San Diego Races and Marathons - Petco Park


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San Diego is one of the country’s most desirable places to run a marathon. The terrain is not too hilly, the population is overall well-conditioned and the weather is not too shabby either. And if you are looking for a landmark to serve as a starting point or finish line for a marathon or other races in San Diego, you could do a lot worse than Petco Park.

San Diego runners get ready. In 2022, there are a few marathons that start or end at Petco Park.

Padres Pedal The Cause Saturday, April 9, 2022
Padres Pedal the Cause is Curebound’s signature event, bringing together thousands of participants each year to raise money for collaborative cancer research. Hosted in partnership with the San Diego Padres, Pedal is San Diego’s most impactful fundraising experience with over $15 million raised to date to fund 78 innovative research grants in all types of cancer.

Pedal The Cause Event Schedule:
88/100 Mile Ride: 6:30 am
55 Mile Ride: 8:00 am
25 Mile Ride: 9:00 am
5K Run/Walk: 7:00 am
Spin: 9:00 am, 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 12:00 pm
Kids Challenge: 9:30 am (3-7 yrs) & 10:00 am (8-12 yrs)

COVID-19 Info: Check the organizers site for the latest. Parking: On event day, parking will be available free of charge in the Tailgate Lot adjacent to the ballpark entrance on 14th St between Imperial Ave and K St. If this lot exceeds capacity, participants will be directed to the 6th & K Parkade.

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San Diego Half Marathon Sunday, March 27, 2022
The 11th annual San Diego Half Marathon and 5K, as well as a 2-person half marathon relay, all end near Petco Park. This year’s will showcase a Military appreciate theme. The scenic, half-marathon route follows Harbor Drive along Harbor Island, past the USS Midway aircraft carrier, through Liberty Station, Hillcrest, Balboa Park, downtown San Diego, finishing at beautiful Petco Park.

Registration & Details

Hot Chocolate 15K / 5K Sunday, March 20, 2022
The Hot Chocolate course is known as San Diego’s sweetest race. The 5k and 15k routes for the 2022 Hot Chocolate 15k/5k San Diego start and end just a block from Petco Park, with a gluttony of sweet surprises along the way. Everyone wins! [Website]

Happy running!

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