VIP Experience

Upgrade your race registration to VIP for only $119! Enjoy VIP Race Weekend Experience all weekend long from packet pick-up at the Expo, VIP parking on race day, pre-race amenities, and post-event perks! See below for a full list of perks.

VIP Experience Perks

Elevate your race day experience and upgrade your entry to VIP! The Long Beach Marathon VIP Experience will take your race day to the next level! Located next to the finish line, the Long Beach VIP experience offers reserved parking, prime viewing opportunities, private restrooms, made to order breakfast and on-site bartenders – but that’s not all.

Got a cheering squad? The VIP Experience is perfect for spectators to relax in style while they wait to watch you cross the finish line. Add a guest pass during registration for your squad to enjoy all the race day perks while you finish the race!

Don’t wait to reserve your VIP Experience at the early bird rate of $119!

VIP Tent Hours: 5:30am – 1:00pm*

VIP Participants receive:

  • Express Packet Pick Up at Expo (skip the lines, pre-ID check!)
  • Option of Race Morning Packet Pick Up from VIP Tent
  • VIP Parking on race day (must pick-up at expo)
  • VIP Gift Item
  • Private restrooms (more in 2020!)
  • Pre-race lounge with refreshments/coffee
  • Private gear check
  • Private changing area
  • Post-event massage with minimal line
  • Premium access to finish line viewing
  • Post-Race brunch buffet**

*Please review your anticipated start and finish times before purchasing. Refunds will not be allowed.

**Menu subject to change. Must be 21+ to consume alcohol

Upgrade to VIP

The VIP race experience is available when purchasing your registration.  Already registered?  Add your VIP upgrade through your ACTIVE MyEvents account:

  1. Please go to
  2. Scroll down to find the 2020 Long Beach Marathon and Half Marathon
  3. Click “Purchase merchandise”
  4. Scroll to find “VIP Race Experience”
  5. Add the number of VIP passes needed
  6. Scroll down and click Continue
  7. Enter your payment information and finish checkout
  8. You’re all set!
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