Event Date:April 28, 2019

Event News: The Big Sur VIP is SOLD OUT!

Big Sur VIP

The Ultimate Marathon Experience


The Big Sur VIP is sold-out!


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 in a 16-week training plan designed by Budd Coates, who has coached literally thousands of elites, celebs, and everyday runners. You’ll receive weekly emails from Coach Budd leading up to the event with training, nutrition, and health tips for  upcoming workouts
  • Exclusive 2019 Big Sur VIP commemorative gear
  • Pre-race pasta dinner-for marathoners this is the best meal in town*
  • And, you’ll receive all the great stuff offered to all participants including a tech fabric participant shirt from Hoka One One, and a ceramic hand-painted finisher’s medallion.

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

Entry fee: $499

More information and event registration date will be available soon. Please check back for more details in early July!

Lodging Information

The Portola Hotel & SpaThe 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. Book your accommodations now!

The Portola is a unique nautical-inspired hotel surrounded by sought-after shopping and fine dining destinations, spectacular coastal trails and beaches, and the rich historical setting of Old Monterey. Our waterfront hotel overlooking Monterey Bay boasts an ideal location near Carmel by the Sea, Big Sur, Carmel Valley, 17-Mile Drive, and the world-class Pebble Beach Golf Links.