Santa Monica Classic FAQs

What is included with the registration fee?

Included in the registration fee is your race entry, AISCS shirt, and finisher medal. You’ll also receive the sponsor products and have the chance to be a part of unique live virtual coverage to be streamed through the Los Angeles Marathon and Santa Monica Classic Facebook pages.

When does race registration close?

Registration is available until we sell out.

What is the distance of the course?

The Santa Monica Classic offers a 5K race and a 10K race. For the virtual race, athletes can choose to run either distance.

How do I run the virtual race?

You can run the virtual race anytime or anywhere, outside, on the treadmill, or with family or friends. Use your own tracking app to record your time and complete the distance you registered for.

How do I participate in the live virtual coverage?

To be included in the live virtual coverage on September 13th, 2020, athletes should upload a clip of their run on Facebook or Instagram and use #runsmc between September 9-12, 2020. Or alternatively athletes can live stream their run via Instagram by tagging @lamarathon during the live coverage from 7am and 9am on September 13, 2020.

When and where can I submit my time?

Athletes can submit their time on a submission form that will be available from September 9, 2020. The official participation window is September 9 - December 31, 2020. To be included in the live virtual coverage on September 13, 2020, athletes should upload a clip of their run on Facebook or Instagram and use #runsmc between September 9-12, 2020. Or alternatively athletes can live stream their run via Instagram by tagging @lamarathon during the live coverage from 7am and 9am on September 13, 2020.

When will I receive my medal and t-shirt?

Athlete packages will begin shipping on September 16 and will be shipped each week on Wednesdays. If you submit your time on Friday, your package will be submitted the following Thursday.

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