Event Information

Race Date: Saturday, August 7, 2021
Race Location: Pan American Plaza, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA 92101 (closest to 2131 Pan American Plaza)
Race Weekend Details


SDTC Member – $60
Non-Member – $65
Race is Almost SOLD OUT!
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All Participants Receive

– Official Balboa Park 8 Mile T-Shirt
– Custom Finishers Medal
– Chip timed results

Race Day Schedule

– 6a: Check-in opens
– 7a: Race starts
– 8:45a: Race awards
– 10a Event ends

Race Weekend Details

Early Packet Pickup Information

Road Runner Sports, 5553 Copley Dr, San Diego, CA 92111:

– Thursday, August 5th: 3p – 7p
– Friday, August 6th: 2p – 7p

Event day packet pickup is available but we HIGHLY encourage picking up in advance!

Age Group Awards

Top 3 Overall, Top Masters Overall, 19 & Under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+

About San Diego Track Club

This event has been organized by the San Diego Track Club (SDTC) for 67 consecutive years.  SDTC is a 501(c)(3) that proudly supports the running community of San Diego.


2021 Participant Goods

Check out the participant goods for the 2021 Balboa Park 8 Miler highlighting the Plaza de Panama Fountain!

BONUS: All 2020 Virtual participants will be eligible to earn the Challenge medal for completing 2020 Virtually and 2021 in person!



Check out some of our favorite photos from previous races!

Click here to search the 2019 Balboa Park 8 Miler on course photos: 2019 Balboa Park 8 Miler Course Photos.

Additional photos will be posted to the Facebook page here in the coming days: Balboa Park 8 Miler Facebook Page

Balboa Park 8 Miler Start Line
Balboa Park 8 Miler Selfie
Balboa Park 8 Miler Runner
Balboa Park 8 Miler Course Cheer
Balboa Park 8 Miler Museum of Man
Balboa Park 8 Miler Finish Line Jump
Balboa Park 8 Miler Finish Line Friends
Balboa Park 8 Miler Finish Line
Balboa Park 8 Miler Finishers
Donna Gookin
Balboa Park 8 Miler Course
Balboa Park 8 Miler 2017 Champion


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