What is included in my race registration?

Your registration includes entry into the 8 mile, chip timing, official race shirt and upon finishing a unique finisher’s medal.

What’s the official start time?

The 8 miler will start at 7:00 AM.

Where is the start line?

The start line is front of the San Diego Hall of Champions, 2131 Pan American Plaza, San Diego, CA 92101

Is there race day registration?

We will have race day registration if available. However, we anticipate the event selling out before race day.

Can I get a refund for my registration?

All race registrations are non-refundable.

Where do I pick up my race packet?

There will be an early packet pick-up on Friday, August 4th from 3 – 7 PM at Road Runner Sports, 5549 Copley Dr, San Diego, CA 92111.  You can also pick up at the day of the race but we highly encourage you come the day before to beat the crowd!

Can I have the packet mailed to me?

We will not be mailing any packets.

Can someone else pick up my packet at the Friday packet pick-up?

You can pick up a packet for someone else as long as you show a copy of their photo ID and have a copy of THIS SIGNED WAIVER (picture on your camera of their ID is OK) .

Will the 8 miler be chip timed?

Sure will!

Where should I park for the race?

There are three parking lots near the start line. Please refer to the Important Information page for more details

Can I run with my dog?

We ask that you keep your dogs, cats, turtles or any other pets on the sidelines for this one as the trails and roads have some narrow passages. Thanks!

Can I run  with a stroller?

Strollers are not allowed on this course for safety reasons, due to some challenging and very steep hills.

How do I volunteer?

If you would like to join the festivities as a volunteer, we would love to have you! Go to our volunteer page and let us know you would like to volunteer. The San Diego Track Club thanks you in advance for your support!

Does this event benefit an organization?

All event proceeds go to the San Diego Track Club, a 501(c)(3) dedicated to fostering and improving our amazing running community in San Diego.

How do I become a sponsor or have a vendor booth?

To become a sponsor or have a vendor booth at  packet pick-up and/or on race day, email us info@balboapark8miler.com.  Please let us know about your business and what you are interested in and we’ll follow up with more details.

 Where can I find race results?