Sun September 24, 2023 Huntington Beach, CA 92649 US Directions

5K Run/Walk

$38 6:30AM PDT - 9:00AM PDT Price increases after July 7, 2023 at 11:59am PDT

10K Run/Walk

$40 6:30AM PDT - 9:00AM PDT Price increases after July 7, 2023 at 11:59pm PDT

Kid's Dash (400 yards) or 1 Mile FUN RUN

$30 6:30AM PDT - 9:00AM PDT Registration ends September 24, 2023 at 11:59pm PDT

Virtual Run

$45 Registration ends September 24, 2023 at 11:59pm PDT
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Bolsa Chica State Park (Lot #25)
17851 Pacific Coast Hwy (Main Gate Entrance)
Huntington Beach, CA US 92649

Sunday, September 24, 2023  8:15am


THE TIKI BEACH 5k/10K. is YOUR LIVELY race with LIVE Polynesian Drummers and Dancers!  It's your end of the summer BEACH PARTY RUN! Coconuts, palm trees, grass skirts, and the TAPUA PRODUCTION drummers and dancers make this the BEST BEACH BASH, healthy RUNNER's Party! 

Welcome to the Annual Tiki Beach 5K/10K. YOUR Polynesian-themed Summer RUN.  Every participant gets a Hawaiian-style race shirt and the BEST EVER CUSTOM CAST FINISHER MEDAL! It's a TIKI!  CAREN WARE EVENTS are RFID CHIP Timed by ITZ ABOUT TIME and have very cool age division awards and overall finisher trophies. (5-year age spans this time!) 

Pancakes are served from 7:15 am to 9:30 am. Supports the local Kiwanis and Kid's Read.  Enjoy the expo area and great selfie moments. $5

The course is Flat and fast, or slow and easy.  Make it the pace you want it.  The 5K/10K routes are both wideout and backs courses on the paved beach path.  Listen to the waves with a beachside view. Strollers stay to the right!   


  • Custom Cast Finishers Medal (great addition to your collection!)
  • Tiki Beach custom shirt
  • Chip timed and a custom race bib
  • Water and fruit at the finish line
  • Chance for Age division awards and overall Trophies

A BIG "beachy" Polynesian-themed start area...standing 6 feet apart if we still need to!


Top Three Male/Female Awards. There are “In It To Win It” age categories 3 deep with 5-year age spans:  5k and 10K
1-10, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39 40-44, 45-49, 50-54,55-59 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80&over

YOU get a 4th reward for doing  three SUMMER EVENTS:  Cinco De Miles,  SO Cal Pirate's Run, 4th of July Red, White, & Blue, and the TIKI BEACH 5k/10K are the summer race options. 

EARLY RACE PACKET PICK UP at Costa Mesa's Road Runner Sports from noon to 3pm 

  DATE: Saturday, September 23
  Location: Road Runner Sports - Costa Mesa
  1835 Newport Blvd.
  Costa Mesa 92627      (You can pick up for others. No ID required. You may also pick up race morning at the race site)


6:30 am Vendors arrive and set up.
              Volunteers arrive and check in
7 am-8:30 Registration OPEN
                Shirts and bibs are available for pick up on race day 
6:30am to 10 am   Polynesian Party Expo open for participants

8:15 kid's dash and 1 mile

8:30 am Mass Start for 10K and 5K.




  • EVENT in LOT 25 of Bolsa Chica State Beach. (Closest to the corner of Warner and PCH)  State Park charges $15 per car.  You must enter at the main gate on PCH.  Public parking is available behind the Jack in the Box in Sunset Beach.  You will have to walk from there into the State Park via the sidewalk. RESTROOMS are open and located on each end of lot 25. 



The virtual run race is perfect for those who can't make the race but still want to earn a medal! Participants will choose their own date and location to run the distance on their own through the "honor" system and receive their custom event shirt and medal in the mail. Now your friends and family from across the miles can celebrate and participate with you! Packets will not be available before race day. You will be able to pick up your packets at Early Packet Pick-Up location or if you need them mailed, we will mail it the on Wednesday following the event.

Race will take place rain or totally sunny! 

Thank you for making running a part of your healthy lifestyle.  Caren Ware Events gives you a FUN-FILLED reason to! Come join the camaraderie.

Tiki Beach Run Route

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