Oct. 19-20, 2019

Schedule of Events

2019 Ventura Marathon Schedule of Events

Ventura Marathon Schedule

Saturday, October 19, 2019

8:00 am – 5K, Downtown Mile and Kids Run Packet Pickup Begins
9:00 am – Live Music Starts
9:30 am – 5K Start
10:00 am – Marathon & Half Marathon Packet Pickup Opens
10:15 am – 5K Award Ceremony
10:30 am – Brew Fest Opens
10:45 am – Men’s Downtown Mile
11:00 am – Women’s Downtown Mile
11:15 am – Kids Mile
11:30 am – Downtown Mile Award Ceremony

3:30 pm – Brew Fest Ends
5:00 pm – Packet Pickup Closes

Sunday, October 20, 2019

5:00 am – Marathon Shuttle Pick Up
5:30 am – VIP Packet Pick Up Opens
6:15 am – Half Marathon Shuttle Pick Up
6:40 am – Marathon Start
7:10 am – Half Marathon Start
8:00 am -Health and Fitness Expo Opens, Lagunitas Beer Garden Open
8:50 am – Half Marathon Award Ceremony
9:00 am – Live Music Begins
10:30 am – Marathon Award Ceremony

2:00 pm -Health and Fitness Expo Close, Lagunitas Beer Garden Close


2019 Bands

Ventura Marathon Schedule


9:00 am Manuel the BandManuel The Band has made an impression on the Southern California music scene with a unique sound stemming from influences such as John Mayer, Dave Matthews Band and Young the Giant.  This trio of Manuel Grajeda (Guitar and Vocals, Mike Moody (Guitar and Vocals) and George Madrid (Pedal Steel) feature a mix of originals song and covers. 

11:00 am KiSMiT

KiSMiT is made up of Carly Barnette and Baz King who connected while taking a songwriting class at Berklee College of Music their senior year. The feisty and full of life Barnette has always found music to be a constructive and emotional outlet, while the more laid-back King recognizes music to be a medicinal power. With similar outlooks on music, the two are a perfect fit to create remarkable compositions.

1:00 pm  Acoustic Generation

AG is a multi-faceted band that has been performing party grooves for many years. Tight on harmonies and strong on crowd involvement, AG blends original acoustic-based music with unique versions of classic rock favorites to create memorable shows. Offering over 3 hours of music, the band is completely mobile with their own small club PA, and can go from a duo or trio to full band for a complete, rockin’ event.  It’s the Acoustic Generation music band people!

3:00 pm Lightnin’ Willie

Touring the world over. Lightnin’ Willie two time winner of the Southern California Blues Challenge. Latest album (produced by Pete Anderson) was on the initial ballot for Best Traditional Blues Album for the 60th Grammy Awards. His band consists of Billy Burke/guitar& mandolin; Patrick Lynch/standup bass; Chris Ross/drums and Lightnin’ Willie guitar/vocals. The Biggest Little Band on Earth…

Ventura Marathon Schedule


9:00 am DEADROCKAn alternative band that has fused hi hop, grunge and psychedelic rock to make DEADROCK!

11:00 am Power Syndicate – As the 2018 Ventura County Music Award winners for “Best Cover Band”, Power Syndicate plays a wide range of rock & roll and dance hits.Formed with the purpose of filling a void in the entertainment market, they bridge the gap between the “same old cover bands” and the power rock of the new millennium.

Power Syndicate skillfully combines rock, new wave, grunge, old school, hip hop, dance, pop, funk and metal into a powerful performance delivering something new and exciting for your party, event or venue.