Surfing Madonna Beach Run

Surfing Madonna Beach Run
Date Oct 2021 (TBD)
Distance 5k, 10k, Other, 12k
Course Type Trail


Race Information

Join 4,000+ runners and walkers for the annual Surfing Madonna Beach Run at world famous Moonlight Beach in the heart of Encinitas, California (North County San Diego). The entire course is on the hard-packed sand during low tide! You'll pass by world class surfers, crashing waves and massive cliffs! All ages and abilities are welcome to participate!

In 2017, the Surfing Madonna Beach Run officially became the world's "Largest Race on Sand" with Guinness Book of World Records! This is the most UNIQUE and FUN event in SoCal!
Barefoot friendly,  and Stroller friendly!


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