CAN I BRING MY STROLLER?
HALF MARATHON– Unfortunately, due to safety concerns strollers, unauthorized bicycles, motorized vehicles and wheelchairs are not permitted on the course.
5K & 10K RUNS– Yes, these two runs are stroller friendly! Children under the age of 3 in a stroller do not need to register for the race. However, if you would like the child in a stroller to receive a bib, medal and t-shirt, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for special stroller-registration.
CAN I BRING MY DOG?
No, unfortunately our Mission Bay permit does not allow for dogs. Service dogs excepted.
Where do I park on race day?
UPDATED 2020 information coming soon with NEW parking shuttle plan.
We will have 5,000 people driving to the race on Saturday so give yourself more time than you think you will need. We do have San Diego Police and parking monitors to help with traffic, however, the offramp and roads will back up and we don’t want you to miss the race.
Here are the parking options:
From I-5 and Sea World Drive exit:
SUN RUNNER LOT –This is a dirt lot and will fill up first. Use the Seaworld Drive exit. This is about a 1/3 mile walk to the start line. – DIRECTIONS HERE (5199 Fiesta Island Rd, San Diego, CA 92110)
SOUTH SHORES LOT
From I-5, exit Sea World Drive and go west. Drive 1.2 miles. The entrance to the lot will be on your right. Park near the boat launch ramp. There will be a walkway along the water that will lead you to Tecolote Shores Park. Note, this is about a 1.25 mile walk to the start. DIRECTIONS HERE
From I-5 and E. Mission Bay / Clairemont Drive exit:
EAST MISSION BAY DRIVE PARKING LOTS
From I-5, take the Clairemont Drive exit and go west. Turn left on East Mission Bay Dr. There are multiple lots along the bay as well as street parking on East Mission Bay Drive. DIRECTIONS HERE
Other ways of getting there:
CARPOOL: We highly recommend carpooling, plus it’s way more fun!
Where can I pick up my bib and shirt?
There are two options:
1. Packet Pick Up–Location and time TBD
2. Race Day Pick Up
Tecolote Shores Park
1292 East Mission Bay Park
San Diego, 92111
Can someone else pick up my bib for me?
DO I HAVE TO GO TO BIB PICK-UP PRIOR TO THE RACE?
We love options, so we wanted to give you options too! You can pick up your bib at the bib at the bib pick-up the day before the event OR on race morning. Registration will open at 5 a.m. on race day.
IS THE MEDAL THE SAME FOR ALL DISTANCES?
Half Marathon finishers will receive a different medal than the 5K & 10K participants.
I can no longer attend the race. What are my options?
If you registered for the race but cannot attend anymore, you have two options:
- If you purchased event insurance at the time you registered, please contact the insurance company HERE to request a refund.
- You can transfer your bib to another runner HERE
All entry fees are NON-REFUNDABLE and NON-TRANSFERABLE with the following exceptions ONLY:
Active duty military members who are unable to participate because they are unexpectedly deployed may request a refund less a $20 administration fee. Email your request with a copy of orders to email@example.com no later than 14 days prior to race day.
CAN I TRANSFER TO ANOTHER RUNNER?
CAN I SWITCH MY RACE DISTANCE?
YES you can switch distance! If you are transferring UP in distance you must pay any difference in registration fees. If you are transferring DOWN in distance, there is no refund.
Click HERE to learn how to change your distance.
IF I CAN'T ATTEND, CAN I HAVE MY PARTICIPANT ITEMS MAILED TO ME?
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for information regarding receiving your race materials.
WHAT IS THE MINIMUM AGE FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE EVENT?
There is no limit on the 5K & 10K runs. However, you must be at least 14 years of age to participate in the Half Marathon.
IS THERE A CHARGE FOR PARKING?
Nope! All events have free parking.
WILL THERE BE A GEAR CHECK?
Yes! Gear check will be available.
IS THERE A TIME LIMIT?
Yes, here are the time limits:
HALF MARATHON: 3.5 hours
5K & 10K: 2 hours
WHAT IF IT RAINS?
San Diego Beach & Bay Half Marathon, 5K | 10K will take place rain or shine. However, if conditions are determined by city officials to be unsafe, the race will be rescheduled. No refunds will be made.
DO YOU HAVE CUSTOMER SERVICE?
Of course! Please email us at email@example.com for any additional questions/comments/concerns.