Carlsbad 5000

600 Carlsbad Village Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92008, USA


Junior Carlsbad | Saturday, September 19

Carlsbad 5000 | Sunday, September 20

The 35th running of the iconic Carlsbad 5000 presented by National University now takes place September 19-20, 2020. Weekend festivities kick off Saturday morning with the beloved Junior Carlsbad, a kids-only event in the heart of Carlsbad Village featuring fun runs, toddler trots, and diaper dashes! On Sunday, the World’s Fastest 5k welcomes runners of all ages and paces to a fast oceanfront course with beautiful views and an energetic atmosphere. After crossing the finish line, runners celebrate their achievements at the always popular Party by the Sea with local craft beers, live music, and high fives all around.

The full weekend of racing culminates with the Skechers Performance Elite Invitationals where the fastest pros on the planet will look to set new World Records in front of thousands of cheering fans!