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RACE DATE /

NOVEMBER 3rd, 2019 

HALF MARATHON START TIME /

7:00 AM 

LOCATION /

ZUMA BEACH

30050 PACIFIC COAST HIGHWAY, MALIBU

RACE DAY TIMELINE

4:30 AM

PARKING OPENS ($5 CASH ONLY)

Note: We recommend arriving between 04:30 - 06:00 am. Plan for heavy traffic and delays.

5:00 AM

VIP/CHARITY LOUNGE OPENS

6:30 AM

TAKE YOUR PLACE IN THE START LINE CHUTE

07:00 AM

HALF MARATHON START TIME & NATIONAL ANTHEM

08:00 AM

BEER GARDEN OPENS (BRING YOUR ID)

09:00 AM

AWARDS CEREMONY & ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE BMW CRUISE BIKE WINNER. 

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11:30 AM

BEER GARDEN CLOSES

12:00 pM

BEACH FESTIVAL CLOSES

 

RACE INFO

Please make sure to review all the information well before race day to prepare for your race weekend.

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 Hway, Malibu, California (map & directions)




Course Map & Details


The Half-Marathon course has been designed to follow the beautiful, pristine coastline of Malibu. With rolling hills and breathtaking views the entire way, the route truly showcases the best of the Californian coastline.

Upon arriving at Zuma Beach, proceed to the parking lots past the event expo. Plenty of parking is available.

From there, make your way on foot back towards the entrance of Zuma Beach. After leaving the event main hub, you will make a left onto the Pacific Coast Highway and head north. The finish line and festival are directly adjacent to the beach, where a post-race soak and the chance to see marine life such as whales and dolphins awaits. There will be 6 aid stations.

  • Water stations will be located every mile

  • Electrolyte drinks provided by Gatorade will be at miles: 6/7, 4/9, 3/10, 2/11, 1/12

  • Honey Stinger gels are located at mile 6/7

  • Basic First AID will be available at all water stations.

  • First AID will be available at the mile 3

Click on the Map to enlarge:




Start Corrals


Participants in the Half Marathon will be able to choose their corral during the registration process based on your expected finish times.

  • On race morning imply line up BEHIND the signs and wait for your wave to start
  • There will be signage indicating the beginning of the waves zone
  • Waves will start in 2 minute intervals




Results


All participants will be professionally chip timed by Race Day Timing LLC.

Results will be posted on the race website under Results and onsite under the Result Tent.




Pace Teams


Half Marathon pace teams are hosted by US Marathon training. These amazing individuals are dedicated to helping you reach your goals. Look for them in bright pacer tanks or t-shirts.

There will NOT be a pace team for the 5k.

Pace groups are as follows:
1:30, 1:40, 1:50, 2:00, 2:10, 2:20, 2:30, 2:45 and 3:00

** Pace groups are subject to change without notice and are not guaranteed




Gear/Bag Check


A dedicated Gear (Bag) Check will be available inside of the Charity/VIP lounge between 5:00 am and 12:00 pm.

Malibu Half Marathon and 5k is committed to preserving Malibu’s natural environments; in order to comply with the recent single-use plastic ban by the City, we won’t be providing plastic bags for Gear Check. Please plan to use the bag provided with your race packet or bring your own.

Clearly mark your bag with your bib number (tags will be supplied by the event).

Neither Malibu Half Marathon and 5k or any of its sponsors, affiliates or volunteers are responsible for lost, stolen or damaged bags/ items. Do not leave valuables in your checked bag!!




Awards


Half Marathon Award Brackets

  • Top 3 overall (male and female)
  • Top 3 age group winners in 5 year increments starting at up to age 19 through to 80+




Awards Ceremony


Awards Ceremony (9:00 am)

There will be an awards tent at the finish expo area. If you think have you won an overall award, simply head over to the awards tent and they will look up your name and let you know. If you have won, please stay until the awards ceremony which will take place at 9:00 am on the beach podium and where you will be presented with your trophy.

Age Group Awards

There will be an awards tent at the finish expo area. If you think you won an age group award simply head over to the awards tent after 8:45 am and they will look up your name and let you know. If you won, the volunteers will give you your prize right then and there.





 

If you have purchased the Charity Ticket, reached the first fundraising milestone, or purchased the Lounge access during registration, you're headed to experience Malibu as a VIP. Here are some things to look forward to:

express check-in

unique running bib

2 beer

tickets

vip / charity lounge accesS featuring:

race recovery massages

drip iv treatments

sponsored by

Lounge seating & shaded area

sponsored by

refreshments & catering

deluxe restrooms

sponsored by

enjoy the vip status and charity lounge

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10 tips for Tackling the malibu Half Marathon in fine form

We want everyone to get to the finish line in great shape. That means you’re feeling healthy, happy and strong when you meet up with family and friends at Zuma Beach for the post-race festival.

 

To get you there in top form, we asked our resident running expert and trainer, Ted McDonald, for some pointers... Read more.

from the blog:

ESSENTIAL Race PARKING INFO

PARKING TIMES/

04:30 am - 06:30 am

( $5 CASH ONLY)

PARKING LOCATIONS /

PRIMARY: ZUMA BEACH

30050 PACIFIC COAST HIGHWAY, MALIBU

SECONDARY: POINT DUME

7103 WESTWARD BEACH RD, MALIBU

We recommend arriving between 4:30 - 6:00 am. Plan for heavy traffic and delays. Be prepared to walk up to a mile to get to the start line.

RACE DAY PARKING


Access to Zuma Beach parking lots is via the entrance gates off Pacific Coast Highway at the south end of the beach.

The first parking lot is reserved for the Malibu Race. There is no parking on Hwy 1 on race day. Lots are filled starting from the lot adjacent to the Start / Finish line up to Lot 12 located about 1 mile away.

When Zuma Beach parking reaches capacity (full), make your way to the Point Dume Parking lot via Westward Beach Rd. Located about 1 mile away.

Click here for maps and directions.




ZUMA BEACH PARKING ACCESS


Due to the race road closure DO NOT make a turn from PCH towards the main gate. Enter only from Busch Dr and use the under-passage.

Expect heavy traffic and delays and plan accordingly.

Click here for more info.




DROP OFFS


If you're planning to get dropped off or ride with Uber or Lyft, follow the directions below according to where you want to continue after dropping off. Do NOT enter the Zuma Beach parking or you'll be charged regardless of the length of your stay inside of the parking lot.

Click here for maps and more information.




GETTING HERE: From the North/ Ventura


Aim to arrive between 4:30 - 6:00 am to give yourself enough time to park and walk to the start line. Expect heavy traffic and delays and plan accordingly. Remember, 30 mins of extra sleep is NOT worth arriving late.

From the North/ Ventura

Take Hwy 1 South towards Los Angeles. Once you get to Zuma Beach, turn left onto Busch Dr, and take the first right to enter the parking area.

Note - There will be no access to Zuma Beach from PCH directly or from Westward Beach Rd.




GETTING HERE: From the South/ Los Angeles


Aim to arrive between 4:30 - 6:00 am to give yourself enough time to park and walk to the start line. Expect heavy traffic and delays and plan accordingly. Remember, 30 mins of extra sleep is NOT worth arriving late.

From the South/ Los Angeles

Take Hwy 1 North towards Ventura and turn right onto Busch Dr, and take the first right to enter the parking area.

Note - There will be no access to Zuma Beach from PCH directly or from Westward Beach Rd.

When Zuma Beach parking is full, you’ll be directed down Westward Beach Rd. to the secondary parking located at Point Dume about 1 mile from the Start Line.





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RACE DAY PARKING


Access to Zuma Beach parking lots is via the entrance gates off Pacific Coast Highway at the south end of the beach.

The first parking lot is reserved for the Malibu Race. There is no parking on Hwy 1 on race day. Lots are filled starting from the lot adjacent to the Start / Finish line up to Lot 12 located about 1 mile away.

When Zuma Beach parking reaches capacity (full), make your way to the Point Dume Parking lot via Westward Beach Rd. Located about 1 mile away.

Click here for maps and directions.




ZUMA BEACH PARKING ACCESS


Due to the race road closure DO NOT make a turn from PCH towards the main gate. Enter only from Busch Dr and use the under-passage.

Expect heavy traffic and delays and plan accordingly.

Click here for more info.




DROP OFFS


If you're planning to get dropped off or ride with Uber or Lyft, follow the directions below according to where you want to continue after dropping off. Do NOT enter the Zuma Beach parking or you'll be charged regardless of the length of your stay inside of the parking lot.

Click here for maps and more information.




GETTING HERE: From the North/ Ventura


Aim to arrive between 4:30 - 6:00 am to give yourself enough time to park and walk to the start line. Expect heavy traffic and delays and plan accordingly. Remember, 30 mins of extra sleep is NOT worth arriving late.

From the North/ Ventura

Take Hwy 1 South towards Los Angeles. Once you get to Zuma Beach, turn left onto Busch Dr, and take the first right to enter the parking area.

Note - There will be no access to Zuma Beach from PCH directly or from Westward Beach Rd.




GETTING HERE: From the South/ Los Angeles


Aim to arrive between 4:30 - 6:00 am to give yourself enough time to park and walk to the start line. Expect heavy traffic and delays and plan accordingly. Remember, 30 mins of extra sleep is NOT worth arriving late.

From the South/ Los Angeles

Take Hwy 1 North towards Ventura and turn right onto Busch Dr, and take the first right to enter the parking area.

Note - There will be no access to Zuma Beach from PCH directly or from Westward Beach Rd.

When Zuma Beach parking is full, you’ll be directed down Westward Beach Rd. to the secondary parking located at Point Dume about 1 mile from the Start Line.





 
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