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Encinitas’ Moonlight Beach Half Marathon & 5K
March 20 @ 6:00 am - 12:00 pm$44 – $129
Excelarace announces their inaugural Moonlight Beach Half Marathon & 5K to take place on the picturesque landscape of north coastal San Diego’s world-famous Moonlight Beach in Encinitas, Sunday, March 20.
The course starts and finishes atop the beautiful Moonlight Beach (parking area) with breathtaking views in beautiful Encinitas, Calif. The course offers over 8 miles of the Pacific Ocean and Batiquitos lagoon views. This scenic double loop passes the famous “Cardiff Kook” statue, rises above some of the most popular surf breaks in the world and over 8 miles of ocean views.
Registration is now open – $44 for the 5K and $129 for the Half Marathon at www.MoonlightBeachHalfMarathon.org.
Race registration will open at 6:00 a.m. Opening announcements will then follow at 7:00 a.m. The Half Marathon will start at 7:30 a.m. while the 5K will begin at 9:00 a.m. The course will close at 10:00 a.m. at which time the award ceremony will begin. All runners receive a high-quality t-shirt and finisher medal.
There will be an After Party at 11:00 a.m. at the American Legion, just blocks from the finish line with food, drinks, and live music.
Race bib and t-shirt (packet) pick-up is strongly encouraged – Friday, March 18 or Saturday, March 19 between 1:00 and 7:00 p.m. – at Road Runner Sports Carlsbad, 5617 Paseo Del Norte #100, Carlsbad (92008).
This year’s sponsors are Road Runner Sports, and Herman Cook Volkswagen Encinitas.
A generous portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit both the Boys Scouts of America (Encinitas Troop #776), as well as Encinitas’ Community Resource Center (CRC).