FAQ’s

Will the Santa Monica Classic be held in 2015?

We are happy to announce the Santa Monica Classic will return on Sunday, September 13, 2015. Registration opens on Friday, May 1st.

What is included with the registration fee?

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

When does race registration close?

Online registration will close on September 9th or when the race reaches capacity, whichever happens first.

When and where do I pick up my event packet?

Packet pickup information will be announced closer to the race.

Can a friend or family member pick up my packet for me?

In an effort to keep all runners/walkers safe, we require all participants to pick up their own packet. Photo ID will be required at pickup.

If I plan to bring my children to walk the course, do they also need to register?

Yes, anyone participating in the Santa Monica Classic needs to be registered and have a race bib.

When and where is the event?

The Santa Monica Classic is scheduled for Sunday, September 13, 2015.  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.

What is the distance of the course?

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

What is the time limit for the course?

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

Are there overall awards?

Overall awards will be announced closer to the race.

What are the age divisions for the awards?

Age division awards will be provided for the top 3 finishers in each age division (as listed below).  Age division awards must be picked up on the Santa Monica Pier after the event.  Awards will not be mailed.

0-13             35-39             60-64

14-19           40-44             65-69

20-24           45-49             70-74

25-29           50-54             75-79

30-34           55-59             80 +

Where do I wear my bib?

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

When and where can I see my race results?

Unofficial race results will be available on the Santa Monica Pier shortly after the race ends.  Results will be available on our home page during the afternoon of September 13th.

Where do I park on race day?

Parking information will be updated on our Event Info page closer to race day.

Will there be food/drinks available on the course? At the finish line?

The 5K course will have 1 water station available for participants.  The 10K course will have 3 water stations for participants.  Light refreshments will be available at the Finish Line.

Are skates, bikes, or pets allowed on the course?

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

Who can I contact for more information?

For more information, please contact us at (213) 542-3000 or email: smc@lamarathon.com

What is your refund policy?

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