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Rockin Shamrock Half Marathon

March 12, 2023

Santa Monica, CA

Run the Rockin Shamrock Half Marathon on 12 March 2023 in beautiful Santa Monica, California and experience the thrill of a lifetime! Enjoy the stunning views and a race you'll never forget.
Run the Rockin Shamrock Half Marathon on 12 March 2023 in beautiful Santa Monica, California and experience the thrill of a lifetime! Enjoy the stunning views and a race you'll never forget.
Participants run the half marathon Rockin Shamrock Half Marathon in Santa Monica, California in March!
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About The Rockin Shamrock Half Marathon

The Rockin Shamrock Half Marathon in Santa Monica, California is an exciting and challenging event that takes place each year on March 12th. With a 13.1-mile route beginning at the Santa Monica Pier and extending along the coast of Pacific Coast Highway, this half marathon provides runners with some of the most beautiful scenery in all of California.

Along the race route, you can expect to experience stunning views of crystal blue waters and white sandy beaches. You will also be able to catch glimpses of iconic landmarks such as Venice Beach Boardwalk and Muscle Beach Gymnasium as well as many other local attractions like The Promenade Shopping Center and Third Street Promenade. If you are lucky enough, you may even spot dolphins or sea lions playing in the surf!

Since it typically falls during one of California’s mildest months (March), race day weather usually consists mostly sunny skies with temperatures ranging from 50-70 degrees Fahrenheit – perfect for running! Crowds are usually made up mainly by locals who come out to cheer on their friends or family members participating in the race; however there are often quite a few visitors too who come specifically for this fantastic event.

One unique feature about this half marathon is its post-race celebration which includes live music, awards ceremonies, food vendors, refreshments stations and so much more! Regardless if you’re an avid runner looking for a challenge or someone just wanting to get out there and have some fun -Rockin Shamrock Half Marathon promises an unforgettable experience that should not be missed!