Get ready to run under the light of the full moon and celebrate the arrival of summer with our "Strawberry Moon" Race! This special event is inspired by the June full moon, which is known as the Strawberry Moon.
Whether you're an experienced runner or just starting out, everyone is welcome to join us for this fun and festive event. We'll be running through a scenic course that will showcase the beauty of the ocean, and celebrating the arrival of summer,
The "Strawberry Moon" Race is the perfect way to kick off the summer season and get active with friends and family. You'll be surrounded by a supportive community of like-minded individuals who are all focused on having a great time and staying healthy.
So come on out and join us for a night of fun, fitness, and celebration! Whether you're running for a personal best or just looking to enjoy a beautiful run with friends and family, you're sure to have a great time at our "Strawberry Moon" Race.
Looking for a low-cost and intimate run/walk event that takes place along the Long Beach ocean front? Look no further than High Tide Runs, organized by Mercury Events LLC. Our boutique events remove barriers and help individuals connect and achieve their goals. Our friendly gatherings offer flexibility to sign up for any of at least four different distances, with no hassle or penalty fee if you want to change to a shorter distance on race day.
We take care of everything so that you can focus on your fitness and enjoy the ride. We provide water and fuel for all participants, and offer special incentives for those who sign up for multiple events or complete 10 or more events in a calendar year.
Sign up for 3 events at the same time, and get a 15% discount on the total
10 or more events in one calendar year, get a commemorative special edition HTR shirt
15 or more events in one calendar year and you earn free entry to another event
Discounts will be automatically applied at checkout, no discount codes to remember.
We will track you and let you know when you are close to qualifying for the 10 events and 15-event specials. Your job is to work on your fitness and enjoy the ride, leave the spreadsheets to us.
Our courses are not closed, which means that there are often other runners, walkers, and others enjoying the day along with you.
Please wear your bib on your front, in a visible place, and be courteous to those we share the roads and trails with. Running/walking with a stroller is encouraged, but pets are not allowed. The time limit for all distances is 3 hours and 15 minutes, and bib pick up starts at 6:30 AM at a table next to the start/finish line.
Join us for a run along the Long Beach ocean front and breathe in happiness while exhaling the stress of yesterday. Let's get some good vibes and achieve our goals together.
Results and photos will be posted on this site within 24 hours or less after the completion of the event.
Photos will be tagged and searchable by bib number so please wear your bib on your front in a way that it will be captured by our photographers. If your account is set to private photos will NOT automatically tag.
Sorry but there are NO REFUNDS but we do offer deferrals until 48 hours before the event and you can transfer your entry to another person for free up to 48 hours before the event. There is a $15 cash transfer fee on the day of the event and matching ID is required to pick up your bib.
Bib pick up starts at 6:30 AM at a table next to the start/finish line.
Half Marathon Starts at 7 am
5k, 10k, 15k start at 7:30 am
Courses are marked, please check the course links in the menu for more detail.
Not all GPS directions are created equal and we have been told that Apple Maps doesn't always get you to the right spot so stick with Waze.
If you park on the street be sure to read the signs carefully. Street sweeping is daily in Santa Monica. It is best to park in the paid parking lot near the start line. Parking ranges from $10 to $12 depending on the time of the year. If you arrive before the lot attendant is on duty you can pay at the machine near the entrance of the lot.