Running Is For The Birds

Saturday April 6th, 2024

Huntington Beach, CA

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Amigos De Bolsa Chica, in conjunction with Bolsa Chica State Beach is hosting a run/walk/beach cleanup.  the categories include:

5K, 10K, 1k fun run, 5K Plogging (picking up litter while jogging), 10K Plogging , Beach Clean up only

Bolsa Chica State Beach, April 6, 2024, 8:00 AM.

Run and Walk along the beach on a flat and fast course.  Proceeds help the Amigos de Bolsa Chica's (a 501c3 non-profit established in 1976) effort to offer environmental leadership roles to all by providing community-based education programs centered on the Bolsa Chica that create greater awareness of coastal California's threatened biodiversity. 

There is a family friendly expo at the basketball courts with demonstrations, about what Amigos de Bolsa Chica is all about.  Look at Bolsa Chica water samples through the microscopes, learn about the wetlands and the birds that visit there, Learn what we can do to protect the environment and the animals of the wetlands.

Check in begins at 7am at the basketball courts at Bolsa Chica State Beach.  5K and 10K begin at 8am.  Kids 1 mile fun run starts at 9am.  

  • All-American, flat and fast race course

  • Chip timing for 5K and 10K run and plogging (not for the 1k kids run)

  • Race t-shirts (guaranteed only for pre-registration by March 15)

  • Participation medal at the finish line

  • Free parking at Bolsa Chica State Beach when in parking lot before 8am. ($15 dollar value)

  • Free ice cream from Handel's Ice Cream for all participants and family members.

Race Distances

Price Register
Beach Clean up only $0.00 until Register »
10K Plogging $46.00 until Register »
5K Plogging $41.00 until Register »
Kids 1 k fun run $20.00 until Register »
10K Run/Walk $45.00 until Register »
5K Run/Walk $40.00 until Register »
Beach Clean up only Click to Find Out Register »
Kids 1 k fun run Click to Find Out Register »
10K Plogging Click to Find Out Register »
5K Plogging Click to Find Out Register »
10K Run/Walk Click to Find Out Register »
5K Run/Walk Click to Find Out Register »

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Start Location

17851 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA

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