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Awesome 80s San Diego – 5K & 10K

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A blast from the past with this neon-legging-wearing 8K and 5K race. Suit up in your shiny jackets and big wigs and do the Running Man or the Moonwalk on this fun-run. Set your next PB wearing parachute pants and your a timing chip.

How to enter the Awesome 80s San Diego – 5K & 10K

  1. 8K Fun Run/walk

    Run 8km
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  2. 5K

    Run 5km
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Awesome 80s San Diego – 5K & 10K routes

With a choice of a 5k or a 10k run, this event is great for all levels of runners. There will be a live band & 80's dance floor at the end to keep your motivation high throughout.

Be sure to don your best 80's dress and get into the spirit of the day.

Event Details

What’s Included
  • Finisher's medal
  • Chip timing
  • Live band & 80's Dance Floor
  • Prizes for top finishers
Raceday Logistics


6:00 a.m. – Registration/packet pick-up opens

7:15 a.m. – 10K run/walk starts

8:00 a.m. – 5K run starts (runners only)

7:30 – 10:30 a.m. – Live Music at the Awesome After-Party

Packet Pick up

To pick up your packet for another person you must have their signed waiver and a copy of their ID.


If you are interested in helping to volunteer at this event then please reach out to Beyond Events directly to see if they have any opportunities.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I bring my dog to the Awesome 80s 5k or 8k?
Dogs are allowed in Pasadena, however, they are not allowed in San Diego. Unfortunately, our Mission Bay permit does not allow for dogs. Service dogs excepted.
Is there a time limit for the Awesome 80s 5k or 8k?
Nope – take your time.
What if it rains at the Awesome 80s 5k or 8k?
Awesome 80s Run will take place rain or shine. However, if conditions are determined by city officials to be unsafe, the race will be rescheduled. No refunds will be made.
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Awesome 80s San Diego – 5K & 10K weather forecast

Clear throughout the day.

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Meet the organizer

Welcome to Beyond Events, home of The Aloha Run, Awesome 80’s Run, Carrera de los Muertos and San Diego Beach & Bay Half Marathon & 5k.

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