Balboa 4-Miler Cross Country Race

Tom Bache Balboa Park 4-Miler Cross Country Race

 Registration coming soon! Stay tuned!
Presented by San Diego Track Club
58th Annual Tom Bache Balboa Park 4-Miler
(2nd Race in Dirt Dog Series)
Saturday, Sept 2nd, 2023
Masters Start (age 40 and over) 7:30 am
Open Start (age 39 and under) 8:30 am
Part of the Dirt Dog / USATF Club Championship series (info)

RACE COURSE: Start and Finish are north of 6th and Laurel in Balboa Park. This is a challenging race on trails, grass and sidewalks.

DIVISIONS: Female and Male in each category – 12 & under, 13 – 18, 19 – 24, then 5-year age groups up to 80 and over. 

* 1st Place Female and Male (Open, Masters and Seniors)
* Top 3 in every division, Female and Male


EARLY REGISTRATION fees: 18 years of age and under $20, SDTC Members $25, Non-Members $30.
— Mail In registration is available until Saturday August 26th
— Online registration is available until Friday Sept 1st at 5:00pm PST
Click HERE to register!

RACE DAY REGISTRATION FEES: 18 years of age and under $20, SDTC members $25, Non-Members $30.
Cash, check and credit card accepted.

Additional Information:

— Did someone say BEER GARDEN? After your race, remember to swing by the beer garden brought to you by SDTC and SD Elite.
— There are no finisher medals or shirts. We do our best to keep pricing as low as possible and provide a great, traditional cross-country race!
— Park along 6th Ave or in the surrounding neighborhoods
— Packet pickup will open at 6:30am the morning of the race

Download a race flyer and registration form here!
Coming soon!

QR Code here!
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VOLUNTEER: Sign-up here!