Sunday, January 1, 2024 • Long Beach, CA
As the first rays of the New Year’s Day sun in 2024 cast their warm glow, resolute runners from across Long Beach converge at the starting line, ready for the annual New Year’s Day Dash. Some may still be nursing the remnants of the previous night’s festivities, while others are motivated by the simple desire to commence the year on the right foot (or left, depending on their preference).
Picture yourself in a realm where coastal serenity and the rhythmic cadence of ocean waves fuse seamlessly with the beating of your heart.
High Tide Runs, much more than just an event, invites you to join a movement, a community of dedicated runners who share a profound love for the sport and a deep affinity for the tranquil ocean.
As an ardent runner, you’re well acquainted with the thrill of the race, the elation of crossing that finish line, and the solace that running provides. Now, envision all of this set against the awe-inspiring backdrop of the boundless ocean expanse.
High Tide Runs seeks to provide an exceptional experience without an exorbitant price tag. Glitz and glamour take a back seat to substance and camaraderie in our world.
Our mission revolves around inclusivity, making running accessible to all, and celebrating the journey rather than the spectacle.
For those who crave more, we extend the opportunity to register for three events concurrently, and in return, you’ll delight in a substantial 15% discount on the overall cost. It’s a chance to elevate your High Tide Runs experience while being budget-conscious. Join us on this transformative journey where the rhythm of the tide meets the rhythm of your heart, and let’s run into the New Year together.
Awards & Accolades
We ranked the New Year’s Day Dash Half Marathon one of the Most Fun Half Marathons of 2024.
Race Weather & Climate
Nestled in Los Angeles County, Long Beach, California, is situated approximately 20 miles south of downtown Los Angeles.
On January 1st in Long Beach, CA, you can anticipate an average high temperature of around 60-65°F and an average low temperature of approximately 45-50°F. This date falls at the beginning of the new year, during the winter season, with cool and crisp weather. Rainfall during this time is generally minimal, with averages around 0.1-0.3 inches.
New Years Day Dash Half Marathon Course Map
See the race route map for the New Years Day Dash Half Marathon course map here.
The half marathon start time is 7:00 AM PST.
The course closes at 10:15 AM PST.
To reserve your spot in the 2024 New Years Day Dash Half Marathon, you can use the registration link here.
- There is a $38.50 fee for the half marathon.
- There is a $24.50 fee for the 5k.
- There is a $28.50 fee for the 10k.
- There is a $34.50 fee for the 15k.