

Course Map (course subject to change)

Full screen and 3d fly over course map, including mile markers and elevation.


Aid Station

There are two course water stations located at approximately miles 1.8 and 3.3.


Restrooms are available at the start, miles 1.2, 1.8, 3.3, 3.8 and at the finish line.

Sweat Check

There will be a sweat check area near the Start/Finish line courtesy of Kennolyn Camps. Kennolyn_logo

Finish Area

Post race activities take place in Capitola Village near the beach. Participants pick up their surf inspired finisher shirts, receive post race food, and enjoy the finish celebration!

Medals & Awards

Each finisher will receive a commemorative finisher’s medal at the finish line.

Awards will be provided to the top three over-all male and female finishers.