Frequently Asked Questions

We are happy to announce the Santa Monica Classic will return on Sunday, September 8, 2019. The 5K will begin at 8 am and the 10K will start at 8:30 am.

Included in the registration fee is your race entry, finisher shirt, finisher medal, post-race refreshments, live entertainment and access to the Santa Monica Classic Finish Festival.

Registration is available until we sell out. The Santa Monica Classic sold out several weeks prior to the event last year and we are expecting another sell-out in 2019. Register early!

Yes, anyone participating in the Santa Monica Classic needs to be registered and have a race bib. Children in strollers do not need to register for the event but they will not be able to collect a medal at the Finish Line.

The Santa Monica Classic is scheduled for Sunday, September 8, 2019. The point-to-point course begins at 2600 Barnard Way overlooking the Pacific Ocean and finishes just steps from the iconic Santa Monica Pier. The 5K race begins at 8:00 am and the 10K race begins at 8:30 am.

The Santa Monica Classic offers a 5K race and a 10K race.

The 5K race has a time limit of 2 hours. The 10K race has a time limit of 90 minutes.

Bibs must be fastened to the front of your body on either your shirt or shorts/pants using the provided safety pins.

The runner tracking link will be available on race weekend. Results will be available on our website after the race.

Parking information can be found on our Event Info page.

The 5K race will have 1 water station available for participants. The 10K race will have 3 water stations for participants. Water will be available at the Finish Line and other post-race refreshments will be available at the Santa Monica Classic Finish Festival on the Santa Monica Pier.

No skates, bikes or pets are allowed on the course.

For more information, please contact us at (213) 542-3000 or email:

Entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. No exceptions.