America's Finest City Half Marathon & 5K

1549 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101

Running > Half Marathon, 5k

Event Description

Don't miss the 38th Annual America's Finest City Half Marathon & 5K on Sunday, August 16!

This San Diego tradition 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 finishes in beautiful Balboa Park.

Each half marathon and 5K participant will receive:

  • A personalized bib number with timing tag - bib number MUST be worn on race day in order to participate
  • A short-sleeve, top-quality, technical fabric men's or women's race shirt
  • An exclusive 38th Annual event reusable shopping bag
  • Access to online virtual goodie bag

Half marathon finishers will also receive a finisher's medal upon completion of their event!

Special for 2015 only! Balboa Park has been home to the AFC Half Marathon for 38 years and we are excited to share in the celebration of its Centennial year.  This 38th Annual AFC Half Marathon is sure to offer special perks unique to 2015, including a performance by the Spreckels Organ just for AFC racers as they come through the park!

And if you completed the 2015 Tri-City Medical Center Carlsbad Marathon or Half and the La Jolla Half Marathon, you are Triple Crown bound. Finish your 2015 ViaSat Half Marathon Triple Crown and earn your extra hardware by completing the America's Finest City Half Marathon - the third and final race in the ViaSat Half Marathon Triple Crown Series.

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