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Surf City 10

Sun 14th Oct 2018
2011 Huntington St, Huntington Beach, CA 92648, USA

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Grab your trainers and get ready for a sunny beach-side run. Great for all kinds of runners, this flat and fast course is perfect for getting a new Personal Best. Come for the surfboard-shaped medal and to top up your tan.
  • Road
  • Finisher’s medal
  • Finisher’s t-shirt

From the organizer

Organizer's website

Join us for the 64th Annual Surf City 10. Whether you register for Surf City 10 as a family-friendly day at the beach or a training run for longer future races, we welcome all! So join us on October 14, 2018 for Californias Perfect 10!

Beautiful beaches. Balmy sunshine. Gorgeous waves Yep, its just another day in paradise for Surf City 10!

We dont want to brag, but when you get to run along Huntington Beachs stunning sand and surf, how can you not? This race makes it easy to forget that youre breaking a sweat!

But spectacular views are hardly the only reason why thousands flock to Surf City 10 each year! We consider running just another word for having fun, and thats exactly what youll experience when you race our courses.

Distances in this event

  1. 10 Miler

    Run 10mi
    6:30am Sun 14th Oct 2018
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  2. 10k

    Run 10km
    7:00am Sun 14th Oct 2018
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  3. 5k

    Run 5km
    7:30am Sun 14th Oct 2018
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Where could you finish?

We’ll work out your time based on past results, elevation and terrain.

Course Maps
Raceday Logistics

Event details and schedule

Saturday, October 13, 2018
Surf City 10 Active Lifestyle Expo & Packet Pickup – Huntington Beach Parking Lot, 21291 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA 92648.

Sunday, October 14, 2018
Start & Finish Line – Between Beach and Huntington St., across from The Hilton Waterfront Beach Hotel.


10Miler runners should be parked no later than 6:00 AM. The race will start at 6:30AM.
10K runners should be parked no later than 6:30 AM. The race will start at 7:00AM.
5K runners should be parked no later than 7:00 AM. The race will start at 7:30AM.


Getting Here:

Car Pooling is the Key

Do you have friends who will be running in the Surf City 10 events? The easiest way to be able to save on stress and minimize traffic is by carpooling! Find runners in your area by connecting on our social media channels! The best way to carpool is to meet outside of Huntington Beach, then park at a shuttle location and shuttle to the Start Line.

Drop Off / Biking

We have set aside A DROP OFF ONLY location at Huntington Dr. and Atlanta Ave.

For those of you who live closer and would like to bike to the event, we will have bike valet available. Please note: The race organizers are NOT responsible for lost or stolen items.

Please remember that this race will have thousands of participants, plus family and friends. There will be traffic. Please plan accordingly.


Please allow AMPLE time for you to be able to park and make your way to the Start Line.

From  NORTH 405 – Driving South

Exit at Warner or Brookhurst toward the beach. Travel south on Brookhurst to the beach lot (recommended).

From  NORTH PCH – Driving South

Turn left (inland) at Warner. Follow Warner all the way to either Newland or Magnolia. Turn south (toward the beach) and follow Magnolia all the way to PCH to the beach lot.

From SOUTH PCH – Driving North

Turn left into the beach lot at Brookhurst, Newland, or Magnolia.


All races start on Pacific Coast Highway at Huntington Dr. in Huntington Beach, California. The finish line is about 140 yards north of the start also on Pacific Coast Highway!

Beach Pay Lot Options:
– City Beach Parking, Price: $15
• Directions: Enter the City Beach lot through the Beach Blvd. entrance on the right at PCH and Beach Blvd.
– State Beach Parking, Price: $10
• Directions: Enter the State Beach lot through the Beach Blvd. entrance on the left at PCH and Beach Blvd


When and where do I pick up my race number?
All Runners are required to pick up their bib and shirt at our Active LifeStyle expo prior to the race.

Do you mail bibs?
Unfortunately we are unable to mail bibs. We encourage you to join us at the Expo to pick up your bib and shirt. Should you not be able to attend, you may pick up your shirt on race morning BEFORE the start of the race.

Can someone else pick up my race packet at the expo?
The Active LifeStyle expo is part of the fun and open to everyone – you do not want to miss it. Should you not be able to attend the expo, you may have a friend pick up your race packet on your behalf.
• Check to ensure you have signed the electronic waiver in your myevents.active.com account
• Provide your friend a copy of your registration confirmation
• Ensure sure your friend has a copy of your I.D (digital OKAY)

Can I start early/late?
For the safety of all our participants you may ABSOLUTELY not start the race at a different time. We need to ensure that all course marshals are in position, medical teams are ready and aid stations are fully prepared. If you signed up for the 5K or 10K you MAY NOT start with the 10 Mile runners.

What kind of nutrition will be available on the course?
Our AID stations along the course will have:
• Water
• Electrolyte
• Gels
• Bars / Fruits

Will there be bathrooms on the course?
Yes. Check the course map on the Distance page of our website for more details.

Are Strollers allowed?
Strollers are allowed on the course. For the safety of everyone, we do kindly ask for all participants with strollers / joggers to place themselves at the end of the corral start.

Are dogs allowed?
Dogs are unfortunately not allowed in the corrals or on the course.

Is there a prize money?
There is no prize money.

Course limit
For safety of all participants, all must be off the course by 9:30am.

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