Charity Teams

Make Your Miles Count!

Many Great Causes, One Great Race!

The Long Beach Marathon is here to help you make every mile count for your cause. Here in the City of Long Beach, we care about giving back and making a positive impact on our community.

National Featured Charity: American Cancer Society

Click here to Join The Team To Save Lives From Cancer 

Unfortunately, most of us have a connection to cancer and the American Cancer Society needs your help to save lives, celebrate lives, and lead the fight for a world without cancer. As a part of the DetermiNation Endurance Series Team, together we can do the unthinkable, achieve what seems impossible, and change the course of cancer together. With unparalleled community support and inspiration every step of the way you will finish strong, for yourself and for those facing cancer.

As a DetermiNation athlete, you will receive a free race entry and enjoy the ultimate experience every step of the way including:

  • Personal fundraising coach and dedicated website
  • Exclusive DetermiNation gear including race day singlet and training shirt
  • Social and fun team environment
  • Opportunity to participate in honor or in memory of loved ones touched by cancer.

Click here to Join The Team To Save Lives From Cancer 

The DetermiNation Endurance Series is the signature program for all American Cancer Society endurance events.


Kelsey Davis- Community Development Manager, American Cancer Society

Call or Text: 805-358-7354

Official Charity Partners

We’d like to recognize the 458 runners and walkers who are making their miles more meaningful by having fundraised over $400,000 to advance the missions of our twelve (12) Official Charities.

Together, as a #RunLongBeach community, we are making an impact one mile at a time!

2019 Official Charities are:

1. World Vision
2. Cottonwood Runners
3. Dream Street Foundation
4. Home Forever
5. Prader-Willi California Foundation
6. The American Cancer Society
7. Run for Central America
8. Up and Running Again
9. His Little Feet
10. Luke Tatsu Johnson Foundation
11. Michael J. Fox Parkinson’s Foundation
12. Ainsley’s Angels

Check Out Moments From Last Years


Event Partners

We’re proud to partner with these great brands to bring you an incredible event experience. Whether you’re drenched in sweat, dressed in costume or immersed in music, you’ve worked hard to get there and deserve to have the best time possible.