PACIFIC BEACHFEST 5K
PACIFIC BEACHFEST 5K - EVENT DETAILS
Date: Saturday, October 3, 2020
Start: Early Wave: 8:30 am
Main Wave: 10:00 am
Location: 700 Thomas Avenue
San Diego, CA 92109
$35 | EARLY BIRD 5K PRICING
$50 | 5K (Race Day)
$20 | Kids Run
$25 | Kids Run (Race Day)
5K Runners Receive:
• PBFest5K Tank Top
• Drink ticket
• Custom Finisher's Medal
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
7:30 am | Race day packet pick-up and registration opens
8:30 am | Early Wave 5K begins
10:00 am | Main Wave 5K begins
11:00 am | Kids 1K begins
11:00 am | Beer Garden + Festival Open
AGE GROUP AWARDS
Top 3 Overall Male & Female in BOTH the Early Wave & Main Wave will receive awards as well as the following age groups in each wave:
14 & Under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
NOTE: If you win an Age Group Award they will be available after the race at the San Diego Running Co. Booth!
✓ Tank Top
✓ Custom Medal
✓ Drink Ticket
All participants receive a tank top, sunglasses, finishers medal and drink ticket to the Pacific Beachfest Beer Garden!
The Pacific Beachfest 5K course starts on the beach, runs south along the shoreline, turns left onto the boardwalk half way out, runs back along the board walk until York Ct. and finishes back on the beach!
Click here to view the course map on
Map My Run
This beach bash doesn’t stop at the finish line! After your 5K head over to the Pacific Beachfest Craft Beer Garden, playing host to some of the best craft breweries and spirits in San Diego!
Remember, all 5K runners enjoy their first drink compliments of the house! Must be 21 y/o with valid ID to enter the Pacific Beachfest Craft Beer Garden. Hours of Operation: 11:00AM – 6:30PM
Drink options include: Jack Daniels, Cutwater Spirits, Green Flash Brewing, Kona Brewing Company, Mike Hess, Firestone Walker & Coronado Brewing Company.
POST RACE CELEBRATION
The Kids 1K Beach Run will take place after the Pacific Beachfest 5K Main Wave. The run will start at 11:00AM and will run entirely on the beach.
Parents are welcome to run alongside their kids during the run.
All Kids 1K Beach Run participants receive a youth tank top, sunglasses and a custom finishers medal.
Date: Thursday, October 3rd
Location: Road Runner Sports
Time: 3:00p - 7:00p
Date: Friday, October 4th
Location: 700 Thomas Avenue - ON THE BEACH
Time: 3:00p - 7:00p
If you are picking up for a friend you MUST bring a picture of their photo ID (cell phone screen shots are ok)
MAIL YOUR PACKET! - Select the mail your packet option during registration for $15 and we will ship your packet right to your house!
Discover Pacific Beach is a business improvement district (BID) which formed in 1997. It is the second largest BID in San Diego with 1,300 member businesses. Its area of focus is in San Diego's Beach communities including Pacific Beach and Mission Beach.
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