Register for the Half Marathon or 5K!

Americas Finest City Half Marathon and 5K - San Diego

- August 19, 2018
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  • 1 5K Entry
  • 1 5K Entry

The Deal

About The Deal
  • YOUR 5K: Entry for one to the 5K 
  • YOUR HALF MARATHON: Entry for one to the Half Marathon
  • YOUR SWAG: Technical fabric race t-shirt, reusable shopping bag, finisher medal
  • YOUR PERKS: Finish line treats, finish line festival and a complimentary beer at finish line festival beer garden (participants only, ages 21+, must have ID, while supplies last)
What We Love
  • THE RUN: The America's Finest City Half Marathon is the third and final race in the Half Marathon Triple Crown Series
  • THE SCENERY: Cruise through the world-renowned vistas of San Diego Bay and the Pacific Ocean 
  • THE REWARD: After the race, head to the Beer Garden featuring Ballast Point craft beer
More Information
When & Where:
Sunday, August 19, 2018
Scheduled Start Time:
  • 6:30am - Half Marathon
  • 6:15am - 5K 
Balboa Park
Presidents Way & Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101

Early Packet Pickup:
-Friday, August 17th from 12:00pm-6:00pm
-Saturday, August 18th from 10:00am-5:00pm
Sheraton San Diego (AFC Fitness Expo)
1380 Harbor Island Dr
San Diego, CA 92101

*You must have a photo ID to pick up your packet
**Race day packet pickup is available but for a $20 charge 
and needs to be added during registration


Get ready, get set, go! Mark your calendars for the 41st Annual America's Finest City Half Marathon and 5K coming to San Diego on August 19th. Choose your journey and run in the 5K or Half Marathon! As you cross the finish line in beautiful Balboa Park both half marathon and 5K participants will receive a top quality, technical fabric t-shirt, finisher's medal, cold water, TruMoo chocolate milk and a finisher food bag filled with recovery treats. Then head down to the finish line festival where there will be local vendors, live music and a beer garden featuring Ballast Point craft beer. Register now to participate in this far out special edition of the America's Finest City Half Marathon and 5K!

Need to Know

Tickets Valid
Expires August 19, 2018 at 12:00 AM PDT
Expiration dates may be extended upon request
Redeeming Vouchers
Step #1: 
Purchase this deal from Rush49 and receive a RushPass with a unique voucher code. You can access your RushPass at any time by logging into your Rush49 account or via email.

Step #2: 
  • Select Individual Registration, Quantity One for your race option, click Register Now (If registering more than one person, registrations must be done separately)
  • Complete Buyer Information. At the bottom of the page enter your Rush49 voucher code where it says "Promo-Code", click apply
  • Submit Order to complete your registration
Early Packet Pickup:
-Friday, August 17th from 12:00pm-6:00pm
-Saturday, August 18th from 10:00am-5:00pm
Sheraton San Diego (AFC Fitness Expo)
1380 Harbor Island Dr
San Diego, CA 92101

*You must have a photo ID to pick up your packet
**Race day packet pickup is available but for a $20 charge 
and needs to be added during registration
Fine Print
  • Valid only for the option purchased
  • Online registration is required
  • There is a 3-hour time limit for finishing the Half Marathon
  • There is a 1-hour time limit for finishing the 5K
  • Please do not enter the half marathon or the 5k if you do not expect to finish within the time limits
  • All half marathon participants must take the shuttle buses from Balboa Park to the start and there are no pickup locations along the way
  • There are no corrals at the half marathon start. Participants should stage for the start according to the pace banners
  • This deal is non-refundable
  • Both the half marathon and 5K are run on certified and sanctioned courses. The half marathon certification number is CA11106RS and the 5K certification number is CA13083RS
  • Strollers are not allowed in the Half Marathon. Strollers are allowed in the 5K but must line up towards the back of the pack at the start line
  • Dogs or pets of any kind except for service animals are not allowed at the race or the expo
  • If you're unable to attend the expo, you may authorize someone to pick up your items for you. This person must come with a photocopy or electronic copy of your photo ID
  • If you're unable to attend the expo or send someone in your place to pick up your bib number and race shirt, be sure to select the Race Day Pick up option and pay the additional $20 convenience fee when you register
  • Beer garden is for people 21 and over, must have valid form of ID

Promotional value expires August 19, 2018 at 12:00 AM PDT

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The 41st annual Americas Finest City Half Marathon is run on a fast, scenic, point-to-point course. The race starts at the historic Cabrillo National Monument at the tip of Point Loma with its world-renowned vistas of San Diego Bay and the Pacific Ocean, follows scenic San Diego Bay and Harbor Island along the Embarcadero to the Star of India, winds through downtown San Diego and ends in beautiful Balboa Park.

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