OC Marathon 2019
The OC Marathon Running Festival is here! Formerly known as The US Bank OC Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K, the OC Marathon comes to Costa Mesa on May 4, 2019. The festivities will begin on Saturday, May 4 with the Kids Run, the OC one-mile run in the morning, and the 5K on Saturday at 5 p.m. Sunday, the full marathon starts at 5:30 am. Take advantage of special hotel rates and complimentary shuttle transportation to and from the half and full marathon race. Check out some of Costa Mesa’s pre and post-event OC Marathon activities to enjoy during your stay. And to find out what's happening elsewhere in the city, check our Calendar of Events!
Click a participating hotel below to plan your OC Marathon stay by April 20, 2019. Costa Mesa hotels offer free round-trip shuttle transportation to and from the OC Marathon! Once you book your hotel reservation through the links below, you'll receive a link to make your shuttle reservation (limit 2 seats per room). Guests MUST complete the survey to make shuttle reservations through the OC Marathon website. Please complete the survey at that link on the OC Marathon site prior to the cut-off date.
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-conscious retail campus in the U.S., all of the stores in The CAMP are health conscious or fitness related. Check out SEED People’s Market and Active Ride Shop for a great selection of athletic apparel and footwear.
The CAMP is located directly across from The LAB, a popular boutique shopping district, 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. And for the ultimate retail experience, check out South Coast Plaza. The shopping destination is the largest 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.
Spend an afternoon at the Disneyland® Resort. Check into your hotel and hop aboard Costa Mesa’s convenient ART shuttle to the Disneyland® Resort and enjoy a day of play. Costa Mesa is also just minutes from Newport Beach and Huntington Beach if you're looking to enjoy the beach and soak up some Orange County sun.