Bayshore Beach Path
Beach Path Parking Lot at 54th Pl and Ocean, directly across from 5400 East Ocean Boulevard Long Beach, CA. The set-up area will be the north end of the parking lot near the start of the beach bike/pedestrian path, closest to the restrooms.
Distances & Prices
Half Marathon: $44.99
⅔ & ⅔ Marathon: $54.99
Full Marathon: $64.99
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3" inch finisher medal
Free high-resolution photos for most races (not guaranteed)
Affordable entry fees
Casual, low-key race
Perfect course for first-timers, runners in training & veteran runners
Flat ground, great for PR (Personal Record)
Looped courses, fun for spectators
Beach and lakeside view course
Early start time for marathoners
Virtual race option
Online: To register for any of our races, simply click on the "Register" button next to the event you are interested in. You will be taken to the Active.com website to complete your registration, make your payment and purchase a t-shirt.
By Mail: If you prefer to register by mail, simply download and complete our Registration Form and email it back to CharlieAlewine@gmail.com. Be sure to include the date and name of the race you are purchasing. Refer to the form for payment information.
Race Day: You may also register on race day at our check-in booth. After you complete and sign our Registration Form, you may pay for your race by cash, check, Venmo (Charlie-Alewine) or PayPal (CharlieAlewine@gmail.com).
This course follows part of the Long Beach Marathon course along the scenic beach path with ocean breezes and beautiful views. This course follows along the scenic beach path with ocean breezes and beautiful views. This is a basic out and back course, 3.275 miles north on the beach path, then reverse back south to the start, 2 x for the half marathon, 3 X for the 3/4 marathon, and 4 x for the full marathon. The 5K goes out 1.55 miles, then returns to the finish area. 10K must run the 5k turn around marker 2x out and back and 15K must complete the 5K turn around marker 3 times. Beach restrooms open at sunrise. Plenty of drinking fountains along the course.
For our Christmas Run on December 15 at our Marina Vista Park course, all runners will receive a complimentary Santa hat.
For our St. Patties Day run on March 15 at our Marina Vista Park course, a prize will be awarded to the best dress runner.
Street parking on East Ocean Blvd near the start area is free, but very limited because of all the surrounding residences. Parking in the pay parking lot at the start area is $1 per hour. The meters only accept quarters or credit/debit cards. You are responsible for your own parking.
Races are clock timed. Aid Station closes at 11:00 AM.
5:30 AM: Start time for ⅔ marathon and full marathon 5.5 hours time limit
7:00 AM: Start for 5k, 10K, 15K, and half marathon 3.5 hours time limit
Check-In & Bib Pick Up
Arrive 20-40 minutes before your start time and check-in at the start area.
Bib Pickup is 4:40 am- 5:00 am for ⅔ and Full Marathoners
Bib Pickup is 6:00 am - 6:50 am for 5K, 10K, 15K and Half-marathoners
Fully stocked aid station at the start area, with Gatorade, water, bananas, chips, cookies and more.
You may leave gear at the aid station at the race start if needed. However, since parking is nearby, most runners leave personal items in their cars. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LOST, STOLEN OR ABANDONED ITEMS YOU LEAVE AT RACES.
Our high-quality, lightweight Charlie Alewine Racing shirts are available for purchase. We offer them in a variety of colors and unisex sizes for youth large, small, medium, large, and X-large.
Purchase a shirt for $8.00 when you register online. Our shirts are also available for purchase on race day for $10.00.
Virtual Run Any Race
If you can’t make it to the race location, run or walk the race distance anywhere you choose. A race bib and finisher's 4" medal will be mailed to you after you have submitted proof that you have completed your chosen distance. The distance can be 5K (3.1 mi), 10K (6.2 mi), Half Marathon (13.1 mi), or marathon (26.2 mi).
Proof of completing your race can be a pic of your Garmin or screenshot of your GPS device/app, such as Runtastic, RunKeeper, Strava, Map My Run, etc. Email your race proof to CharlieAlewine@gmail.com no later than 3:00 pm on race day.
Your medal and race bib will be mailed to you within 3 business days after we receive your proof of completion.