Carlsbad - race #1 of the 2020 Half Marathon Triple Crown
Carlsbad Marathon, Half Marathon, 5K & Double Down Challenge
August 31, 2019
Kick-off your 2020 Half Marathon Triple Crown or SoCal 3x5 series and spend your 2020 Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend in beautiful Carlsbad!
Sunday, January 19, 2020
More than a race. An unforgettable experience!
• Coastal course with support stations and entertainment at every mile
• Long-sleeve, technical fabric race shirt
• High-quality, technical fabric 1/4 zip pullover* (*full and half marathoners only)
• Souvenir cinch bag
• Personalized bib numbers
• Custom medallions
• Ballast Point beer garden
• First race in the 2020 Half Marathon Triple Crown and SoCal 3x5 series
• Outstanding finish line amenities including our signature Nom Nom food bag, TruMoo Chocolate Milk and much more!
Hurry, a price increase is fast-approaching so be sure to log on and register by 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, August 31 to save money.
Are you looking for a fun training group to help keep you motivated and get you race-day ready for the January 19, 2020, Carlsbad Half Marathon?
If yes, then In Motion Fit is just for you!
Our running and walking club was born out of a love for the sport of running as well as a desire to live healthily. We have members of all different ability levels; each with different goals. Some of the reasons our members train are to run a marathon or half marathon, achieve a goal, lose weight, gain strength, get healthy, make new friends, build a positive mental attitude and much more! Knowing our members are diverse in abilities and goals, we tailored a program inclusive to all. Whether you are a marathon maniac or new to the sport altogether, our training program can be customized to your needs and goals. We offer the ultimate blend of specialized training and a fun, welcoming environment for members of all ages.
Our next program kicks off on Saturday, September 7 and we have two meeting locations - San Diego and Carlsbad. Visit our website to learn more and to save your spot!
La jolla half marathon or shores 5k - race #2 of the 2020 Half Marathon Triple crown and SoCal 3x5 Challenge
La Jolla Half Marathon
The La Jolla Half Marathon is one of America's most picturesque and beautiful point-to-point races. Starting at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, the course follows a scenic coastal route before reaching the challenging climb to the summit of Torrey Pines State Park. After leaving the park, the course rolls atop Torrey Pines Mesa continues down through the residential district of La Jolla Shores and finishes in Ellen Browning Scripps Park at the iconic La Jolla Cove. The La Jolla Half Marathon is race #2 in the Half Marathon Triple Crown and SoCal 3x5 and features:
• Coastal Course
• Technical Fabric, men's and women's race shirts
• Personalized bib numbers
• Souvenir cinch bag
• Outstanding course support
• Gorgeous custom medal
• Post-race finish line food bag
• Finish line festival with a live band, vendor booths and featuring the ocean view Ballast Point beer garden
• 100% of net proceeds are distributed by the Kiwanis Club of La Jolla to local children's charities
Competitor.com named La Jolla Half as one of the top 13 "bucket list" half marathons in the country! Out of 2,200 half marathons, La Jolla's popularity, history, scenery, competitiveness, and uniqueness make it the ultimate half marathon destination and event you need to experience!
The SoCal 3×5 is a fun opportunity to recognize our dedicated 5K participants who complete a quality trio of 5K events.
The series starts in January with the Carlsbad Surf Sun Run 5K featuring an out and back course that passes by the beautiful Buena Vista Lagoon and starts and finishes at The Shoppes at Carlsbad, the same location as the Carlsbad full and half marathon. Next is the La Jolla Shores 5K in April featuring a point-to-point course that starts at the top of La Jolla Shores Drive (near UCSD) and takes runners down to an exciting finishing at the La Jolla Cove sweeping ocean views all along the way. The series finishes in August with the America’s Finest City 5K, featuring a mostly flat loop course in historic and beautiful Balboa Park. At the final race, the America's Finest City 5K, in addition to the race medal, SoCal 3x5 finishers also receive a commemorative SoCal 3×5 medal - double bling!
All three events feature fun, post-race festivals each complete with a Ballast Point craft beer garden, live entertainment and vendor booths.
Visit our website to learn more and begin your 2020 SoCal 3x5 journey with the first race of the series, the Surf Sun Run 5K part of the Carlsbad Marathon.
The Half Marathon Triple Crown is a fun opportunity to recognize the dedicated half marathoners who enter these three top quality events. With the three races spaced evenly apart in the winter, spring and summer, it allows participants plenty of time to train and recover from all three events.
All the half marathons are known for their spectacular scenery and includes:
• Carlsbad Half Marathon in January
• La Jolla Half Marathon in April
• America’s Finest City Half Marathon in August
To be a part of the series, simply register and finish each of these events in the same calendar year, starting with the Carlsbad Half Marathon or Full Marathon in January. Finishers of the Half Marathon Triple Crown will receive an impressive commemorative medal as well as some serious bragging rights and a huge sense of accomplishment!
The 2020 Half Marathon Triple Crown kicks off on Sunday, January 19. Take the challenge, register for Carlsbad today!
Visit our website to learn more and start your Triple Crown journey!
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Does your pup need a day of fun? Does your dog have energy to spare after your daily run? Well, bring them to The Pooped Puppy for a day of play. The Pooped Puppy is a safe, fun, interactive and friendly dog daycare, boarding, training and grooming facility who prides themselves on providing exceptional customer service. It is important to us to provide a "home-away-from-home" experience for you and your pup. All dogs must pass The Pooped Puppy temperament prior to utilizing any of our PAW-SOME services!!
$10 OFF - THRIVE HALF MARATHON & 5K benefiting Make-A-Wish San Diego
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November 2, 2019
Thrive Half Marathon & 5K - November 2, 2019 - San Diego
Hey America's Finest City Runners! Sign up for the Thrive Half Marathon & 5K benefiting Make-A-Wish San Diego TODAY and SAVE $10 using Promo Code FINESTCITY19
Kaiser Permanente Thrive Half Marathon & 5K returns to San Diego for its third year! The point-to-point course starts at the newest Kaiser Permanente San Diego Medical Center in Kearny Mesa. Course features 13.1 miles of fast stretches along Friars Road, minor elevation changes, views of Mission Bay along Ingraham Bridge and a finish line with an ocean breeze at Ski Beach in Mission Bay.
Kaiser Permanente Thrive Half Marathon & 5K encourages the San Diego community to "Thrive" together: Stay Active, Eat Healthy, Live Well and Give Back.
New this year! Kaiser Permanente Thrive Half Marathon and 5K is pleased to partner with Make-A-Wish San Diego for this event in its first Thrive Walk For Wishes which will immediately follow our 5K Race.
Half Marathon: Point-to-Point
Start Line Location: The Kaiser Permanente San Diego Medical Center (9455 Clairemont Mesa Blvd)
Start Time: 6:50am
Finish Line Location: Ski Beach in Mission Bay
There will be a FREE shuttle service, included with purchase, from Ski Beach to the Kaiser Permanente Medical Center post-run.
Start and Finish Line Location: Ski Beach in Mission Bay
Start Time: 7:30AM
Scenic 3.1-mile loop course around Crown Point
Thrive's Finish Line Expo
Location: Ski Beach in Mission Bay
Expo Hours: 6:30AM-11:00AM
Live music, health food samples, community vendors, kid-friendly entertainment!
- Official Tech shirt
- Finisher Medal
- Official Chip Race Timing
- Professional Photos on Course
- Award Winner Prizes
- Age Group Award Medals
- Access to Thrive's Finish Line Expo
- Discounted Road Runner Sports Shopping Access
Charity: Run to benefit Make-A-Wish® San Diego! Join us in granting wishes for children diagnosed with critical illnesses. Register as a Charity Runner upon check-out to receive special benefits.
Mudroom makes backpacks designed with silo'd, internal compartments to carry a pair of shoes separately from laptops, electronics and personal storage. For traveling to destination races, it is possible carry race-day shoes and gear separately, and all together, securely stowed under an airplane seat.
For travel or the everyday commute, Mudroom backpacks are innovative, versatile and durable. With side-access zipper to the laptop compartment, laptops can be easily be removed and re-stowed in airport security lines. Doing the work of three backpacks in one, there is even hydration compatibility for the occasional day-hike (just remove the laptop). And the Mudroom Intermodal backpack even has a rain-cover in the carrying handle. The Intermodal was launched last year at the AFC and has been very well-received.
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Save 15% on the San Diego Beach & Bay Half Marathon!
April 17, 2020
Run through some of San Diego’s most beautiful beaches, bays and resorts with this fast, flat and scenic half marathon, 5K and 10K. Stick around because the party continues at the finish line with live music, a beer garden (first one is on us!), snacks, photo opportunities, and much more.