California’s Classic Race

This award-winning course is considered one of the most scenic in the country. Situated on the Pacific Ocean, runners will enjoy incredible views and a flat course. The Surf City Marathon and Half Marathon is an event that should be on every runner’s bucket list – come experience this California Classic for yourself!


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'Tis the season to get Nutty
Race: February 2-4, 2018

This Holiday Season, treat the ones you love to the gift of fitness, with Nutty Fitmas! For a limited time only, sign up for the Half Marathon with one friend and only pay $199 for BOTH entries.

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Award-winning course

Start on Pacific Coast Highway. Running north, the Huntington Beach Pier and Main Street are less than a mile away. The blue waters of the Pacific Ocean by your side, feel the fresh ocean breeze and take in the spectacular view. It’s flat, it’s fast, and it’s all yours!

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Surf City Partners

Your Company can partner with the Surf City USA Marathon & Half Marathon to help celebrate one of Huntington Beach’s most cherished traditions this year and beyond. Connect with over 17,000 runners from Orange County as well as all 50 states and over 30 countries and promote Your Brand to this highly engaged and loyal audience.

Beach Cities challenge

Next Up: Surf City!

Pacific Coast Highway never looked so good! Conquer the Beach Cities Challenge by completing, in consecutive order, any combo of full or half marathons at the Surf City Marathon, the OC Marathon, and the Long Beach Marathon.

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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The Waterfront Beach Resort