The Surf City USA Marathon in Huntington Beach, California is one of the biggest half marathons in the country with close to 21,000 runners from 50 states and 33 countries competing in either the half marathon or marathon on Super Bowl Sunday. Marathon & Beyond Magazine calls it a "perfect start/finish." All races begin to the Beach Boys' soundtrack Surfin' USA and the cheers of local surfers from Huntington Beach's own surfing clubs. This exclusive oceanfront course is a classic California Dream! Run by the famous Huntington Beach pier and through scenic Huntington Central Park. The beachfront running path winds through the famed surfing beaches of Southern California. Retro surf bands entertain along the way and the Finish Line Festival includes a beach side beer garden and BBQ in the California sun. Finishers receive unique surfboard medals.





Find out more about all of our beautiful Southern California beaches and get a head start in planning your next marathon adventure around the perfect California beach vacation. Visit the Surf City Marathon website here for more details.