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November 12, 2023

2023 Silver Strand Veteran's Day Half Marathon, 10 Miler, 12K & 5K

Silver Strand State Beach • 5000 Highway 75 CoronadoCA  92118 Organized by KOZ Events

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Run / Walk / Roll

The 23rd Annual Silver Strand Half Marathon, 10 Miler, 12K & 5K

Sunday, November 12, 2023

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Come on down the Flat & Fast Silver Strand where dreams of PR's can come true! USA Beach Party Finish with "Beach Boys" Cover Band and Beer Garden. 

Awesome Finisher Medals for all, Tech T's, Live Entertainment on the Run!

Run with the waves of the Pacific Ocean on your right and the San Diego Bay on your left, finishing with a California Beach Party!   Run along the "Silver Strand," from Coronado to Imperial Beach!  

The Half Marathon, 10 mile and 12K courses are limited to 5000 participants.

  The Half Marathon course is open to Runners, Walkers, Handcycles, and Wheelchairs.  

The 10 mile  and 12K courses are open to Runners and Walkers only 

The Veterans Day 5K Run/Walk starts and finishes at Silver Strand State Beach at 7:00 am. Run the 5K and then enjoy the post race Beach Party and Beer Garden while watching the other runners cross the finish line.

Special Discounted Pricing for All Branches of Our USA Military - Active Duty, Reserves & Veterans (MUST show Military ID at Packet Pickup; DD214 will suffice if you no longer possess a Military ID)

Special Discounted Pricing for All First Responders - Police, Fire, FBI, EMTs, Boarder Patrol with Valid ID

Race Features
    •    California Beach Party with Live Music and Food

    •    All distances receive Finisher Medals
    •    Timed Results and Runner Tracking 

    •    Men's & Women's sizing tech tees for ALL adult Participants!

    •    Continental Breakfast at finish line Party
    •   Entertainment Along the Course
    •    Race Photos Available Online
    •    Pace Team- 1/2 Marathon pace groups include: 1:30, 1:40, 1:50, 2:00, 2:10, 2:15, 2:30 and 2:45!!

Benefiting Life Sports Foundation

Event details and schedule

Please visit www.SilverStrandHalf.com for details

Aid Stations:
There will be 7 aid stations on the half marathon race course. The water stations are located approximately 1.5 miles apart. Water and energy drinks will be available at all 6 stations. Energy gels will be available at one station near mile 7. Water is also available at both the start and finish areas.

Race Divisions

Half Marathon/10 Miler/12K/5K 
Award Age Divisions:

    •    14 & Under

    •    15-19

    •    20-24

    •    25-29

    •    30-34

    •    35-39

    •    40-44

    •    45-49

    •    50-54

    •    55-59

    •    60-64

    •    65-69

    •    70-74

    •    75-79

    •    80-84

    •    85+

Elliptical, Wheelchair and Handcycle Awards will be given to the top 3 Male & Female.

Special Award Divisions
    •    Military (All distances)
    •    Clydesdale / Athena (1/2 Marathon/10 Miler only)
    •    Clydesdale / Athena 40+ (1/2 Marathon/10 Mileronly)

Make your event more meaningful! Sign up to raise funds for the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) through Life Sports Foundation. The funds you raise will help change the lives of physically challenged athletes by giving them the opportunity to live an active lifestyle through physical fitness and competitive athletics.

Party at the Beach- After the race, kick back and enjoy the sights and sounds of the Party at the Beach. There will be live entertainment, post race food and fluids.
Awards - Finisher medals for all distances! Half marathon, 10 Miler, 12K and 5K running awards will be given to the top three finishers in each division. The 5K award ceremony is scheduled for 9:00 am, the 12K award ceremony is scheduled for 9:45 am and the Half Marathon/10 Miler awards ceremony is scheduled for 10:30 am.

T-Shirts - All participants will receive a custom tee. 

Finisher Medals - All Participants Half Marathon, 10K, 12K  and 5K get an exclusive Silver Strand Veterans Day race finisher medal. 


Road Runner Sports 5553 Copley Drive San Diego, Ca 92111  

Friday, November 10th 3:00pm-6:30pm & Saturday, November 11th 10:00am-3:00pm 

Pick up bib / t-shirt. Bring photo ID. Friends can pick up for racer but they MUST have COPY of your ID & make sure you have SIGNED BOTH WAIVERS ONLINE. 

CAN'T MAKE IT TO PACKET PICK UP? Participants who don’t come to packet pickup, must pay a $10 (CASH ONLY) late pick-up fee on race morning, & you MUST bring your photo ID & make to sign both waivers online.
Parking & Getting to the Start Line - Please visit our website for complete information on Parking and Shuttles https://www.silverstrandhalf.com/parking-buses
What if I want to Change my Distance, Add a Massage or Add Parking?
Please log on to your ACTIVE.COM account to change your distance, Add a Post-Race massage, or Add Parking at the Silver Strand State Beach https://myevents.active.com/homepage.jsf
Alternatively - if you cannot get the online option to work for you, You May change or add Options, at the Road Runner Sports Packet Pick up on Friday & Saturday


Sunday, November 12, 2023 - Race Day Timeline
5:15-6:45 AM Half Marathon/10 Miler/12K buses will start leaving from the 3 different parking options.  Please visit website for options. 
6-7:00 AM GEAR CHECK at Sunset Park, Coronado for Half/10 Miler Only
Late Packet Pick-Up ($10 Late Fee)
7:00 AM START: 5K Start at Silver Strand State Beach
7:00 AM Athletes assemble at Half Start- Sunset Park, Coronado
7:20 AM START: Hand cycle/Wheelchair Half/Duo Racers
7:30 AM START: Half Marathon/10 Miler/12K
8:30-11:30 AM Bus competitors back to their originating parking location
9:00 AM 5K Awards Presentation
9:45 AM 12K Awards Presentation
10:00 AM 10 Miler Awards Presentation
10:15 AM Half Marathon course closes on Hwy 75
10:30 AM Half Marathon Awards Presentation
12:00 PM Last bus shuttle departs Silver Strand State Beach



Silver Strand State Beach

5000 Highway 75 CoronadoCA  92118

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