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Miles for Luz

5k and Half Marathon

May 1st, 2021

Long Beach , CA

"Miles for Luz" 5k and Half Marathon to honor Luzviminda Villamil on May 1st, 2021

Join friends of Luz on her local favorite course for a 5k or half marathon.  Register below for bib/medal.  

This is a fun run that is clock or self timed (not chip timed) for friends of Luz and David.


All proceeds will go to Luz's favorite charity St Judes Children’s Hospital in Memphis.

All registered participants will get a special medal honoring Luz.


This is an open course.  Please be courteous to other pedestrians, runners, and cyclists on the beach path.

Counts as a Half Fanatics race.  Results will be posted on the website.


Course map: The course is super easy to follow.  It will consist of out and back loops around the beach path that will be marked for the 5k and half marathon.  Half marathon will be 3 x 4.36 mile loops. 

Participants are not allowed to run/walk with dogs.  

Check in on May 1st - 7:00-7:30AM

Start Time - 7:30AM, or self time and start a little earlier or later

Cut off finish - 10:45AM

Early start option, or start the 5k late and finish by 10:45AM


Date - Saturday, May 1st, 2021 


Address - * Please check in at the tables closest to 54th Place, at the start of the beach path.  NOT near Claremont Ave.  Long Beach path in Belmont Shores -- 5400 E. Ocean Blvd. Long Beach, CA 90803 (off of 54th Place and Ocean Blvd.) * do not use Apple Maps app as a GPS, use the Google Maps or Waze app


Start Map - Please see images below


Parking -  Parking is free in the residential area.  There is beach parking lot by the start/check in area that is paid in advance by ticket machine.

All registered participants must complete a current waiver.  Please email the waiver by 4/30 at 3PM or bring it with you on May 1st.  Registration closes on April 29th at 12PM.  Registration is for the medal/bib.




Donate to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital in honor of Luz.

Donation is optional.  To confirm a spot on May 1st, please register below.

* VIRTUAL OPTION - for those who cannot attend on May 1st.  Please use the virtual registration button only.

Virtual registration is $5.99 to pay for shipping costs of the bib and medal. 

Virtual sign up is open April 19-26th.  All packages will be mailed on April 27th and participants will receive a separate tracking email.

Email time to from May 1st - May 5th for virtual results to be posted.

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