11th Annual Coronado Valentine's Day 10K, 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run / Walk
ON Valentine's Day!!
The event has earned a great reputation for its attention to detail, race management, and an awesome post-race party.
EACH 10K, 5K, 1 MILE PARTICIPANT RECEIVES A HIGH QUALITY T-SHIRT, AN AWESOME FINISHERS MEDAL, CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST, PHOTOS WITH HEARTY SWEETS - OPTIONAL BUFFET BREAKFAST (for purchase) AND FREE BEER GARDEN at McP's
WHETHER YOU ARE LOOKING FOR A NEW 10K OR 5K PERSONAL RECORD (PR) AND PRIZES OR YOU JUST WANT A GREAT FLAT COURSE THROUGH BEAUTIFUL CORONADO... THIS COURSE IS FOR YOU. THIS EVENT WILL SELL OUT SO REGISTER EARLY AND COME OUT TO CORONADO ISLAND FOR A BEAUTIFUL RUN ALONG THE BAY AND PAST HISTORIC HOMES.
New - Pace Groups at the Start Line - Please choose your Pace group that most closely fits your normal running speed. If you want to walk that’s great but please start in the rear pace group.
MATCH MAKER - The Coronado Valentine's Day 10K, 5K & 1-mile run will be a Match Making event again this year! At registration you will pick up your choice of bib: Available, Taken, or It's Complicated. Wear the bib on the run and find others that like to run and do events just like you! Get social at the event and make new friends.
Costume Contest! Join in on the fun and wear a Valentine's Themed Costume - Win the Contest!
Renew Your Wedding Vows with your LOVE!
or Get Engaged!
Are you ready to say I Do Again?
We will have a Proposal Point along the course, where you can once again ask you love to marry you. Then near the end of the course we will have a decorated area for vow renewal done in groups every 10 minutes. So bring your love, your kids, and your friends and celebrate Valentine's Day by renewing your love. Wedding themed running attire, regular wedding attire encouraged but not required. (If you want to finish the run first, then just finish and walk back over to the ceramony area - it's close to the finish.)
ISLANDER HAND CARVED TIKIS WILL BE AWARDED TO THE TOP FINISHER IN EACH AGE CATEGORY, MEN AND WOMEN.
Event details and schedule
Pre-Race Check In & Bib Pick Ups
Date: Friday, February 12thLocation: Road Runner Sports - 5553 Copley Drive, San Diego, CA 92111 Times Open: 3pm-6pm OR Date: Saturday, February 13th Location: Tidelands Park in Coronado 2000 Mullinex Dr, Coronado, CA 92118 Times Open: 10am-2pm
Race Day Time line
6:00 AM Day of Registration Opens (At the start line)
7:00 AM Opening remarks
7:30 AM 1 Mile Fun Run Start
Late Registration & Packet pickup CLOSES
8:00 AM 10K & 5K start
9:30 AM 5K Awards ceremony, followed by the 10K Awards ceremony
10:00 AM Post race party at McP's Irish Pub
Packet Pick-up: There are several opportunities for packet pickup with times and locations listed above. For all athletes you must bring a signed waiver. Race day pick-up is available but not recommended as race morning is very busy with parking, warming up, and getting to the start line. If you are picking up your packet or registering on race morning please show up earlier than you normally would to allow time to do so. We will not be able to process new registration or hand out packets once the races start. Gear check will be provided.
Picking up race materials/packet for another participant(s):
In order to allow your packet to be picked up by anyone else but yourself, we require both of the following:
1. Signed Waiver(s) by participant
2. Photocopy/picture of participant's driver license
IMPORTANT: If you are picking up for a couple, both people must sign their own waivers!!!
Aid Stations: There are three hydration points along the route located at mile 1.4, 3.5 and 4.7. All aid stations have water and electrolyte drink mix.
Race Day Parking: Tidelands Park is located at 2000 Mullinex Dr, Coronado, CA 92118 has approx 200 parking spots. The neighborhoods around Coronado offer plenty of on street parking if you do not park in Tidelands Park. It is highly recommended that you carpool with friends for the race and arrive early.
Bag Check: A bag check is available at the start line for your convenience.
Post Race Party: The post race party will be held at McP's Irish Pub and Grill located at 1107 Orange Avenue in Coronado. After the race, stop by to enjoy breakfast and cold beer!
- Breakfast Buffet (Eggs, Bacon, Potatoes, Bread, Fruit etc) will be served at McP's on the patio from 9am-11am ($15)
Awards: Hand carved cedar Islander Tiki's and painted Islander Tiki's will be awarded to the overall winners and the Top 3 in Age Group (couples are placed in their respective individual award categories with the individual participants).
Age Groups and Categories:
Top 3 Overall
14 and younger
Couples - Posted the following day
Top 3 Overall
9 and younger
Couples - Posted the following day
Baby joggers or strollers: If you choose to run with a baby jogger, please seed yourself toward the back of the start line. It is your responsibility to make sure the baby jogger does not impede other runners, and you must take extra precaution to ensure your safety, your child's safety and the safety of the runners around you. We reserve the right to pull any person from the race who is endangering other runners or themselves.
Pets: Pets are not allowed on the course. This is to ensure runner safety and comply with liability insurance policies.
Headphones: iPods, mp3 players, etc are not recommended during the race. If you do run with headphones, it is requested that you keep one ear free to be able to hear safety vehicles.
Transfers: There are no transfers or refunds. While this may seem harmless to the parties perpetrating the unauthorized bib transfer, it does convey serious consequences to the organizers and participant field alike. From race results to finishers' awards being impacted as well as medical staff being able to correctly identify participants in need of treatment, it is imperative that the registration data associated with your race number does in fact belong to you, the participant.
Routes Changes: Routes are subject to change, due to unforeseen issues with weather, road construction or permitting requirements.
Cancellation Policy: No refunds or transfers are provided.