Official Statement Regarding Sunday’s Race

On Sunday, June 3, during the Synchrony Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego Marathon & 1/2 Marathon, race officials were made aware of a situation that required the event to be stopped. The situation involved reports of an active shooter who was engaged with local law enforcement and was not related to the race. Officials, in conjunction with first responders, activated their critical incident protocol and the course was shut down and approximately 4,900 athletes were rerouted into a designated safe zone.

While the race was officially stopped, law enforcement gave the clearance shortly thereafter for runners to resume their progress toward the finish line and the post-race finish area where they were able to meet up with their family and friends. We are incredibly grateful for the quick response and partnership with first responders as we worked together to keep our participants safe, and our Operations team would like to say thank you for everyone’s cooperation.

Please see below regarding questions about results:

Age Group Awards

No age group awards were affected by the temporary race stoppage.


Due to the incident, overall results for some participants on Sunday were affected. While final overall times cannot be adjusted, additional results are posted: Results as of Mile 20 (for the marathon) or Mile 10 (for the half marathon), the locations of the last timing mats prior to the temporary race stoppage.

These results were added in an effort to give participants who were affected by the temporary race stoppage a more accurate reflection of their pace.

Again, thank you for your patience and cooperation.