Pre-Registration Party

Join us to kick off race weekend at the Junior Carlsbad 5000 Pre-Registration Party! Beat the crowds on race day and pick up your child’s participant t-shirt, goodie bag and race number. Stop by our sponsor booths, dance to music, and enjoy ice cream from Pizza Port! Bring the whole family for an afternoon of fun!

Also, it’s not too late to sign up! Registration will be open at the Pre-Registration Party.

  • Location: Village Faire Plaza (300 Carlsbad Village Dr.)
  • Date: Friday, March 31
  • Time: 3pm – 6pm

Race Day Packet Pickup

Location: Roosevelt Street, near Grand Avenue (four blocks west of I-5)
Opens: 6:15am

Race numbers will not be mailed. If you do not attend the Pre-Registration Party, Packet Pickup is also available on race morning. Participants are encouraged to arrive one hour before their race time to park and warm-up.

You may pick up your child’s t-shirt and goodie bag at the t-shirt booth located in the Expo after the race on Saturday.

Health & Fitness Expo

Date: April 1 – April 2
Hours: Saturday, April 1: 7am – 1:00pm, Sunday, April 2: 6am – 1pm
Location: The Village of Carlsbad, on Roosevelt, between Carlsbad Village Drive and Grand Avenue.

Open to the Public. Admission is Free. Great buys and free samples highlight this two-day exposition. The Expo is also packed with Official Race Souvenirs, the latest in running shoes, running apparel, food, plus nutrition and health services information.