America’s Oldest 10 Mile Race Returns to Surf City this Weekend

September 15, 2023

• 67th annual Surf City 10 to welcome 5,000 Over runners to the Pacific Coast Highway; Historic event features 10-Mile, 10k and 5k distances; Onsite Registration still available

SURF CITY USA – September 15, 2023 /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – More than 5,000 runners are ready to lace up their running shoes and hit the scenic shores of Huntington Beach, as Surf City 10, the oldest 10-mile race in the United States, returns this Sunday, September 17, 2023.

Known for its stunning backdrop of Huntington Beach’s world-famous pier, sand and surf, the historic event promises an exhilarating experience for runners of all levels, featuring 10-mile, 10k, and 5k distances along the breathtaking Pacific Coast Highway.

“The Surf City 10 has been a beloved tradition for runners and the Huntington Beach community for decades,” said Natalia Mendez, Race Director of Surf City 10. “The Surf City 10 is not just about racing; it’s about creating memorable experiences, celebrating and embracing a healthy and active lifestyle. With 3 distances suitable for runners of all abilities, this event welcomes both seasoned athletes training for a fall marathon and walkers doing their first ever 5k.”

After the exhilarating race, participants and spectators can look forward to the Surf City 10 Finish Line Festival. This festive celebration will feature music, food vendors, and a Michelob ULTRA beer garden, providing the perfect atmosphere for participants to unwind and celebrate their achievements.

“The Surf City 10 is a fantastic race,” said Tiffany Costello, a local runner who has participated in multiple Surf City 10 events. “The course offers breathtaking views, and the atmosphere is always incredibly supportive. It’s a race that brings people together and leaves you with a sense of accomplishment.”

The Surf City 10 event weekend promises something for everyone, whether you’re a competitive runner aiming for a personal best or simply looking for a fun and scenic way to stay active. Make your mark in the sands of Huntington Beach, and be a part of the legacy of America’s oldest 10-mile race.

To participate in the Surf City 10 or for more information, including registration details, please visit www.SurfCity10.com or follow @SurfCity10 on social media for the latest race week information.


Orange County’s Oldest race, Surf City 10 returns to Huntington Beach on Sunday morning, September 17. Featuring 10-mile, 10k and 5k distances, the out and back course on the Pacific Coast Highway gives runners spectacular views of world-famous Huntington Beach’s sand and surf, with a convenient start and finish line and expo located just steps from the pier. Event weekend concludes with a finish line festival and Michelob ULTRA beer garden. To register or for more information, visit SurfCity10.com or follow @SurfCIty10 on social media.


Dan Cruz, 619.925.7671


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