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Awesome 80's Run Long Beach - 5K & 10K

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Join for an epic blast from the past in this awesome 80's themed event. Think big wigs, neon leggings and crazy shades, this fun run will have you boogieing the whole way around. Show that the 80s ain't got nothing on you as you zoom towards a new PB on this flat, chip-timed course.

How to enter the Awesome 80's Run Long Beach - 5K & 10K

  1. 5K

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  2. 10K

    Run 10km
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Awesome 80's Run Long Beach - 5K & 10K routes

Reach into the depths of your closet and pull out your most legendary lycra for this Awesome 80's Run. With either a 5k or a 10k to choose from, runners will be able to race around the fast and flat course, sped on by groovy 80's tunes and the thought of the buzzing finisher's festival at the end.

The course will begin in ShoreLine Aquatic Park, take a loop around the park before heading out along the pier and back again. The 10k course will do the same section, but tacks on a long flat section along Junipero beach to reward runners will beautiful ocean views.

The course is chip-timed so the event provides a perfect opportunity to smash that PB in a truly funky fashion, or just enjoy the sunshine and walk, run, or boogie your way around the course.

Event Details

What’s Included
  • Unique flashing medal
  • Chip timing
  • T-shirt or trucker hat
  • Winner awards
  • Finish festival with music, food and 80's music
Raceday Logistics


06:00am - Registration and packet pick-up opens

07:15am - 10k start

08:00am - 5k runners start

08:15am - 5k run/walk and youth start

08:00am - 11:00am - Awesome finish festival at shoreline park

Please arrive at least 45 minutes before race time to ensure plenty of time for registration

Kit List
  • your best 80s gear - think wigs, lycra, boomboxes, and all the neon you can find

With this fast and flat course, spectators will be able to enjoy this groovy spectacle from anywhere along the course.

Interested in helping out? Whether you’re an army of one or many, the Awesome 80's Run wants you to be a part of the fun too. They are looking for volunteers that are enthusiastic, fun-loving individuals that want to give back while having fun. Make friends, have fun, and help out a great cause.

Email [email protected] for more information.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there an age limit for this event?
No, people of all ages can participate. You can even run with a stroller and children under the age of 3 do not need to register for the race.
Are dogs welcome at the event?
Yes, please bring your canine companions along but please remember to keep them on the leash and pick up after them.
Something came up and I can no longer make the race, what are my options?
No worries, you can transfer your bib to another runner - see event website for more details. Please note that all entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Is there a time limit for this event?
No, take as long as you want, this event is all about having fun and grooving to some great tunes.
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Awesome 80's Run Long Beach - 5K & 10K weather forecast

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Meet the organizer

Welcome to Beyond Events, home of The Aloha Run, Awesome 80’s Run, Carrera de los Muertos and San Diego Beach & Bay Half Marathon & 5k.

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