Location, Parking & Travel

Location Details

All race weekend action will take place in Downtown Long Beach.

The Health & Fitness Expo will take place at the Long Beach Convention Center – Hall C located at 300 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802.

If you are being dropped off at the convention center, please use this address for easy arrival: 330 East Seaside Way, Long Beach, CA 90802

The Aquarium of the Pacific 5k & Kids Fun Run will take place at the Aquarium of the Pacific located at: 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802.

The Marathon, Half Marathon and Bike Tour will start and finish on East Shoreline Drive, Long Beach, CA 90802.

Getting Here

From Los Angeles:

Take the San Diego Freeway (405) south and exit Pacific Avenue, Long Beach Boulevard, or Atlantic Avenue. Head west on any of these streets toward any of the parking areas.

From Southern Orange County and San Diego:

Take the San Diego Freeway (405) north and exit Pacific Avenue, Long Beach Boulevard, or Atlantic Avenue. Head west on any of these streets toward any of the parking areas.

Interstate 710 From Los Angeles:

Take the San Diego Freeway (405) South to Long Beach Freeway (710). Exit at Downtown/Broadway. Take Broadway to Pine Avenue, turn right on Pine, cross over Ocean Blvd. to Seaside Way. Turn left on Seaside Way. Convention Center parking lot will be on right side.

From Southern Orange County and San Diego:

Take the San Diego Freeway (405) north to Long Beach Freeway (710) south to the Downtown/ Broadway exit. Take Broadway to Pine Avenue, turn right on Pine, cross over Ocean Blvd. to Seaside Way. Turn left on Seaside Way. Convention Center Parking Lot will be on the right side.

TRAVEL INFORMATION

Long Beach Airport

Long Beach Airport would like to wish all participants of the Long Beach Marathon the best of luck on race day! Long Beach Airport offers nonstop service to 16 destinations via four airlines. Enjoy the outdoor garden area and local eateries before your flight. With our easy-in, easy-out setup, you won’t need to run to catch your flight when you fly LGB!  Stay updated on our latest destinations at lgb.org/destinations

Flight Details

Race Day Parking

Race morning runner drop off location: 448 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802

RACE DAY PARKING

Race morning runner drop off location: 448 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802

Parking on race day is at the Long Beach Convention Center (300 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802).  The convention center does not pre-sell its lot and is available on a first-come, first-served basis on race day.  Parking will be $15.  Participants can access Long Beach Convention Center parking lots via Pine Ave and will be directed into one of three lots (Pine Ave, Terrace Theater, or 400 Parking) based on availability.

Transportation

AQUALINK

The Aqualink is a free aqua shuttle between the bow of the Queen Mary and a dock near the start line (east on Shoreline Drive)

5:30am – first shuttle departs from the Queen Mary

9:30am – last shuttle departs from the Queen Mary

After the race, runners will return via the Passport C Bus which will also be free for runners.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION – METRO

Take the Long Beach Metro’s blue line from Los Angeles or Long Beach to the Downtown Long Beach station (128 W 1st St, Long Beach 90802). There is a bike station at this metro stop.

DTLA (7th St/Metro Station): Downtown Long Beach: earliest drop off time is 5:58am

Any Long Beach Station: Downtown Long Beach: earliest drop off time is 4:41am.

Metro rides are $1.75 per ride. For more information and routes visit www.metro.net.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION – BUS (Long Beach only)

The Transit Gallery on the Long Beach Transit bus route is very close to the Long Beach Convention Center/ start & finish line.

The earliest drop off time is 5:45am.

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It’s Race Weekend in the LBC!

Online registration is available through Sunday, 10/10/21 at 5 a.m. for distances still available. On-site registration will be available at the Health & Fitness Expo and on race day for distances still available.

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