SDTC presents several running events throughout the year. Some of the longest-standing running events in San Diego county were started by the club and are managed by them still today!
We strive to provide affordable and family friendly
events for all abilities. Awards are typically provided by age groups in 5-year increments offering many the opportunity to be recognized. These classic events have been run by tens of thousands of runners over the years. We hope to see you at an event soon.
SUMMARY OF EVENTS – Please check the club Calendar for actual dates
Ursula Rains Balboa Boogie 5K & USATF Masters 5 km Cross Country Championships (Cross Country)
In 2019 the race will be held at Mission Bay, but return to the classic Morley field cross country course run by local college and high school’s for in 2020. This course served as the national high school Foot Locker Cross Country Championships for many years. Great for spectators you’ll face grass, dirt, horse trails over an invigorating and strategic course with a fast finish.
Balboa Park 8 Miler
Over 60 years old, this classic trail and road race goes up/down and around Balboa Park’s famous plaza, amphitheater, bridge, world famous S.D. Zoo, hills and canyons. Usually held in August this 8 miler will challenge even the fittest athletes while providing spectacular views and up-close tour of this historic crown jewel centered in the downtown area.
Balboa 4 Mile (Cross Country)
A challenging cross country race on trails, grass and sidewalks of Balboa Park that has been running for over 50 years. The Start and Finish are located just north of 6th and Laurel. This historic 4-mile cross country race is part of the Dirt Dog Cross series and hosted by SDTC.
Chuck McMahon Memorial Track & Field Meet
The only masters (30+) track meet in the area. With fully automated timing on a fast, all-weather track; a number of records have been set.