Is the Long Beach Marathon Cancelled?
The 36th annual Long Beach Marathon and all of its weekend activities have been cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. 3-4 — along with the Aquarium of the Pacific 5K, Aquarium of the Pacific Kids Fun Run , 20M Bike Tour and the marathon and half – marathon highlighting the event, Oct. 4.
What time is the Long Beach Marathon over?
The race has a scheduled starting time of 6:00 AM for the full marathon and 7:30 AM for the half marathon, and runners have 6 hours to complete the half marathon course — which means it’s open to walkers as well as runners.
How many miles is the Long Beach Marathon?
Is Long Beach Marathon a Boston qualifier?
The Long Beach Marathon can be used as a qualifier for any marathon in the country, including the Boston Marathon .
What is a virtual marathon?
A virtual marathon or half marathon race is a remotely held race managed by a race organization or group of individuals that allow individual runners the flexibility of racing a given distance at their own discretion.
How long does it take to train for half marathon?
Most C25K programs take you from zero to 3 miles in eight weeks . After you reach 3 miles, give yourself at least 12 additional weeks to train for 13.1 miles. In total, this is 20 week of half marathon training. And yes, if you’re a beginner, you can start from nothing and work up to a half marathon in under six months.