Cinco de Mayo Weekend in 2023!
RACE START TIMES
Saturday, May 6 ,2023 @ 8:00 AM - Kids Run the OC (OC Fair and Event Center, Costa Mesa, CA)
Saturday, May 6 ,2023 @ 5:00 PM - The CELEBRATE OC 5K (OC Fair and Event Center, Costa Mesa, CA)
Sunday, May 7, 2023 @ 5:30 am - SDCCU OC Marathon (Fashion Island, Newport Beach, CA)
Sunday, May 7, 2023 @ 6:15 AM – Half Marathon Start (Fashion Island, Newport Beach, CA)
You can register online through 11:59 p.m on May 4, 2023 (if the races have not sold out prior to this date). After that time, you will need to register in person at the OC Lifestyle and Fitness Expo during the regular expo hours.
Transfer requests from one race to another can be accommodated online, or at the OC Lifestyle & Fitness Expo, for the published fees when you go to through the transfer process. This is provided that spaces are available in the race of your choice. Please pay close attention to any sell out announcements.
If you cannot participate after you have registered, please notify us in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org. We are happy to ship your participant shirt for shipping and handling fees at your request. Please include your name, street address, gender, age, phone number and T-shirt size in your email. Due to advanced ordering and preparation, we cannot refund your fees.
There is a deferral option, or you can switch to Virtual.
Entries are Non Transferable
Entries are good only for the year they are intended. Entries are non-transferable from person to person.
PACKET PICK UP
Each event participant must attend the OC Lifestyle and Fitness Expo on either Friday, May 5, 2023 between 4:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m or Saturday, May 6, 2023 between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. and show their identification to pick up their race bib, D-tag timing chip, and t-shirt. You also must sign a hard copy of the waiver at this time. It is encouraged for 5K runners or Combo CRUSH participants to attend the Expo on Saturday afternoon, to get your bibs and then run the OC 5K. THERE WILL BE NO SUNDAY RACE DAY PACKET PICK-UP! (Virtual Runners have their race packets shipped)
If you absolutely cannot make it to the Expo on Friday or Saturday, we can make special arrangements to mail your bib number and timing tag to you approximately one week before the race. This option is ONLY available during the online registration process and CANNOT be changed once you have selected this option or chosen NOT to select it. The fee for this service is a non-refundable $25 and can be added to your cart during your registration purchase. The delivery fee is only for the bib and timing tag. You can pick-up your shirt and any other items on race day.
WHEELCHAIR RULES FOR THE OC MARATHON
This division is for Push Rim & Hand Cycle participants. ALL participants will be required to participate in the Full Marathon . This is a change from previous years! All athletes will start 2 minutes prior to the FULL at 5:28 A.M. All participants must wear helmets. Hand Cycle athletes must not exceed a 5:00 minute per mile pace.
Participants must be 14 years of age or older to participate in the HALF Marathon or 16 in the FULL Marathon unless special consideration has been made.