Marina Vista Park Course

Location
Address: 5200 E. Eliot Street, Long Beach, CA 92803
Across from Marina Vista Park.

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 Highlights

  • 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 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). A $5 fee will be added to your race cost.

Course Details

The course is run along the scenic city streets around a lake and a beautiful oceanfront view. Marathon & half marathon course is a 4.37 out and back loop where you will pass the aid station at miles 3.1 and 4.37.  The course is run 3 times for the half marathon, 4 times for the ⅔ marathon, and 6 times for the full marathon. The out-and-back section of the course is a perfect 5k and it is run twice for the 10k and thrice for the 15k.  Well stocked aid station. 

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

There is plenty of free parking on both sides of the street all around the race area.

Race Schedule

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

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.

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.

Marina Vista Park Course
Race Schedule

Saturday, Nov. 23

Rock the Bay

Thursday, Nov. 28

Turkey Trot at the Marina

5:30 am Start Time

Thursday, Nov. 28

Turkey Trot at the Marina

8:30 am Stat TIme

Thursday, Nov. 28

Turkey Trot at the Marina

10:00 am Start Time

Saturday, Nov. 30

Turkey Trot 3- The Bay

Sunday, Dec. 8

Jingle Bells

Sunday, Dec. 15

Run with Santa (Winter 7)

Monday, Dec. 30

Year End

Wednesday, Jan. 1

Happy New Year

Saturday, Jan. 4

Blitz the Marina

Sunday, Jan. 12

Race the Bay

Saturday, Jan. 18

Rock the Marina

Sunday, Jan. 26

Marina Madness

Saturday, Feb. 1

Rock into February

Sunday, Feb. 9

Blitz the Shore

Saturday, Feb. 15

Valentine's

Sunday, Feb. 23

Rock the Bay

Saturday, Feb. 29

Leap Year

Sunday, Mar. 8

March Madness

Saturday, Mar. 14

Rockin' the Bay

Sunday, Mar. 22

Rock Marina Vista

Saturday, Mar. 28

Blaze the Marina