Thank you for being a HERO for those with autism!
PRE-RACE PICKUP: TBA
Avoid the Race Day Rush! Pick up your bibs, Race T-shirts, and kids capes at our Pre-Race Bib and T-shirt Pick-up. Bring your last minute team mates too- they can register and pick-up at the same time.
Your fundraising efforts are very important and provide the funds necessary to operate the programs that positively impact children, teens, young adults and families affected by autism here in San Diego. To thank you, we have terrific prize packages, provided by our generous sponsors! Donations will be accepted through April 2nd.
Enter your offline donations (checks, cash) as offline donations in your fundraising page, and turn these in at the Donation booth next to the NFAR Tent on Race Day.
Registration and post-Race activities, including the Resource Fair, will be located in the grassy area (south side) at 6th Street and Laurel. This is the west entrance to Balboa Park. Map and Directions.
RACE DAY REGISTRATION:
Registration opens at 6:45 am Race Day morning. We accept credit cards, checks or cash. Day of Race pricing is: Adults $40, Youth (13-17 years old) $35, Children $30 (12 years old and under), Chip Timing $5
Race Day Pick-up: You will be able to pick up your Bib and T-shirt on Race Day morning starting at 6:45 AM.
Runners will be able to check their gear. Registered participants only.
Parking is available in Balboa Park (free) or on the surrounding streets on the west side of the Park. Please note that some street parking on the west side is metered and enforced on Saturdays.
==ARRIVE EARLY== We will be closing 6th street and the bridge to vehicles at 7:00 AM, but the pedestrian walkways (sidewalks) within Balboa Park, and all east side parking lots will remain open. Streets will be re-opened by 9:30a.m.
To avoid conflicts with the runners on the course, please plan to be on the west side by 7:45 AM (even the 1-mile walkers.)
|We encourage all participants to park in the Balboa Park Parking lots (free parking) and walk across the Bridge to the Start Line/Registration Area.
Plan to arrive early and get to the west side before the 5K Run starts at 7:45 AM
|Getting to Balboa Park:||Southbound on I-5 - Take the 10th Avenue Exit off I-5. Turn left on "A" Street and left again on Park Blvd. Follow the signs to Balboa Park. Turn left to enter park at Village Place.
Northbound on I-5 - Take the B Street/Pershing exit off I-5 to Pershing Street. Take Pershing and then left on Florida Dr. Turn left on Zoo Place to Park Blvd. Left on Park Blvd. Turn right to enter park on Village Place.
Southbound on Hwy 163 - Take the Park Blvd. exit off Hwy 163. Turn left on Park Blvd. Follow the signs to Balboa Park. Turn left to enter park at Village Place.
Interstate 8 or Southbound on I-15 from North County - Take Hwy 163 Southbound as directed above.
|Balboa Park Parking Lots||We encourage you to park in the Balboa Park Parking lots (free parking) and walk across the Bridge to the Start Line/Registration Area. Use the map for reference and to locate parking lots. MAP: http://www.balboapark.org/sites/default/files/balboaparkmap.pdf
Recommended Parking Lots -
- Behind the Organ Pavilion (Ref Map #18)
- Behind Reuben H Fleet Science Center
- San Diego Zoo
|West Side Street Parking||Street Parking along 5th Avenue and surrounding Streets -
There is street parking (both metered and unmetered) on 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th Avenues between Upas and Fir. Consider carpooling and plan to arrive to give yourself time to register or pick up your bib number if you haven’t done so already, and get to the starting line in time for the 7:45 a.m. race start time.