The 7th Annual Festival of Whales Grunion Run 10K & 5K Run/Walk and Kids’ 1K Run will take place in Doheny State Beach. This is a fast and flat scenic run / walk along the coast and through beautiful Doheny State Beach.
7:45am 10K and 5K Run/Walk Start
9:00am Kids’ 1K Run
REGISTRATION and PACKET PICK UP
$40 10K Run/Walk
$35 5K Run/Walk
$15 Kids’ 1K Run
Late (after 3/12/15) and On-site registrations add $5.00
Click here to register online. You can also register for this event at packet pick-up (see details below) or on race day from 6:45 AM until the start of the race. Late and on site registrations add $5.00. We cannot guarantee t-shirts for on-site registrations.
Packet pick up will be Saturday, March 14th from 10 AM – 3 PM at Road Runner Sports in Laguna Hills. Click here for directions.
You can have someone else pick up your packet with a signed acknowledgement and a copy of your driver’s license.
This will be a chip timed event. Timing services provided by RaceWire. You can also sign up to receive text message alerts.
T-shirts and goodie bags provided for all pre-registered participants.
Overall Male & Female awards and Age Group medals (three deep.) Ribbons for all kids’ fun run participants (12 and under). The kids’ run is and untimed event.
Event will be held rain or shine. No rollerblades or pets allowed. Strollers will only be allowed behind all other runners. Registration fees are non-refundable and bibs are non-transferable.
Click here for a map of the route. Please note the 10K course is two loops.
Parking is available within the State Park on a first come basis at $8.00 before 7 AM. After 7 AM the road into the State Park will be closed to traffic. Please note that the $8.00 fee is an ALL day parking rate that enables you to enjoy the rest of the Festival throughout the day. Just hop on the FREE shuttle and take in all the events in the Harbor!
Proceeds of the event benefit the DSBIA (Doheny State Beach Interpretive Assocation) and will be used to support interpretive events in the park as well as the Visitor’s Center, Orange County’s largest public aquarium.
After the Run enjoy all of the other Festival of Whales events in the Harbor including whale watching, Art in the Park, great classic car and boat displays and the grand finale Concert on the Water, BBQ and Spirits Garden on the sand at Baby Beach. Stay and play all day!