5k Runs in Escondido

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JUN2
Unite For A Cure 5K

In San Diego, six women a day are diagnosed with breast cancer and unfortunately one woman a day passes away from this disease.

Unite For A Cure 5K Run/Walk is trying to make a difference in the Greater San Diego area by uniting the community for a greater cause, to defeat breast cancer. Unite For A Cure is teaming up with Susan G. Komen San Diego to help bring awareness, education, raising funds for research to help individuals reduce breast cancer risk by early detection.

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Unite For A Cure 5K

Girly Girl Galas, 970 W Valley Parkway #1006, Escondido, CA 92025, USAView event
About the event
From the organiser

In San Diego, six women a day are diagnosed with breast cancer and unfortunately one woman a day passes away from this disease.

Unite For A Cure 5K Run/Walk is trying to make a difference in the Greater San Diego area by uniting the community for a greater cause, to defeat breast cancer. Unite For A Cure is teaming up with Susan G. Komen San Diego to help bring awareness, education, raising funds for research to help individuals reduce breast cancer risk by early detection.

$35
Unite For A Cure 5K
JUN5
The Big Run – Sebastopol

Last year, 12,000 runners across the country participated in the first-ever Fleet Feet nationwide 5K, The Big Run, on Global Running Day.

This year, The Big Run is back and bigger than ever!

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The Big Run – Sebastopol

Fleet Feet San Diego, 5980 Village Way #108, San Diego, CA 92130, USAView event
About the event
From the organiser

Last year, 12,000 runners across the country participated in the first-ever Fleet Feet nationwide 5K, The Big Run, on Global Running Day.

This year, The Big Run is back and bigger than ever!

$25
The Big Run – Sebastopol
JUN2
Dailard Dashers 5k at Lake Murray
La Mesa, CA, United States

This is a flat and fast 5k course around beautiful Lake Murray. This is the only race around this beautiful lake here in suburban San Diego and will raise money for our local Dailard Elementary School Foundation. This is the type of race to set your PR or enjoy the day. We will also have a 1 mile fun run.

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Dailard Dashers 5k at Lake Murray

5540 Kiowa Dr, La Mesa, CA 91942, USAView event
About the event
From the organiser

This is a flat and fast 5k course around beautiful Lake Murray. This is the only race around this beautiful lake here in suburban San Diego and will raise money for our local Dailard Elementary School Foundation. This is the type of race to set your PR or enjoy the day. We will also have a 1 mile fun run.

$20
Dailard Dashers 5k at Lake Murray
JUN1
Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon San Diego
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Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon San Diego

397 Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101, USAView event
About the event
Run through the streets of San Diego for the originial Rock ‘n’ Roll festival in this epic combo of running and music. Great for all runners, the course features live bands, cheer teams and runner support all the way around. Come along for the Rock ‘n’ Roll medals and the post-race parties.
$65 - $192
Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon San Diego
JUN24
Medical Heroes Appreciation 5K

Join us for CISCRPs 6th Annual Medical Heroes Appreciation 5K Run & Walk in San Diego to celebrate the study volunteers who give the gift of participation in clinical research and make new medical discoveries possible. Prizes for top fundraisers, the team with the most spirit, and more! All proceeds go towards education and outreach programs that empower patients and increase clinical research literacy.

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Medical Heroes Appreciation 5K

998 Fourth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101, USAView event
About the event
From the organiser

Join us for CISCRPs 6th Annual Medical Heroes Appreciation 5K Run & Walk in San Diego to celebrate the study volunteers who give the gift of participation in clinical research and make new medical discoveries possible. Prizes for top fundraisers, the team with the most spirit, and more! All proceeds go towards education and outreach programs that empower patients and increase clinical research literacy.

$30
Medical Heroes Appreciation 5K
JUL4
Crown City Classic – Coronado’s 4th July
Coronado, CA, United States

Kickoff your Independence Day celebration with a run through the historic town of Coronado. Crown City Classic features a 12K and 5K distance. Why a 12K distance? Because nothing is more patriotic than running 7.4 miles on 7/4 in one of Americas most patriotic cities!

Also returning, test your speed on the Crown City Mile! New for kids 12 and under is the Crown City Half Mile on Orange. Race the parade route right on Orange Avenue as crowds gather for the west coast's largest 4th of July Parade.

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Crown City Classic – Coronado’s 4th July

2000 Mullinex Dr, Coronado, CA 92118, USAView event
About the event
From the organiser

Kickoff your Independence Day celebration with a run through the historic town of Coronado. Crown City Classic features a 12K and 5K distance. Why a 12K distance? Because nothing is more patriotic than running 7.4 miles on 7/4 in one of Americas most patriotic cities!

Also returning, test your speed on the Crown City Mile! New for kids 12 and under is the Crown City Half Mile on Orange. Race the parade route right on Orange Avenue as crowds gather for the west coast's largest 4th of July Parade.

$15 - $50
Crown City Classic – Coronado’s 4th July
OCT27
The Lake Hodges Trail Fest

The Lake Hodges Trail Fest is an event with something for the whole family, from the endurance crazed to the kids, we've got a distance for you. Choose from the Lake Hodges 50K, the Hunt for Hodgee 15K or 5K, and don't forget to sign the kid's up for the the 1 Mile Fun Run!

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The Lake Hodges Trail Fest

18448 W Bernardo Dr, San Diego, CA 92127, USAView event
About the event
From the organiser

The Lake Hodges Trail Fest is an event with something for the whole family, from the endurance crazed to the kids, we've got a distance for you. Choose from the Lake Hodges 50K, the Hunt for Hodgee 15K or 5K, and don't forget to sign the kid's up for the the 1 Mile Fun Run!

$10 - $95
The Lake Hodges Trail Fest
JUL28
Live Well San Diego 5K and Kids 1-Mile Fun Run

Now in its 6th year, the 2019 Live Well San Diego 5K and Kids 1-Mile Fun Run will bring thousands of San Diegans together on Sunday, July 28th in support of a healthy, safe and thriving San Diego County.

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Live Well San Diego 5K and Kids 1-Mile Fun Run

Waterfront Park, 1600 Pacific Hwy, San Diego, CA 92101, USAView event
About the event
From the organiser

Now in its 6th year, the 2019 Live Well San Diego 5K and Kids 1-Mile Fun Run will bring thousands of San Diegans together on Sunday, July 28th in support of a healthy, safe and thriving San Diego County.

$15 - $25
Live Well San Diego 5K and Kids 1-Mile Fun Run
AUG18
Finest City Half Marathon

San Diegos fastest and most scenic half marathon. Run from the Cabrillo National Monument atop the tip of Point Loma, along San Diego Bay, Harbor Island, Embarcadero, past the Star of India, through downtown San Diego to a rousing finish in historic Balboa Park.

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Finest City Half Marathon

Pacific Beach, San Diego, CA, USAView event
About the event
From the organiser

San Diegos fastest and most scenic half marathon. Run from the Cabrillo National Monument atop the tip of Point Loma, along San Diego Bay, Harbor Island, Embarcadero, past the Star of India, through downtown San Diego to a rousing finish in historic Balboa Park.

$40
Finest City Half Marathon
AUG3
Great Inflatable Race - San Diego

The Great Inflatable Race is a fun run with inflatable obstacles spread throughout the running course. You and your friends will feel like kids again as you jump, dive and bounce on our custom-designed inflatables. Get fit, support a good cause and create epic memories that will last you a lifetime!

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Great Inflatable Race - San Diego

998 Fourth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101, USAView event
About the event
From the organiser

The Great Inflatable Race is a fun run with inflatable obstacles spread throughout the running course. You and your friends will feel like kids again as you jump, dive and bounce on our custom-designed inflatables. Get fit, support a good cause and create epic memories that will last you a lifetime!

$24.99
Great Inflatable Race - San Diego
JUL27
Optimist Club of Coronado Sports Fiesta 5K Run
Coronado, CA, United States

The Sports Fiesta triathlon is recognized as the longest continually running triathlon in the United States. Our triathlon was the prototype for the Hawaiian Iron Man, predating it by 7 years. It is a nationally recognized competition, attracting hundreds of participants each year.

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Optimist Club of Coronado Sports Fiesta 5K Run

Sunset Park, 101 Ocean Blvd, Coronado, CA 92118, USAView event
About the event
From the organiser

The Sports Fiesta triathlon is recognized as the longest continually running triathlon in the United States. Our triathlon was the prototype for the Hawaiian Iron Man, predating it by 7 years. It is a nationally recognized competition, attracting hundreds of participants each year.

$35
Optimist Club of Coronado Sports Fiesta 5K Run
AUG18
America’s Finest City Half Marathon & 5K

Take a 13.1-mile tour of San Diego on foot! T Finest City Half Marathon is run on a fast, scenic, point-to-point course.

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America’s Finest City Half Marathon & 5K

Seams to B, 402w Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101, USAView event
About the event
From the organiser

Take a 13.1-mile tour of San Diego on foot! T Finest City Half Marathon is run on a fast, scenic, point-to-point course.

$25 - $105
America’s Finest City Half Marathon & 5K
OCT26
Blacklight Run – San Diego – FREE
San Diego County, CA, United States

The Blacklight Run is none other than the brightest, most fun run with distances up to 5k out there. At the Blacklight Run we arent focused on how fast or how far you can run, what type of exercise you enjoy, or if youre an avid runner. Instead, we welcome any and all participants looking for a glowing good time. Whether you sprint it, run it, or walk it, we dont care! We simply want you to enjoy it. These three miles will be the best three miles youve ever spent with your friends and familywe promise.

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Blacklight Run – San Diego – FREE

Cardiff, CA 92007, USAView event
About the event
From the organiser

The Blacklight Run is none other than the brightest, most fun run with distances up to 5k out there. At the Blacklight Run we arent focused on how fast or how far you can run, what type of exercise you enjoy, or if youre an avid runner. Instead, we welcome any and all participants looking for a glowing good time. Whether you sprint it, run it, or walk it, we dont care! We simply want you to enjoy it. These three miles will be the best three miles youve ever spent with your friends and familywe promise.

$40
Blacklight Run – San Diego – FREE
OCT26
Surfing Madonna Beach Run
Encinitas, CA, United States

This is a Guinness World Record Holding LOW TIDE BEACH RUN!! The most EPIC event in North County San Diego! This event is not to be missed!

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Surfing Madonna Beach Run

1163 S Coast Hwy 101, Encinitas, CA 92024, USAView event
About the event
From the organiser

This is a Guinness World Record Holding LOW TIDE BEACH RUN!! The most EPIC event in North County San Diego! This event is not to be missed!

$28 - $80
Surfing Madonna Beach Run
DEC8
Del Dios Trail Half Marathon, 10K, 5K

Welcome to the 5th Annual "RACE OF THE GODS", or more commonly known as The Del Dios Trail Half Marathon, 10k, and 5k at beautiful Lake Hodges in Escondido, Ca.

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Del Dios Trail Half Marathon, 10K, 5K

20175 Lake Dr, Escondido, CA 92029, USAView event
About the event
From the organiser

Welcome to the 5th Annual "RACE OF THE GODS", or more commonly known as The Del Dios Trail Half Marathon, 10k, and 5k at beautiful Lake Hodges in Escondido, Ca.

$45 - $55
Del Dios Trail Half Marathon, 10K, 5K
SEP8
Aloha Run – San Diego

Enjoy a scenic run along the beautiful Pacific Beach. Great for all runners, the course is a flat race along the sand and then back along the boardwalk. Come for the finisher’s medal, free running top and sunglasses.

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Aloha Run – San Diego

Tecolote Shores, East Mission Bay Drive, San Diego, CA 92109, USAView event
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Enjoy a scenic run along the beautiful Pacific Beach. Great for all runners, the course is a flat race along the sand and then back along the boardwalk. Come for the finisher’s medal, free running top and sunglasses.
$25 - $40
Aloha Run – San Diego
NOV22
Encinitas Turkey Trot
Encinitas, CA, United States

If you have never walked or run along the Pacific Coast in Encinitas in late November, you are in for the surprise of your life. Early morning offers a beautiful color to the Pacific Ocean. The waves have a special look during this time of the year. Start your Thanksgiving Holiday fun with friends and family at the Encinitas Turkey Trot 5k & 10k. It starts and finishes under the World Famous ENCINITAS Sign on Coast Highway 101.

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Encinitas Turkey Trot

Encinitas, CA, USAView event
About the event
From the organiser

If you have never walked or run along the Pacific Coast in Encinitas in late November, you are in for the surprise of your life. Early morning offers a beautiful color to the Pacific Ocean. The waves have a special look during this time of the year. Start your Thanksgiving Holiday fun with friends and family at the Encinitas Turkey Trot 5k & 10k. It starts and finishes under the World Famous ENCINITAS Sign on Coast Highway 101.

Free - $58
Encinitas Turkey Trot
OCT5
Pacific Beachfest 5K

Enjoy a scenic run along the beautiful Pacific Beach. Great for all runners, the course is a flat race along the sand and then back along the boardwalk. Come for the finisher’s medal, free running top and sunglasses.

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Pacific Beachfest 5K

710 Grand Ave, San Diego, CA 92109, USAView event
About the event
Enjoy a scenic run along the beautiful Pacific Beach. Great for all runners, the course is a flat race along the sand and then back along the boardwalk. Come for the finisher’s medal, free running top and sunglasses.
$20 - $35
Pacific Beachfest 5K
NOV2
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Bike the Coast

Experience gorgeous riding on the Southern California coast with 100, 50, 25, 7 or 15 mile routes on Highway 101. This is a rules of the road ride, all traffic laws will be strictly enforced by municipal police departments, it is the riders responsibility to know, understand and obey all traffic laws.

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Bike the Coast

Oceanside Pier, Oceanside, CA, USAView event
About the event
From the organiser

Experience gorgeous riding on the Southern California coast with 100, 50, 25, 7 or 15 mile routes on Highway 101. This is a rules of the road ride, all traffic laws will be strictly enforced by municipal police departments, it is the riders responsibility to know, understand and obey all traffic laws.

$30 - $155
Bike the Coast
NOV21
Running of the Turkeys 5k & 10K Trail Run

Come join us for our annual Running of the Turkeys 5K/10k Trail Run. It's a great mixture of rolling hills on wide dirt trails with a fun little water crossing at the halfway point. We can't think of a better way to burn a few calories before over loading on Pumpkin Pie. Grab your family and friends and come join us for the good time. Hope to see ya there!

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Running of the Turkeys 5k & 10K Trail Run

4300 Calle Mejillones, San Diego, CA 92130, USAView event
About the event
From the organiser

Come join us for our annual Running of the Turkeys 5K/10k Trail Run. It's a great mixture of rolling hills on wide dirt trails with a fun little water crossing at the halfway point. We can't think of a better way to burn a few calories before over loading on Pumpkin Pie. Grab your family and friends and come join us for the good time. Hope to see ya there!

Free
Running of the Turkeys 5k & 10K Trail Run
OCT5
San Diego Fire Rescue 5K & Kids Run

Run, walk, or stroll past a beautiful marina and through the SDFD Training Center before circling back to Spanish Landing Park East and on to the finish line. Celebrate your accomplishment by visiting the Fire Safety Expo, enjoying a FREE pancake breakfast and beer garden (21+).

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San Diego Fire Rescue 5K & Kids Run

Spanish Landing Park West, 4300 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USAView event
About the event
From the organiser

Run, walk, or stroll past a beautiful marina and through the SDFD Training Center before circling back to Spanish Landing Park East and on to the finish line. Celebrate your accomplishment by visiting the Fire Safety Expo, enjoying a FREE pancake breakfast and beer garden (21+).

$20 - $40
San Diego Fire Rescue 5K & Kids Run
OCT6
Lights Of LightBridge 5K

The LightBridge 5K Walk Run will take place at Liberty Station, Naval Training Center Park. Join us for a fun morning as we celebrate our loved ones while creating everlasting memories in their honor.

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Lights Of LightBridge 5K

998 Fourth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101, USAView event
About the event
From the organiser

The LightBridge 5K Walk Run will take place at Liberty Station, Naval Training Center Park. Join us for a fun morning as we celebrate our loved ones while creating everlasting memories in their honor.

$25
Lights Of LightBridge 5K
OCT12
Carmel Valley Trail Run

Welcome to San Diego's only trail race through beautiful Gonzales Canyon Open Space and Torrey Highlands Community Park. Participants at the annual Carmel Valley trail race, regardless of distance, will experience one of the hillier courses you will find without heading to the mountains. Elevation gains are only between 300'-700" depending on the course, and some of the hills you may encounter are short, but STEEP.

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Carmel Valley Trail Run

998 Fourth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101, USAView event
About the event
From the organiser

Welcome to San Diego's only trail race through beautiful Gonzales Canyon Open Space and Torrey Highlands Community Park. Participants at the annual Carmel Valley trail race, regardless of distance, will experience one of the hillier courses you will find without heading to the mountains. Elevation gains are only between 300'-700" depending on the course, and some of the hills you may encounter are short, but STEEP.

$30
Carmel Valley Trail Run
NOV10
Silver Strand Half Marathon & Veterans Day 5K
Coronado, CA, United States

Come on down the Flat & Fast Silver Strand where dreams of PR's can come true! USA Beach Party Finish with "Beach Boys" Cover Band and Beer Garden.

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Silver Strand Half Marathon & Veterans Day 5K

1140 Coronado Ave, Coronado, CA 92118, USAView event
About the event
From the organiser

Come on down the Flat & Fast Silver Strand where dreams of PR's can come true! USA Beach Party Finish with "Beach Boys" Cover Band and Beer Garden.

$20 - $85
Silver Strand Half Marathon & Veterans Day 5K
NOV30
Black Mountain Turkey Burner

Welcome to the Black Mountain Turkey Burner Trail Race. The most technical trail race on the ERS' Sunshine Series schedule.

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Black Mountain Turkey Burner

998 Fourth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101, USAView event
About the event
From the organiser

Welcome to the Black Mountain Turkey Burner Trail Race. The most technical trail race on the ERS' Sunshine Series schedule.

$40 - $70
Black Mountain Turkey Burner
MAR7
Coast to Crest 10k and 5k

This very flat, very fast trail is considered a SPRINT COURSE by most, and if you are a runner looking for a new PR, then look no further. Both the 10K and 5K courses feature spectacular views of the lagoon, and a DOWN HILL finish. The trail is beautifully groomed and 100% dirt trail.

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Coast to Crest 10k and 5k

San Dieguito River Park - Santa Fe Valley Trail, 8173 Del Dios Rd, San Diego, CA 92127, USAView event
About the event
From the organiser

This very flat, very fast trail is considered a SPRINT COURSE by most, and if you are a runner looking for a new PR, then look no further. Both the 10K and 5K courses feature spectacular views of the lagoon, and a DOWN HILL finish. The trail is beautifully groomed and 100% dirt trail.

$35
Coast to Crest 10k and 5k
JUN15
San Diego County Fair 5K
Del Mar, CA, United States

The 5th annual San Diego County Fair 5K is an all-ages, all-access behind the scenes run/walk of the iconic County Fair like youve never seen it before!

Grab your friends and family, and join us at San Diegos most celebrated tradition at the legendary Del Mar Fairgrounds! Your 5K entry includes 2 tickets to the Fair, exclusive event T-shirt, a behind the scenes view of 2018s How Sweet It Is themed fair and much more!

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San Diego County Fair 5K

2474 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014, USAView event
About the event
From the organiser

The 5th annual San Diego County Fair 5K is an all-ages, all-access behind the scenes run/walk of the iconic County Fair like youve never seen it before!

Grab your friends and family, and join us at San Diegos most celebrated tradition at the legendary Del Mar Fairgrounds! Your 5K entry includes 2 tickets to the Fair, exclusive event T-shirt, a behind the scenes view of 2018s How Sweet It Is themed fair and much more!

San Diego County Fair 5K
MAR29
Encinitas Half Marathon
Encinitas, CA, United States

All finishers who complete the race in 3hrs and 30min or less (based on chip time) will be handed an awesome Finishers Medal at the finish line.

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Encinitas Half Marathon

398 3rd St, Encinitas, CA 92024, USAView event
About the event
From the organiser

All finishers who complete the race in 3hrs and 30min or less (based on chip time) will be handed an awesome Finishers Medal at the finish line.

$44 - $85
Encinitas Half Marathon
JUN20
America’s Finest Corporate Dash

Corporate Dash is a 5K race where participating companies in San Diego build teams of co-workers to walk, jog, or run the 5K race course. Following the 5K race, all participants are welcome to the after-party festivities at SDCCU Stadium (formerly Qualcomm), featuring a craft beer garden, food, games and live music. Its a night to remember, and one that your company does not want to miss. So get ready for San Diegos best summer corporate party!

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America’s Finest Corporate Dash

9449 Friars Rd, San Diego, CA 92108, USAView event
About the event
From the organiser

Corporate Dash is a 5K race where participating companies in San Diego build teams of co-workers to walk, jog, or run the 5K race course. Following the 5K race, all participants are welcome to the after-party festivities at SDCCU Stadium (formerly Qualcomm), featuring a craft beer garden, food, games and live music. Its a night to remember, and one that your company does not want to miss. So get ready for San Diegos best summer corporate party!

$40 - $2,000
America’s Finest Corporate Dash
MAR15
San Diego Half Marathon & 5k

The San Diego Half Marathon has been designed to carry runners over a spectacular 13.1-mile USATF-certified course, while showcasing one of the worlds most beautiful cities! Our signature scenic route begins between Petco Park and the San Diego Convention Center on palm-tree lined Harbor Drive and continues with spectacular views of the USS Midway Museum, San Diego Bay, San Diegos skyline, Harbor Island, Spanish Landing Park and Cancer Survivor Park. Then it makes its way through historic Liberty Station while passing NTC Park (formerly, the Naval Training Center) and the Marine Corps Recruit Depot. Next, its up Washington Street through the neighborhoods of Mission Hills and Hillcrest. The last few miles coast gradually downhill, passing beautiful Balboa Park and lead right back into downtown, with an epic finish inside Petco Park!

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San Diego Half Marathon & 5k

Lot 1006, 973 Eighth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101, USAView event
About the event
From the organiser

The San Diego Half Marathon has been designed to carry runners over a spectacular 13.1-mile USATF-certified course, while showcasing one of the worlds most beautiful cities! Our signature scenic route begins between Petco Park and the San Diego Convention Center on palm-tree lined Harbor Drive and continues with spectacular views of the USS Midway Museum, San Diego Bay, San Diegos skyline, Harbor Island, Spanish Landing Park and Cancer Survivor Park. Then it makes its way through historic Liberty Station while passing NTC Park (formerly, the Naval Training Center) and the Marine Corps Recruit Depot. Next, its up Washington Street through the neighborhoods of Mission Hills and Hillcrest. The last few miles coast gradually downhill, passing beautiful Balboa Park and lead right back into downtown, with an epic finish inside Petco Park!

$40 - $85
San Diego Half Marathon & 5k
SEP28
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Double Peak Challenge 10k, 5K & Fun Run
San Marcos, CA, United States

Double Peak Challenge is a celebration of outdoor recreation like no other. Where trail runners will experience unparalleled beauty from atop North Countys highest point.

Off-road racers will set out from San Elijo Hills Neighborhood Park and begin their 1,176 foot gain up to Double Peaks summit at 1,558 feet above sea level, winding along beautiful hillside trails with amazing views.

We challenge you to commit, to train, work hard and go further and faster than you thought possible.

Reach the peak! Not up for the full 10K? No worries! Double Peaks Challenge also offers a shorter 5K course, as well as a Trail Trot for kids.

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Double Peak Challenge 10k, 5K & Fun Run

San Elijo Park, 1105 Elfin Forest Rd, San Marcos, CA 92078, USAView event
About the event
From the organiser

Double Peak Challenge is a celebration of outdoor recreation like no other. Where trail runners will experience unparalleled beauty from atop North Countys highest point.

Off-road racers will set out from San Elijo Hills Neighborhood Park and begin their 1,176 foot gain up to Double Peaks summit at 1,558 feet above sea level, winding along beautiful hillside trails with amazing views.

We challenge you to commit, to train, work hard and go further and faster than you thought possible.

Reach the peak! Not up for the full 10K? No worries! Double Peaks Challenge also offers a shorter 5K course, as well as a Trail Trot for kids.

Free - $55
Double Peak Challenge 10k, 5K & Fun Run
MAR22
Hot Chocolate San Diego 15/5k

Join the movement that's taken over the racing world. Allstate Hot Chocolate 15k/5k is headed to San Diego! Start and finish amongst San Diego's biggest chocolate aficionados. This year, train, race, and celebrate with us all the way to the finish line. We're with you through the season.

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Hot Chocolate San Diego 15/5k

Tailgate Padres Parking Lot, San Diego, CA 92101, USAView event
About the event
From the organiser

Join the movement that's taken over the racing world. Allstate Hot Chocolate 15k/5k is headed to San Diego! Start and finish amongst San Diego's biggest chocolate aficionados. This year, train, race, and celebrate with us all the way to the finish line. We're with you through the season.

$42
Hot Chocolate San Diego 15/5k
NOV2
Kaiser Permanente Thrive Half Marathon & 5K

Race from the top of a hill down to the sea and raise money for the Make-a-Wish foundation. With a half marathon, a flat 5k and a 1-mile kids run, there’s something for everyone. Come along for the views of San Diego bay or just to pick up some finisher’s swag.

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Kaiser Permanente Thrive Half Marathon & 5K

Easting Park, 5000 Overland Ave, San Diego, CA 92123, USAView event
About the event
Race from the top of a hill down to the sea and raise money for the Make-a-Wish foundation. With a half marathon, a flat 5k and a 1-mile kids run, there’s something for everyone. Come along for the views of San Diego bay or just to pick up some finisher’s swag.
$15 - $120
Kaiser Permanente Thrive Half Marathon & 5K
OCT20
Registration Perks
Temecula Half Marathon & 5K
Temecula, CA, United States

Get your drink on with this scenic run through SoCal wine country. Great for runners, walkers, drinkers, non-drinkers and kids alike, the course keeps you on paved roads as you pass through the Temecula Hills. Come along for the wine stopper medal and for the post-race parties.

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Temecula Half Marathon & 5K

38801 Los Corralitos Rd, Temecula, CA 92592, USAView event
About the event
Get your drink on with this scenic run through SoCal wine country. Great for runners, walkers, drinkers, non-drinkers and kids alike, the course keeps you on paved roads as you pass through the Temecula Hills. Come along for the wine stopper medal and for the post-race parties.
$25 - $140
Temecula Half Marathon & 5K
OCT12
Balboa Boogie 5K

Part of the Dirt Dogs Cross Country race series, the Ursala Rains Balboa Boogie 5k at Morley Field features a unique off-road course. There are separate Open and Masters races. There is also a Kid's 1k following the adult races.

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Balboa Boogie 5K

998 Fourth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101, USAView event
About the event
From the organiser

Part of the Dirt Dogs Cross Country race series, the Ursala Rains Balboa Boogie 5k at Morley Field features a unique off-road course. There are separate Open and Masters races. There is also a Kid's 1k following the adult races.

Balboa Boogie 5K
DEC8
Red Nose Run
Del Mar, CA, United States

The Red Nose Run - A holiday, dog friendly 5k and 3k fun run/walk.

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Red Nose Run

1500 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014, USAView event
About the event
From the organiser

The Red Nose Run - A holiday, dog friendly 5k and 3k fun run/walk.

Red Nose Run
NOV3
Registration Perks
Carrera De Los Muertos San Diego

Grab some face paint and enjoy a race along the San Diego Bay to celebrate the Day of the Dead. Great for all ages, the flat course is family friendly and features some great views of the bay and local parks. Come for the free top and medal or for the post-race festival.

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Carrera De Los Muertos San Diego

200 Marina Park Way, San Diego, CA 92101, USAView event
About the event
Grab some face paint and enjoy a race along the San Diego Bay to celebrate the Day of the Dead. Great for all ages, the flat course is family friendly and features some great views of the bay and local parks. Come for the free top and medal or for the post-race festival.
$25 - $50
Carrera De Los Muertos San Diego
NOV28
San Diego Run for the Hungry – 5K & 10K

Run for the Hungry has remained a fun family tradition on Thanksgiving Day for the past 16 years. Plus, it is a great way to get outside and burn a few calories before indulging in your favorite holiday dishes. Plus, for every participant, at least 185 meals will be raised through each runners race fee to help individuals and families in need.

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San Diego Run for the Hungry – 5K & 10K

326 Horton Plaza, San Diego, CA 92101, USAView event
About the event
From the organiser

Run for the Hungry has remained a fun family tradition on Thanksgiving Day for the past 16 years. Plus, it is a great way to get outside and burn a few calories before indulging in your favorite holiday dishes. Plus, for every participant, at least 185 meals will be raised through each runners race fee to help individuals and families in need.

San Diego Run for the Hungry – 5K & 10K

What you need to know about 5k Runs

A 5k run is the perfect distance for a beginner, it’s 3.1 miles and is the shortest and most popular road running distance. It’s a great goal to include in your fitness regime because there’s no pressure, people walk, jog or sprint so it’s totally up to you.

Find local 5k running races

There are loads of great 5k events, they tend to attract a great crowd and are very family orientated. From runs around the London Parks, to night runs and family events, you won’t be short of 5ks to choose from. Most marathon events such as London or Berlin have a 10k and a 5k race as well so it’s worth checking the larger events.

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