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BEACH MILE

NEW in 2024!  Join hundreds of runners and run a mile in the famous sands of Huntington Beach.  With the Pier looming large in the background, get your feet a little sandy as you take on the challenge of running one mile in the sand!

Date: September 14, 2024
Start Time: Morning Start Time TBA
Start Location: Adjacent to Huntington Beach Pier on the sand
Finish Location: Adjacent to Huntington Beach Pier on the sand

Packet Pick-Up
Saturday, September 14, 2024
Before the race, hours TBA
Huntington Beach Pier Plaza (401 CA-1, Huntington Beach, CA 92648)

Runner Perks

  • Surf City 10-themed finisher medal
  • Complimentary beer post-race
  • Finish-area refreshments

 

Hang 10 Challenge!
Pair your Beach Mile with any distance on Sunday (10 Miler, 10K, or 5K) and earn EXTRA bling!  All participants that run two races will earn a special, “Hang 10 Challenge” medal.

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Event Information

PARKING

There are multiple parking options in Huntington Beach.  Review the Parking page of our website for updated information.

AID STATIONS

There will not be an aid station on-course during the Beach Mile but post-finish refreshments will be available.  Please be sure to bring your own water if you believe you will need it during the race.

GEAR CHECK

Gear Check is not offered during the Beach Mile.  Given the adjacency of the race to the Beach Parking Lots, participants can leave items in their vehicles during the race if needed.

POST-RACE BEER GARDEN

All Beach Mile participants aged 21 years of age or older receive (1) complimentary beer following the race.  The Post-Race Beer Garden will be held in the Race Expo (hours TBA).  All friends and family (21+ years or older) are welcome to attend.  Additional beer will be available for purchase.

COURSE TIME LIMIT

The Beach Mile has a course time limit of 45 minutes.

AWARDS

There are no awards for the top finishers of the Beach Mile however, every finisher will receive a medal upon completion of the race!

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All courses start and finish on Pacific Coast Highway at Main Street in front of Pier Plaza.

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EXPO & PACKET PICK-UP
Saturdy & Sunday, September 24-25

Pier Plaza (PCH & Main Street)
401 Pacific Coast Hwy
Huntington Beach, CA 92648

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START TIMES - ALL DISTANCES
Sunday, September 25
(Times Coming Soon)

Pier Plaza (PCH & Main Street)
401 Pacific Coast Hwy
Huntington Beach, CA 92648

All courses start and finish on Pacific Coast Highway at Main Street in front of Pier Plaza.

  • Flat and fast USATF certified courses
  • Medals for all finishers
  • Aid Stations along the course
  • Custom designed Finisher’s tech shirt in women’s and unisex sizes
  • Finish Line Refreshments

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

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FINISH FESTIVAL
Sunday, September 25
(Times Coming Soon)

Location
Pier Plaza (PCH & Main Street)
401 Pacific Coast Hwy
Huntington Beach, CA 92648

Celebrate Post-Race Surf City Style!
BEACH BAR DETAILS
Cheers to you! Each finisher will receive a free beer. Friends and family (21+) are allowed to celebrate with you at the beach bar. 

2022 SHIRT & MEDAL COMING SOON

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2024 BEACH MILE Medal

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2022 SHIRT & MEDAL COMING SOON

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with a special thank you to our event partners

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what our runners are saying

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Great race for beginner runner

Great race for beginner runner, flat, easy, awesome Medal. I recommend this race to everyone interested in running! Can’t wait till next year.

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fun and vibrant atmosphere

Awesome race, fun and vibrant atmosphere. It was a great day at the beach and my brother and I will be doing it again. So cool to run down PCH listening to the waves crash

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The race production is outstanding

Great views of the Pacific Ocean. The race production is outstanding–every race got off on time and no problems with overcrowding on the way in with all three races are finishing together

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