Lace up your shoes and join the fun with this family-friendly race through the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk!
Continue the fun after the race is over and go on rides, play games and enjoy the beach!
Sign up before February 15 for a $10 discount! Or sign up before March 14 for a $5 discount!
Online registration ends April 4. Onsite registration available on event day from 6:30am-8am at the Season Pass/Group Services Office.
1k- Start on the Boardwalk Colonnade, run out the Main Entrance, down the outside of the park and back through the park, finishing near the Pirate Ship. Open 1K Map PDF
5k- Start at the Boardwalk Colonnade, run out the Main Entrance, down the outside of the park, down the river levee, and back through the park, finishing near the Pirate Ship. Open 5K Map PDF
Pick-up your bibs at the Season Pass/Group Services Office (located near the Main Entrance). Please bring your photo ID.
Saturday 4/4- 8:30am-5pm
Sunday 4/5- 6:30am-8am
This is a non-competitive race that you can experience with friends and family. Every finisher gets a medal! Run, jog, or walk along the course.
1k- Every finisher gets a medal PLUS top finishers from each category get two attractions tickets (valid for Mini Golf, Laser Tag, Fright Walk, or Laser Maze—sorry not valid for bowling).
5k- Every finisher gets a medal PLUS top finishers from each category get two Boardwalk All-Day Rides Wristbands.
Parking is available in the Boardwalk's various parking lots for $15. Street parking is also available.
Starting line is in the Boardwalk Colonnade near the Pirate Ship.
Yes, stick around and enjoy the park! Once you register you will be given a discount code for $8 off Ride Wristband for race day.
Yes, strollers are allowed.
Yes, we are pleased to offer BibChip timing with a shotgun start.
The event will be held rain or shine. Sorry, we cannot issue refunds. Registrations are non-transferable to another person.
This year a portion of all registrations will go to Camp Opportunity, a free camp for kids in foster care in Santa Cruz County
No, for the safety of all participants, we do not allow animals at our race.
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