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America's Finest City Half Marathon

America’s Finest City Half

San Diego, California, USA | Sunday, August 19, 2018

Race Rundown

Half MarathonSunday, August 19, 20186:30am
5KSunday, August 19, 20186:15am




Race Perks
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Why We Love It

San Diego, the birthplace of naval aviation, is known for its beautiful weather, white sand beaches, and Pacific Coast ocean fun. It is home to Spanish and Mexican heritage, farmers markets, craft beer, the USS Midway, and Petco Park!

Free (or Almost Free) Stuff To Do

Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

A protected area with educational information and trails offering views of the coastline. Activities: bike, hike, walk/run.

Seaport Village

A tourist spot with boutique shops, restaurants, outdoor entertainment and waterfront views.

Old Town San Diego State Historic Park

A park with museums, eateries and adobes, and mission to preserve Mexican and early-American culture in San Diego.

Mission Bay Park

The largest man-made aquatic park with 27-miles (43 km) of shoreline, boardwalk, and beaches. Activities: boat, bike, camp, canoe/kayak, fish, golf, jet ski, swim, walk/run.

Gaslamp Quarter

A historical downtown district home to unique architecture, festivals, events, and nightlife.

Balboa Park

A vibrant urban park, home to green spaces, gardens, arboretums, walking paths, museums, Spanish buildings and fountains, restaurants, the San Diego Zoo, and even sans-leash dog parks.

Average Temperature

High - 76°F (24°C) Low - 67°F (19°C)



San Diego International Airport (SAN)
2.8 mi (4.5 km) from downtown


Amtrak San Diego Station (SAN)
0.1 mi (0.2 km) from downtown


Andaz San Diego1.4 mi (2.2 km) from finish
Hotel Indigo San Diego Gaslamp1.4 mi (2.2 km) from finish
Hotel Solamar1.7 mi (2.7 km) from finish
Omni Hotel San Diego1.8 mi (2.9 km) from finish
Marriott San Diego Gaslamp1.7 mi (2.7 km) from finish
Mudville Flats1.2 mi (1.9 km) from finish
Residence Inn Downtown Gaslamp1.7 mi (2.7 km) from finish
The Bristol San Diego1.5 mi (2.4 km) from finish
Wyndham Harbour Lights1.4 mi (2.3 km) from finish