Oxnard | Reminder – 2019 Santa to the Sea Half Marathon Motorist Delays

The 12th Annual Santa to the Sea Half Marathon is scheduled for this Sunday morning, December 8, 2019.  The race starts at 7:30 a.m. in front of Santa on Ventura Boulevard and travels through the City of Oxnard where it ends at the Marine Emporium Landing located at 3600 South Harbor Boulevard.  Over 2,200 runners will be participating in this year’s race. Race Map: https://santatothesea.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/s2s_new_half_marathon_course_map.pdf     

Officers from the Oxnard Police Department will be handling the traffic control along the racecourse.  Motorists should expect significant delays at several intersections throughout the city.  These intersections include:

  • Rice Avenue at Sturgis Road
  • Rose Avenue at Camino Del Sol
  • Fifth Street at Hobson Way
  • Ventura Road at Ninth Street
  • Wooley Road at Patterson Road
  • Victoria Avenue at Wooley Road
  • Harbor Boulevard at Wooley Road 

Motorists wishing to travel northbound and southbound in the city are encouraged to use Oxnard Boulevard as it will not be affected by the race.  Rice Avenue and Rose Avenue are expected to be reopened by 8:30 a.m.  All other roadways are expected to be reopened by 10:00 a.m. 

For any questions related to the race or the traffic plan for this event, please contact Senior Officer Jamie Brown at (805) 385-7749 or via e-mail at [email protected].

Oxnard Police Department


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