Father Joe's Villages Thanksgiving Day 5K

Thursday, November 22, 2012   7:45 a.m.
San Diego Museum of Man 1350 El Prado, Balboa Park
San Diego , CA

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Brief Description:


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Online Reg. Closes:

November 21, 2012 03:00 PM Pacific Time

Pre-Registration and Bib/T-Shirt/Pie Pick Up:

Avoid the lines Thanksgiving Day, register early and pick up your racing bib, timing chip, commemorative race shirt and pies on Wednesday, November 21st from 2pm-6pm
Balboa Parks' Spreckels Organ Pavilion
Reminder: All participates must register in person, with the exception of children (18 and under). Prior to event participation each participant must sign the liability waiver. .

Chip Timing:

Chip timing will be available to all participants for an additional $3 fee. Make sure to select the timed participant category to ensure that you will be timed. Please note both timed and non-timed participants will both begin at 7:45 AM.

Avoid the Crowd:

Racing bib numbers and timing chips can be mailed directly to you for an additional fee of $2.00. Please register before Monday, November 5th to receive this benefit. Racing Packets will be mailed the week of 11/12.

Event Day Registration:

Same day registration will take place between 6:00 AM and 7:30 AM at the Spreckels Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park. Parking is free.

Thanksgiving Pies:

Our delicious pies are freshly baked by the talented Culinary Art's students of Father Joe's Villages. Pies are $15 each, orders can be placed through online registration, please secure your pies before November 16, 2012

2012 Flavors:

  • Caramel Apple Pecan Pie
  • Pumpkin Pie
  • Peach Cobbler Pie
  • Join a Virtual Team:

    Is San Diego a long way from home and your plans aren't taking you here in November? You can still be a part of this San Diego tradition and support Father Joe's Villages by joining TEAM VIRTUAL!

    Complete your registration form and we will send you your packet...complete with race bib and t-shirt.

    2012 San Diego Zoo Partnership:

    Present your race bib at any San Diego Zoo ticket window and receive $5 OFF the 1-Day Pass. Not valid in conjunction with any other offer, discounts, special ticketed events/attractions, pass programs or Zoological Society membership. No duplications or facsimiles. Not for unauthorized distribution or resale. Prices and hours subject to change without notice. Right of final interpretation resides with the San Diego Zoo. Limit (6) six people per coupon. Offer valid 11-19-2012 until 11-22-2012.

    Event Description:

    Date: Thursday, November 22, 2012
    Time: 7:45 AM
    Venue: San Diego Museum of Man
    Address: 1350 El Prado, Balboa Park San Diego, CA 92101

    Father Joe’s Thanksgiving 5K
    An 11th year San Diego Tradition.

    WAKE the Family. RUN the Park. Enjoy your FEAST

  • New and Improved Course Route
  • Abundant parking
  • Commemorative T-shirt
  • Complimentary continental breakfast
  • Beer Garden
  • Live entertainment featuring the Blue Rockit Band and the Bill Magee Blue Band
  • Wheelchairs, pets and strollers are welcome
  • Sorry, no rollerblades, scooters, bikes or retractable pet leashes allowed
  • Medals awarded to the top 3 finishers in each age group

    Race numbers for participants not receiving their race packets by mail or those who have registered after November 5th can be picked up on Wednesday November 21th from 2-6pm in Balboa Park's Spreckels Organ Pavilion. Race numbers may also be picked up at the Spreckels Organ Pavilion on Thanksgiving morning before 7:45am.

    Age 13 & up (UNTIMED): $35 through 11/5, $40 after 11/5
    Age 13 & up (TIMED): $38 through 11/5, $42 after 11/5
    Age 6-12 (UNTIMED): $20 through 11/5, $25 after 11/5
    Age 6-12 (TIMED): $23 through 11/5, $28 after 11/5

    Online Registration Closes:11/21/12 3:00 PM


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