THANK YOU TO THE PARTICIPANTS, VOLUNTEERS AND SPONSORS OF THE 2018 LONG BEACH PRIDE RUN! See you next year.
Proud to Support Long Beach
The Shoreline Frontrunners of Long Beach are the LGBTQ running club of Long Beach and part of the International Frontrunners. We are proud to host the 26th annual Long Beach Pride Run along the scenic beach path. This is our club’s major fundraiser and all net proceeds are donated to local charities. The 2017 Pride Run proceeds were donated to Project CARE, The Center in Long Beach, and The Aids Food Store. We really appreciate your support to making this event a success.
SUNDAY, MAY 20, 2018
Race Day Schedule – 5k and 10k Start Time is 8 AM.
Online registration will end on 5/18/2018 at 11:59 PM.
6:30 AM – Bib pickup and same day registration opens.
7:00 AM – Pre-Race Warm up by Fernando FitPro
7:45 AM – Pre-Race Costume Awards ceremony (Individual and Group, No need to run in costume!)
8:00 AM – Race start (5k and 10k)
9:00 AM – Awards ceremony starts
9:30 AM – Cut-off time for race.
Please be aware that the Pride Run is Sunday, the day of the Pride Parade.
Things to Know:
All Participants in the Long Beach Pride Run must cross the finish line by 9:30 AM as the parade will start at approximately 10:00 AM. 5k walkers and 10k runners must finish within 90 minutes of the 8:00 AM race start time. The 10k race is for runners only so we can adhere to our 9:30 AM race completion time.
If you are planning on participating in the Long Beach Pride Parade you will have more than enough time to join your group in the lineup or find your friends in the stands. If you want to watch the parade, the race start/finish area has been reserved for us as a viewing area. Bring chairs/blankets to sit on the grass and watch the parade.
Start and finish at Ocean Blvd. and Junipero Ave. Runners run down the ramp to Junipero parking lot. 5k runners turn right to the beach running path for approx. 1.5 miles and turn around near gangway YY and return back up the ramp. The 10k runners continue pass the ramp until the turn around point near the restrooms at the Rosie’s dog beach and back.
If registered by midnight April 20, 2018
For registrations after April 20 2018.
Price includes a tech shirt and finisher medal for all participants.
Shoreline Frontrunners of Long Beach (SFRLB) is pleased to provide Official Race Timing by RaceWire. The chip will be part of your race bib. Please be aware that you must run across the chip timing device at the race start and finish to record your time and be eligible for an award.
Late registration and participant check-in will begin at 6:30 AM. Race bibs and event shirts will be handed out at check in. Check in will be located in the grassy area in the Junipero parking lot. There will be NO gear check available during the race.
Race Award Ceremony
The race award ceremony will begin at 9:00 AM on the bluff at Junipero and Ocean. This will include the awarding of medals for the top 2 Male and Female winners in the 5k and 10k, and top finishers in each age category: 19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & over. Winners must be on location to receive medals
Parking is available in the beach parking lot at the base of Junipero Ave. and Ocean Blvd. Volunteers will be at the intersection to provide guidance up until 7:30 AM. You will be NOT be able to exit the parking lot until AFTER the parade ends.
Pride Run Circuit 2018
Long Beach Pride Run is part of the International Frontrunners US Western States Pride Run Circuit. Run three pride runs in three separate territories to win a special Pride Run Circuit medal. See our Facebook page for details.
Participating Pride Runs: Long Beach, San Francisco, Seattle, Los Angeles, East Bay, San Diego, Palm Springs, Vancouver, Denver, Phoenix, Anchorage, Sin City Classic (Las Vegas) and San Francisco Track and Field.