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On The Run: One Of The First Big Marathon Events In The Region Returns

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One of the first big running events in the region since the pandemic started last year, returns this weekend. The Shoreline Marathon is a qualifier for the Boston Marathon.

The Shoreline Marathon returns Sunday, one of the first big running events to return to the region since the pandemic.

Runners will cross the start line at 7am in Ventura.

The organizer, Bill Escobar from Elite Sports California, says they’re in for a picturesque run.

"This particular run is all along the old Rincon Highway. It's 99% beach views. It's really beautiful," he told KCLU.

"It's a certified Boston qualifier, which means it's measured correctly to the centimeter."

Escobar says the event also raises money for community youth projects.

There’s also a half marathon, a 10k and a 5k for those of us who perhaps won’t make the full distance!