Virtual Run2022-06-08T19:32:30+00:00

Virtual Run

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Already signed up but can’t join us on February 6, 2022?

Switch to the Virtual Race! Runners who signed up for the traditional course race can switch to the virtual before February 1, 2022.  You can make the switch through your ACTIVE MyEvents account. Please follow these steps:

  1. Please go to
  2. Scroll down to find the 2021 Surf City Marathon and Half Marathon
  3. Click “Change Category”
  4. You’re all set!

NOTE: if you are prompted to pay a fee when transferring, email and we will manually transfer you. 

Virtual Run FAQ

Virtual Run

Virtual Race Information

Unable to join us in person on February 6, 2022? Check out the Virtual Run option.

Included within Virtual Half Marathon and Virtual Marathon registrations:

  • Official Event Bib
  • Official Finisher Shirt
  • Official Finisher Medal

When you sign up for the Virtual Race option, you will need to complete the virtual 13.1-mile race (Half Marathon) or 26.2-mile race (Full marathon) and submit proof through the Virtual Run Submission Link between February 2, 2022, and February 8, 2022.

Race Proof can be:

  • Photo proof of your tracking device showing the date and distance
  • Link to Garmin, MapMyRun, Nikeplus, RunKeeper, Runtastic or Strava tracking

Submit your Virtual Run Proof

  • Submit your virtual race proof via the 2022 link (to be provided on February 2, 2022)
Submit Proof for 2022 Virtual

Virtual Race Rules:

  • The Virtual run option will allow you to maintain your loyalty status or maintain your status within the Beach Cities Challenge.
  • All virtual runs must be completed and submitted by February 8, 2022.
  • We will reach out to all Virtual Runners closer to the event date with specific instructions on how to submit your times.
  • Bib, Shirts, and Medals will be mailed to the address listed on the registration form. Please allow 4 weeks after race day to receive your finisher packet.
  • Virtual Race Entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. No exceptions.
  • Virtual Race registration is required in order to participate in the program.



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