Silver Strand Half Marathon & 5K


Start: Sunday, November 17, 2013 @ 7:00 AM (PST)

Start - Sunset Park, Coronado / Finish - Imperial Beach Pier, IB
Coronado to Imperial Beach (San Diego) , CA 92118
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About This Activity

Start times

7:00 a.m. - 5K Start
7:20 a.m. - Skate Start
7:25 a.m. - Wheelchairs/Handcycles
7:30 a.m. - Half Marathon

Half Marathon Entry Fees

Half Marathon Run/Walk
Jan-July $70
Aug- Sep $75
Oct- Nov $80
Half Marathon Skate
Jan - July $75
Aug - Sep $80
Oct- Nov $85

Half Marathon Special Categories

Special Categories:
Challenged Athletes:
$35 at all times; $20 for 5K

Active Military, Coronado and Imperial Beach Residents
Jan-July $60
Aug-Nov $65

2013 Race Features

The 2013 race features chip timing and a post-race party with refreshments, live DJ and an awards ceremony. ALL HALF MARATHON PARTICIPANTS RECEIVE A TECH T-SHIRT AND "VIRTUAL GOODIE BAG." 5K Participants will receive a short sleeve cotton shirt. All half marathon participants will also receive a finishers medal. Awards to the top three finishers in each category for the half marathon and the 5K.

Packet Pick-Up

We will have two packet pick-up times:
Friday, November 15th 4:00pm-6:30pm
Saturday, November 16th 10:00am-3:00pm
Friday Packet Pick-up will be only bib and t-shirt pick-up, while the Saturday Packet Pick-Up will have the Half Marathon Expo.


Half Marathon Expo

The half marathon expo will be held on Saturday from 10:00am-3:00pm. Pick-up Location will be at Road Runner Sports in Kearny Mesa on Saturday, November 16th All participants must attend and pick up their own race materials. We do not allow friends or family members to pick up bibs for athletes. ID's are mandatory at the expo.

Participants who do not choose the mail bib number option must attend the check-in to pick up their race materials and t-shirt.

Bib Mail Back

For an additional fee of $15 select "Bib Mail Back" when registering. You will receive your bib number in the mail at least 5 days prior to the race. You are not required to attend the packet pick up/expo. The dead line to choose this option is October 28, 2013. Your t-shirt will not be mailed out to you, it will be available at the finish line.

Bus Shuttle Special Options

Half Marathon Only

Special Option #1: Athletes parking at the Silver Strand State Beach must pay an additional $4 for parking. This will be limited to the first 700 athletes who pre-pay for this option.

Special Option #2: Park your car near Imperial Beach Pier ( very limited parking). The first 200 participants ONLY may take the free bus shuttle to the start at 5:45 a.m. sharp. There will be no service after this time.

Other Parking Options

Half Marathon Only
You can have someone drop you off at the start and pick you up at the finish or you can park at the start and take one of the many finish line shuttles back to the start.

Another option would be to park your car near Coronado City Hall at 1825 Strand Way (very limited parking) and either take a shuttle to the start to walk 1 mile to the start.

Gear Check

We do provide GEAR CHECK for Half Marathon participants. The gear check will be open from 6-7:15 AM on race morning in Sunset Park. GEAR CHECK is not provided for 5K participants.

5K Race

5K Race Details
Last years 5k SOLD OUT at over 1,000 runners and walkers. The 5k will continue to be part of this years exciting weekend.
The race starts and finishes at Imperial Beach Pier Park. It is a flat and fast out and back course. The race starts at 7:00 a.m.

5k Entry Fees

5K Entry Fees

Jan-July $25
Aug-Sep $30
Oct-Nov $35

Transfer Policy

You may transfer your entry to the 2014 event or to another person until October 28th. To transfer your entry to the 2014 event or to another person, you must download a SSHM Transfer Form. Transfer form must be received or postmarked by the October 28th deadline. There is $15 transfer fee for all transfers.

For more information

Visit or call KOZ Events at 858-268-1250.

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