The Beach Marathon Mile is an incremental running program that has been designed to encourage kids, adults and families to exercise together and promote a healthy lifestyle that will continue for years to come. All ages may participate (children grades K-8, teens and adults) and all participants will run a total of 26.2 miles (full marathon distance) by combining their mileage from all their runs over a 16-week period. Participants are encouraged to use this event to build endurance, increase self-confidence and learn to reach goals.
To participate in the Beach Marathon Mile, participants will log a total of 25 one-mile runs between June 1, 2010 and September 12, 2010. Families can run together, youth can run in their PE classes and all participants will keep a personal log to track his/her progress. Run your mile and log it on our exclusive website provided to our registered participants only! On this website, you will receive feedback and encouraging comments from the Long Beach State Track and Field coaching staff.
Participants will complete their final 1.2 miles (26.2 total miles) at the Long Beach State Track on September 12, 2010. All registered participants will receive a Beach Marathon Mile t-shirt the day of the event. Upon completion of the final 1.2 miles, participants will receive a Marathon Finisher's Medal with ribbon, along with snacks and refreshments. The sponsor of each athlete, and the participants themselves, will receive free admission to the event on March 21st. All of this for only $15.
Contact the Long Beach State Track & Field office at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Registration material will be available in local K-12 school offices and at the Long Beach State Athletic Department's front desk. Additional registration forms at can be downloaded at www.longbeachstate.com/beachmarathonmile.
Group discounts are available for organizations that register 20 or more participants. A 20% discount will apply to each participant with the organization (reduction of $3 from the full registration fee). For NCAA purposes, the discount can not apply to participants who attend high school or community college.
*Proceeds go to support the Long Beach State Track & Field program.
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