Race Information

5K Run/Walk

Sunday, November 2, 2014
8 a.m.
San Diego’s Balboa Park

The Race start, finish and the pre- and post-event activities take place on the west side of Balboa Park. The start line is on 6th Avenue at Palm and the finish line is on Balboa Drive south of Quince. The pre- and post-event activities take place on the grassy area along 6th Avenue between Laurel and Quince.  Click here for a map.

T-shirt/packet pick-up and pre-registration events:


Tuesday, October 28
Jerome’s Furniture
San Diego
1190 W Morena Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92110
11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Wednesday, October 29
Jerome’s Furniture
San Marcos
780 Los Vallecitos Blvd.
San Marcos, CA 92069
3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Race Day Timeline:

6:30 a.m. Registration opens
6:30 a.m. Expo opens
6:30 a.m. Survivor Hospitality Tent opens
7:30 a.m. Survivors Ceremony
8:00 a.m. 5K Run/Walk Starts

Important Note: The Race starts promptly at 8 a.m. – late starters will not be allowed on the course.

Fee Schedule:

Adult Untimed: $35, Race Day $45
Adult Timed: $45; Race Day: $55
Military with ID Untimed: $30, Race Day $40
Military with ID Timed: $40; Race Day $50
Youth (6-12) Untimed: $23; Race Day $33
Youth (6-12) Timed: $33; Race Day $43
Child (5 & under) $15; Race Day $25
Sleep in for the Cure: $40 – See information below.

Online registration will close at midnight on October 29 so that our Race team can get everything together for the Race.

Sleep In for the Cure®sgk-sleepinforthecure-logo

If you don’t feel like waking up on the morning of November 2, but you still want to show your support of Komen San Diego, this registration type is perfect for you.  Support Komen San Diego from home register for Sleep In for the Cure and your T-shirt, bib and door hanger will be mailed to you before the Race.  You must register by 10/18/14 so we can ship it out in time.


New and returning volunteers are encouraged to get involved. All volunteers will receive a unique Race volunteer t-shirt! Click here to get registered as a volunteer.

Survivors’ Celebration

Our Survivor’s Celebration begins by the main stage at 7:30 a.m.  Don’t miss this very special celebration featuring our inspirational annual survivor parade, Honorary Survivor ceremony and entertainment.


Emotional. Memorable. Motivational. I AM THE CURE is Komen’s new rallying cry encouraging women and men to take an active role in their breast health. The program speaks to the importance of early detection — the best defense against breast cancer — and provides simple, action-oriented messages that Race participants can take home and put into practice. Listen for the cheers as you walk or run and JOIN IN!

Questions about the Race for the Cure, 5k?

Please contact our Race Headquarters, In Motion Events, at (760) 692-2900 or via email at race@sdkomen.org.

Volunteered Services for the Race

Thank you to the below local businesses for donating their time and services for the Race for the Cure, 5k!