Annual Marine run/walk is March 9

The fifth annual 3/1 Marine 5K Run/Walk will be held at 8 a.m. March 9 starting in the parking lot at Beach Boulevard and Pacific Coast Highway.

The event helps the Third Battalion/First Marines Foundation pay for the programs, projects and activities that support the city's adopted battalion.

A pancake breakfast will be served by Huntington Beach firefighters at 8:30 a.m. and is open to the public. Breakfast is $5 per person and is not included in run/walk registration.

The fee for the walk is $40. The registration closing date is 5 p.m. March 6 but in-person registration will be available March 8 at the packet pick-up or from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. race day.



More running to come

The Rockin' Shamrock Marathon and Half Marathon will take place at 7:15 a.m. March 17 starting at the Bolsa Chica beach path. The price for the marathon is $40, half marathon is $30.

The parking lot opens at 7 a.m. at the Jack in the Box on Pacific Coast Highway and Warner Avenue in Huntington Beach.

Entry forms can be found at

—Alicia Lopez

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