Legacy Runners

The Longboard Legacy Club recognizes participants who demonstrate their commitment to lifelong activity by completing a full or half marathon in at least three consecutive Surf City events! Qualified club members continue to earn cool rewards and receive special recognition for every year their personal streak is kept alive! #theSCmarathon #SurfCityLegacyMember

Important: The 5K Distance does NOT apply towards the Longboard Legacy program, Beach Cities Challenge, Double Dog Dare or California Dreamin’ Racing Cup. You MUST enroll in the half or the full marathon to maintain your challenge status. 

The legacy club shirt

Announcing: the 2018 Longboard Legacy Club shirt.

Reward + recognition

– Legacy Club logo on your Race Bib
– Exclusive Legacy Club Beer Garden Entrance and Serving Lines!

Once you achieve Legacy Club status, you must continue running Surf City to maintain legacy status. A minimum of 3 consecutive years is required to maintain membership.

NOTE: Eligible members should have the Legacy Club logo on their race bibs and must pick up their reward items in person at the Active Lifestyle Expo on Friday or Saturday. This is the ONLY time rewards will be available. No items will be mailed.

How to join

There is no separate registration or sign up required. We keep track of your finishes. Runners who qualify will have automatic membership upon completion of their third consecutive event.


Anyone can become a member of the Longboard Legacy Club! Just complete any three consecutive Surf City events, in any combination of full or half marathons.To keep your Legacy Club status, continue to finish the full or half marathon every year.

Confirm your legacy status
Confirm Your Legacy Status Here

Please allow up to two weeks after your registration for your Legacy confirmation status to appear.

Registration for 2019 is Now Open
Run & Party on the Beach!

Registration is open for the 2019 Surf City Marathon and Half marathon. Run one of the most iconic courses in SoCal and then join us at the Sand Bar for post-race beverages!

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