Distances
10Miler
Register 2018

RACE START TIME:

10 Mile: 7:00 a.m.

START AND FINISH LINE

All courses start and finish on Pacific Coast Highway in front of the Hilton Waterfront Resort on Pacific Coast Highway at Huntington Drive.

– Flat and fast USATF certified courses
– Mylaps computer timing with Live Results
– Surfboard Medals for all finishers
– Commemorative Awards
– Well stocked water station and Surf bands along the course
– Custom designed Surf City tech shirt in women and unisex sizes
– Finish Line Refreshments

Note: Strollers are allowed on the course but as precaution all strollers will need to start at the back of each corral to ensure all runners safety.

PACERS

A Snail’s Pace will be returning as the Official 2017 Surf City 10 Pacer Team. We’ll have race pacers for 30-minute increments from 7:00/mile up to 12:00/mile.

RACE START TIME:

10k: 7:45 a.m.

START AND FINISH LINE

All courses start and finish on Pacific Coast Highway in front of the Hilton Waterfront Resort on Pacific Coast Highway at Huntington Drive.

– Flat and fast USATF certified courses
– Mylaps computer timing with Live Results
– Surfboard Medals for all finishers
– Commemorative Awards
– Well stocked water station and Surf bands along the course
– Custom designed Surf City tech shirt in women and unisex sizes
– Finish Line Refreshments

Note: Strollers are allowed on the course but as precaution all strollers will need to start at the back of each corral to ensure all runners safety.

PACERS

We’ll have race pacers for 30-minute increments from 7:00/mile up to 12:00/mile.

RACE START TIME:

5K: 8:15 a.m.

Start and finish on Pacific Coast Highway in front of the Hilton Waterfront Resort on Pacific Coast Highway at Huntington Drive.

– Flat, fast USATF certified course
– Surfboard Medals for all finishers
– Awards to top 3 finishers in each age group
– Surf bands along the course
– Custom designed Surf City tech shirt in women and unisex sizes
– Finish Line Refreshments

Note: Strollers are allowed on the course but as precaution all strollers will need to start at the back of each corral to ensure all runners safety.

Become a VIP
Register 2018

You’re ready to race along one of Southern California’s most beautiful beaches…

… and now you have an opportunity to do it in style! We’re rolling out the red carpet for those who want a little more luxury from their Surf City experience. VIP registration is open but available to a limited number of runners – there are only 100 VIP spots available and they’ll go quickly.

VIP Lounge and Check-In will open at 6am on Sunday, October 15, 2017.

Our velvet rope VIP experience includes:

– Your Surf City 10 miler, 10K or 5K entry
– VIP Express Packet Pickup at the Expo – no-wait, dedicated pickup table

OR

  • Race Day Packet Pickup if you plan to arrive Sunday morning ready to run (race day packet pickup will NOT be available to any other runners)
    – Personalized VIP Race Bib (when purchased before September 7, 2017)
    – VIP Hassle-Free Parking directly outside the Expo for both Saturday and Sunday (Race Day).*
    – Unlimited VIP Lounge access on raceday
    – Pre-race snack items available in the Lounge
    – Private Gear Check with Pick-up at Finish Line inside the VIP Lounge
    – Post-race refueling food and drink (an assortment of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages will be available)
    – Private VIP restrooms with sinks and lights!
    – Private post-race massage
    – Judges for the Costume Contest!All this for only $169!

* Parking passes delivered directly to your inbox prior to race week for hassle-free printing.

A VIP experience is more fun when shared with friends and family!

Add a Guest (Non Runner) for only $75! Extend your five-star treatment to your VIP Guest (maximum of 3 guests per VIP runner). Your VIP Guest will receive unlimited access to the VIP Lounge to enjoy unlimited food and drink while you enjoy running California’s Classic 10!

LOGIN TO YOUR ACTIVE ACCOUNT TO ADD YOUR +1 NOW!

Virtual Option
Register 2018

Surf City 10 is excited to introduce the inaugural Virtual Run Option for the 2017 event.

Virtual Runners’ Post Race package will include:
– Bib
– Official Finisher Shirt
– Official Finisher Medal

When you sign up for the Virtual Race option, you will need to complete the virtual 10 mile race and submit a proof between October 7, 2017 and October 23, 2017.

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.

VIRTUAL RACE RULES

– Virtual Race Upgrade may be purchased until OCTOBER 23.
– Virtual runners cannot run the Official Course race.
– Virtual Race Upgrade fees will not be refunded or transferred.
– Proofs of the race must be submitted by October 23 at the latest at: [email protected]
– Proofs of the race must match the registration name. i.e.: If You submit tracking from Garmin, Garmin account must be listed in your name and match the name on the registration record.
– Do not send any data before October 7.
– Your finish time will not be posted on the Results Page.
– Data / Race completed before October 7 will not apply.
– Runners who signed up for the tradition course race may be allowed to switch to the Virtual before October 23. Runners who decide to transfer from the Course race to the virtual race must submit their request by October 23. No transfer to the virtual race will be accepted past this date. There is a $35 transfer fee. Should you decide to switch to the virtual race, please login to your Active.com account and add it to your current registration.
– Bib, Shirts and Medals will be mailed to the address listed on the registration form By October 30.
– We will NOT mail out outside of the United States.
– Virtual Race Entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. No exceptions.
– Once we receive and accept your virtual entry, you will not receive a refund if you cannot submit your proof in time, you may not transfer your entry fee to future races.
– Virtual Race registration is required in order to participate in the program.

2018 Registration is Open!
Register Now!

See what all the fun in the sun is about and reserve your spot now for the 2018 Surf City 10 Event.

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