LaceUp is pleased to return to Orange County for the first race of the 2017 series at Mike Ward Community Park. This stop will offer a Marathon Relay, 10k, 5k and Kids Race distances on the city’s scenic paths. This fast and flat course is a prime location to set personal record times. After you set a new PR, enjoy brunch and a Sierra Nevada beer toast in a lively event hub.
“I like the feel of well-organized races that are fast, but still have a small-town feel. The course was pretty terrific and the organizers and volunteers were friendly. The expo and food truck area were well set-up.” —Irvine Race Participant
Cruise along the shoreline and through downtown. Whether you run a marathon, half marathon or 5k, the fast and flat running courses finish at a lively event hub on the Ventura Pier. Celebrate your success with the Ventura Beach Party and a delicious waffle brunch. Runners searching for a personal record or excellent social scene will love this running race.
Saturday, 10:00 AM- 6:00 PM*Race day packet pick-up will be available for a $20.00 fee.
Health and Fitness Expo, Ventura Pier
Runners are recommended to park at the Ventura County Fairgrounds for a $5, cash only fee.Ventura County Fairgrounds
10 W. Harbor Blvd
Ventura, CA 93001Additional parking is available in downtown Ventura at several different locations. Please use the map below to find a parking lot close to the Ventura Pier.
Complete Ventura runner Information can be found by clicking HERE. An athlete email will be sent to registered runners one week prior to the event.
The Half Marathon, 10k and 5k races will start and finish above Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes. Enjoy Southern California’s most stunning courses with rolling hills, beautiful sea views and cool breezes. Celebrate your success with a Sierra Nevada beer toast and a delicious brunch.
“Please do this race every year at this venue. It was beautiful. I just started running … and I couldn’t have picked a better course/venue to run my first race.” —Palos Verdes Race Participant
The half marathon, 10k, 5k and Kids Race start and finishes in the beautiful Fairmount Park under the shadow of Mt. Rubidoux. The courses follow the Santa Ana River and moves through downtown Riverside. Enjoy a post-race Sierra Nevada beer toast and delicious brunch.
“This was the best free, post-race food EVER!! The music at the start of the race was also good and got me excited to run. The course itself was very pretty and I got to see a neighborhood I’ve never run in before. The course was also challenging and I enjoyed cheering the runners on the out and back portions.” —Riverside Race Participant