2018 Surf City Marathon and Half Marathon

21100 Pacific Coast Highway
Huntington Beach, CA 92648

Running > Half Marathon, Marathon

Event Description

Congratulations on securing your spot to #RunSurfCity. We want to make sure that you have everything you need to make your experience as seamless as possible. Below you will find all needed information you need to succeed.

Please make sure to PRINT, SIGN and bring your WAIVER with you for Packet Pick up.

The Course
Start Time:

– Wheelchair Marathon: 6:25 a.m.
– Full Marathon: 6:30 a.m.
– Half Marathon: 7.45 a.m.

This award-winning course is considered one of the best courses in the country. As our most popular track, it is well known for being scenic and flat. Runners come from all over to experience this exhilarating run.

Bib & Packet Pick-Up

All runners MUST attend the Active Lifestyle Expo to pick up their race number, event tee and tote. RACE DAY PACKET PICK-UP WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE (unless a Surf City VIP Registration has been purchased)! Limited VIP upgrades are still available here.


– Friday, February 3rd from 1PM to 7PM
– Saturday, February 4th from 9AM to 5PM


Huntington Beach Parking Lot
21291 Pacific Coast Highway Huntington Beach, CA 92648

Race results
We’re excited to offer live tracking for our 2017 event. Make sure to share it with all your friends and family.

The top male and female finishers in the marathon and half marathon will receive commemorative awards. In our effort to award the top runners in each age category based on the final leaderboard, Age group winners will be awarded after race weekend. Age Awards will be mailed out 1 week after the event after all the times have been verified. No age awards will be mailed out of the United States.

You have several options when parking for the 2017 Surf City Marathon and Half Marathon. Please review the information below with the corresponding Parking and Shuttle Maps to make the best decision. We highly recommend having more than 1 option as our parking lots fill up FAST.

Please make sure that you CAREFULLY READ ALL STREET SIGNS.

For more info, visit our Parking Page.


We will have FREE shuttle service from most of the parking lots indicated on the map including Overflow Parking. Please refer to the map for shuttle stop locations. Shuttles are round-trip. For more info, visit our Shuttle Page.

Challenge programs
If you are completing your Beach Cities Challenge, Double Dog Dare or Cal Dreamin’ Racing cup at Surf City, your bib will indicate that you are eligible to pick up your special medal on Sunday, Feb 5, at the Finish Line.

Please make sure to double check your bib at the Expo. Should you have any concerns, our Solutions Desk will be there to help you.


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