About the event

Come experience one of the most scenic events in California, “Run Long Beach”. Starting in Downtown Long Beach, runners head towards the historic Queen Mary and then through Shoreline Village. After running next to the Pacific Ocean on the flat beach path, half marathoners will continue down Ocean Boulevard while full marathoners veer right and head through Belmont Shore toward Marine Stadium.


To confirm your registration, visit myevents.active.com. You can login with your Facebook account or email address.

Health + Fitness Expo
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All participants are required to attend the Health & Fitness Expo to receive their bib with timing chip and participant shirt.

Expo Hours:
Friday, October 5, 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Saturday, October 6, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Long Beach Convention Center
300 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802.

Visitors: Join the fun!
The Health & Fitness Expo will include over 150 exhibitors and is FREE! Bring your friends and family and check out all the local and national exhibitors.


  • The recommended minimum age for the Full Marathon is 15 years old
  • The Aquarium of the Pacific Kids Fun Run is 12 and under
  • There are no age restrictions for the other events


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Visit, Play, and Stay in Long Beach!

Looking for a place to stay over Race Weekend? Take advantage of our preferred pricing through Coast to Coast.

Questions? Please contact:

Michelle Manire
[email protected]


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.


Entry fees are non-refundable. We appreciate you, as our customer, and understand that sometimes you just can’t make the race. We have created a great policy that offers you several different options, in the event you cannot attend on race day. You may choose only one of the options below:

Defer Your Entry: You may defer your entry to another date or event within our event portfolio. Deferrals are allowed and must be processed by the Event registration manager. An administration fee of $25 will be charged in the event you defer. Deferrals expire after 12 months. Athlete may request a deferral by submitting an email request prior to August 1st, 2017.

Purchase Event Insurance: Allianz Global Assistance USA offers through the ACTIVE Network, insurance to runners so that they can get their entry fees back if they can’t participate in running events for covered reasons. The product, called Registration Protector is located in the registration path on Active. All refunds and claims will go through Allianz.

Transfers: You may not give or sell your number to anyone else. Bib transfers are allowed for an administration charge of $25 and must be processed through the ACTIVE Network registration portal no later than August 1st, 2017.


What better motivation to keep running than great music and spectators cheering you on? We are looking for bands, drums lines, cheer leading squads, pep squads, radio stations, or simply groups of people willing to provide some energy and enthusiasm to participants from the sidelines.

Please contact [email protected] if you are interested in providing on-course entertainment.

Prize Money

If providing great music for sweaty runners isn’t incentive enough for you, we will be offering prize money for our favorite On Course Entertainment groups. You will be judged by quality of sound, level of enthusiasm, the set-up of your area, your interaction with the runners, and feedback that we receive from participants after the race.

1ST PLACE: $500

Event Partners

We’re proud to partner with these great brands to bring you an incredible event experience. Whether you’re drenched in sweat, dressed in costume or immersed in music, you've worked hard to get there and deserve to have the best time possible.

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