We anticipate beautiful weather this time of year in San Diego, but it’s always a good idea to check the weather forecast a few days before the race so you can prepare & dress appropriately. The expo, race and post-event will be held whether there is sun, rain or anything in between. In March, the average temperature is 66º F (19ºC).
RACE DAY is Sunday, March 11, 2018
The Half Marathon, 5K and Relay starts at approx. 7:00am* at Petco Park in downtown San Diego.
*All times are approximate. Daylight savings starts at 2:00am PST on Sunday, March 11, 2018. Race weekend parking & driving directions will be included in the final instructions and emailed to all participants the week before the race.
The half marathon, relay and 5K is limited to 8,000 runners.
Yes, both the half marathon, relay & 5K have an official gear check bag & the drop-off locations are adjacent to their respective start lines. For details, please refer to the final instructions which is sent via email to all registered participants the week before the race.
For more information about our Expo, including a downloadable Exhibitor Application, please see Expo.
Yes! We have FREE live tracking available for all runners. Please visit our Spectator Guide to learn more and sign up.
Transfers are not allowed for any registration, however, active military who received orders may choose to either defer their entry to the following year’s race or receive a refund. Email your request with a copy of your orders to: email@example.com
Yes, we have partnered with several great hotels, including the Hilton Gaslamp, Marriott Gaslamp & Omni Hotel, as both are conveniently located within walking distance of both the start & finish. Due to a large convention, however, all downtown hotels will sellout this year, so book early! To learn more, visit: Travel & Hotels
For information regarding local road closures the morning of Sunday, March 12, 2017, please visit the Community Info page on our website.
Yes. To learn more, please visit: Expo
In addition to your name, address, phone, and credit card, you will be asked to submit the following as part of the online registration process:
For your convenience, use our downloadable pace table to help estimate your finish time when you register. In order to group together similarly-paced runners, base your estimate on your most recent training run or race results.
The San Diego Half Marathon is a 13.1-mile (21 km) race that celebrates the beauty and uniqueness of San Diego, while raising money to help local communities & charities. A 2-person half marathon relay (6.55 miles or 10.5 kilometer per person) and a 5K (3.1-mile or 5 kilometer) race option will also be held on the same day.
To transfer from the half marathon to 5K, you can pick-up your half marathon packet then run the 5K with your bib and no further action is required.
The San Diego Relay is a 2-person, half marathon race – each person runs 6.55 miles! To learn more about the relay, visit: Relay
If you are unable to pick up your race packet at the Expo, the following options are available:
1 – upgrade to Race Day Packet Pick-up as part of your registration. If you already registered without selecting this upgrade, please purchase in our online Store.
2 – ask a friend or family member to pick up your race packet for you. All they will need is a copy of the your valid photo ID and signed Waiver.
3 – upgrade to VIP either during registration or in our online Store and your packet will be waiting for you at the VIP reception on race morning. The VIP upgrade also includes free parking, private restrooms, VIP gear check, and VIP post-race reception.
To transfer from the 5K to the half marathon, please visit our online Store, available while supplies last.
The best places to watch runners &/or dine along the route are highlighted in our Spectator Guide. To learn more, please visit: Spectator Guide
A 2-day Expo will be held at the beautiful Broadway Pier. To learn more about the Expo, including parking details & hours, please visit: Expo or consult the final instructions. Final instructions will be emailed to each participant by Monday, March 6th.
As stated in our policy, all race entries are non-refundable and non-transferable.