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Summer Marathons, Swims & Bike Tours in Long Beach

Summer Marathons, Swims & Bike Tours in Long Beach

It’s summertime, so get out and enjoy the sunshine! Here’s a look at the races, swims and miscellaneous fitness events you can add to your training this season. Visiting with family? Lots of the events are family-friendly, such as the annual bike tour that winds its way around Long Beach. Make Allegria Hotel your home base - we're located right off the boardwalk.

The Fabulous 4th of July 4K and 1K Children’s Fun Run

Held every July 4th in memory of lifelong resident Sean Ryan, the Fabulous 4th of July Race is a fun activity that the whole family can take part in. Start and finish will be at the boardwalk at Laurelton Boulevard, just two blocks from Allegria Hotel. Afterward, enjoy a day at the beach with fireworks in the evening. Children’s Fun Run 1K begins at 8 am; 4k at 8:30 am.

Waterfront Warriors 5K

This annual course is open to all ages on Sunday, July 15 at 8 am. The flat course will start at the boardwalk at New York Boulevard. The Long Beach Waterfront Warriors honor and aid ill and injured veterans and their families. Sign-up today.

The Long Beach Biathlon

It’s the 40th year of the Long Beach Biathlon in Long Beach! The biathlon includes an ocean swim and run. The event is divided into races for children, teens and adults. The biathlon will be held Sunday, July 28 on the beach at National Boulevard. Kids and teens start at 8:30 am, adults at 9 am. See details.

C.U.R.B. Annual Bike Tour

Go on a recreational, 11-mile bike tour around Long Beach with the family this summer. Geared toward adults and children of all ages, the bike tour is a non-competitive tour of the city by the sea. Cruise Bay Drive along Reynolds Channel, the West End, the canals, and the boardwalk. Held Saturday, August 10. Registration begins at 8:30 am at the Long Beach Recreation Center on Magnolia Boulevard.

The Long Beach Lifeguard Memorial Swim

The city’s Lifeguard Memorial Swim will be held on Sunday, August 18 at 9 am on the beach at National Boulevard. There will be a one-mile and half-mile swim. Swimmers ages 16 and up who can swim one mile in 55 minutes or less are invited to participate. See registration form.


Have you started planning your summer holiday yet? Consult the Allegria Hotel’s special offers and book your stay!

Allegria Hotel is the only luxury hotel in Long Beach located just off the boardwalk. Our rooftop pool is the envy of Long Beach, with magnificent views of the ocean. Book your summer getaway in advance for the best prices and deals!