Orange County, CA

Awarded the 2024 RRCA NATIONAL MARATHON Championship Event

May 4 & 5, 2024


May 4 & 5, 2024

It's our 20th anniversary!

Run it, Experience it, Love it! Our Biggest Party Yet!

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Save the Date: May 2 – 5, 2024

The 66th annual road runners club of america (RRCA) conference will be held May 2 – 5, 2024 in conjunction with The 2024 OC Marathon running festival. 

Full Marathon

May 5, 2024 – 5:30 AM

The 26.2 mile tour of beautiful Orange County. Named the RRCA National Marathon Championship.

Half Marathon

May 5, 2024 – 6:15 AM

It’s the perfect distance to enjoy the post-race party.


Saturday, May 4, 2024 AT 5:30 PM
The day before the half and full.

Kids Run

Saturday, May 4, 2024

10-12 week program that promotes an active, healthy lifestyle to kids.


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Runners go the distance in 19th OC Marathon

In barely 2 hours and 18 minutes the 19th running of the SDCCU OC Marathon on Sunday morning, May 7, had its first runner break through the finish line tape.

The sold-out marathon had 2,650 people sign up to participate. Shortly after those runners leapt from the starting line, the event’s half marathon got started with more than 9,500 runners.


San Diego man sets course record at OC Marathon

A San Diego man won the 19th annual OC Marathon Sunday in a record time of 2:18:06, while a Northern California woman took home the women’s race in 2:53:06.

Steven Martinez earned a $2,500 bonus for breaking the old course record of 2:22:45 set in 2011.


19th annual Orange County Marathon kicks off

The 19th annual Orange County Marathon kicked off Sunday, with tens of thousands of runners expected to turn out for this year’s event. 

Adults, children and even dogs were out supporting their friends and family at the race, which starts at Fashion Island and ends at the Orange County Fairgrounds. 


Chula Vista’s Steven Martinez Wins OC Marathon, Setting New Course Record

Steven Martinez of Chula Vista won the men’s race at the 19th OC Marathon Sunday in a record time of 2:18:06.

The runner, who attended Chico State University, earned a $2,500 bonus for breaking the old course record of 2:22:45 set in 2011 by Peter Omae Ayieni.

Meanwhile, three competitors from San Diego County finished in the top five on the women’s side.


Thousands lace up to run OC Marathon Sunday

The Orange County Marathon is underway Sunday. Rick Montanez reports.


RRCA National Half Marathon Championships Headlines 2023 SDCCU OC Marathon

With its spectacular and quintessential Southern California ocean views, the SDCCU OC Marathon Running Festival is a distance runner’s paradise.

With some 1,500-plus clubs representing more than 200,000 members, the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) is the leader in supporting grassroots and community running organizations in the United States.

About SDCCU OC Marathon

Run It, Experience It, Love It!

Weekend Festival

Enjoy the Lifestyle & Fitness Expo, Celebrate OC Festival, and OC Marathon events Friday through Sunday!

Coastal Course

Spectacular views from the oceanfront streets of Newport Beach to the bayside of Costa Mesa, and the neighborhoods of Santa Ana.

Fun For All Levels

Fun for all ages, abilities, and walker-friendly! Elite runners to first-timers will enjoy an inclusive experience.

Since 2004

Those who know, just know! We have perfected this race and pride ourselves on the large amount of returners every year!


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