San Diego Runs You Might Like - July
Summer is upon us! Are you ready for an independence day race, or perhaps a half marathon with craft brew waiting beyond the finish line? Of course! Here are a few San Diego area July runs you may enjoy.
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Date: July 4, 2017
Presented by the Scripps Ranch Old Pros, the 4th of July 10K Race is on a USATF certified course around scenic Miramar Lake. It features an exciting downhill finish that delivers you to Hoyt Park, where the fun is just beginning. Everyone turns out, from elite speedsters to serious party people.
Date: July 4, 2017
Distance: 5k, 12k
Why a 12k distance? Because nothing is more patriotic than running 7.4 miles on 7/4, in one of America’s most patriotic cities! The Crown City Classic happens in nearby historic Coronado. There's also a 5k and kid's half mile.
Date: July 15, 2017
Distance: Marathon, half marathon
Gorgeous! Local trail running enthusiasts have The Peak to sink their teeth into in July, an epic trail marathon or half marathon with spectacular views, serious climbs and descents on Cuyamaca Peak.
Date: July 16, 2017
Distance: Half marathon, 5k
The Craft Classic half marathon features a point-to-point course with a few hills on the way to challenge you. Both the half marathon & 5K finish at the Green Flash Brewery in Mira Mesa for an after-party with live music.
Date: July 29, 2017
This summer 5k happens at the Naval Training Center Park at Liberty Station. Those over 21 can quaff a brew at the post-race beer garden. Proceeds support the Navy SEAL Foundation.
Date: July 30, 2017
Here's a chip-timed 5k running through the picturesque Embarcadero and downtown San Diego. You'll be treated to a medal, goodie bag and T-Shirt as well as the first-class post-race expo.
RunGuides writer and content guy Steve Lafler likes to race anything from a mile to a half marathon, but he truly loves to spend a chunk of the afternoon in a hammock.