Running > 10k, 5k, Half Marathon, Marathon

Event Description

This race is part of the Sunset 7 Day Challenge. Those who complete the race distance each day for seven days straight receive a t-shirt and belt buckle in addition to their daily medals, but you don't need to do all seven days to participate!

Event details and schedule

5:30 AM - MARATHON/EARLY START

7:00 AM - HALF/10K/5K START

Marathoners must start at 5:30. All other racers have the option to start at either 5:30 or 7:00.

WHERE: Beach Path Parking Lot at 54th and Ocean, directly across from 5415 East Ocean Boulevard Long Beach, CA 

PARKING: Street parking on East Ocean Blvd near the start area is free, but very limited because of all the surrounding residences.  Parking in the pay parking lot at the start area is $1 per hour.  The meters only accept quarters, or credit/debit cards. You are responsible for your own parking.  

SELF-SUPPORT: You must bring all supplies you'll need during this race, especially fluids. It may be hot, so be prepared to stay hydrated. You'll be responsible for your own timing and need to text or email me your finish time immediately after completing your run.

This course follows part of the Long Beach Marathon course along the scenic beach path with ocean breezes and beautiful views.  Runners go 3.275 miles on the beach path, then reverse and go back  3.275 miles to the start two times for the half marathon and four times for the full marathon. For the 15K, runners go out 3.1 miles and back, and then out 1.55 miles and back. For the 10K, runners go out 3.1 miles and back, and for the 5K, runners go out 1.55 miles and back. Beach restrooms open at sunrise. Plenty of drinking fountains along the course. 

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