NOVEMBER 8th, 2020 - 7:30 AM


The 5K offers an incredibly scenic beachside course along the famed Zuma Beach, Malibu. 


Get ready to soak up spectacular views of waves crashing on the shoreline, surfers and sunbathers in the water, and hundreds of inspired runners on the road. This is how you #runbeautiful.



race shirt





Gatorade endurance

music & beer garden

* Photos are available for purchase from Captivating Sports Photos


Ticket's are limited. The event will sell out

Please buy your entry as soon as possible in order to secure your spot and do not make travel arrangements prior to purchasing your entry. Once the event is sold out we cannot accommodate any additional participant.


Closer to race day we will publish the Athlete's Information Package. Please make sure to review all the information in the packet well before race day to prepare for your race weekend.  

5K Start Time

Sunday, November 8th, 2020:

7:00 am – Take your place in the start line chute

7:30 am – 5K Start Time

Start/Finish Line Location

The Start / Finish Line is located at Zuma Beach, one of the most popular beaches in Los Angeles County, 30050 W. Pacific Coast Hwy.
Malibu, CA (map & directions).


Click here for more information about Parking and Directions.

Raceday Timeline

4:30 am – Zuma Beach Parking Opens to public ($5 CASH ONLY all day parking pass) 6:30 am – Zuma Beach Parking Closes (Arrive at the entrance gate before this time) Expect heavy traffic and delays and plan accordingly. When Zuma Beach parking is full, you’ll be directed down Westward Beach Rd. to the secondary parking located at Point Dume. We recommend arriving between 4:30 - 6:30 am. Remember, 30 mins of extra sleep is NOT worth arriving late. 6:30 am – Half Marathoners Take Place in line 7:00 am – Half Marathon Start Time (& National Anthem) 7:00 am – 5Kers Take Place in line 7:30 am – 5K Start Time 7:30 am – Beer Garden Opens (Bring ID) 8:30 am - 5K Award Ceremony 9:00 am – Half Marathon Award Ceremony on the beach & announcement of the BMW mountain bike raffle winner 11:30 am – Beer Garden Closes 12:30 pm – Beach Festival Closes

Course Map & Details

The 5K course starts and ends in world famous Zuma Beach offering participants a beautiful out-and-back route in one of the most distinctive landmarks in Southern California and a cinematic backdrop for numerous films and TV commercials. From the starting line, the course proceeds on Westwards Beach Rd and then turns left on Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) offering a prime view of the pristine Malibu beaches. After making the turnaround, just south of Trancas Canyon, runners head back to the finish line. With no hills, this course is perfect for anyone looking to attempt a personal record — or just looking for a gorgeous, well-organized event.
There will be 1 aid station:

  • Water station will be located at miles: 1/2
  • Electrolyte drink provided by Gatorade Endurance at the 1/2
  • Basic First AID will be available at the all water stations
  • First Aid will be available at the Finish
Click on the map to enlarge. Malibu 5K course map

Course Closing Time

All participants are expected to be able to complete their race in 4 hours. The time count begins after the start of the last wave of runners. The Highway will be reopened to traffic on a “rolling basis” determined by that pace. The Finish Line will stay open for runners and spectators until 12:00 PM.
Aid stations, official finishing times, commemorative medals, and post-race refreshments will only be available to runners who complete their race in 4 hours or less..

Cancellation Policy

Per the running industry policy, all entry fees are non-refundable. This policy applies to all entrants and is in effect whether you are injured, have an unexpected family/business emergency, have a medical emergency, etc. If the course has to be changed or the race cancelled due to an act of nature, there are no refunds or rollovers. There are NO exceptions.

Can I Push my Child in a Jog Stroller?

Strollers are allowed on the Half Marathon course ONLY. For the safety of everyone, we do kindly ask for all participants with strollers / joggers to place themselves at the end of the corral start.

Do you still have questions? Check out our Event Info and FAQs page!

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