Our designated course completion time has been set at 3 hours and 45 minutes. Commencing at 6:30 AM, the race clock concludes its timing at 10:15 AM.
For those who may have concerns about nearing the time limit, we have an option to address this. An early start time of 6:00 AM is available, offering participants a generous time limit of 4 hours and 15 minutes. This alternative is designed to provide an extended timeframe for a more comfortable and leisurely completion of the race.
We embrace an open-course philosophy, inviting a vibrant tapestry of fellow runners, walkers, and enthusiasts to share the day's experience with you. Safety is our cornerstone, and to ensure it, all runners are kindly requested to remain on the designated pedestrian side of the beach path. The course elegantly follows the beach path without deviation, assuring you a seamless journey. We have 2 water stations strategically placed on course with water and gatorade.
All events are gun timed. Meaning we will start the clock when the horn sounds and record your time as you cross the finish line. For this reason, your bib needs to be worn on the front of your body at all times.
Every participant, without exception, will proudly claim a finisher's medal, a symbol of your triumph etched in metal. But that's not all – as you cross that finish line, a treasure trove of finish line goodies will be yours to savor, a delightful celebration of your accomplishment.
Capture the moment forever with our gift of free downloadable race photos – snapshots that freeze your journey in time, allowing you to relive the joy, the dedication, and the sheer exhilaration. Photos are typically posted within 24 hours of the event.
Curious about your performance? Fear not. Race results will be meticulously tabulated and promptly posted on our website, a mere 10 hours after the race concludes. The thrill of anticipation is fleeting, as we're committed to keeping you informed and satisfied.
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: 6:00 am near the start line
Half Marathon/ 10 mile Start Time: 6:30 am
5k, 10k, 10 mile Start Time: 7:30 am
Start Location: 5400 E. Ocean Blvd. Long Beach, CA US 90803 at the Clarmont ave end of the parking lot
Look for the high tides tent
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 we suggest sticking with Waze.
The street address is 5360 E. Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90803.
You can also point your GPS to the intersection of Claremont PL. and E. Ocean Blvd.
We offer a plethora of convenient parking options. Along Ocean Ave, street parking is complimentary.
For the parking lot adjacent to our start line, please be aware that it's managed by the city. To avoid any ticketing woes, it's advisable to use one of their parking machines to settle the fee before the race. Please note that the machine won't accept payments prior to 8 am.
If you will be on course and unable to pay the meters when they go into effect at 8 am, the PASSPORT app comes to the rescue. Download this app to facilitate payment and ensure a seamless parking experience.