CALIFORNIA FOCUS / Ready, Set… Go! Queen Mary’s Inaugural Queensway 5K Thursday, March 29

Ready, Set… Go! Queen Mary’s Inaugural Queensway 5K

Thursday, March 29 @ 5:15pm

Pay Tribute to Annual Queen Mary Events with Activations and Characters from

Art Deco, ScotsFestival, New Year’s Eve, 4th of July Celebration, Dark Harbor, and More...

WHAT: The Queen Mary’s inaugural Queensway 5K invites Southern California to lace up their high-top sneakers to walk, run, or jog through the Queen Mary’s Events Park and Long Beach harbor on Thursday, March 29, 2018 from 3 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., with the 5k race starting at 5:15 p.m. The course takes participants across the Queensway Bridge for breathtaking views of the Long Beach city skyline, finishing at the Queen Mary Events Park for post-race celebrations and exciting activations from some of Queen Mary’s most well-known signature events including: Art Deco, ScotsFestival, 4th of July Celebration, Dark Harbor, and more.


  • On-Site Registration: Kicking off at 3 p.m. join in on the pre-run fun and prep for the race with on-site registration, music and organized stretches.

  • Race Time: The 5K run will begin at 5:15 p.m. All participants are expected to be finished by 6:30 p.m. Along the 3.1-mile course, participants will see Queen Mary icons as they walk, run, or jog through the Queen Mary’s Events Park and Long Beach Shoreline.

  • Activations: Experience a year of Queen Mary’s top signature events with characters and themed activations including 4th of July stilt walkers, Art Deco classic cars and swing dancers, ScotsFestival Highland Games and entertainment, Dark Harbor’s infamous scare sliders, and much more!

  • Finish Line Celebration: Finish off a picture-perfect run with music, a celebratory medal, vendors, and more. Racers can refuel with food trucks, food booths, a beer garden, and decadent tastes from the Queen Mary restaurants including the Chelsea Chowder House & Bar and Sir Winston’s.

CHARITY: A portion of the Queensway 5K proceeds will go to Long Beach Unified School District and Long Beach Ronald McDonald House to help fund transportation for educational field trips for Long Beach schools.

WHEN: Thursday, March 29, 3 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

  • 3:00 p.m. - On-site registration begins

  • 5:15 p.m. - 5k race start time

  • 6:30 p.m. - Finish line celebrations

WHERE: The Queen Mary, 1126 Queens Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90802

REGISTRATION: Register online at Queensway 5K registration is $35 per person and includes (1) complimentary beverage, (1) Queen Mary restaurant tasting, same-day access to the Queen Mary, and free parking.


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