Below you will find important information to help you plan your day and cheer on your family and friends as they race in the Mammoth Half Marathon or 5K! Please note: most of the local bike trails will be closed for the race. For other traffic details, please visit Traffic Info.

Best Viewing Locations Along The Route


Mammoth Lakes Block Party Finish

Date:  Sunday, June 17, 2018
Time:  7:30am – 12:00pm
Cost:  Free and open to the public

What to Expect:  Watch the thrill of accomplishment as runners cross the finish line on Old Mammoth Road!  Grab a post-race meal and treat your favorite runner to a celebratory beverage at Rafters Restaurant, Grumpy’s Sports Restaurant or Roberto’s Cafe. Parking is conveniently located at Mammoth High School or on one of the many nearby streets and surface lots.


  • Track runners using our “Live Tracking” on your computer or mobile device.  For details, see instructions below.
  • Cheer on runners as they pass by – your encouragement goes a long way.
  • Create a sign with your loved one’s name or encouraging words for all the runners. You have the chance to encourage all the participants with a simple piece of paper and a marker!
  • Wear comfortable shoes.  You may have to stand and wait for your loved one for a little while, even if you estimate their arrival times.
  • Bring a camera, layers of clothes, a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen, as needed.
  • Support local businesses. There are great restaurants, coffee shops and more along our route, including:
    • Black Velvet Coffee –  3343 Main St (opens at 6:30am)
    • The Stove – 644 Old Mammoth Rd (opens at 6:30am)
    • Starbucks inside the Vons shopping center – 481 Old Mammoth Rd (opens at 5:30am)
    • Starbucks at the Village – 6201 Minaret Rd #204 (opens at 5:00am)


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