The 2021 Carlsbad Marathon, Half Marathon, Double Down and Surf Sun Run 5K is virtual!

The virtual race will feature the same great swag Carlsbad is known for but with special reduced pricing!

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  • Special virtual pricing
  • Long-sleeve technical fabric shirt
  • Long-sleeve technical fabric 1/4 zip pullover (full, half and double down participants only)
  • Gorgeous finisher’s medal
  • Access to our Virtual Goody Bag filled with sponsor offers
  • Souvenir bib number
  • Ballast Point X Carlsbad Souvenir Beer Stein
  • Downloadable finisher’s certificate
  • First event in the 2021 Half Marathon Triple Crown and 2021 SoCal 3×5 series
  • Local Packet Pickup events featuring sponsor goodies
  • AND – The first 2,000 registrants will receive the opportunity to register for 2022 Carlsbad at the reduced 2021 virtual entry fee.

Ready to join us? Register now!


Packet Pickup:

You will have the option to pick up your packet or have it mailed to you the week of the event.* You will receive an email with additional details by January 8.

*Depending on your location, there may be a fee to mail your packet.


Virtual Run Results Submission:

Although not required unless you are participating in one of our series, you will have the opportunity to upload your virtual results through our website. Whether you’re qualifying for a series, maintaining TRIPLE Triple or SoCal 9×5 eligibility or want the accountability of submitting your finished run, all results are due by March 15, 2021. 


Half Marathon Triple Crown and SoCal 3×5 series:

It’s a great year to participate in one of our three-race series, the Half Marathon Triple Crown or SoCal 3×5!

It’s not a year you want to miss!



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