Marathon Register

RunRock 'n' Roll San Diego Marathon

At a Glance

Date: June 2, 2019

Start Time: 06:15 AM*

Time Limit: 7 hours
* Times subject to change

Start Line: 6th & Quince at Balboa Park

Finish Line: Ash Street at Union Street

Course Map: 2019 Course Map (PDF)


Participant Perks

  • Scenic Course
  • Live, Local Bands on Course
  • Spirited Cheer Squads on Course
  • Technical Participant T-Shirt
  • Exclusive Finisher Medal
  • Gear Bag
  • Plentiful Course Support
  • A Beer at the Finish Line Festival
  • Admission to the Finish Line Festival and Post-Race Concert
  • Admission to the Two-Day Health and Fitness Expo


About the Course

The Marathon course highlights include:

  • A Balboa Park Start Line
  • City tour under the iconic Hillcrest, North Park, and Normal Heights signs
  • Tour through beautiful Mission Hills neighborhood
  • Downhill finish to the all new finish line at the Waterfront Park

Marathon Course Entertainment – Coming Soon!

The official course time limit is 7 HOURS. This is timing tag time, not horn time. Course time limits begin when the last scheduled corral crosses the start line at approximately 7:05am. If you are falling behind pace prior to the marathon course cutoff locations below, you will be asked to get in the tail vehicle and be transported forward so the roads may be reopened in a timely fashion.


Marathon Cutoff Times and Locations are as follows:

Four cut off points will be strictly enforced on the course to ensure the roads reopen on time.

  • Mile 8.3 (Full/Half Marathon Split) by 9:38am
    • Full marathoners will be diverted to the half marathon course.
  • Mile 14.1 by 11:10am
    • Runners will be diverted onto Napa at mile 19.1 (cutting approximately 5 miles)
  • Mile 16.7 by 11:53am
    • Runners will be diverted onto Mission Bay Dr. at mile 18 (cutting approximately 1.3 miles)
  • Mile 22.1 by 1:20pm
    • Runners will be taken up the hill to mile 23.1 (cutting approximately 1 mile)