Race Across America –  Race Across the west

June 11 & 15, 2024

12:00 pm

Starting Line:
Pier Amphitheater 

301 The Strand N, Oceanside
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This annual transcontinental bike rAce kicks off in Oceanside each year.

Each year, cyclists convene in Oceanside ready to prove themselves in Race Across America (RAAM), one of the most respected and longest running endurance sporting events in the world. Starting in Oceanside, RAAM spans over 3000 miles, climbs 175,000 feet, crosses 13 states, in no more than 12 (for solo riders) to nine days (for teams) and finishes on the Boardwalk in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

O’side also hosts the annual Race Across the West (RAW), one of the world’s top RAAM qualifying events. RAW riders race 860 miles from Oceanside to Durango, Colorado. 

In Oceanside, you can cheer on the competitors as they launch their epic sprint.

Lodging

Event special rates and current Oceanside deals

We’re so excited to have you join us in Oceanside for this action-packed annual event. We want planning your time with us to be as easy as possible, so we’ve put together the best lodging and hotel deals for RAAM and RAW below.

Brick Hotel 15% Off

The Brick Hotel

408 Pier View Way

Offer: Book 2 nights get $100 gift card at The Brick Hotel
Offer: Book 2 nights get $100 gift card at The Brick Hotel

On The Sand Vacation Rentals

Varies

Offer: Save 10% on your next stay! Enter promo code VISITOCEANSIDE at checkout.
Offer: Save 10% on your next stay! Enter promo code VISITOCEANSIDE at checkout.
Holiday Inn event promo

Holiday Inn Oceanside Marina

1401 Carmelo Drive

Offer: 15% off regular rate
Offer: 15% off regular rate

Marbella Vacation Rentals

308 S The Strand

Offer: 15% Off Rental Rate with promo code VISITOCEANSIDE
Offer: 15% Off Rental Rate with promo code VISITOCEANSIDE
Green Room Hotel Advanced Booking

The Green Room Hotel

2020 South Coast Highway

Offer: 10% Off for 20-Day Advanced Booking
Offer: 10% Off for 20-Day Advanced Booking

The Seabird Ocean Resort & Spa

101 Mission Avenue

Offer: $75 Food & Beverage Credit
Offer: $75 Food & Beverage Credit

On The Sand Vacation Rentals

Varies

Offer: Buy 4 Nights, Get 1 Free
Offer: Buy 4 Nights, Get 1 Free
Holiday Inn Promo

Holiday Inn Oceanside Marina

1401 Carmelo Drive

Offer: 15% Off Rates
Offer: 15% Off Rates
12/31
Last Day to Book: December 31, 2023
Traveling with a group?

Depending on the size of your group, Visit Oceanside may be able to assist you in finding the perfect location for your group to stay together or find a venue for a group celebration after the event. Contact our Group Travel Department for more information.

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