Carlsbad finishers are eligible
for the crown!
When you cross the finish line in January, you are one third of the way to being a Half Marathon Triple Crown champion and earning your crown!
Learn more here >>
See what Carlsbad is all about!
See and hear the sights and sounds of Carlsbad race day! Cheering spectators, amazing volunteers, energizing live music, ocean views - watch now!
Carlsbad Marathon & HalfJanuary 17, 2016
Turn race weekend into a getaway
retreat at our race headquarters!Treat yourself to a post-race vacation and spend the rest of your Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend by the beach in Carlsbad! Special runner amenities included in your stay at our official race hotels, not to mention beautiful ocean views!
2016 Heroes of the Marathon
Do you know someone participating in the full or half marathon who selflessly gives back to his or her community, helps others in need, has overcome unthinkable challenges and/or has an inspiring story that deserves to be heard? These people are unsung heroes in our community and we want to recognize their work and thank them for being so amazing. Learn more and/or nominate a hero here.
Kids Marathon Mile at
Give the kiddies their own race and get the whole family together for this fun, non-competitive, 1-mile run/walk through LEGOLAND® California! Registered participants age 12 & under can enter the park for free and moms and dads can enter for 50% off admission. Learn more here >>