19th Annual Martha Walker Wild Duck 5K XC Race

Oceanside, CA

19th Annual Martha Walker Wild Duck 5K XC Race

DESCRIPTION

Online registration is available until 8/22/2024 at 5:00 pm.  After that you will need to register at the event on race day. 

A fun course where you will run through all of Guajome Park. There are some rolling hills (no "big hill"), fields of grass and views of the lake and ducks. This is a unique cross country course; it is made for speed and negative splits with its fast downhill sections and a flat fast finish. Every 1/4 mile marked. Start and finish are located at the Lower Picnic Area. This is the ORIGINAL COURSE!

8:00 am - Masters Race - 40+
8:45 am - Open Race - 39 and under

Awards: 1st place Male and Female (Open and Masters). 16 divisions, three deep in 5 year age groups, Male and Female, 12 and under to 80 plus. Special 13-15 and 16-18 divisions. Lots of drawing prizes and food.

Directions: This race is in OCEANSIDE/VISTA and you must park inside the park. (FREE PARKING until 8:00 am! Parking after 8:00 am is $3)

  • From 5 north go to 78 east and take the Melrose Exit. Go left under the freeway. Stay on Melrose to Santa Fe Rd. (~3 miles). Turn left. Park is about 1/2 mile on right.
  • From 15 north go to 78 west and take Vista Village exit. Go right to Vista Way. Turn left. Go to Melrose, turn right. Take Melrose to Santa Fe Rd., turn left. Park is 1/2 mile on right.
  • Start and finish are located at the Lower Picnic Area.

THIS RACE BENEFITS – El Camino HS Cross Country Teams