The Grand Prix 5K Run/Walk will take place on the world-famous Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach race course! The start/finish line will be on Shoreline Drive, and the course will include S. Pine Avenue, Seaside Way and feature its own hairpin turn at Shoreline and Ocean Blvd. – just like the one that Indy cars navigate every year!
The entry fee per runner is $30 until March 14; on March 15, the fee will be $35 until April 4. On 5K weekend, the fee increases to $40 for those who register on April 7 or race day, April 8.
With your entry fee, you will receive a a finisher medal, an inaugural Grand Prix 5K t-shirt and a complimentary Friday general admission ticket to the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, a $33 value! Entry fees and other proceeds
from the Grand Prix 5K Run/Walk will go to benefit the Grand Prix Foundation of Long Beach, a 501 (c)(3) publicly supported organization whose purpose is to raise funds, through a series of charitable events held in conjunction with the Grand Prix.
Grand Prix 5K sponsorship opportunities are also available – CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS.
With the Foundation’s low administrative costs, approximately 90 cents of every dollar raised goes to benefit Long Beach charities every year. Since its inception in 1991, the Foundation has raised more than $4 million.
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Packet pick up & late registration at Legends Restaurant & Bar (5236 E. 2nd St, Long Beach, CA 90803). Runners picking up packets at Legends will receive a 10% discount on any food and beverage items ordered at Legends.
PLEASE NOTE: Event will take place rain or shine.
Park your car. Hop a train or bus. From virtually anywhere in Southern California, surface transportation will whisk you right to the downtown gates of the Grand Prix 5K course with no gridlock worries
Click here for a Google Map of Long Beach
Enter the following address into your GPS device for driving directions to the event:
The Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center
300 East Ocean Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90802
Parking will be available at the Convention Center at either the Terrace Parking Garage, Ocean Blvd. & Collins Way, or the Long Beach Arena parking garage at 400 East Seaside Way. To park in the Arena garage, you must be parked by 7:00 a.m.
Age division winners will win awards and overall winners will also receive awards and prizes!
We are looking for volunteers to help with packet pickup, pre-event prep, traffic control, the exhibitor area and course management. Please visit our volunteer portal and fill out the form if you are interested.
For more information, call (562) 490-4509 or e-mail [email protected] if you are interested in helping out.
Promote your business and support the Grand Prix Foundation and Long Beach charities! Our sponsors make the inaugural Grand Prix 5K Run possible through their participation and community outreach. Click here to download more information on becoming a sponsor, or contact Ken Miller at (310) 621-0484 or [email protected].
Promote your products and services at the inaugural Grand Prix 5K Run/Walk’s Runners’ Festival! The Runners’ Festival is located in Lagoon Park, adjacent to the Long Beach Arena, and will run Sunday, April 8 from 6:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
For more information about the Grand Prix 5K, contact the Grand Prix Foundation at (562) 490-4509 or e-mail to [email protected]