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Carlsbad 5000

Sunday March 22nd, 2020
Carlsbad, California
Distance: 5K · Elite Race · 20k All Day, Junior Carlsbad · Kids Race

The Carlsbad 5000 features a fast and fun seaside course where 16 world records have been set. Both rookie runners and serious speedsters alike enjoy running or walking in one of seven people's races.

The day before is the Junior Carlsbad which is just for kids 12 and under. There are events for every age and ability, from the diaper dash and toddler trot to quarter, half and one mile races.

Under new ownership headlined by Meb Keflezighi and a team of local runners, the iconic Carlsbad 5000 will take place the weekend of April 6-7, 2019. Known as the World’s Fastest 5K, race weekend promises a fast oceanfront course, healthy competition, and an energetic atmosphere for participants of all ages and paces.

The “Party by the Sea” starts after runners cross the finish line and celebrate their achievements in the Pizza Port beer garden with local craft brews, live music, and high fives all around.

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Bob Anderson
I have not missed running this race for 23 years now. I plan on making it a perfect 25 when I am going to become ting I the 70-74 year-old division. I hope to make top three. One year I did place 3rd in my division and I have gotten lots of 4th to 6th places. I just love the feel of this race and this town.
Race Date: 04/07/2019 Distance: 5k
Division Time Name Age Home
Male 13:29 Edward Cheserek 25 KEN
2nd Male 13:54 David Bett 26 KEN
3rd Male 13:55 Reid Buchanan 26 Mammoth Lakes, CA
4th Male 13:59 Altobelli Da Silva 28 BRA
Female 15:48 Sharon Lokedi 24 KEN
2nd Female 16:00 Charlotte Arter 27 GBR
3rd Female 16:03 Danielle Shanahan 24 Flagstaff, AZ
4th Female 16:04 Alice Wright 24 GBR
Division Time Name Age Home
M 40-49 15:18 James Thie 40 Llanharan, GBR
M 50-59 15:25 Sean Wade 53 Houston, TX
M 60-69 18:53 Martin Lascelles 64 Boulder, CO
M 70+ 20:01 Lloyd Hansen 70 Provo, UT
F 40-49 16:57 Meriah Earle 40 Escondico, CA
F 50-59 19:11 Tania Fischer 53 Santa Monica, CA
F 60-69 19:44 Carmen Ayala-Troncoso 60 Austin, TX
F 70+ 26:16 Jeanie Leitner 71 Irvine, CA
Carlsbad 5000

About the course.

2019 Carlsbad 5000 Course (5K and All Day 20K): The course that started it all in 1986 has once again been approved and certified for 2019. Originally designed with the help of the legendary Steve Scott, the record-setting course starts with a blast down Grand Avenue before opening up to nearly 2 miles of quintessential SoCal Pacific goodness. The miles fly by on this out-and-back coastal section along Carlsbad Boulevard before the final turn onto Carlsbad Village Drive for that oh so sweet downhill finish into the heart of the Village.

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