San Diego Runs You Might Like - November

San Diego Runs You Might Like - November

Here are a few San Diego area runs that you may want to consider racing this November. Pick and choose from low-key 5k events, challenging half marathons, the grueling camareraderie of OCR events and celebratory Turkey Trots.

Road Runs

Kaiser Permanente Thrive Half Marathon and 5K

Kaiser Permanente Thrive Half Marathon

Date: November 4, 2018
Distance: Half marathon, 5k

Kaiser Permanente wants us all to be healthy and sponsors a great half marathon series all over California! The half marathon is a point-to-point FAST Course. The first 3 miles of the course is downhill followed by 10 miles of long straight-aways on Friars Road, Old Sea World Drive and Ingraham Street.

> Learn more about the Kaiser Permanente Thrive Half Marathon...

 

Carrera de Las Muertos

Carrera de las Muertos

Date: November 4, 2018
Distance: 5k

Enjoy a scenic run or walk along downtown’s San Diego Bay and stay to celebrate in the park with mariachi, dancers and comida deliciosa! Nos vemos en la Carrera de los Muertos!

> Learn more about the Carrera de los Muertos...

 

Silver Strand Half Marathon

Silber Strand Half Marathon

Date: November 11, 2018
Distance: Half marathon, 10-mile, 5k

Gun for a personal best half marathon with the Pacific Ocean on your right and the San Diego Bay on your left on the flat, fast course. Choose the 10-mile distance if you'd like something a little different to celebrate Veteran's Day with.

> Learn more about the Silver Strand Half Marathon...

 

Encinitas Turkey Trot

Encinitas Turkey Trot

Date: November 22, 2018
Distance: 10k, 5k

The Pacific Coast in Encinitas in late November brings singularly beautiful color to the ocean! The course hugs this spectacular coastline. Don't miss this very special Thanksgiving morning event that supports the North County Community Services Food Bank.

> Learn more about the Encinitas Turkey Trot...

 

O'side Turkey Trot

O'side Turkey Trot

Date: November 22, 2018
Distance: 10k, 5k

This is the big family friendly Turkey Trot in Oceanside near San Diego. Join the throng and burn some pre-turkey calories along the (mostly) waterfront course. Then go home and EAT to your heart's content!

> Learn more about the O'side Turkey Trot...

 

Ragnar Trail Relay Los Coyotes

Ragnar Trail Relay Los Coyotes

Date: November 9 - 10, 2018
Distance: Relay

Run on a relay team in the high-school, regular and ultra divisions on a sublime high-desert course. The point-to-point race covers hundreds of kilometers and will take you on a physical and spiritual journey, into an alpine wonderland of junipers, pines, and oaks, and to mountaintops.

> Learn morea about the Ragnar Trail Relay Los Coyotes

 

Trail

Solana Beach Sunset 5K

Solana Beach Sunset 5K

Date: November 10, 2018
Distance: 5k

Welcome to Southern California's only sunset beach run/walk! There's a festive Wellness Festival and fun activities along with the run. Held at Fletcher Cover, the event raises funds for Diabetes Prevention Programs.

> Learn more about the Solano Beach Sunset 5k...

 

San Diego USATF Cross Country Championships

San Diego USATF Cross Country Championships

Date: November 11, 2018
Distance: 6k women, 8k men

This local cross country championship offers you an opportunity to test your fitness and enjoy the challenge of cross country running on the grass and dirt. Teams are welcome. Run in open or masters divisions, and there's a 2k for kids!

> Learn more about the San Diego USATF Cross Country Championships...

 

Black Mountain Half Marathon and 10K

Black Mountain Half Marathon & 10k

Date: November 24, 2018
Distance: Half marathon, 10k

The race is an uphill start with a downhill finish (you're welcome!) located near Mt. Carmel High School on Sun Devil Way. The course is 100% dirt trail with elevation gains up to 2100' for the Half Marathon. Yes, it's OK to do some walking on the way up!

> Learn more about the Black Mountain Half Marathon and 10k...

 

OCR Run

Tough Mudder SoCal

Tough Mudder SoCal

Date: November 3 - 4, 2018
Distance: 10 - 12 miles, 20+ obstacles

The land may be flat, but the mud is deep on the course at Lake Elsinore Diamond. You'll likey be exhaused at the finish, but you can rejuvinate with a post-run beer.

> Learn more about the Tough Mudder SoCal...

 

Rugged Maniac SoCal

Tough Mudder SoCal

Date: November 17, 2018
Distance: 3-mile, 25+ obstacles

Coupon: Get $5 off your entry with code RG18

Head out to Galway Downs in nearby Temecula for a day of exciting fun, starting with the OCR run. From there it's on to multiple attractions at the festival including beach vollyball and a pie eating contest.

> Learn more about the Rugged Maniac SoCal...

 

Looking For More Races?

Already familiar with these? You can always head to www.runguides.com/san-diego/runs to get a full list of upcoming San Diego road runs, trail runs, and OCRs.

Don't forget to check out our San Diego Turkey Trot Guide for a complete listing of Thanksgiving Day runs.

Published on Nov 01, 2017

Steve Lafler runs, writes, draws comics, drinks red wine, and then runs some more. He has been known to literally run backwards at the end of an 800 meter race.