Santa Monica Classic 5k/10k
Come enjoy the picturesque course with ocean views and a finish line that's just steps away from the iconic Santa Monica Pier. The 5K/10K USATF certified course is open to runners and walkers (strollers welcome, too!) of all ages and abilities. All finishers will receive a race shirt, finishers medal, post-race refreshments, and an unforgettable race experience.
Registration in the 2021 edition's virtual option includes awesome swag featuring a custom finisher box from the race's sponsors and qualifies you to earn medals for the Conquer LA Challenge, Triple 5K Tour of LA Challenge, and Coast to Coast Challenge. Proceeds from the event support neurological disease research.
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