Santa Monica Classic 10K
The SMC 10K is one of the best point-to-point races in southern California. Starting and finishing just steps from the world-famous Santa Monica Beaches, this race is everything you'd want in a California race, complete with a post-race finish festival on the Santa Monica Pier.
2023 Challenge Medals
• Santa Monica Classic 5K or 10K – September 11, 2022
• Rose Bowl Half Marathon - January 15, 2023
• Los Angeles Marathon presented by ASICS - March 19, 2023
Triple 5K Tour of LA
• Santa Monica Classic 5K - September 11, 2022
• Rose Bowl 5K - January 15, 2023
• LA Big 5K - March 18, 2023
Train with LARR
All new this year, we have training plans to help you meet your goal! Whether your first time to this distance or you're looking for your PR, Coach David of the LA Road Runners created a training plan perfect for you.
Level 1: perfect for the couch to 5k participant
Level 2: for the older experienced or young beginner
Level 3: For the person looking to get faster
Level 4: For the runner looking to be fast
Level 5: For the competitive runner
Click the link below to find your plan and =be race day ready on September 11.
Santa Monica Classic 10K Course
The Santa Monica Classic 10K course is fast and scenic ending just steps from the Santa Monica
The 10K course frommiles 1-4 includes steady uphill, while the last two miles are a gradual downhill.
The course issanctioned & certified by USA Track & Field.