San Diego Runs You Might Like - August

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.

Balboa Park 8 Miler

Balboa Park 8 Miler

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.

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Stairway to Heaven Ultra-Half Marathon and 15K

Stairway to Heaven Ultra-Half and 15K

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!

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Wild Duck 5K

Wild Duck 5K

Date: August 18, 2017
Distance: 5k

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.

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AFC Half Marathon

AFC Half Marathon

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!

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End of Summer 4 Mile Run 

End of Summer 4 Mile Run

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!

> Get more info about the End of Summer 4 Mile Run...

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.

Published on Aug 01, 2017

Steve Lafler is a runner, writer and cartoonist with a penchant for running up mountains.