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OC Marathon 2019

2024 HOAG OC Marathon and Half-Marathon

The HOAG OC Marathon returns to Costa Mesa May 4-5, celebrating its 20th anniversary!  Did you register for the OC Marathon? The festivities will begin on Friday, May 3 when The OC Lifestyle and Fitness Expo is open to the public & participants of OC events for bib pick-up. Enjoy Kids Run the OC on Saturday morning, and Saturday from 2-7 pm turns into a Celebrate OC night of live music and festivities, with some of the best live bands and breweries in OC.

Take advantage of special Costa Mesa hotel rates for the OC Marathon, and check out some things to do in Orange County during your stay. And to find out what's happening elsewhere in the city, check our Calendar of Events!



Whether you’re in search of a healthy snack or rewarding yourself with an indulgent victory meal, there are more than 150 restaurants throughout Costa Mesa to satisfy any craving. There's so many great reasons that people don't just vacation in Costa Mesa - they Eatcation®!


Start off race weekend with a visit to The CAMP. The first-known eco-friendly retail center in the U.S., all of the stores in The CAMP are health conscious or fitness related.

The CAMP is located directly across the street from The LAB Anti-Mall, its "sister" shopping and dining center, and just a few minutes from SOCO and The OC Mix, an outdoor venue offering the very best in locally produced SoCal fashion, food and events. South Coast Plaza is the largest shopping center in California and holds the largest collection of luxury brands in the U.S.



Stay active with a stroll through Costa Mesa’s Art Walk to see iconic public art installations around the city. Or extend your stay to see a show at the spectacular performing arts complex, Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Enjoy OC's preeminent museum, the Orange County Museum of Art, also on the Segerstrom campus. The museum houses more than 4,500 objects of modern art, and is free to attend, thanks to a generous endowment!

Nearby Attractions

Spend an afternoon at the Disneyland® Resort, just 20 minutes from Costa Mesa! Costa Mesa is also just minutes away from great Orange County beaches, if you're looking to enjoy the beach and soak up some SoCal sun. Check out our Attractions section to find more things to do in OC.

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