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Balboa Park Welcomes Half Marathoners

News | 3rd Aug 2010

future speed America’s Finest City Half Marathon and 5K is coming up!  This will celebrate 33 spectacular years for this event. 

The half marathon begins at the Cabrillo National Monument  (access available by shuttle only) at 7 a.m. on Sunday, August 15 and will end in Balboa Park.   A  three hour time limit will be enforced.   The course is a USA Track & Field Sanctioned and Certified Course. 

The 5K begins at 6:45 a.m. in Balboa Park and will finish within one hour.  No dogs, baby joggers, strollers, bicycles, rollerskates, rollerblades, skateboards or other wheeled vehicles are allowed on the course.

The limits of 8,000 marathoners and 1,500 5K participants has already been reached, and the event is considered sold out.   Volunteer positions, from packet distribution to aid station attendants, are still available.  For more information, visit AFC at  Plan ahead for next year by registering early for the August 21,2011 event at Balboa Park.

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