Come out and enjoy the end of summer with the Summer Showdown Marathon events!

Course updated as of 8/14 to beach path in Santa Monica starting off of Ocean Ave and Bay Street

This is an open course.  Please be courteous to other pedestrians, runners, and cyclists on the beach path.


This is a small event, with a small number of participants. Usually less then 100.  All the participants will have their results posted with their names and times. And FREE pictures for everyone posted on our facebook page after the event!  Pacers and crew are welcome at any time. There are numerous restrooms and water fountains along the course.

Course map COMING SOON! The course with go south along the beach path and back for 5k then north along the beach path 5 miles then back 5 miles for the half marathon. This route twice for the marathon and 5 out and back for the 10 miler.

We will have the usual buffet of food for competitors ranging from oranges, bananas, GU Gels, water, gatorade, cookies, etc. And anything else participants request.

Time Limits- None

No DNF's here: A person, at anytime, can drop down from the 50 mi to the 50k, etc.. If a person does not complete a 50k, marathon or any other distance, then we WILL make a distance that the person completed in increments of common standard distances: 5k, 10k, 10mi, half marathon, marathon, etc.

We will have 2 start times:

  1. 1. Marathon, 50k, and Half Marathon:

    5:30 - 5:55 check in

    6:00AM start


  1. 2.Half Marathon, 10 Mile:

    6:00 - 6:25 check in

   6:30AM start


All finishers get a medal.

Send us an email letting us know what you would like at the Aid Stations, we will try and personalize the food as much as possible. This is YOUR race and we want to make it as special as possible.




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The Summer Showdown Marathon, Half Marathon, and Ultra
8/19/12 @ 6:30AM