REVEL Mt Diablo Half Marathon
The REVEL Mt Diablo half marathon offers runners an incredibly fast and scenic course through Mt Diablo State Park. This exclusive half marathon drops 3,664 feet in elevation and is surrounded by panoramic views of the Bay Area. The half marathon begins at Mt Diablo Summit with the San Francisco skyline in the west and Sierra Nevada mountains in the east.
The course runs down Summit Rd for .15 mile then does a .25 mile loop through the Lower Parking Lot. Runners proceed down Summit Rd for 1.9 miles before doing a brief, but beautiful .10 mile loop around the rim of Diablo Valley Overlook. The route continues on Summit Rd for .75 mile to Oak Knoll Picnic Area for a .15 mile loop. Upon leaving Oak Knoll Picnic Area, runners return to Summit Rd and continue onto North Gate Rd for a long and fast 7.70 mile stretch the park entrance.
After exiting Mt Diablo State Park, the course continues along North Gate Rd through the charming city of Walnut Creek for 1.25 miles then turns right at Oak Grove Rd. Runners will travel north on Oak Grove Rd for .5 mile, turn right onto Arbolado Dr, and run .35 to reach the finish line at Arbolado Park.