Event Date:

The November 2020 race has been cancelled

Big Sur VIP…The Ultimate Marathon Experience
We welcome HOKA ONE ONE® as the presenting sponsor of the Big Sur VIP


The November Big Sur VIP has been cancelled. To learn more, please visit our FAQ page.

Big Sur VIP

Join the Big Sur VIP program for the ultimate marathon experience. This exclusive offer includes:

  • Guaranteed Big Sur Marathon race entry
  • Private transportation to the start on a motor coach with a bathroom
  • Private heated tent at the start with refreshments and no-line porta johns
  • Private finish-line tent with massage, morning cocktails, and a menu tailored to speed your recovery*
  • Membership to a customized training plan (details to be determined)
  • Exclusive 2020 Big Sur VIP commemorative gear and enhanced swag
  • And, you’ll receive all the great stuff offered to all marathon participants including a tech fabric participant shirt and a ceramic hand-painted finisher’s medallion.

*Additional finish tent tickets for friends and family are available for purchase during registration or online at My Events.

Entry fee: $499


Lodging Information

The Portola Hotel & Spa is the preferred hotel for the Big  Sur VIP. It is located next to the Health & Fitness Expo and  adjacent to Fisherman’s Wharf. Buses to the start will leave  from the Portola. Reserve your room soon!

It’s all right here! Portola Hotel & Spa is one of California’s premier family-friendly destinations offering easy access to Monterey’s most popular attractions. Portola Hotel & Spa is a AAA Four Diamond and only LEED® Certified hotel on the Central Coast of California and boasts 379 guest rooms, an award winning full service day spa, three on-site restaurants including a craft brewery, and a variety of other amenities. As one of California’s premier family-friendly destinations, the Portola Hotel & Spa offers easy access to Monterey’s most popular attractions. The hotel is also pet friendly.