The SoCal 3×5 is a fun opportunity to recognize our dedicated 5K participants who complete a trio of 5K events. Finishers of the SoCal 3×5 will receive a beautiful commemorative medal and some serious 5K bragging rights at the end of the series!

The series starts in January with the Carlsbad Marathon 5K, is followed by the San Diego 5K in March and finishes in August with the America’s Finest City 5K. 

SoCal 3×5 finishers will claim their additional series medal at the AFC Finish Line Festival.

To be a part of the series, simply register and finish each of these events in the same calendar year. 

Race #1 – Carlsbad Marathon 5K – January – Register Here!

Race #2 – San Diego 5K – March – Register Here!

Race #3 – America’s Finest City 5K – August – Register Here!



Once you complete the first two events, you’ll be eligible for the SoCal 3×5! Check your eligibility here.

As soon as you confirm you’re on the list be sure you are registered for the America’s Finest City 5K. You will receive a special SoCal 3×5 bib for the final race, the America’s Finest City 5K in August. You will use this bib to redeem your commemorative SoCal 3×5 medal after your race.

If you think you should be on the list and don’t see your name, please email us.

SoCal 3×5 RULES

  1. You must register using the exact same name and birthdate for all three events.
  2. You must wear the race timing device and receive an official time for each event. If you do not have an official finishing time, you will automatically be disqualified.
  3. Entry into each event is not guaranteed – register early to ensure your spot and save money.
  4. Each event has its own time limits – to be eligible for the SoCal 3×5 you must adhere to each time limit.



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