39th Annual Spirit Run

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39th Annual Spirit Run
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Race through Newport Beach with this mixed-distance adult, youth, and family event. With such an array of events, this St Patrick's themed day is great for runners of all ages and abilities. Watch the elite milers race to break 4-minutes and meet America's Premier Miler Steve Scott. Come along to experience the epic race day atmosphere.
Adult, Youth and Family 5k's & 5k Family Walk, Dog Mile, Adult, Youth & Family 1 Mile Runs, and 3 more
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Sun, Mar 12, 2023
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Newport Beach, United States
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120 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660, USA
Start times
Sunday, Mar 12, 2023
Adult, Youth and Family 5k's & 5k Family Walk:
7:30 AM |
Dog Mile:
9:20 AM |
Adult, Youth & Family 1 Mile Runs:
9:30 AM |
Toddler Trot:
10:00 AM |
1/2 Mile Run:
10:10 AM |
1/4 Mile Run:
10:15 AM
Here are the distances available for 39th Annual Spirit Run
Spirit Run's Mile course is point to point and fast!
The 5k course loops around Fashion Island with a few slight inclines and a decline to the finish.
Check out the course and elevation maps below.
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  • Finisher's Shirt*
  • Finisher's Medal
  • Race Expo
  • Live music
  • Finish line food and drinks
  • Food and beverages (available for purchase)
  • St. Patrick's themed costume contest
  • Rock climbing wall and other youth activities at Camp Newport
  • Massage for adults
  • Adoptable dogs
*Adults must register by February 20th to receive an event shirt. Shirts available for extra fee in family registrations.
120 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660, USA
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Expo Location
Registration, Packet Pickup, and the Youth & Fitness & Dog Expo are located in the lot next to the finish line at Gateway Center, 120 Newport Center Drive, Gateway Plaza.
Parking will be available in the Big Edwards Theater parking lot.
1pm - 3pm Packet pickup opens at 120 Newport Center Drive, Gateway Plaza
6am Registation opens
6:30am Expo opens
7:30am Youth 5k and 5k Walk start
7:50am Multiple Mile races start and Family Mile starts
8am Registration ends except for Toddler Trot
8:05am Open Mile starts
8:15am Elite Mile starts
8:30am Youth 5k awards
8:30am Adult 5k starts
9:20am Dog Mile starts
9:30am Adult Awards
9:40am Age 9-14 Mile starts
10am - 10:30am Toddler Trot (multiple starts)
10am St Patrick's Themed Costume Contest
10:10am Age 5-6 1/2 Mile starts
10:15am Age 4 1/4 Mile starts
10:30am Youth Mile & Dog Mile awards
Youth, Fitness & Dog Expo
The event expo will be held at 120 Newport Center Drive, Gateway Plaza. This is a fantastic St Patricks themed event, including a St. Patrick's Themed costume contest and other features!
Age Requirements
Entrants must be the following ages to enter particular events:
  • Toddler Trot - 3 and younger
  • 1/4 Mile - 4 years old
  • 1/2 Mile - 5-6 years old
  • 1 Youth Mile - 7-18 years old
  • Dog Mile - 13 and older
  • Open Mile - 18-39 years old
  • Masters Mile - 40 and older
Elite Mile
There is an elite mile option for men and women who can run faster than 4:15 and 4:50 minutes, respectively. The field will be limited to 15 men and 15 women and those who entered will compete for cash prizes.
Where is the Spirit Run expo located?
The expo will be held at 120 Newport Center Drive, Gateway Plaza.
How do I qualify for the Elite Mile?
The elite mile is for men and women who can run faster than 4:15 and 4:50 minutes, with 15 people per gender being selected.
What time does the Spirit Run start?
A full schedule of events can be found under the raceday logistics section of the event page.
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