Six Rivers Running Club presents the
35th Annual Humboldt Redwoods Marathon and Half Marathon
Dyerville Bridge, the race staging area is located about 45 miles south of Eureka, CA on the Avenue of the Giants highway. Driving time from San Francisco or Sacramento is about 5 hours, and from Portland ten hours. The nearest commercial airport is Eureka/Arcata, about 60 miles to the north. The Airport is serviced by United Express (800-241-6522) and Horizon airlines (800-547-9308), with flights to and from San Francisco, Portland, and Sacramento. Rental cars [from Alamo Car Rental (800-327-9633), Avis Rent A Car, Hertz Rent A Car, and National Car Rental (800-227-7368)] are available at the airport, though can be problematic after the late flights. There is also a shuttle service (Door-to-Door Airporter Shuttle Service 707-839-4186/888-338-5497), and several Taxicab companies which service the airport. Taxis include: Arcata-McKinleyville Yellow Cab (707-839-4437), Express Taxi (707-442-0900), and Yellow Cab of Humboldt County (707-445-1100).
Hotels & Resorts
Below is a list of Hotels and resorts in Humboldt County with addresses, phone numbers (area code 707), and distance from start/finish line are listed below. Space does not permit the listing of all accommodations.
Piercy 95587 - 33 Miles South
Garberville 95542 - 25 Miles South
Redway 95560 - 22 Miles South
Miranda 95553 - 14 Miles South
Myers Flat 95554 - 8 Miles South
Redcrest 95569 - 4 Miles North
Scotia 95565 - 15 Miles North
Rio Dell 95562 - 16 miles North
Fortuna 95540 - 24 Miles North
Ferndale 95536 - 34 Miles North
Eureka 95501 - 40 Miles North
Shelter Cove 95589 - 43 Miles Southwest
Arcata 95521 - 50 Miles North
Bed & Breakfasts
Campground assignments are made at Burlington Campground near Humboldt Redwood State Park Headquarters, 1.5 miles north of Weott on the Avenue of the Giants. Humboldt Redwoods State Park www.humboldtredwoods.org. A private campground, Giant Redwoods RV and Camp is located in Myers Flat, 943-9999.
Consider an R.V.
Since motels are limited in regions closest to the race, participants might consider the use of a recreational vehicle. RV's can be accommodated at Benbow (923-2777); Dean Creek (923-2555); Ferndale (786-9511); Myers Flat (943-9999); and Redcrest (722-4208)