Event Description

The course follows part of the Long Beach Marathon course along the scenic beach path with ocean breezes and beautiful views. The beach restrooms open at sunrise and there are plenty of drinking fountains along the course. There will be a fully stocked aid station at the start area, with Gatorade, water, bananas, chips, cookies, and more.

**RACE DAY REGISTRATION ACCEPTED, CASH OR CHECK ONLY. NO REFUNDS!**

Event details and schedule

EARLY START: Runners doing either the full or ¾ marathon 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 5400 East Ocean Boulevard Long Beach, CA

 

SET-UP AREA: The north end of the parking lot near the start of the beach bike/pedestrian path, closest to the restrooms.

 

AID STATION: Fully stocked aid station at the start area, with Gatorade, water, bananas, chips, cookies and more.

 

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.

 

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 twice for the half marathon, thrice for the ¾ 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.

 

Beautiful 4" Medal to all finishers.


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