Santa Monica Classic Race Weekend Info
Congratulations to everyone who participated in the sold out 2023 Santa Monica Classic!
Registration is open for 2024. Below is all the event information for 2023, stay tuned as we make updates or confirm any changes for the 2024 event.
2023 Start Line: 2600 Barnard Way, Santa Monica, CA
2023 Finish Line: Ocean Ave & Broadway (by the entrance to the Santa Monica Pier), Santa Monica
2023 Finish Festival: Santa Monica Pier
2023 Course Map: here
2024 RACE WEEKEND SCHEDULE
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7: TBC location & times
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 8: Subject to change
6:30am: Bib Pick Up Open
7:30am: Corrals Open
8:00am: 5K Start
8:30am: 10K Start
10:15am: Kids Run Start
8:00am - 11:00am: Finish Festival on the Santa Monica Pier
BIB PICK UP
Stay tuned for bib pick up information for the 2024 Santa Monica Classic
RACE DAY PARKING
There is ample parking in and around the Start and Finish Lines to park, however please plan for traffic and long lines to park and pay for parking in some lots.
START LINE PARKING
New this year, parking closest to the Start Line was available for pre-purchase only. The option to prepay parking ended on Monday, August 28.
- A limited number of spots are available in Beach Lot 4S (2030 Ocean Way) and Beach Lot 5S (2701 Barnard Way).
- Parking passes will be available for pickup at Bib Pick Up on Saturday or Race Morning
There will be no option to purchase parking for at the above lots race morning.
FINISH LINE & DOWNTOWN SANTA MONICA PARKING
Tnere is ample parking at the Santa Monica Pier (near the finish line) and around downtown Santa Monica in the parking garages. You can learn more including cost to park by visiting the city of Santa Monica website.
More parking information will be provided in your Final Information. Please note:
- There will be no option to park near the Start Line on race morning if you have not pre-purchased parking
- There will be traffic and long lines to approach parking, arrive early and plan for traffic
Stop by the Finish Festival after the event to pick up your participant t-shirt, enjoy runner food, music, ASICS demos, activations from our partners Volvo and Big 5 Sporting Goods. Come celebrate your accomplishment with family and friends!
The Finish Festival is located at the Santa Monica Pier in the East Pier Parking Lot.