The Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego Marathon & 1/2 Marathon is one of the BEST spectator-supported courses, taking you through some of the trendiest neighborhoods with the most enthusiastic residents, so whether you have friends and family looking for the best spots to cheer you on from or local businesses that open early for the occasion – or perhaps you’re just curious where you can expect the most cheers along the course – check back here for our top suggestions for spectators.


  • Start Line – Balboa Park
  • North Park
  • University Ave
  • Wear Blue Mile 4.5 – 5.5
  • Normal Heights
  • Finish Line – Waterfront Park


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