Long Beach Marathon will take place this Sunday

The 34th annual JetBlue Long Beach Marathon will welcome over 17,000 runners from around the country Friday through Saturday, but the official race day is Sunday. For full marathon runners, the starting time will be 6 a.m. and half marathon runners will start at 7:30 a.m. The starting line for both full and half marathon runners will be on East Shoreline Drive at Shoreline Village Drive.   According to Long Beach Marathon, the marathon has raised between $350,000 to $700,000 for charities such as City of Hope, Dream Street Foundation and Life Runners. So far, it has accumulated an estimated total of $6 million. Since 2015, JetBlue Airways has been the sponsor for this event and plans to continue its sponsorship in 2019. Participants will receive bibs, a piece of paper with a unique number, at the Health and Fitness Expo in the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center. To get a bib, participants will be emailed a code prior to the event which they are to show at the expo. After the bib is scanned, they will be eligible to run. The Health and Fitness Expo is free and will be held Friday from noon to 6 p.m., and

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