Only Days Away!

Starting Sept 9 we are kicking off the first ever Virtual Santa Monica Classic and we want YOU to be a part of it!

To Participate

There's Still Time to Join In

Registration in the Virtual option includes event shirt, finisher medal and qualification to earn medals for the Conquer LA ChallengeTriple 5K Tour of LA Challenge, and Coast to Coast Challenge.

Athletes can submit their time on a submission form that will be available from September 9, 2020. The official participation window is September 9 - December 31, 2020.

Virtual Live Coverage on September 13

To participate in the live virtual coverage on September 13, 2020, athletes can upload a clip of their run on Facebook or Instagram and use #runsmc between September 9-12, 2020. Or alternatively athletes can live stream their run via Instagram by tagging @lamarathon during the live coverage from 7am and 9am PT on September 13, 2020.

Submit Your Video


Record yourself running.

(Give a shout out! But please, no music in the background)


Tag your video with #RunSMC and upload to facebook, twitter or instagram.


See the videos during our Facebook live stream on Sept 27.

Finish Festival

In lieu of a Finish Festival held at the Santa Monica pier, a Virtual Expo will be available for participants, friends, or families to connect and celebrate anywhere from around the world. 

Beginning on September 10, join us for our first-ever interactive virtual expo featuring special SMC deals, clinics with running experts, a live streamed DJ performance, and more.

Register for the Santa Monica Classic