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2019 Course Maps

Get to know your course before race day. View the Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5k course maps here.



Inspired by San Diego's historic landmarks and summertime beach vibes, check out these BRAND NEW 2019 Finisher medals!



We are amped to introduce Matt Nathanson as your 2019 Headliner! Matt will perform live at Waterfront Park on June 2!

From the Tempo

    How to Rock n Run San Diego in 48 Hours

    • runrocknroll
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    • April 07, 2017

    You can’t beat America’s Finest City in the beginning of June. The weather has hit the ideal sunny and 75 degrees, setting the stage for a perfect marathon event in Southern California. With the start line beginning in the city’s famed Balboa Park and the finish line ending up down by the bay, it’s no wonder this race is one of the year’s most popular.

    For San Diego first timers, there is an endless amount of activity available that keeps this city as one of the nation’s top destinations. But even if the Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego Marathon & 1/2 Marathon tops your race list year after year, you’ll find that the city is also ever-changing, meaning there’s always something new to discover.

    Race weekend can fly by, especially since nearly one full day will be dedicated to the race. However, make the most of your 48 hours in the palm-tree landscape of SoCal by fitting a few of these “must dos” into your schedule.


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    The City of San Diego Attractions

    • runrocknroll
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    • January 05, 2017

    When it comes to visiting and sightseeing San Diego landmarks, it might be hard to believe it gets better than the sun, palm trees and ocean breezes. However, whether you’re taking a jog through Balboa Park or having a post-race burrito in Old Town, the San Diego attractions are endless. Famed for its beauty and fair weather, the city of San Diego is the ultimate destination for all.

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    2016 Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego: Medals

    • runrocknroll
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    • June 18, 2016

    As the birthplace of the original Rock ‘n’ Roll MarathonRock ‘n’ Roll San Diego has some pretty epic finisher medals illustrating the Epic Summer Run! In 2016, we had spinning sailboat hardware and one epic course through San Diego’s famous neighborhoods. Sound awesome? Take a look at all the bling from 2016 Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego.

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