We run a 3.5-mile course at a very easy pace, weaving through El Prado, gardens, museums, and along the Zoo.We stop about 10 times during the run at best photo spots, and to learn about Balboa Park's fun facts and history.We end the tour with 5-7 minutes of "Yoga for Runners" stretching, and provide a complimentary hydration beverage.
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Ready to have some fun? You bring the neon shorts, leggings and big hair and well bring the live music, dancers and awesome course music! Run back to the future with us at the Awesome 80s Run!
Awesome 80s themed run benefiting Free Hugs Project and Honor Flight San Diego. All participants receive a Rubix cube finisher medal and a souvenir T-shirt.
Are you looking for the greatest family event near San Diego that offers non-stop entertainment for the whole family?
Then let us introduce you to The Inflatable Run & Festival. A fun family event featuring a kid-friendly 1 mile / 5k inflatable obstacle course, free family activities, live entertainment, thrilling inflatable attractions, delicious food truck vendors, and many more fun surprises.
The Inflatable Run promises to be one of the coolest kids events near San Diego all year. Run, dont walk to sign up and see for yourself all the fun you and your family will have.
Run through some of San Diegos most beautiful beaches, bays and resorts, with this fast, flat and scenic half marathon, 5k and 10k. Stick around because the party continues at the finish line with live music, a beer garden (your first 12 ounce beer is on us!), snacks, photo opportunities, and much more.
This race takes place at Black Mountain Regional Park on April 7, 2019, in the northern San Diego, just east of Del Mar. The event field is limited, so enter early! This course is great for beginners and advanced athletes with plenty of wide fire road trails and some single track sections. Add a couple of twists, turns and a small creek crossing, its a great one. Please note that the course closes at 11:30 a.m., so you must finish before then!
The La Jolla Half Marathon is one of America's most picturesque and beautiful point-to-point races. Starting at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, the course follows a scenic coastal route before reaching the challenging climb to the summit of Torrey Pines State Park. The course then rolls atop Torrey Pines mesa, continues down through residential La Jolla Shores, and finishes at La Jolla Cove.
For those interested in a shorter option, the La Jolla Shores 5K offers a mostly downhill course and features some of the most scenic views of the last 3.1 miles of the half marathon course.
Take a 13.1-mile tour of San Diego on foot! The 42nd annual America's Finest City Half Marathon is run on a fast, scenic, point-to-point course. The race starts at the historic Cabrillo National Monument at the tip of Point Loma with its world-renowned vistas of San Diego Bay and the Pacific Ocean, follows scenic San Diego Bay and Harbor Island along the Embarcadero to the Star of India, winds through downtown San Diego and ends in beautiful Balboa Park.
Choose your distance of 50k or 25k through the beautiful and challenging Black Mountain open space and Lusardi Creek trails
Come run with us through some of the most beautiful, steep, rocky, and challenging trails within the city limits of San Diego. Whether this is your first trail run or ultra-race, everyone will find fulfillment and satisfaction at the Black Mountain 50k / 25k. With over 4,500 / 2,500 feet of elevation gain and a mixture of technical single track and jeep trails, this race is very challenging even for the veteran ultra-runner.
The Aloha Run is a fun and festive, Hawaiian-themed 5k/10k event. Be inspired by music from the islands and beach tunes as you run or walk the flat and scenic bayside course in San Diego or Long Beach. And thats just the beginning stick around for a luau party at the finish line with Tahitian dancers, live music, photo opportunities and much more!
Get ready for an obstacle challenge of EPIC proportions! This ain't your grandma's mud run. EPIC Series is the next generation of obstacle course racing that combines functional cross-training, Strongman, and traditional obstacle course racing elements into the most EPIC course on the planet. No mud, no long-distance running, no ice baths or electric shocks. With Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced options at every challenge station, Athletes of all ability levels can conquer this course and #beEPIC!