Here is Your Peninsula Holiday Itinerary!

holidayspeninsulawKick off your Holiday Season with Thanksgiving at the beach! Holidays are better spent at the beach surrounded by loved ones.  With so many great family friendly activities, the fun doesn’t have to end after the last piece of pie has been enjoyed.

Here are some of the activities and events you can enjoy!

Friday, November 29   
• 10am-4pm PAA Studio Tour, Peninsula-wide Feast of the Arts!
• 1pm Holidays at the Beach kicks off their  festivities with “Polar Express” at the

Unique Holiday Treasures Await at the 6th Annual Peninsula Arts Association Studio Tour

Held over Thanksgiving Weekend, this two-day event encompasses 20 locations, from Chinook to Surfside – Start Your Holiday Shopping with the Peninsula Arts Association’s 6th Annual Studio Tour!

wiegardt_04_2004Be inspired! Check out the 6th Annual Peninsula Arts Association Studio Tour. This two-day event encompasses 20 locations all up and down our beautiful 28-mile Peninsula. Artists open their studios to the public for demos, sales, and the chance to witness the magic of beautiful works of art in the making. Some locations will feature multiple artists, all locations will

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Birding Takes Flight in Pacific County

flockThe Long Beach Peninsula is known for many great things, one of which is Birding. More than 300 species of birds make their home on the Long Beach Peninsula. Whether you are searching for Great Blue Herons, Trumpeter Swans, the Western Screech-Owl, or perhaps the Red-Breasted Sapsucker – the possibilities are endless.

With several distinct eco-systems in this very corner of southwest Washington State, Pacific County includes Pacific Ocean seashore and marshland, lakes, inland waterways, wetlands, the Columbia River, the Willapa Bay and it’s many tributaries. Hundreds of species

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The Long Beach International City Bank Marathon & Half Marathon Celebrates its 27th Year as Southern California’s Fun and Scenic Marathon

September 9, 2011

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John Parks, RUN Racing
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Kevin Wilerson
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The Long Beach International City Bank Marathon & Half Marathon Celebrates its 27th Year as Southern California’s Fun and Scenic Marathon

One of Southern California’s most fun – and certainly scenic – events takes place with the 27th running of the Long Beach International City Bank Marathon & Half Marathon, Sunday, Oct. 9.

Approximately 25,000 runners are expected to participate in the full marathon, half marathon, 26.2 Bike Tour and Bubba Gump Run Forrest Run 5K. The Aquarium

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2011 Long Beach International City Bank Marathon Decorating Course with Art

October 4, 2011

John Parks, RUN Racing
562-427-4606, ext 223
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Kevin Wilkerson
(310) 990-4020 Cell
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2011 Long Beach International City Bank Marathon Decorating Course with Art

LONG BEACH, CA – The “Art of Running” will be on display the Long Beach International City Bank Marathon and Half Marathon on Sunday, October 9. The event, recognized for its scenic course, is getting even better with the addition of a major display of art along the course.

The Marathon’s goal is to become a “26.2 Mile Art Experience,” and this year, two major initiatives are supporting this effort.

First, artwork created by young

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Aquarium of the Pacific to host One-Mile Kids Fun Run in association with the 2011 Long Beach International City Bank Marathon & Half Marathon

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Oct. 5, 2011

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Marilyn Padilla, Aquarium of the Pacific
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Aquarium of the Pacific to host One-Mile Kids Fun Run in association with the
2011 Long Beach International City Bank Marathon & Half Marathon

Fun FREE event held a day prior to Marathon on Saturday, October 8

LONG BEACH, CA – As part of a major emphasis on improving youth health and fitness as well as helping to counter the major childhood obesity epidemic, the nonprofit Aquarium of the Pacific has again joined forces with RUN Racing and

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FEMALE QUALIFIES FOR US OLYMPIC TIME TRIALS IN HER FIRST MARATHON, A HIGHLIGHT OF THE 27TH ANNUAL LONG BEACH INTERNATIONAL CITY BANK MARATHON

John Parks, RUN Racing
562-427-4606, ext 223
949-290-5508 Cell
[email protected]

Kevin Wilkerson
(310) 990-4020 Cell
[email protected]

FEMALE QUALIFIES FOR US OLYMPIC TIME TRIALS IN HER FIRST MARATHON, A HIGHLIGHT OF THE 27TH ANNUAL LONG BEACH INTERNATIONAL CITY BANK MARATHON

Running in her first marathon, Abigail Swift, 23, of Huntington Beach, qualified for the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials, finishing the 27th annual Long Beach International City Bank Marathon in 2:43:20 on a sunny day in Long Beach. The Olympic trials qualifying time is 2:45:00.

Swift, who was sixth overall and had only previously entered a half marathon, was not even trying to set a

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C2O PURE COCONUT WATER TO SPONSOR LONG BEACH INTERNATIONAL CITY BANK MARATHON

LONG BEACH, Calif. – C2O, a locally-based maker of 100% natural coconut water with nutritional properties, is the newest sponsor of the Long Beach International City Bank Marathon & Half Marathon.  The three year deal includes title to the Running Club Leaderboard and the innovative “Live Rejuvenated” campaign.  Southern California’s premier fall marathon event is held Oct. 5 to 7, 2012.

Approximately 25,000 runners and cyclists are expected to participate in the full marathon, half marathon, 26.2 Bike Tour and Run Forrest Run 5K on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012 along with 2,000 children taking part in The Aquarium of the

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2012 LONG BEACH INTERNATIONAL CITY BANK MARATHON ANNOUNCES VOLKSWAGEN AS OFFICIAL AUTOMOTIVE PARTNER & SPONSOR OF THE VOLKSWAGEN 26.2 BIKE TOUR

LONG BEACH, Calif. – The Long Beach International City Bank Marathon & Half Marathon today announced that Volkswagen of American has signed as the Official Automotive Partner of Southern California’s premier fall marathon event held Oct. 5 to 7, 2012.

Approximately 25,000 runners and cyclists are expected to participate in the full marathon, half marathon, 26.2 Bike Tour and Run Forrest Run 5K on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012 along with 2,000 children taking part in The Aquarium of the Pacific Kids One-Mile Fun Run on Saturday, Oct. 6.  An estimated 50,000 people attend the two-day Health and Fitness Expo while

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CLIF® Bar Renews Sponsorship of Long Beach International City Bank Marathon

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Race officials today announced that CLIF® Bar has renewed its sponsorship of the Long Beach International City Bank Marathon for an additional three years. A relationship that dates back to 2007, CLIF Bar will support runners with race day sports nutrition, as well as with the CLIF Bar Pace Team. CLIF Bar and CLIF SHOT® Energy Gel, both made with organic ingredients, will be the official energy bar and gel on-course. Southern California’s premier fall marathon event is held Oct. 5 to 7, 2012. For information, please visit www.runlongbeach.com.

Approximately 25,000 runners and cyclists are expected

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