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Run through the streets of San Diego for the originial Rock ‘n’ Roll festival in this epic combo of running and music. Great for all runners, the course features live bands, cheer teams and runner support all the way around. Come along for the Rock ‘n’ Roll medals and the post-race parties.

How to enter the Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon San Diego

  1. Half Marathon

    Run 13.1mi
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  2. Marathon

    Run 26.2mi
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  3. 5K

    Run 13.1mi
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Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon San Diego routes

The Marathon course highlights include :

  • A Balboa Park Start Line
  • City tour under the iconic Hillcrest, North Park, and Normal Heights signs
  • Tour through beautiful Mission Hills neighborhood
  • Downhill finish to the all new finish line at the Waterfront Park

Event Details

What’s Included
  • All registered participants must attend Athlete Check-In and pick-up their own individual materials. Bibs will not be given to friends or family member’s under any circumstance.
  • All runners must pick up their own packet at the expo. An adult may pick up a packet for a child under 18.
  • You must be at least 18 years old to participate in the Marathon and 12 years old to participate in the Half Marathon or 2-Person Half Marathon Relay. You must be 10 years old to participate in the 10K. You must be 8 years old to participate in the 5K.
Raceday Logistics

Marathon - 6.15am

Half Marathon - 6.15am

5k - 7am

Each participant will receive a large, durable gear bag at the Health & Fitness Expo when you pick up your packet that will serve as your gear bag on race day. Gear Check trucks will be arranged alphabetically and by truck number near the Start Line. Attach your gear tag to your gear bag before you leave it with the Gear Check crew. After the race, reclaim your checked bag at the designated Gear Check area.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are bikes, rollerblades, or baby jobbers allowed on the course?
No dogs, in-line skates, baby joggers, skateboards, or bikes will be allowed on any part of the course. This is for everyone’s safety!
What are the start times?
The marathon and half marathon start at 6.15 am and the 5k race starts at 7am.
What do I have to do on the day?
Everyone has to be sure to check in at registration and pick up their race packs. Everyone must collect their own packs, you can't have yours picked up by someone else.

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Where runners of all levels come to crank up the volume and let the music carry them through miles of heart-pounding sweat. Where individual journeys join together to share life-changing moments and create life-lasting memories.



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