Application for the 2019 Lucky 13 program is now closed. 
Those selected will be notified on or before July 13, 2018.


Have you overcome significant health challenges and would like the opportunity to receive professional training to participate in the 2019 Tri-City Medical Center Carlsbad Half Marathon?  Would you like to get in the best shape of your life?  Are you ready to be part of an inspirational team? If so, enter for your chance to be one of the Lucky 13 chosen to participate in this remarkable program.


Tri-City Medical Center is committed to advancing the health and wellness of those we serve. That is why Tri-City Medical Center is once again the title sponsor of the 2019 Tri-City Medical Center Carlsbad Marathon & Half Marathon on Sunday, January 20, 2019.


As part of our commitment to a healthy community and in celebration of this nationally recognized running event, we are making it possible for thirteen (13) lucky North County residents who have never trained for or completed a half marathon to achieve their fitness dreams by offering a comprehensive training and fitness contest that includes:

  • Entrance to the 2019 Tri-City Medical Center Carlsbad Half Marathon
  • A six-month membership to Tri-City Wellness Center, located in Carlsbad
  • Personalized fitness instruction
  • Trainer-led group runs/walks and workouts starting July 23, 2018
  • A three-month In Motion Fit walking/running training program provided by In Motion Events
  • A fitness assessment* (*required to participate)
  • Personalized nutrition plan complete with registered dietitian


All Lucky 13 participants are required to attend the Saturday morning runs/walks and informational seminars/clinics with In Motion Fit beginning in October 2018.


All Tri-City Lucky 13 group workouts will be as follows:

  • Mondays and Wednesdays at 6 PM and Tuesdays and Thursdays TBD, for the entire 6 months of training (the days and times may change for workouts; however, there will be at least four gym workout day options).
  • The Saturday morning group run or walk will meet with In Motion Fit at a designated time based on your walking or running pace. Groups will meet primarily at the  West Inn & Suites – 4970 Avenida Encinas in Carlsbad.


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