Enjoy a Scenic and Smooth Celebration!

Your Celebration Registration includes:

  • Official Race Shirt (choice of styles for men & women)
  • Finishers’ Medal awarded to you by bikini beach babes and board short surfer dudes
  • Entry into Post-Race Celebration Nation Finish Festival with beer and bubbly
  • Post-Race Refreshments
  • A flat waterfront course in Mission Bay



Finisher’s Medal

Bikini beach babes & board short surfer dudes will drape a beautiful finishers’ medal around your neck as you cross the finish line after the Half Marathon and 10K, solidifying your accomplishment.

Friend us on Facebook to vote on the 2017 design in June!

Kids get in on the fun, too! All Fun Run participants receive a colorful Celebration Medal to mark their achievement!

Race Schedule

November 5, 2017

5:30 am
Race Day Packet Pick-up Begins

7:00 am
Official Start of Celebration Run 1/2 Marathon & 10K
Bonita Cove in Mission Bay

8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Celebration Nation Finish Line Party
Bonita Cove in Mission Bay

10:00 am
Celebrate Kids Fun Run
Bonita Cove in Mission Bay

Aid Stations

There will be 6 hydration stops providing water and electrolyte drink along the half marathon course, and two along the 10K course. Stops will be located approximately every two miles.

There will be portable restrooms at the Start and Finish, and along the course.

Official Pacers

Provided by West Coast Road Runners

There will be pacers for the following time goals:

  • 1:40
  • 1:50
  • 2:00
  • 2:10
  • 2:20
  • 2:30
  • 2:45
  • 3:00

Gear Check

Gear Check will be available at the Start in Bonita Cove. Plastic bags will be provided. All belongings must fit in the plastic bag. We discourage bringing any valuables to the race. Backpacks or large duffle bags are not permitted for safety reasons.

Celebrate Kids Fun Run

Let the whole family in on the celebration!

The Celebrate Kids Fun Run is a 1/2 mile, un-timed fun run for kid runners under 12.

The out & back race begins at 10am at Bonita Cove and will finish over the same sand finish line as the 1/2 marathon & 10K.

There will be a wave start based on each child’s age. Parents will be allowed to run with their little ones but will need to line up toward the back.

Each Fun Run participant will receive a commemorative t-shirt and finishers medal.

Starting time is 10:00AM at Bonita Cove.

Registration Packets

Skip the stress and hassle of packet pickup! Register before October 15th and receive your packet delivered straight to your doorstep.

Please note that the address used when you register is where your packet will be mailed. The final date to make any address changes is October 1st.