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Mr. Matt Bosworth
561 Lighthouse Avenue
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Ms. Joella Taboada
439 Alvarado Street
Monterey, CA 93940

Rabobank  Rabobank is a valued financial partner for thousands of individuals, businesses, farmers and ranchers, food and agribusiness companies and other select institutions across the Americas.  They are the bank of choice in many California communities, meeting the finanacial needs of local families, businesses and organizations with great banking products and personalized service by friendly, knowledgeable bankers.  Rabobank is also the premier bank to the food and agriculture industry, helping finance the growth and success of farmers, ranchers and agribusiness companies throughtout the US, Canada, Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Mexico.

Runner's World
Mr. Warren Greene
135 North 6th Street
Emmaus, PA 18098

Runner's World Headquartered in Emmaus, PA, Runner's World is published by Rodale, Inc. and enjoys an audience of 2, 827,000 with a base circulation of 660,000.  RW focuses globally on runners of all ages and abilities and their mission is to "inspire and enable people to improve their lives and the world around them."

Mr. Joseph W. Heston
238 John Street
Salinas, CA 93901

KSBW, an NBC affiliate, and Central Coast ABC, an ABC affiliate, are owned and operated by Hearst Television Inc. The stations are a powerhouse of local news and entertainment. Action News 8, providing "coverage you can count on," is the Central Coast's only newscast devoted to local coverage and television’s highest rated shows can be seen on Central Coast ABC.

Mr. Bruce Franke
2280 W. Tyler St.
Fairfield, IA 52556


While many things have changed in the event photography industry, one thing has remained constant. MarathonFoto® continues to be the premier name in event photography. In business for the past three decades, they have grown and changed to meet the needs of the industry. They have improved their approach to documenting the event by analyzing participant purchase data, by continuously training their people and by investing in photographic and computer technology.

KWAV 96.9 FM
Ms. Monica Tovar
60 Garden Court Ste. 300           
Monterey, CA 93940

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KWAV 96.9 FM is a soft rock adult contemporary station. Their KWAV Marketplace is a showcase for those companies offering goods and services that help shape the personality of the area.

Granite Construction Company
Mr. Jim Roberts
P.O. Box 50085
Watsonville,CA 95077-5085



As one of the largest diversified heavy civil contractors and construction materials producers in the United States, Granite strives to provide customers with the highest standards of quality, value, and service on every project. Their experience, capabilities, and resources enable them to build projects of all sizes and scope. Granite was founded in 1922 by principled leaders who built clear values and leadership into the fabric of their company. While building a financially strong firm, they are also dedicated to creating opportunities, building careers, and growing the company. Their vision is to be one of America’s leading infrastructure firms.

Dole Food Company Inc.
Ms. Monica Spiro
1 Dole Drive
Westlake Village, CA 91362

Ms. Carrie Ann Arias
2959 Monterey Salinas Highway
Monterey, CA 93940


Founded in Hawaii in 1851, Dole Food Company, Inc., with 2010 revenues of $6.9 billion, is the world's largest producer and marketer of high-quality fresh fruit and fresh vegetables. Dole markets a growing line of packaged and frozen foods, and is a produce industry leader in nutrition education and research. The company does business in more than 90 countries and employs, on average, 36,000 full-time, regular employees and 23,000 full-time seasonal or temporary employees, worldwide.

Monterey Marriott
Mr. Rene Boskoff
350 Calle Principal
Monterey, CA 93940


As Marriott International has grown to be a leading lodging company with more than 3,700 properties in 73 countries and territories worldwide, they remain grounded in a set of core values: put people first, pursue excellence, embrace change, act with integrity and serve their world. The Monterey Marriott has served as the headquarter hotel for the Marriott for many years, and they also host our VIP and post-race parties. They are located at 435 Calle Principal in the heart of historic downtown Monterey and offer 341 guestrooms, many with spectacular bay views.

Gatorade Endurance
Ms. Lauren Koenig
555 W. Monroe Street
Chicago, IL 60661


Gatorade was first developed at the University of Florida in 1965. Gatorade and GSSI (Gatorade Sports Science Institute) continue to search for and study new and innovative ways to help athletes improve performance by facilitating proper hydration and nutrition. From the lab testing of athletes, to new flavor and delivery system development, to the publication and distribution of scientific research, the Gatorade Company and the GSSI perpetually strive to advance their collective mission of enabling athletes to always perform at their peak.

The Monterey County Herald
Mr. Gary Omernick
8 Upper Ragsdale Drive
Monterey, CA 93940

Herald Logo 2014  The premier newspaper of Monterey County, the Herald is owned by the Hearst corporation and published daily and Sunday. The Herald provides full race coverage during event weekend and full marathon results the following day.

GU Energy Labs
Ms. Celia Santi
1609 4th Street
Berkeley, CA 94710


From 1991 until today, athletes the world over have come to the same conclusion: GU works. Their Berkeley-based sports nutrition company started with the original GU Energy Gel, a revolutionary and more effective method to keep athletes fueled during exercise. Since then, GU has continued to improve the recipe, incorporating the latest scientific research into its products. In 2001, GU Electrolyte Brew was launched as the perfect hydration companion to GU Energy Gel. 2008 saw the introduction of Roctane Ultra Endurance Energy Gel, followed by Chomps Energy Chews and GU Recovery Brew in 2009. Every product is formulated to further GU’s mission: to help athletes go faster and longer than ever before.

Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula
Dr. Steven Packer
P.O. Box HH
Monterey, CA 93940
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Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula, established in 1934, has grown and evolved in direct response to the changing healthcare needs of he people it serves.  It is a nonprofit healthcare provider with 220 staffed acute-care hospital beds and 28 skilled-nursing beds, delivering a continuum of care from birth to end of life, and every stage in between.  It serves the Monterey Peninsula and surrounding communities through locations including the main hospital, outpatient facilities, satellite laboratories, a mental health clinic, and a short-term skilled nursing facility, Hospice of the Central Coast, Peninsula Wellness Center, and business offices.  Find more information about Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula at www.chomp.org


The Crossroads Carmel
Ms. Cynthia Buhl
243 Crossroads Blvd.
Carmel, CA 93923


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Discover a unique and unexpectedly sophisticated shipping experience in one of Carmel's most charming settings. A favorite of locals and visitors alike, the Crossroads Carmel has served the surrounding community for over 40 years. With an extensive array of retailers, the Crossroads combines the best in every day goods & services with special indulgences and some of the most memorable dining experiences in the region. The Crossroads is located near the Marathon finish at Highway 1 and Rio Road.

Private Spring Water
 Private Spring Water  
Noble Vines
 Noble Vines  
Tricord Tradeshow Services

California State Parks
City of Monterey
City of Pacific Grove

Cannery Row Company


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A Special Thanks to...
AMR Ambulance Chef Francisco     City of Sand City
CLIF Kids         Cycle Stop Honda Cypress Bakery
Defense Language Institute Del Monte Center Shell Fisher
Gilbert's on the Wharf Marina Bagels & Donuts Monterey Bay Aquarium
Monterey Bay Kayaks Monterey Beach House Monterey Peninsula College
Monterey Regional Waste Management District Noble Vines Wine Paluca Trattoria
Tri-County Business Systems Inc. Del Mar French Laundry Starbucks
Troia Foods Inc. Turtle Bay Taqueria U.S. Foods
Belmont Entertainment  Harbor Dental   

The Big Sur Half Marathon is a non-profit organization serving the community by producing a world class marathon and related fun events that raise money to benefit local charities, while promoting health and fitness.
Supporting the Monterey Bay Half Marathon enables you to be affiliated with the best marathon in North America. Through this prestigious athletic event your company can reach the hearts of thousands of enthusiastic runners and their families. As a celebrated BSIM sponsor, your company will be a partner in the achievement of personal success! It is a tremendous opportunity to build brand loyalty and attract new customers. We invite you to be a part of the winners circle and join in sponsoring the Monterey Bay Half Marathon.
For sponsorship opportunities, contact:

Julie Armstrong
Telephone 831.625.6226
Fax 831.625.2119