Virtual Distances
Virtual Race Information

Can’t join us in-person on October 13, 2019? Check out the Virtual Run option.

Included within Virtual Half Marathon and Virtual Marathon registrations:

  • Official Event Bib
  • Official Finisher Shirt
  • Official Finisher Medal

When you sign up for the Virtual Race option, you will need to complete the virtual 13.1-mile race (Half Marathon) or 26.2-mile race (Full marathon) and submit proof between October 6, 2019, and October 27, 2019.

Race Proof can be:

  • Photo proof of your tracking device showing the date and distance
  • Link to Garmin, MapMyRun, Nikeplus, RunKeeper, Runtastic or Strava tracking


Already signed up but can’t join us on October 13, 2019?
Switch to the Virtual Race!
Runners who signed up for the traditional course race can switch to the Virtual before October 20, 2019. There is a $10 transfer fee. Beginning October 4th, you can upgrade your half marathon or marathon entry to the virtual run for $10. You can purchase the upgrade through your ACTIVE MyEvents account. Please follow these steps:

1. Please go to
2. Scroll down to find the 2019 Long Beach Marathon and Half Marathon
3. Click “Purchase merchandise”
4. Scroll to find “Virtual Race Upgrade”
5. Add 1
6. Scroll down and click Continue
7. Enter your payment information and finish checkout
8. You’re all set!

Submit your Virtual Run Proof:

  • Click Here to submit your Virtual Run proof. All submissions must be made by October 27, 2019.


Virtual Race Rules:

  • Your finish time will not be posted on the Results Page.
  • All virtual runs must be completed by October 27, 2019.
  • Bib, Shirts, and Medals will be mailed to the address listed on the registration form. Items will be shipped on October 31, 2019. Please allow time to receive your virtual kit via mail.
  • We will mail out outside of the United States for an additional fee. Please email us at for more details.
  • The Virtual run option will allow you to maintain your Michelob ULTRA Beach Bum loyalty status or maintain your status within the Beach Cities Challenge and/or California Dreamin’ Challenge.
  • Virtual Race Entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. No exceptions.
  • Virtual Race registration is required in order to participate in the program.

It's Race Weekend in the LBC!
Run it, Bike it, Own it.

Online registration is available through Sunday, 10/13/19 at 5 a.m. for distances still available. On-site registration will be available at the Health & Fitness Expo and on race day for distances still available.

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