Carlsbad Marathon, Half Marathon, 5K & Double Down Challenge
Spend your 2024 Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend in beautiful Carlsbad!
Sunday, January 14, 2024
More than a race. An unforgettable experience!
• Long-sleeve race shirt
• Premium 1/4-Zip pullover
• Certified course (perfect qualifier for Boston Marathon)
• Chip timing
• Support stations along the course
• Entertainment locations along the course
• Awesome post-race refreshments
• Beautiful finisher's medal
• Beer garden
• Fun weekend filled with events for everyone, including the Kids Marathon Mile at LEGOLAND
Register now to save money and your spot! Events will sell out!
If you completed any distance at the 2023 Carlsbad Marathon, and with your San Diego Half Mrathon or 5K finish, you are one race away from earning your SOCAL TRIPLE CROWN!
To finish this year's series and earn your 2023 SoCal Triple Crown bling, register and complete any distance of the remaining event:
America’s Finest City – Half Marathon or 5K
Sunday, August 20, 2023
Not sure what the SoCal Triple Crown is? The SoCal Triple Crown is a series of three races, Carlsbad Marathon, San Diego Half Marathon, and America's Finest City. To complete the series, you can complete ANY distance of all three races in the same calendar year - it's that easy!
Three races, four medals, the total distance is up to you!
PLUS! Receive an additional SWAG item each consecutive year you participate in the SoCal Triple Crown! We call this streaking!
The 2024 SoCal Triple Crown starts with Carlsbad in January. Click the link to learn more!
Join us for San Diego’s fastest and most scenic half marathon. Run from the Cabrillo National Monument atop the tip of Point Loma, along San Diego Bay, Harbor Island, Embarcadero, past the Star of India, through downtown San Diego to a rousing finish in historic Balboa Park. The AFC Half Marathon & 5K is the final race in the SoCal Triple Crown!
• Scenic, point-to-point course
• Technical fabric race shirt
• Personalized bib numbers
• Outstanding course support
• Gorgeous custom medal
• Post-race finish line food bag
• One-day pass to the invite-only Carlsbad Columbia Sportswear Employee Store
• Finish line festival with entertainment, vendor booths, and complimentary beer in the Ballast Point beer garden.
• And much more!
Join us for the sweetest race of the year, the Vista Strawberry Run! Run or walk this scenic, mostly flat 5K (3.1 miles) course or the just-for-fun Kids 1-Mile or 1/4-Mile. After the run, stay to enjoy the famous Vista Strawberry Festival in the heart of downtown Vista!
• Custom event T-shirt
• Impressive commemorative medal
• One FREE beer in the Vista Strawberry Festival craft beer garden (21+ only)
• A one-day pass to the invite-only Carlsbad Columbia Sportswear Employee Store
• Age group awards
• Souvenir cinch bag filled with goodies
• Fresh strawberries
• And more!
Separate Compartments to Travel with Race Day Shoes
March 26, 2023
Dedicated and Separated Footwear compartments
There are two vertically oriented siloed footwear compartments in the interior of the backpack. Each compartment has the capacity to hold up to a single US-sized men's 15 shoes (EU size 50).
The pocket can also hold a pair of smaller shoes oriented in the same way as shoes are stored in a shoe box. This provides the opportunity to carry two pairs of shoes at a time inside a single backpack. Each footwear compartment has both exterior and interior zippered access for ease of stowing and removing items. Mudroom has received patent protection for this feature.
Use code SDHALF23 at checkout to receive 30% off PRO Compression products!
Terms: Offer valid on most items in store. Licensed products, grab bags, mystery items and bundles are excluded from this offer. Offer only valid on items that are in stock. Offers may not be combined with any other promotions.
Good luck at the SD Half Marathon! To train for your next half or full marathon, join West Coast Road Runners and we will help you reach all your race goals. WCRR is a San Diego-based Running and Walking club that trains you for all half marathons and full marathons. Our coaches are devoted to getting you in great shape! Members receive day-by-day training schedules, Saturday team group run/walks with club members, coached track sessions, and educational seminars as we train towards your goal races.
Tired of spending time in-store only to be let down by limited available options? Feel bad about having to order multiple sizes online knowing you're guaranteed to return things? Shouldn't there be a better way to buy shoes?!
Well meet Shoely, the shoe store of the future, using 3D technology to make it easier than ever to find perfect fitting shoes. It all starts with a quick and easy 3D scan of your feet, offered exclusively at the Shoely expo booth. Once scanned, you'll get access to more than 10K shoe styles at shoely.com, experience "sizeless shopping", get personalized shoe recommendations based on your scans AND get the option to upgrade your shoes with pre-installed Shoely Custom Insoles with a single click.
Drop by the Shoely expo booth to get your FREE 3D foot scan along with a FREE 12 month trial of Shoely Yours (normally $99/year), which gives you FREE custom insoles with every shoe you buy, plus much more!
Personalized Medal Hangers made in San Diego. Proudly display medals and celebrate achievements. Made with thick USA steel, and powder coated, these medal hangers will last forever. Use our online widget to customize text, icons, fonts, and color.
Huge online merchandise blowout sale going on now!
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ONLINE MERCHANDISE BLOWOUT SALE IN PROGRESS!
We are making room for new items, so we've slashed prices on jackets, 1/4 zips, and hats in our online store. All items are reduced by over 50%, and shipping is FREE. Hurry, quantities are limited.
Your Exclusive Columbia Employee Store Visit Awaits
Columbia Employee Store
You'll receive your exclusive, one-day pass to the Columbia Employee Store will be provided to you when you pick up your bib number. The pass will allow you and up to three guests access to their Carlsbad company employee store. Enjoy special Employee pricing; up to 50% off retail prices on products from Columbia, SOREL, Mountain Hardwear, and prAna, including the latest outerwear, sportswear, footwear, sleeping bags, and tents for the whole family. See pass for more details. But hurry, the pass expires 5/31/23.
Don't miss the 'World's Fastest 5K' on April 2, 2023!
Run the 5K, All Day 20K, or Junior Carlsbad (Kids 1 Mile & Half Mile)
5K registration includes 2 free Pizza Port beers (21+), a premium race shirt, an official finisher medal, and more!
GKN Aerospace El Cajon congratulates all those who participated in the 2023 San Diego Half Marathon and 5K! Being active in the communities where we operate is part of our mission to be a trusted partner in the aerospace industry. As our location here in sunny El Cajon, CA continues to grow, we are hiring new talent to join our Great Place to Work!
Choosing a career at GKN Aerospace means you are joining a truly global company that is positively affecting the lives of people around the world every day!
GKN Aerospace is the world’s leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 38 manufacturing locations in 12 countries, we serve over 90% of the world’s aircraft and engine manufacturers. We design and manufacture innovative smart aerospace systems and components. Our technologies are used in aircraft ranging from the most used single aisle aircraft and the largest passenger planes in the world to business jets and the world’s advanced 5th generation fighter aircraft.
Please visit our careers page (careers.gknaerospace.com) for more information about our opportunities here in El Cajon, CA!