The Balboa Park 8 Miler is the OLDEST race in San Diego and the only one that offers a full tour of Balboa Park!
The race will start and finish in the Pan American Plaza, located near the Air and Space Museum. Participants will enjoy a unique and challenging 8 mile route through Balboa Park’s scenic trails, bridges and windy roads. Every paid participant will receive an event t-shirt and a custom finisher’s medal!
The start and finish of the Balboa Park 4 Mile Cross Country race are north of 6th Avenue and Laurel Street in Balboa Park. This is a challenging race on trails, grass and sidewalks. There's plenty of parking along 6th Avenue and Balboa Drive.
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Become a Legacy - Register for the Rock the Bay Triathlon! Taking place at the beautiful San Diego Bayfront. Experience the beauty and excitement of San Diego’s Bayfront, with it’s unique boardwalk swim entry, bike course traversing Harbor Drive and ending with a run along the Emarcadero Marina Park behind Seaport Village.
OPTION 1) SUN RUNNER LOT –This is a dirt lot and will fill up first.
Use the Seaworld Drive exit. Please be courteous to other runners and park as close together as you can to maximize space.
5199 Fiesta Island Rd, San Diego, CA 92110 – DIRECTIONS HERE
OPTION 2) EAST MISSION BAY DRIVE
North of the race site, there are multiple parking lots up and down East Mission Bay Drive and street parking. Take the Clairemont Drive exit and head south on East Mission Bay Dr.
Use promo code: ROADRUNNER10 to receive 10% off this race!
All runners and walkers will start & finish at Moonlight Beach. The entire course runs alongside crashing surf and steep cliffs on the hard-packed sand during low tide. There will be turnaround flags on the beach for your distance as well as fuel stations at almost every mile that will have water and Ultima Replenisher. Keep an eye out for sea lions and dolphins! They are spotted every year!