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Where is it?

Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina

1131 Back Bay Dr.

Newport Beach, CA 92660

What will I get when I register?

You don't need some silly headband or shirt, since shirts are not required at The Liquid Run!

You will get an awesome Liquid waterproof phone bag that allows you to Tweet, post, and share all of your selfies safely while on the course, without the fear of getting your precious phone wet. While we're talking about selfies, post yours to @THELIQUIDRUN and use hashtag #THELIQUIDRUNYou will also receive a set of stylish sunnies, so you won't have to worry about losing your $200 pair of Davy Jones. 

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There are no rules! We're just kidding, of course. Take a look below for a few rules we'd appreciate you following:

  • All participants must follow instructions given by course officials and lifeguards.

  • Life jackets are required at all times while on the Free Play Zone, Kids Zone, or main course.

  • All photos taken by media or The Liquid Run, Inc. staff can be used to market or promote other Liquid Run events. 

  • All participants must complete and sign waiver of liability.

  • Do NOT wear sharp objects, belts, clothing with metal buttons, jewelry or hair accessories that may get caught on or puncture the obstacles.

  • All participants understand there are NO REFUNDS.

  • It is the participant's duty to inform The Liquid Run staff if they have been injured or hurt during the event.

  • Have fun, but don't be "that guy" or "that girl". Excessive alcohol consumption may result in expulsion from the water areas.

  • Have a blast!!!

What time does the event begin?

The Liquid Run begins at 9:00am.

What should I bring?​​ 

  • Photo ID for packet pick-up

  • An initialed, signed,and dated copy of the participant waiver.

  • Pack as if you are going to the beach for the day (because you are!).

  • Life jackets will be provided for adults: sizes XS, S, M, L, XL, & XXL as well as limited children's sizes (if you require a different size, we request that you bring your own to ensure that everyone is able to participate. We strongly recommend that children bring their own life jackets to guarantee proper sizing.)

Can I bring my own floatie?

Yes, we will have some amazing floats to play on and in, but we encourage everyone to bring their own floatie to lounge around in during the day!

What to leave at home?

  • No outside alcoholic beverages will be allowed.

  • No genuine weapons and/or firearms will be allowed.

  • No glass containers will be allowed.

  • No poor attitudes will be allowed...

I am not athletic... can I do this?

Yes! While the course is challenging it doesn't have to be a race, just have fun!! The event is very safe. There is always an element of risk of injury when on the course, but the Liquid team has taken measures to ensure the course is safe and manageable for all. Please understand that, despite the required life jackets, any water event comes with the risk of injury and drowning. Participants assume all risks and medical expenses if needed during or after the event. All participants should brief themselves as to where the first-aid tent and lifeguards are located when they arrive for the event.


Come hang out for FREE and enjoy the view; you will not be disappointed! Land lovers are welcome to enjoy the music, food, and liquid libations while you watch your friends & family tear it up on the obstacle course!

Dress Code

From bikinis to speedos to board shorts, all swimwear is welcome as long as your private parts stay private.

Can I run/swim with family and friends?

Yes! This is a whole family and friends event. We encourage groups to help each other over the obstacles and across the course.

Is there an age requirement?

No, you only need to be 48 inches or taller. If your child is under 48 inches the Kids Zone is a perfect fit for them and it's FREE with the purchase of your ticket. If your kiddos want to play but you don't feel like getting wet, Kid Zone tickets are available for purchase.

Can I get a refund?

We do apologize, but there are no refunds under any circumstance. But, we're not going to leave you out to dry (see how we did that). You can transfer your registration to another person until the transfer deadline. Please see location detail page for transfer deadline.


Rain or shine, the event will go on. Plus, you will already be wet, so what does it matter?

Packet Pick-Up

Packet pick-up will be available on site, beginning one hour prior to the first wave of the day. Your packet includes your free waterproof phone bag, stylish sunnies, and wristband!

What you need at packet pick-up?

Your photo ID (required). An initialed, signed, and dated copy of the participant waiver. This is optional to bring with you, but will greatly help save some time in line! CLICK HERE (pdf) to download.

Picking up a friend's packet

You may pick up another participant's packet, but you will need the following items in order to do so:

  1. Copy of their photo ID

  2. Signed letter from your friend stating that you are allowed to pick up their packet. 

*Race packets and materials must be picked up on-site. They will not be shipped to participants.

When to arrive on day of event?

We recommend that you arrive at least one hour prior to your wave time. Remember that you will have to park, pick up your packet, and make your way to the starting line.

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