Artist Bio- Robin Cassidy

Silver Canyon Tile Co.

Catalina Island

Robin Cassidy, Island resident for over 30 years, specializes in the reproduction of the color inlay paver tiles seen in the walls throughout Avalon. These were originally created by historic Catalina Pottery, in operation from 1927-1937 at Pebbly Beach. She also creates new designs and large scale custom projects. 

Her many installations include the "Sombrero Fountain", traffic island resorations at the west end of Crescent Ave, the Avalon Hotel, City Hall and numerous private commissions throughtout the scenic town of Avalon. 





Dave Avery's Blog

Just before Mile 3, I turned off the fire road onto a single track trail and was brought face to face with a pair of buffalo. This lovely lady was standing about 10 feet away from me, posing stoically until.... She decided she didn't like me standing there and she reared up and started to CHARGE RIGHT AT ME! Walking poles in hand I backed away and started to wave them like a mad man. At which point Lady Buffalo turned away and started to trot the opposite direction, Mister Buffalo following along....

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Jake Rome's Blog

With no exaggeration, the 2007 Catalina Marathon was my best race ever, 4:28 and I'm sure I beat some guys who ran 3:00-3:30 marathons on flat courses. I returned the next 4 years, each one a different sort of adventure.

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March 11, 2017
Catalina Island, Avalon, CA

Marathon • 10K • 5K • Kids Run




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Official Race Photos!

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2016 Marathon Finisher's Medal

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Catalina Island Support

By participating in either the Catalina Island Conservancy Marathon or the Catalina Island Conservancy Half Marathon, you will also be supporting the work of the Catalina Island Conservancy, a non-profit conservation organization working to keep Catalina Wildlands wild

Some exciting successes of the Conservancy in recent years include the leading-edge introduction of bison contraception to manage the iconic Catalina herd, the recovery of the Catalina Island Fox from near extinction, opening of the 37.2 mile Trans-Catalina Trail, and increasing the amount of youth served by education programs.

A portion of your registration fee for this event entitles you to the benefits of Conservancy membership at the E-Pal MEMBERSHIP level, which includes a complimentary subscription to the Conservancy's online e-newsletter and the annual mailing of the Conservancy Times.

Plus, all expenses associated with your  participation in this charitable race may be fully tax deductible. Click here to learn how.


Make a Donation

The Catalina Island Conservancy makes it possible for people to experience the renewing power of nature by protecting and restoring one of the world's ecological treasures. The Conservancy's Nature Preserve is one of the largest wild areas in Southern California, and includes the region's longest stretch of undeveloped coastline. When you support the Conservancy, we're proud to report that 100 percent of your gift goes to conservation, education and recreation programs aimed at keeping Catalina wild for today and for future generations to enjoy.

Adopt a Species

 Through our new Adopt a Species program, you can play a leading role in wildlife protection and management on Catalina Island. Choose a "symbolic adoption" from among four of Catalina’s iconic and endemic species: 

Starting at just $100, you can partner with Conservancy wildlife biologists to  protect these and other Island species and help them continue to thrive!

Adopting a Species makes a great gift for a great cause!

Become a Member

We are excited to annouce new membership levels and benefits, and a newly debuted Conservancy Rewards Partners program which provides membersexclusive discounts at area merchants.

Your membership will help save animal species on the verge of extinction, protect and restore rare and endangered plants, and maintain unique habitats for all to enjoy.  

Plus, it's a membership with benefits! 

Make a difference on Catalina AND enjoy special member privileges and discounts. 

If you choose to join by mail, please print out, complete and mail back the  
membership application (PDF).

For more information or questions about membership, please contact Kathy Perriman at (310) 510-2595, ext. 114 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..