Monster Dash Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k

Saturday, October 28, 2023 Long Beach, CA

Monster Dash Half Marathon 15k 10k & 5k - Long Beach CA

Lace up your running shoes and prepare for an unforgettable experience at the Monster Dash 5k, 10k, 15k, and Half Marathon fun run/walk. This thrilling event awaits both seasoned runners and those simply looking for a fantastic day of fitness and adventure.

The race day kicks off with check-in from 7:00 AM to 7:30 AM, allowing ample time for all participants to prepare. Once the clock strikes 7:30 AM, it’s go time, and the race begins. While everyone is welcome to join in, half marathon runners should keep the 10:45 AM cut-off in mind. For those who aspire to complete the half marathon within the specified time, an early start option is available. You can contact the organizers at to make those arrangements.

The starting point is Long Beach path in Belmont Shores, specifically at 5400 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90803. When making your way to the event, it’s advisable not to rely on the Apple Maps app for navigation, as Google Maps or Waze offers more accurate directions. You can also find a helpful map on the event’s website,, to ensure a smooth journey to the race.

To ensure your race day is smooth sailing, consider carpooling to help with parking and restroom access. Also, it’s a good idea to bring your own toilet paper since beach restrooms might not always be fully stocked during the early morning hours.

The race offers a variety of course options, catering to participants of different fitness levels:

  • The 5k follows an out-and-back route.
  • The 10k race consists of two 5k loops.
  • The 15k challenge features three 5k loops.
  • The half marathon, stretching over 13.1 miles, includes three 4.36-mile loops.

While your four-legged furry friends are not allowed to run alongside you, running or walking with a stroller is permitted. The half marathon has a time limit of 3 hours and 15 minutes, ensuring that everyone has a fair opportunity to complete the race.

Once you conquer your chosen course, your effort will be rewarded with a well-deserved medal and a goodie bag. Results are typically posted on the event website,, during the evening following the event.

In addition to medals and goodie bags, all participants are sure to leave with lasting memories. The organizers take extra care to ensure that everyone gets a medal and a goodie bag, making sure your achievements don’t go unnoticed.

To capture the spirit of the event and the determination of the participants, free event photos are posted on the organizers’ Facebook page,, making for cherished memories to look back on.

The Monster Dash aims to provide a relaxed, fun, and personal racing experience for all involved. So, come join in the festivities and challenge yourself, while making new friends and unforgettable memories along the beautiful Long Beach coastline.

Official times and places will be posted on the event’s website,, allowing you to track your accomplishments and compare your performance with fellow runners. So, prepare to dash with the monsters, create cherished memories, and celebrate your achievements at the Monster Dash!

Race Weather & Climate

In Los Angeles County, Long Beach, California, is situated around 20 miles south of downtown Los Angeles.

In late October, Long Beach, CA typically experiences an average high temperature of around 70-75°F and an average low temperature of approximately 55-60°F. This marks the heart of autumn, with mild and comfortable weather and minimal rainfall.

Monster Dash Half Marathon Race Results

Monster Dash Half Marathon Course Map

See the race route map for the Monster Dash Half Marathon course map here.

Starting Time

The half marathon start time is 7:30 AM.

The cut-off time for the half marathon is 10:45 AM.


To reserve your spot in the 2023 Monster Dash Half Marathon, you can use the registration link here.

Race Fees

  • 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.

Monster Dash Half Marathon Race Website

Monster Dash Half Marathon Website

See more races in: October, California