Weekend Schedule

2020 Schedule (Pending final confirmation)
Friday, September 18 | Early Race Kit Pick-up
Location: Fleet Feet San Diego
11:00a – 6:00p
Thanks to the wonderful team at Fleet Feet San Diego, we are excited to once again offer early race kit pick-up at their centrally located flagship store in Carmel Valley at Pacific Highlands Ranch. Grab your race bib and shirt while picking up some awesome new running gear!

Saturday, September 19 | Junior Carlsbad
Location: Carlsbad Village (Roosevelt and Carlsbad Village Drive)
8:00a to 1:00p – Wellness Festival
9:30a to 1:00p – Youth Activities; Live Kids’ Entertainment
11:00a to 12:00p – Skechers Performance Elite Athlete Q&A with Meb Keflezighi

Race Kit Pick-up: *Priority will be given to Junior Carlsbad participants until 10a*
8:00a to 10:00a – Junior Carlsbad
10:00a to 1:00p – Carlsbad 5000 / All Day 20K

Race Schedule – Junior Carlsbad:
9:00a ​Boys 1 Mile
9:30a ​Girls 1 Mile
10:00a ​Boys ½ Mile
10:20a​ Girls ½ Mile
10:40a ​Toddler Trot
10:50a ​Diaper Dash

Sunday, September 20 | Carlsbad 5000 
Location: Carlsbad Village (Roosevelt and Carlsbad Village Drive)
6:00a to 10:30a – Race Kit Pick-up
7:00a to 1:00p – Wellness Festival
8:00a to 1:00p – Pizza Port Beer Garden (21+ ID Required)
9:30a to 12:30p – Post Race Concert

Race Schedule – 5K & All Day 20K:
6:53a – Men Masters 40 & Over (All Day 20K Race #1)
7:55a – Women Masters 40 & Over (All Day 20K Race #2)
9:04a – Men 39 & Under (All Day 20K Race #3)
9:45a – Women 39 & Under (All Day 20K Race #4)
10:36a – Party People Run & Walk
12:00p – Women’s Skechers Performance Elite Invitational
12:25p – Men’s Skechers Performance Elite Invitational
1:00p – Time to relax on the beach!

Race Day Information
Please be aware that the course crosses two sets of railroad tracks. The tracks are active during the event and our staff closely monitors the train schedule. For the safety of all event participants, spectators, and volunteers, races may be stopped, delayed, and are subject to change at any time (including race day).

Please plan to arrive to the start line of your race at least 5 minutes before the published start time as actual start times are subject to change on race day in coordination with the train schedule.

Carlsbad 5000 | World's Fastest 5K