Bayshore Beach Path

Location

Address: 5400 E. Ocean Boulevard Long Beach, CA 90803

Beach Path Parking Lot at 54th 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

  • 5K: $24.99

  • 10K: $34.99

  • 15K: $39.99

  • Half Marathon: $44.99

  • ⅔ & ⅔ Marathon: $54.99

  • Full Marathon: $64.99

For special promotional pricing, click here.

Race Benefits

  • 4" inch finisher medal

  • Free high-resolution photos for most races (not guaranteed)

  • Affordable entry fees

  • Racer’s bib

  • Casual, low-key race

  • Perfect course for first timers, runners in training  & veteran runners

  • Flat elevations, great for PR

  • Looped courses, fun for spectators

  • Beach and lakeside view course

  • Early start time for marathoners

  • Virtual race option

Registration 

Online: To register for any of our races, simply click on 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 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). A $5 fee will be added to your race cost.

Course Details

This course follows part of the Long Beach Marathon course along the scenic beach path with ocean breezes and beautiful views.  Runners go 3.275 miles on the beach path, then reverse and go back  3.275 miles to the start twice for the half marathon, thrice for the ¾ marathon, and four times for the full marathon. For the 15K, runners go out 3.1 miles and back, and then out 1.55 miles and back. For the 10K, runners go out 3.1 miles and back, and for the 5K, runners go out 1.55 miles and back. Beach restrooms open at sunrise. Plenty of drinking fountains along the course.

Holiday Activities

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.

Parking

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.

Race Schedule

Races are clock timed. Aid Station closes at 11:00AM.

  • 5:30AM:  Start time for ⅔ marathon and full marathon 5.5 hours time limit

  • 7:00AM:  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 4:40am- 5:00am for ⅔ and Full Marathoners

  • Bib Pickup is 6:00am - 6:50am for 5K, 10K, 15K and Half Marathoners

Aid Station

Fully stocked aid station at the start area, with Gatorade, water, bananas, chips, cookies and more.

Gear check

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.  

Course Map
Apparel Purchase

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. 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 3:00pm on race day.  

Your medal and race bib will be mailed to you within 3 business days after we receive your proof of completion.

Bayshore Beach Path
Race Schedule

Sunday, Nov. 24

Crush the Coast

Friday, Nov. 29

Turkey Trot 2- Beachfront

Sunday, Dec. 1

Rock into December

Saturday, Dec. 7

Winter Madness

Saturday, Dec. 14

Season's Greetings (Winter 7)

Tuesday, Dec. 31

New Year's Eve

Sunday, Jan. 5

Rock into January

Saturday, Jan. 11

Beach Bash

Sunday, Jan. 19

Rock the Ocean

Saturday, Jan. 25

Beach Blast

Sunday, Feb. 2

Groundhog Day

Saturday, Feb. 8

Beachmania

Sunday, Feb. 16

Cupid's 

Saturday, Feb. 22

Rock the Shoreline

Sunday, Mar. 1

Rock into March

Saturday, Mar. 7

Rock the Coast

Sunday, Mar. 15

St. Patrick's Day

Saturday, Mar. 21

Rock into Spring

Sunday, Mar. 29

Blast the Beach