Race Day May 17, 2025

Half Marathon & 5K

San Diego Running Races

Imagine miles of sun-drenched coast, an inviting ocean, and perfect weather pretty much anytime of the year, and you’ll understand why the La Jolla Half Marathon and La Jolla Shores 5K are some of San Diego California’s most picturesque running races. 

From start to finish these races offer runners a chance to experience the coast like never before. Discover the views from the summit of Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve as you listen to the sound of the ocean lapping the shore to help you keep pace.

Whether you want to run your first half marathon or your fastest 5K, no matter which race you choose, you’ll have gorgeous views from Del Mar to the La Jolla Shores.

San Diego Running Races
Race Expo
Race Shuttles

Saturday, May 17, 2025

Half: 4:30am – 5:15am

5K: 5:30am – 6:00am

1100 Coast Blvd, La Jolla, CA 92037

Race Day

Saturday, May 17, 2025

Start Time 6:30am

Half: Del Mar Fairgrounds

5K: Ellen Browning Scripps Park

La Jolla

Half Marathon

Starting at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, the course follows a coastal route to the summit of Torrey Pines State Park and then rolls atop Torrey Pines mesa. It continues through La Jolla Shores, and finishes at La Jolla Cove.

La Jolla Shores

5K Race

For those interested in a shorter option, the La Jolla Shores 5K offers a mostly downhill course and features some of the most beautiful scenic views of the last 3.1 miles of the La Jolla half marathon course.

Race Swag

La Jolla Half Marathon & 5K Women's Finisher Shirt Front View
La Jolla Half Marathon & 5K Men's Finisher Shirt Front View
La Jolla Half Marathon & 5K Women's Finisher Shirt Back Side View
La Jolla Half Marathon & 5K Men's Finisher Shirt Back Side View
La Jolla Half Marathon & 5K Women's Finisher Shirt Front Side View
La Jolla Half Marathon & 5K Men's Finisher Shirt Front Side View
La Jolla Half Marathon & 5K Women's Finisher Shirt Back View
La Jolla Half Marathon & 5K Men's Finisher Shirt Back View
La Jolla Half Marathon Finisher's Medal
Half Marathon Finisher’s Medal

All runners will receive a 2024 finisher’s medal at the finish line.

La Jolla Shores 5K Finisher's Medal
5K Finisher’s Medal

All runners will receive a 2024 finisher’s medal at the finish line.

Finisher’s Shirt (Women)
La Jolla Half Marathon & 5K Women's Finisher Shirt
Finisher’s Shirt (Men)
La Jolla Half Marathon & 5K Men's Finisher Shirt

All finishers will receive a dry tech finisher’s t-shirt.

experience one of the most picturesque and beautiful point-to-point races

Running Races