Carlsbad 5000

Carlsbad 5000
Date Apr 6, 2025
Distance 1mi, 5k, 20k, 0.5mi
Course Type Road

Race Information

The Carlsbad 5000 is a full day of road racing on the seaside streets of Carlsbad, California.

This iconic event features individual 5K races for all ages and abilities, including Men's and Women's Masters Divisions (40 Older), Men's and Women's Open Divisions (39 & Under), the People's Race (Joggers & Walkers, All Ages), and the world's fastest Elites.

The post-race experience features the Carlsbad 5000 Health & Fitness Expo. The course features nearly two miles along the Pacific coast with an exciting, spectator-friendly finish in the heart of Carlsbad Village. The world record-setting course is USATF sanctioned and certified.


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This run has been a regular addition to the San Diego race calendar (going on 8 years!). This year they have added a brand new half marathon relay, allowing you to split the distance with a friend and cross the finish line together!

Registration is now open for all categories including the 5k run/walk, half marathon, and half marthon relay.

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