Travel & Accommodations
Hotels
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Support the hotels that support the race and book your reservation only at an OFFICIAL Hotel 

The best hotels and “guaranteed lowest rates” for the Long Beach Marathon, can ONLY be found through our “OFFICIAL” Reservation Center
Book now before rooms sell out!

  • Benefits of booking:
  • The lowest room rates available in participating hotels
  • No prepayment required to secure your reservation
  • You can still earn points in your hotel membership/loyalty programs

TriMar USA is the official and only hotel housing provider for our Events

Vacation Rentals on Vrbo
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Race to book the perfect cottage, beach house or condo in Long Beach on Vrbo. With full kitchens, laundry and space to stretch out, you’ll enjoy all the comforts of home as you gear up for race weekend.

Vrbo is proud to be the Official Accommodations Provider of the JetBlue Long Beach Marathon.

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Location Details

All race weekend action will take place in Downtown Long Beach.

The Health & Fitness Expo will take place at the Long Beach Convention Center – Hall C located at 300 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802.

If you are being dropped off at the convention center, please use this address for easy arrival: 330 East Seaside Way, Long Beach, CA 90802

The Aquarium of the Pacific 5k & Kids Fun Run will take place at the Aquarium of the Pacific located at: 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802.

The Marathon, Half Marathon and Bike Tour will start and finish on East Shoreline Drive, Long Beach, CA 90802.

Getting Here

From Los Angeles:

Take the San Diego Freeway (405) south and exit Pacific Avenue, Long Beach Boulevard, or Atlantic Avenue. Head west on any of these streets toward any of the parking areas.

From Southern Orange County and San Diego:

Take the San Diego Freeway (405) north and exit Pacific Avenue, Long Beach Boulevard, or Atlantic Avenue. Head west on any of these streets toward any of the parking areas.

Interstate 710

From Los Angeles:

Take the San Diego Freeway (405) South to Long Beach Freeway (710). Exit at Downtown/Broadway. Take Broadway to Pine Avenue, turn right on Pine, cross over Ocean Blvd. to Seaside Way. Turn left on Seaside Way. Convention Center parking lot will be on right side.

From Southern Orange County and San Diego:

Take the San Diego Freeway (405) north to Long Beach Freeway (710) south to the Downtown/ Broadway exit. Take Broadway to Pine Avenue, turn right on Pine, cross over Ocean Blvd. to Seaside Way. Turn left on Seaside Way. Convention Center Parking Lot will be on the right side.

TRAVEL INFORMATION

If you are traveling out of state, the most convenient airport is the Long Beach Airport. Our friends at JetBlue Airways offer round trip non-stop flights from all over the country. To view flight information CLICK HERE.

Race Day Parking

Race morning runner drop off location: 448 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802

Race Morning Parking Options:

The Pike Parking Garage – pre-purchase available. $15 (+fees). Must pick up pre-paid parking pass on Friday, 10/11 or Saturday, 10/12 at the expo. This parking structure, along with the pre-purchased parking pass is not managed by the race. It is managed by LAZ Parking. Address: 65 S. Cedar Ave., Long Beach, CA 90802

Convention Center – no pre-purchase available. First come, first served. $15 on race morning. Address: 300 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90802

Additional City of Long Beach Structures and Lots will be available for pre-purchase at the expo. These must be pre-purchased at the expo and admittance will not be available without a ticket purchased at the expo

Check back for more parking options.

PLEASE come early and plan on some traffic getting to the race.

Transportation

AQUALINK
The Aqualink is a free aqua shuttle between the bow of the Queen Mary and a dock near the start line (east on Shoreline Drive)

5:30am – first shuttle departs from the Queen Mary

9:30am – last shuttle departs from the Queen Mary

After the race, runners will return via the Passport C Bus which will also be free for runners.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION – METRO
Take the Long Beach Metro’s blue line from Los Angeles or Long Beach to the Downtown Long Beach station (128 W 1st St, Long Beach 90802). There is a bike station at this metro stop.

DTLA (7th St/Metro Station): Downtown Long Beach: earliest drop off time is 5:58am

Any Long Beach Station: Downtown Long Beach: earliest drop off time is 4:41am.

Metro rides are $1.75 per ride. For more information and routes visit www.metro.net.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION – BUS (Long Beach only)
The Transit Gallery on the Long Beach Transit bus route is very close to the Long Beach Convention Center/ start & finish line.

The earliest drop off time is 5:45am.

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