The Wahine 10k consists of a 6.2 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, then travel back, passing beaches and famous surf breaks as they return to the finish line located in the heart of Capitola Village.
The race begins promptly at 8:00 am.
The course is managed at a 20 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)
There are two course water stations located at approximately miles 2 and 4.
Restrooms are available at the start, at each aid station, and at the finish area.
There will be a sweat check area near the Start/Finish line courtesy of Kennolyn Camps.
Post race activities take place in Capitola Village near the beach. Participants pick up their surf inspired event 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 female finishers.