Event Information -Costa Rica




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The Tamarindo Beach Marathon, Half Marathon, 30K and 10K will take place on Saturday, September 20, 2014, in the Guancaste area of Costa Rica's Pacific coast.


Course: Runners will run through downtown Tamarindo and the nearby towns of Villareal, Matapalo, Huacas and Brasilito. The courses are all out-and-back on asphalt roads (with the exception of the first and last 1/2 mile which is on a dirt road ) with some rolling hills. The mostly-rural roads are not closed to traffic. Marathon time limit is 6 hours. Start and finish right outside the Tamarindo Diria Host Hotel.


Weather: Weather is warm and humid with average temps ranging from the low 70s before sunrise to the mid-80s in the afternoon. Rain storms are more likely to occur in the afternoon than in the morning.

Entry: Guaranteed entry when booking your package with Marathon Tours

Eligibility: All marathon runners must be at least 18 years of age.

Awards: Every runner receives a medal and commemorative T-shirt. Age group awards TBD.


Finishers: In 2009, there were 110 marathon finishers, 400 half-marathon finishers, 105 30K finishers and 304 10K finishers. 2010 numbers are coming up soon!