Athletic & Sports Events Calendar

Plan your trip to Catalina Island around one of these challenging and fun races, or athletic events.


Avalon 50K/50M Benefit Run
Attracting endurance runners from around the world, this challenging course takes athletes from Avalon through the hills and rugged terrain of the interior to Two Harbors – and back.


Otillo Swimrun Catalina
The debuted in U.S. in 2019. 


Catalina Island Conservancy Marathon, 10K, 5K and Kids Run
This race has been held for more than four decades and is on many marathoners’ bucket list as a "must-complete" race.


Catalina Island Rugby Festival
In its 28th year, a chance to meet friends and play a little rugby.


Catalina Crossing, US Outrigger Championships
Come out and see the women finish the longest Polynesian canoe race in the continental U.S., 26 miles from Newport Beach to Avalon, on Saturday. On Sunday watch the men start their race back to Newport Beach.


Catalina Island Triathlon and Duathlon
Held for 33 years, the Catalina Triathlon is just one of many endurance races on Catalina Island.

Catalina Island Eco-Marathon
Catalina Island Trail Venture Weekend brings a marathon, half marathon and 10K.