The Last Chance Marathon Drawing is NOW OPEN through December 1st!

Due to increased demand, we’ve opened up a couple hundred more spots in the April 30, 2023 Big Sur International Marathon. From November 17, 2022 to December 1, 2022, you’re invited to enter our Last Chance Random Drawing for the marathon distance. For a final shot at securing a spot on the starting line, be sure to sign up for the Last Chance Drawing – now open!

When you apply for the Last Chance Registration Drawing, you will complete a full registration form and enter your payment information. General Registration Random Drawing winners will be selected on December 6th. If selected, your application will be approved and your credit card will automatically be charged the registration fee and any additional purchases selected at check out. At that time, you will receive an email confirming your approval and no further action will be required to secure your entry.

Please note: If you have an existing registration for the 2023 Big Sur International Marathon, you will not receive a credit or refund towards that registration if selected in the Last Chance Drawing. You will need to transfer your other registration during the transfer period (February 1-28) to another individual if you wish to recoup all or a portion of your original entry fee.

To sign up for the Last Chance Drawing or a Youth Fitness guaranteed marathon entry, click on the box that corresponds to your place of residence below:








Guaranteed Entry spots are still available via Youth Fitness, Charity Entries, and Marathon Tours. Boston 2 Big Sur is now closed.

All non-marathon distances are SOLD OUT as of 10/13/22.
  • Relay: SOLD OUT
  • 11-Miler: SOLD OUT
  • 21-Miler: SOLD OUT
  • 12K: SOLD OUT
  • 5K: SOLD OUT
NOTE: Big Sur VIP Presented by HOKA is SOLD OUT for 2023

Youth Fitness entries are also open as of August 25th at 9am PDT on a first-come, first-served basis. Marathon Tours & Travel entries opened on September 14th. 2023 charity partners are posted on our Charity Partners Page. You may contact them directly or visit their landing pages to sign-up. 


8/25/22 – Random Marathon Drawing Opens Through September 11th at 9am PDT

8/25/22 – Big Sur VIP [SOLD OUT] and Youth Fitness Entries Open on First-Come, First-Served Basis at 9am PDT

8/25/22 – Charity Partners Posted on the Charity Page – Follow the instructions to sign up with your charity of choice.

9/11/22 – Random Marathon Drawing Closes

9/14/22 – Random Marathon Drawing Winners Notified Via Email

9/14/22 – Marathon Tours & Travel Entries Open

9/15/22 – All Remaining Distances Open (Relay – SOLD OUT, 21-Miler, 11-Miler – SOLD OUT, 12K, 5K) at 9am PDT

9/22/22 – Boston 2 Big Sur Opens at 9am PDT

10/31/22 – Boston 2 Big Sur Closes

11/17/22 – The Last Chance Drawing Opens

12/1/22 – The Last Chance Drawing Closes

12/6/22 – Last Chance Drawing Winners Notified

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