Get Your Run On in April

Grab your tennis shoes! We've compiled a list full of running and walking events throughout San Diego in April.

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Alex Matthews
ACT Today for Military Families and ONEHOPE Family Festival is hosting another 5k/10k run/walk on Saturday, April 7, at 1300 E. Mission Bay Dr. Registration at 7 a.m. The run/walk begins at 8 a.m. Fees to participate: Adult 5k $35, 10k $40. Kids 17 and under $25, $35 for military: must show ID at registration.
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Town Center Community Park is hosting the San Diego River Run -5k Run & Walk on Saturday, April 14, at 8 a.m. Tickets can be purchased for adults $25 and for youth 17 and under $15. Get over to the park and start racing!
Alex Matthews
April 15 marks the Cardiovascular Disease Foundation’s 9th Annual 5K Run/Walk for Life & Free Community Health Fair. The event will begin at 8 a.m., at Sea Port Village. Entry Fee: Adults $20, after March 15th $25. Kids 12 and younger are free! Active duty Military, Fire, Police & their Family with ID are $15.
The San Diego County’s NAMI WALK is having a 5k walk on Saturday, April 21, Balboa Park at 6th & Quince. Registration opens 6:30 a.m., walk begins at 8. Those who raise over $100 will receive a T-shirt. Volunteers are welcome. For more information visit their website:
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Want to find a way to celebrate “Earth Day?” Get over to the Earth Day 10k Run in Carlsbad Saturday April 21. The race starts at Canon Park along Coast Highway. Entry is only $30. Prize Money for the winner ranges between $100 and $5,000. Ribbons given to all finishers. Be three and be sure to wear your green!
If you like a little fun with your run, then check out the Foxy Run Half Marathon & 5k Fun Run Sunday, April 22 at 7 a.m., at the Rancho Bernardo Community Park in San Diego. Fees for the half marathon are $62 and $37 for the 5k fun run. All participants will receive a finisher’s medal and technical shirt with the race logo. For more information visit
Giving back is a great thing, that is why UCSD is having a campus fundraising event on April 22, at 9:30 a.m. Phun Run is an annual 5K run or walk through the UCSD campus to fundraise for the UCSD Student-run Free Clinics. Cost to participate is $15. Come out and show your support. For more information visit their website!phun-run
The Kiwanis Club of La Jolla presents its 31st Annual La Jolla 5k Half Marathon on Sunday, April 29 at 7:30 a.m., at La Jolla Shores. After the race, at award ceremonies are scheduled to being at 10 a.m. Runners will be required to wear a bib to claim their T-shirt and pre-ordered souvenirs. Come out to La Jolla and enjoy some fresh air. For more information visit their website
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