600 Carlsbad Village Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92008, USA


The 5K, Junior Carlsbad, & All Day 20K all SOLD OUT in 2022. Secure your spot today!

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The Carlsbad 5000 presented by National University is a full day of road racing and running festivities on the seaside streets of Carlsbad, California.

This iconic event features individual 5K races for all ages & abilities, from the youngest runners in the Junior Carlsbad to the World’s Fastest Elite Runners. The post-race experience features the Health & Fitness Expo and the legendary Pizza Port Beer Garden where friends and family celebrate with music & entertainment at the Party by the Sea!

The course features nearly two miles along the ocean with an exciting, spectator-friendly finish in the heart of Carlsbad Village.

Join the party this Spring - run, walk, or jog the Carlsbad 5000, the World's Fastest 5k!