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    $30 - $155
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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.

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    Vista Strawberry Run 10k & 5k
    Sun 26th May
    $20 - $45
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    Vista Strawberry Run 10k & 5k

    110 S Citrus Ave, Vista, CA 92084, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    The Strawberry Festival Run starts with a 10k and a 5k Historic Downtown Vista, runs through Vistas Kite Sculptures, and ends at the Vista Strawberry Festival. All runners receive a performance t-shirt, a custom medal, a goodie bag, fresh fruit at the finish line and, for those runners 21 and over, a free beer in our beer garden!

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    Unite For A Cure 5K
    Sun 2nd Jun
    $35
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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.

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    The Big Run – Sebastopol
    Wed 5th Jun
    $25
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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!

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    YMCA Run In The Parks
    Thu 4th Jul
    Laguna Niguel, CA, United States
    $10 - $35
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    YMCA Run In The Parks

    29831 Crown Valley Pkwy, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    The 40th Annual Run In The Parks will take place on Wednesday, July 4th at the Crown Valley Community Park at the Laguna Niguel YMCA. This proud community tradition features a 5K run/walk, 10K run, dog walk, and childrens races with proceeds benefiting the Ys scholarship program. Get ready to EXERCISE YOUR INDEPENDENCE!

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    Surfing Madonna Beach Run
    Sat 26th Oct
    Encinitas, CA, United States
    $28 - $80
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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!

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    Finest City Half Marathon
    Sun 18th Aug
    $40
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    Finest City Half Marathon

    Pacific Beach, San Diego, CA, USAView event
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    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.

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    Blacklight Run – San Diego – FREE
    Sat 26th Oct
    San Diego County, CA, United States
    $40
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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.

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    Encinitas Turkey Trot
    Fri 22nd Nov
    Encinitas, CA, United States
    Free - $58
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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.

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    Aloha Run – San Diego
    Sun 8th Sep
    $25 - $40
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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.

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    The Lake Hodges Trail Fest
    Sun 27th Oct
    $10 - $95
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    The Lake Hodges Trail Fest

    18448 W Bernardo Dr, San Diego, CA 92127, USAView event
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    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!

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    Pacific Beachfest 5K
    Sat 5th Oct
    $20 - $35
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    Pacific Beachfest 5K

    710 Grand Ave, 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.

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    Running of the Turkeys 5k & 10K Trail Run
    Thu 21st Nov
    Free
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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!

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    Encinitas Half Marathon
    Sun 29th Mar
    Encinitas, CA, United States
    $44 - $85
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    Encinitas Half Marathon

    398 3rd St, Encinitas, CA 92024, USAView event
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    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.

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    Coast to Crest 10k and 5k
    Sat 7th Mar
    $35
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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.

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    Freedom Run at the Ranch
    Thu 4th Jul
    Ladera Ranch, CA, United States
    $25 - $40
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    Freedom Run at the Ranch

    1 Daisy St, Ladera Ranch, CA 92694, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    The start and finish line is located on Avendale Boulevard between Sellas Road and Daisy Street. The participants will travel down Avendale and make a left on Daisy Street and then left onto Sienna Parkway to the roundabout at Sellas South. The participants will follow the roundabout and head north on Sienna Parkway. The participants will continue up to Merchantile Way and make a right and go around Town Green to First Street and then right on Main Street Back to Sienna Parkway. Turn Left on Sienna Parkway and make your way south on Sienna parkway to Sellas North, turn Left and go around Founders Park to Avendale Boulevard and turn right to the Finish line. For the 10K, participants will run the same course twice.

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    Double Peak Challenge 10k, 5K & Fun Run
    Sat 28th Sep
    San Marcos, CA, United States
    Free - $55
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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.

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    Temecula Half Marathon & 5K
    Sun 20th Oct
    Temecula, CA, United States
    $25 - $140
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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.

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    Kaiser Permanente Thrive Half Marathon & 5K
    Sat 2nd Nov
    $15 - $120
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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.

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    Dana Point Turkey Trot
    Thu 28th Nov
    Dana Point, CA, United States
    $17 - $67
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    Dana Point Turkey Trot

    Harbor Grill Restaurant at Dana Point, 34499 Golden Lantern, Dana Point, CA 92629, USAView event
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    From the organiser

    An Orange County Thanksgiving Tradition for 41 years! Located in the beautiful Dana Point Harbor, the Dana Point Turkey Trot is a flat, scenic race featuring a 10k, 5k and Kids Gobble Wobble. Join us on Thanksgiving Day and give yourself an excuse for an extra piece of pie!

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