Carlsbad 5000 : The World's Fastest 5k

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As the fastest 5k on the circuit, this one needs little introduction. Be the envy of your friends as you scorch down this PB friendly course in the sizzling sun. There's a jam-packed Expo lined up for all finishers and a 20k event for those that opt for a refreshing trot through balmy Carlsbad.
Participants
All Day 20k Race #1, All Day 20k Race #2, All Day 20k Race #3, and 6 more
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Calendar
Sun, Apr 2, 2023
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Carlsbad, United States
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Atmosphere

Based on 3,444 participants

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Based on location

Elevation

25ft elevation gain per mile

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Location
Grand Ave & Madison St, Carlsbad, CA 92008, USA
Start times
Sun, Apr 2, 2023
All Day 20k Race #1:
6:55am |
All Day 20k Race #2:
8:00am |
All Day 20k Race #3:
9:15am |
All Day 20k Race #4:
10:08am |
Junior Carlsbad: Kids 1 Mile :
11:20am |
Junior Carlsbad: Kids 1/2 Mile :
11:40am |
People's Race :
12:13pm |
Elite Men :
1:20pm |
Copy of Elite Men :
1:23pm
Here's what races are available for Carlsbad 5000 : The World's Fastest 5k
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All Day 20k Race #1
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20km
All Day 20k Race #2
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20km
All Day 20k Race #3
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20km
All Day 20k Race #4
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20km
Terrain: Road
The 5k course is run over an out-and-back format, rocketing participants down Grand Avenue and through a twisting loop after they run down Carlsbad Boulevard.
They will then continue up this road and run past the scenic Magee park and turn just before mountain View Drive.
They will then continue along towards the finish line at State Street at Carlsbad Village Drive.
Details on the 20k course will be revealed closer to the event.
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  • Commemorative Bib
  • Custom Race T-Shirt
  • Custom Finishers Medal
  • Beer Garden
  • Pre-Race Expo featuring Elite Athlete Q&A
  • Live Music
  • USATF
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Grand Ave & Madison St, Carlsbad, CA 92008, USA
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Directions
Follow the I - 5 into Carlsbad and take the turning onto Carlsbad Village Drive.
Parking
Parking information will be provided closer to the event's start.
*Based on 2021 Event
Saturday
10:00am - 3:00pm Packet Pickup and Expo at Carlsbad Village
Sunday
6:55am Masters Men: 40 & Over (All Day 20k Race #1)
7:00am - 2:00pm Expo Opens
8:00am - 2:00pm Pizza Port Beer Garden (21+ ID Required)
8:00am Masters Women: 40 & Over (All Day 20k Race #2)
9:15am – Open Men 39 & Under (All Day 20k Race #3)
9:30am to 1:30pm Post Race Concert feat. BETAMAXX
10:08am Open Women 39 & Under (All Day 20k Race #4)
11:20 am Junior Carlsbad: Kids 1 Mile
11:40 am Junior Carlsbad: Kids 1/2 Mile
12:13 pm People’s Race: Non-Competitive Men & Women, Joggers & Walkers of All Ages
1:20 pm Elite Men
1:23 pm Elite Women
Packet Pickup
Packet Pickup is available on Saturday between 10:00am - 3:00pm at the entrance at the corner of Roosevelt Street and Carlsbad Village Drive.
Those unable to collect their race packs can pick up their bibs on-site on Sunday 60 minutes prior to their race start time.
Offers
The first 500 runners to pick up their race kit will win a free pair of Knockaround Sunglasses.
Expo
There will be a Meet and Greet with Meb Keflezihgi, an Elite Athlete Q&A, Exclusive offers from Carlsbad 5000 partners and Outdoor Cycle Classes presented by Verve Studios.
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Headquartered in Coronado, CA, Easy Day Sports is a boutique event production agency that focuses on premier professionally managed endurance sports events. We have a fun, easy day culture and convey a calm confidence in our work, but within our name there is more. Deeply inspired by the Navy SEAL motto- “The only easy day was yesterday.” We embody superior event production and a tireless commitment to excellence.
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What activities can be found at the race expo for the Carlsbad 5000 : The World's Fastest 5k?
There will be a Meet and Greet with Meb Keflezihgi, an Elite Athlete Q&A, Exclusive offers from Carlsbad 5000 partners and Outdoor Cycle Classes presented by Verve Studios.
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How do I collet my race packet for the Carlsbad 5000 : The World's Fastest 5k?
Packet Pickup is available on Saturday between 10:00am - 3:00pm at the entrance at the corner of Roosevelt Street and Carlsbad Village Drive. Those unable to collect their race packs can pick up their bibs on-site on Sunday 60 minutes prior to their race start time.
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Do I get any race swag when I collect my race packet?
Yes, the first 500 participants to collect their race packets on Saturday between 10:00 am - 3:00 pm will receive a fresh pair of Knockaround Sunglasses.
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