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CITY CHALLENGE URBAN RACE Huntington Beach, CA 5K & Half Marathon Run Walk

Sunday, April 14, 2013 @ 8:30 AM (PDT)
Downtown Huntington Beach Huntington BeachCA  92648
Sunday, April 14, 2013 @ 8:30 AM (PDT)
Downtown Huntington Beach Huntington BeachCA  92648

About This Activity

The City Challenge Urban Race is your opportunity to spend the day either as an individual or with a partner competing in a one of a kind urban adventure race. You'll need to think on your feet and use your brain to solve puzzles, riddles and clues from a clue sheet to find 12 destinations. Each race is custom built based on the history, unique features and landmarks of the city!

Our April 13, 2013 City Challenge Urban Race 5K & Half Marathon Run Walk will be in Huntington Beach, California!

The City Challenge Urban Race, the ONLY 5K and Half Marathon length urban race that offers both a team of 2 and individual registration option! This amazing race adventure is for amateurs, athletes and everyone in between. These races are great for first timers and rookie runners because you run on your own, and not with a pack. Nobody enjoys traffic jams, so our courses and destinations are designed with fluidity in mind. Whether you choose to run or walk you will never be standing around waiting. You'll get to see corners and a history of the city you probably didn't know existed, and you'll have a blast doing it!

Chosen by Coca Cola as one of the top 10 fun runs in the world!

Participants will have the option of running the 5K (3.1 Miles) Course that pretty much anyone can walk, jog or run and complete in a couple hours, or the Half Marathon (13.1 Miles) Course with some different objectives! The courses might be slightly longer or shorter due to the geography of each city, but 90% of the time the mileage is right on the dot. We designed the Half Marathon Course for the serious runners out there who may want to do a bit more running than found in the 5K Course.

You are free to use any method at your disposal to solve the clues and find the destinations (EX: smart phone, tablet, phone a friend, ask locals etc.), but you must reach them by foot (no bikes, skateboards, busses, taxis etc.) For more detailed info, visit our FAQ here: We award medals to first, second and third place finishers from BOTH courses and divisions, and all first place finishers win prizes! Whether you're an athlete or not, if you're looking for a day of active fun...look no further.

If you are competing alone select the "individual" registration, and if you are registering for a team of two select the "team of 2 option". HEGNESS EVENTS PAYS ALL ACTIVE.COM FEES, SO THE REGISTRATION PRICE YOU SEE ABOVE IS ALL YOU PAY! Please note we only need the name of the primary registrant for teams at registration. We'll get your partners name on race day. There will not be on-site registration available the day of this event.

Host location for our April 13, 2013 Huntington Beach, California City Challenge Urban Race is the Huntington Beach Beer Co. located at 201 Main St. Suite E Huntington Beach, CA 92648 Check in and packet pick up starts at 11:00 AM and the race will start promptly at 12:00 PM You will need to bring a camera (digital, phone, Polaroid etc.), ID and a pen or pencil. Everyone gets an event shirt and sponsor provided swag. Sponsored by Road ID, Clif Bar, Sports Authority and Lava Magazine.


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