San Diego Runs You Might Like - August
Looking for some races to try in the San Diego area this August? Here are some events you might enjoy, including both street and trail half marathons, as well as a fun variety of shorter runs.
Date: August 5, 2017
Distance: 8 miles
The race starts and finishes in the Pan American Plaza, located near the San Diego Hall of Champions. Participants enjoy a unique, challenging route through Balboa Park’s scenic trails, bridges and twisting roads.
Date: August 12, 2017
Distance: 15k, Half marathon
One of the most intense trail races around, rhe Stairway to Heaven may also be the most rewarding We're talking fireroads, trails and lots of hills. Bring water and pace yourself!
Date: August 18, 2017
This 5k cross country race in Oceanside at Guajome Park features open, masters and Mission Vista High School alumni races with separate starts. It's the first race of the season in the USATF Dirt Dogs XC series.
Date: August 20, 2017
Distance: 5k, Half marathon
The America's Finest City (AFC) half marathon is a fast and scenic point to point run with quite the history behind it. Expect a great day of racing along San Diego Bay with 7,000+ runners!
Date: August 27, 2017
Distance: 4 miles
Run a fast USATF certified 4-mile course from beautiful La Jolla to Pacific Beach. Registered participants can knock down two beers at the post-race beer garden while supplies last!
Looking For More Runs?
Head over to www.runguides.com/san-diego/runs for a full calendar of road runs, trail runs, and OCRs happening in and around San Diego.
Steve Lafler is a runner, writer and cartoonist with a penchant for running up mountains.