December 25th, 2023 • Long Beach, CA
What better way to spend Christmas morning than to participate in a community fun run along Long Beach, California?!
PR Chasers. Located in Los Angeles County, Long Beach, California, just 20 miles south of downtown Los Angeles, is a quant coastal city that offers visitors and locals alike a taste of beach living, with palm trees and coastal ocean views throughout.
Because of its simple out-and-back course design, this is a great opportunity to chase a PR. If that’s not your style, the course is also suited for those who simply want to enjoy the views, sights, and sounds of Long Beach on Christmas morning.
Starting at 7:30 a.m. sharp, the Happy Holidays Half Marathon course is a simple looping course consisting of four 4.36-mile out-and-backs along the Long Beach Path in Belmont Shores.
This course has a 3-hour 15-minute time limit. With several markings throughout, runners will know where they stand at each landmark, ensuring that they cross the finish line in time.
Once completed, all that’s left to do is enjoy the rest of what Christmas day has to offer, turkey dinner and all! The best part? After running a half marathon earlier that morning, you’ll have no guilt in indulging!
Race Weather & Climate
Located in Los Angeles County, Long Beach, California, lies approximately 20 miles south of downtown Los Angeles.
On December 25th in Long Beach, CA, you can expect an average high temperature of around 60-65°F and an average low temperature of approximately 45-50°F. This date falls in late December, during the winter season, with cool and crisp weather. Rainfall during this time is typically minimal, with averages around 0.1-0.3 inches.
Happy Holidays Half Marathon Course Map
See the race route map for the Happy Holidays Half Marathon course map here.
The half marathon start time is 7:30 AM.
The cut-off time is 10:45 AM.
To reserve your spot in the 2023 Happy Holidays Half Marathon, you can use the registration link here.
- There is a $39.99 fee for the half marathon.
- There is a $25.99 fee for the 5k.
- There is a $29.99 fee for the 10k.
- There is a $34.99 fee for the 15k.