Carlsbad 5000

Carlsbad 5000
Date Sep 2021 (TBD)
Distance 5k, 20k
Course Type Road

Race Reports

Read first hand reports and reviews from runners who have completed this race in the past!

2017 Carlsbad 5000 Race Report
"Even with the "pit stop" for Megan's fall, we were still able to knock out a respectable 5K time of 32 minutes."
2018 Carlsbad 5000 Race Report
"The first race was scheduled at 6:58. The times sound weird because they are all designed to fit in with the train schedule..."

Race Information

With individual races for Masters, Age Group runners, Party People, and Elites, the Carlsbad 5000 is a full day of road racing on the scenic, coastal streets of Carlsbad, California. Stick around all day to cheer on friends, competitors, and pros. Afterward, enjoy live music and post-race celebrations. The course features nearly two miles along the coast with an exciting, spectator-friendly finish in the heart of Carlsbad. 

There is also a Junior Carlsbad race for the young ones and the RAD (Run All Day) 20K event which is limited to just 500 runners. Whether you want to jog a warm up 5K before you set a new PR in the next race, or if you are just all about the miles and want to run every race of the day, the Run All Day 20K might be for you!

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