5 Pier Runs in Southern California

5 Pier Runs in Southern California

By Giselle Domdom

From Santa Barbara down to San Diego, enjoy one of these scenic pier runs by the California coast.

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Pier to Peak

Pier to Peak Half Marathon

Santa Barbara, California; September 5

Starting from the pier on Stearns Wharf, this challenging half marathon takes you from sea level to 4,000 feet, when it ends at the Los Padres National Forest. Read More ?

Lexus Santa Monica 5000

Lexus Santa Monica 5000

Santa Monica, California; September 12

Flat, fast and family friendly, this popular 5K event is back for a fifth annual year. After you cross the finish line, stay for the post-race party on the pier. Learn More ?

33rd Annual Manhattan Beach 10K

33rd Annual Manhattan Beach 10K

Manhattan Beach, California; October 2

Join 4,000 runners on a moderate course through Manhattan Beach. The race, which finishes on the pier, is a true hometown event that has donated more than $250,000 back to the community through the years. Read More ?

2010 BeachFest 8K

Pacific Beach, California; October 9

Kick up some sand and watch the surf at this all sand 8K event. Participants will run from historic Crystal Pier to the Mission Bay Channel jetty and back.

Fall Pier to Pier Run/Walk

Hermosa Beach, California; November 13

Run from Hermosa Beach Pier to Manhattan Beach Pier and back at this fun family event. Runners will receive goodie bags, race T-shirts and entry to win great raffle prizes.

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