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Event Info:


Saturday, April 15, 2017

Tecolote Shores Park, Mission Bay
6:30am – Registration/Packet Pick up/Festival Start
7:30am – 10K Start
8:00am – 5K Start
9:30am – 1 Mile Start
9:45am – Awards Ceremony
10:00am – Kids Egg Hunt
11:00am – Festival Concludes


The race starts and finishes at Tecolote Shores Park South in Mission Bay. The address is 1300 E. Mission Bay Drive, San Diego, CA 92109.

Parking is available north of the race site on the east and west side of East Mission Bay Drive AND the numerous parking lots on the west side of East Mission Bay Drive. There are two lots south of the Hilton, lots north of the Hilton at Playa Pacifica Park and lots both north and south of the Mission Bay Visitor Center.

All these lots are within a 5-15 minute walk to the start. You may walk to the event site by walking along the grass alongside Mission Bay Drive or just follow the sidewalk to the water and enjoy a pretty (safer for strollers, families) walk south on the sidewalk to our race site.

Directions: Take 1-5 and exit Clairemont Drive/ East Mission Bay Drive, Turn WEST (towards the ocean) and park north of the event site using the above parking suggestions.


Each paid entry includes an event t-shirt, chip-timed results (5k/10k) and post-race refreshments. Stay tuned for more 2017 perks! In 2016, we featured a beer from Stone Brewing Co. and wine from ONEHOPE Wine (for those 21+).


Adult 5K Registration* On or before 3/15: $30, 3/16 - 4/14: $35, Race Day: $40
Adult 10K Registration* On or before 3/15: $35, 3/16 - 4/14: $40, Race Day: $45
Youth 17 & Under (5k/10k/1-Mile) On or before 3/15: $20, 3/16 - 4/14: $20, Race Day: $25
Adult 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk Registration On or before 3/15: $20, 3/16 - 4/14: $20, Race Day: $25

*Active Military receive a $5 discount off the adult 5k/10k registration fees.


Join us for our post-race party which includes music, entertainment and 35+ awesome race vendors. There is a beer and wine tent and Kids' Zone sponsored by Center for Autism & Related Disorders. Our kids zone features a Quiet Zone (10x20 enclosed tent staffed by ABA therapists for children needing a quiet space), inflatable, Carnival Games with prizes, face painting, art & crafts and fitness area. Interested in becoming a vendor at our event? lick here for more info!


The flat and fast courses for the 5k and 10k both start at Tecolote Shores Park South. The start line is in the southbound lane of E. Mission Bay Drive just opposite the small parking lot of the 'Dinosaur” playground. Participants will run south on E. Mission Bay Drive and turn right on Fiesta Island Dr to Fiesta Island. 5k participants will complete one small loop of Fiesta Island and return to Tecolote Shores via Fiesta Island Dr. & E Mission Bay Drive. 10k participants will complete one large loop of Fiesta Island and return to Tecolote Shores via Fiesta Island Dr and E. Mission Bay Dr.

5K Course Map
10K Course Map


Awards go to top overall M/F in each of the 5K and 10K and the top three finishers in each 5K/10K division. Back for 2016 is a Stroller division!

Age Groups: Age 9 & Under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+
Special Divisions: Stroller


We welcome strollers at this race and have a new Special Stroller division. Please use caution starting the race and yield to runners without strollers. When approaching the finish-line, please use also caution as there is a curb from the road up to the finish-line on the grass. Race crew will be stationed to assist.

We welcome participants to run/walk with leashed dogs (6-foot, non-retractable), but please note that dogs must be off the Tecolote Shores park grass/sidewalks at 9am. This City of San Diego law will be enforced by park management and race crew on race day.


Do you live out of town or simply can’t make our event? We would love for you to participate virtually! To register as a Virtual Participant, select Virtual Participant during the registration process at We will mail you an event t-shirt no later than 2 weeks after our race. We encourage you to wear your event t-shirt as you walk, run, play, or just do something positive for your community.


Our event can't be a success without our awesome volunteers! Register onlineas a volunteer. Volunteers will be assigned to areas such as registration, packet pick-up, event set-up/maintenance, vendor load-in, post-race food, t-shirt handout, finish-line, beer garden, kids zone, VIP tent, course guide, water station, cheer zone and event tear-down.


Photos from Supersports Photography will be available here after the race.

Check out the photos from our 2012 event


The 2016 event will be timed by Gemini Timing; Results will be posted on race day by 6pm.


2011 RESULTS (5k and 10k)


If you have any questions, please contact

Event Location:
Tecolote Shores Park, Mission Bay, San Diego

Event Schedule:

Early Entry Fees End. Price increases by $5.3/15/2017
Online Registration Closes4/13/2017
Registration/Packet Pick Up Starts4/15/2017 6:30 am - 7:45 am
Resource Fair & Festival4/15/2017 7:00 am - 11:00 am
10k Start4/15/2017 7:30 am
5k Start4/15/2017 8:00 am
Beer & Wine Tent Open4/15/2017 8:00 am - 11:00 am
1 Mile Fun Run Start4/15/2017 9:30 am
5K Adult: $30.00

5K Adult: Active Duty Military: $25.00
Must show ID at check-in

10K Adult: $35.00

10K Adult: Active Duty Military: $30.00
Must show ID at check-in

1 Mile Fun Run/Walk Adult: $20.00

Youth 5K/10K/1-Mile (Ages 17 & Under): $20.00
17 & Under

Virtual Participant: $25.00

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Special Thanks to:
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