Schedule
Friday: Active LifeStyle Expo
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Fri: 02-02-18 1:00PM – 7:00PM

Active LifeStyle Expo

Huntington Beach Parking Lot
21291 Pacific Coast Highway Huntington Beach, CA 92648

Hours: 1:00PM – 7:00PM

 

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Saturday: Active LifeStyle Expo
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Sat: 02-03-18 9:00AM – 5:00PM

Active LifeStyle Expo

Huntington Beach Parking Lot
21291 Pacific Coast Highway Huntington Beach, CA 92648

Hours: 9:00AM – 5:00PM

Saturday: Kids Cowabunga Beach Challenge
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Sat: 02-03-18 10:30AM

On the Beach across from the Active Lifestyle Expo.

Huntington Beach Parking Lot
21291 Pacific Coast Highway Huntington Beach, CA 92648

In order to help alleviate course crowding, we will utilize a wave start based on age. Click here for more details.

Sunday: Marathon Start
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Sun: 02-04-18 6:30AM

Location information will go here for the event.

Huntington Beach Parking Lot
21291 Pacific Coast Highway Huntington Beach, CA 92648

– Wheelchair Start Time 6:28 a.m.
– Marathon Start Time 6:30 a.m.
– Participant Limit — approximately 2,500
– The course limit is 6 hours, a pace of about 13:43 per mile. Course closes at 1:30 p.m.

Sunday: 5K Start
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Sun: 02-04-18 7:00AM

Huntington Beach Parking Lot
21291 Pacific Coast Highway Huntington Beach, CA 92648

– Start Time 7:00 a.m.
– Participant Limit – approximately 1,200

Sunday: Half Marathon Start
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Sun: 02-04-18 7:45AM

Huntington Beach Parking Lot
21291 Pacific Coast Highway Huntington Beach, CA 92648

– Start Time 7:45 a.m.
– Participant Limit – approximately 17,000
– The course time limit is approximately 5 – 5.5 hours – must finish by 1:30 p.m. regardless of wave start time.

Half Marathon Wave Start

In a wave start, runners start in groups of approx. 1,000-1,200 at 2-3 minute intervals. Groups are organized according to their individual predicted finish times. This way you can run with others who are similar in speed. Please note: there may be approximately 45 minutes between the first wave and the last wave. You should arrive at the start line in time for your wave start interval. A wave start will allow you plenty of space along the course, at the aid stations and at the finish line, without affecting your chip time. All 1/2 Marathon participants need to complete the course by 1:30 p.m.

Sunday: Race Day Beach Party
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Sun: 02-04-18 6:00AM-12:00PM
LifeStyle Expo & Sam Adam’s Sand Bar
21291 Pacific Coast Highway Huntington Beach, CA 92648

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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