• Tech T's for 5k/10k participants
• Health & Fitness Festival on the Pier
• Awards to top 3 in each Age Group
• Pancakes at Finish Line Festival
• Cash Prizes to top 3 overall finishers
• Free Tot Trots

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The ninth annual Santa Monica 5000 returns Sunday, October 19, 2014!

We're expecting friendly competition and some family fun. Whether you're a collegiate sprinter or a new mom, this event will challenge and entertain everyone. Races start at 8:00am at Ocean Park Blvd. and the Beach. All races finish on Ocean Ave, just above the Santa Monica Pier.

Be part of the only race to raise money for local student athletes and school sports programs with the Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation.

Start Fundraising now to support local student athletes!

01.20.14 - Happy New Year!
We are 10 months out - but get ready for some exciting changes to the 2014 event. Race Date is set for October 19, 2014. Registration will open May 1, 2014!

10.6.13 - Congratuldations EVERYONE!
Kudos to everyone young and old for coming out and giving it their best today. Results are up at geminitiming.com and photos will be up later this week. We hope everyone got their fill of pancakes and Cafe Luxxe coffee! Later this week we'll post our fundraising totals for the Schools! Sleep well all!

10.5.13 - Packet Pick Today at Top to Top Santa Monica - 10:30am-5:00pm
Online registrations is now closed - You can still register in person today at Top to Top and tomorrow (at the race start) starting at 6:30pm!

10.4.13 - Packet Pick Tomorrow at Top to Top Santa Monica - 10:30am-5:00pm
Met Meb tomorrow (Saturday) @ Packet Pick Up! He'll be there from 12 - 2pm!!! One of the top American Runners in Santa Monica - this is a TREAT! Packet Pick up goes from 10:30am - 5:00pm. Top to Top is located at 2621 Wilshire Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90403

10.03.13 - Packet Pick Up Tonight at Studio City Road Runner Sports!
The first (of two) Packet Pick Ups is TODAY (Thursday 10/3)! Head over to Road Runner Sports - Studio City 12115 Ventura Blvd Studio City, CA 91604 between Time: 4:00pm - 8:00pm!

09.30.13 - It's Race Week!
Only 6 days until race day! There are 3 more training runs this week (RRS-Studio City, Skechers-Santa Monica, Top to Top). And then Packet Pick Ups start on Thursday! Check your emails for the latest info as well!

09.26.13 - Bike Valet @ Start Line!
We are very pleased to offer a way for Santa Monica 5000 runners to get to the Start Line WITHOUT having to drive, park, or wait in lines to get parked. Ride your bike (safely) down to the Start area and look for the Performance Bike Tent, and all the Bike racks.. Leave your ride with them, while you go run the race, and then when you're done on the Pier.. just walk the short distance back to the race start area, and grab your wheels back - free of charge!!

09.10.13 - Santa Monica Training Run Tonight!
Training Runs start continue tonight TUESDAY, September 10 at Skechers on 3rd Street Promenade! Runs start @ 6:30pm. There will be a variety of distances for all abilities!

08.27.13 - Santa Monica Training Runs Start Next Week
Training Runs start next TUESDAY, September 3 at Skechers on 3rd Street Promenade! Runs start @ 6:30pm. There will be a variety of distances for all abilities!

08.22.13 - Wyndham Santa Monica by the Pier
Looking for THE place to stay for the race? Check out the newly remodeled Wyndham Santa Monica by the Pier. They are offering special rates for athletes and spectators!

07.31.13 - It's time to start thinking about running!
As summer rolls on, keep in mind that training runs start August 26 at RRS - Studio City and August 27 RRS-Santa Monica! Expect some running, giveaways and sore legs!

04.18.13 - It's Springtime!
We would like to welcome Skechers as our Presenting Sponsor for 2013!

01.18.13 - Happy New Year!
Happy New Year all! Registration opens February 1st!

10.06.12 - It's time to RUN!!
We'll see everyone bright and early tomorrow at the event! Sleep well!

10.05.12 - Packet Pick Up is Today and Tomorrow!
Get over to Olympic High School on Friday (3-7pm) or Saturday (11-4pm) and get your shirt and bib! Fun stuff awaits!