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AleSmith Brewing Co.9990 AleSmith Court San Diego, CA 92126
Join AleSmith Brewing Company Father’s Day Weekend as we walk/run 5.5 kilometers to pay tribute to Tony Gwynn - a hall of famer, coach, teammate, and Dad. Nicknamed “Mr. Padre” for his unfaltering commitment to his hometown, Tony is considered one of the best and most consistent hitters in baseball history. He liked to hit balls between the third base and shortstop, which he later dubbed as the “5.5 hole”. Funds raised from this event will kick start a campaign to build a Tony Gwynn Museum which will forever honor this legend and raise money for the Tony and Alicia Gwynn Foundation (TAG).
**Pre-Registration will close Friday, June 19 at 4PM. You may register the morning of the race for an additional $10 per level.
Event details and schedule
Date: Saturday, June 20
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Suggested Arrival Time: 8:15 AM
On-Site Registration & Check In: 8:00 AM
Location: The NEW AleSmith Brewing Company
9990 AleSmith Court (Formally Empire Street)
San Diego, CA 92126
POST RACE PARTY
After the race, join your fellow runners, walkers, and Tony Gwynn fans for a celebration at the all-new AleSmith Brewing Company! Enjoy food trucks, live music, great beer, and get a sneak peek at the future home of the Tony Gwynn Museum. Each participant who is 21 years or older will receive a drink ticket with their registration (or two for Major League and Hall of Fame Levels) good for a pint of AleSmith’s San Diego Pale Ale .394, Nut Brown, or Lil’ Devil in the beer garden at the post-party. **Must show valid ID to redeem beer tickets! Additional beer will be available for purchase.
Post-Race festivities will include:
**Anisha Nicole Gwynn singing the National Anthem and a live set at the post-party
**Live music from local bands Shoeless & Skyler Lutes
**Outdoor Beer Garden (21 and up only) serving San Diego Pale Ale .394, Nut Brown, & Lil’ Devil
**Test your arm at the Speed Pitch booth!
**Silent Auction to support the Tony Gwynn Museum featuring Tony Gwynn memorabilia, a Taylor guitar, and much more!
**Local food trucks, including Gwynn’s Gourmet Food Truck
**All your favorite AleSmith beer on tap inside the new Observation Room
Post-race Party: 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Awards Ceremony: 10:00 AM
Awards will be given to the top three overall finishers.
PACKET PICK UP
Come pick up your race packet on Wednesday, June 17th or Thursday, June 18th (see times below) at AleSmith’s Tasting Room on Cabot Drive – and enjoy a beer while you’re there! Your race packet will include your race day bib, t-shirt, souvenirs (if included with your registration), and other goodies.
A photo ID or a copy (printed or electronic) of your confirmation email is required. If you can't make it to packet pickup, don't worry - a friend or family member is welcome to pick up for you with a copy of your confirmation email!
We STRONGLY encourage you to pick up your packet prior to race day. Race day packet pickup will be available, however please allow extra time that morning and be prepared to wait in line.
Packet Pick-Up Location:
AleSmith Brewing Company Tasting Room
9366 Cabot Drive
San Diego, CA 92126
Dates & Times:
Wednesday, June 17 from 4pm-6pm
Thursday, June 18 from 5pm-7pm
RACE DAY PARKING & DIRECTIONS
Event Parking is Limited! Parking near AleSmith will be limited, so we encourage you to carpool if possible. Race day parking is available at 7825 Trade Street, San Diego, CA 92121.
From the I-805, take the exit for La Jolla Village Rd / Miramar Road heading EAST. Turn LEFT onto Camino Santa Fe. Turn RIGHT onto Trade Street. Continue straight to stay on Trade Street and into the parking lot.
From the I-15, take the exit for Pomerado Rd/ Miramar Rd, heading WEST. Turn RIGHT onto Dowdy Drive. Turn LEFT onto Silverton Ave. Turn LEFT onto Trade Place. Turn LEFT onto Trade Street. Continue straight to stay on Trade Street and into the parking lot.
• When sidewalks are available, please walk/run on the sidewalk.
• If running with small children, please watch and direct them through the race.
• Please follow any directions provided by race officials, volunteers, and law enforcement.
• No glass bottles, containers etc. allowed at the outdoor venue (parking lots, sidewalks, streets, course, etc.)
• Above all, please be courteous and respectful to everyone around you.
• There will be no official time kept for the race.
• Don’t forget your ID if you plan to partake in the AleSmith beer.
• To find lost items or to be reunited with friends, our Lost & Found area will be located at/near the Check-In Tent.
• Please attach your bib number so it is visible on your shirt. This is how you will be identified as a Mr. Padre 5.5k runner.
• Teams may run in a group or separately.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
Will there be water stations along the course?
Yes, there will be three water stations: one along Trade Place, one within the AleSmith Tasting Room on Cabot Drive (don’t forget your ID) and one at the finish line.
Can we bring a stroller to the 5.5K?
Yes, strollers are allowed, however we ask that you start at the back of the participants as to allow the runners more space.
Can we bring a dog to the 5.5K?
Yes, dogs are allowed, however we ask that you start at the back of the participants as to allow the runners more space.