The 25th annual Holiday Bowl 5K at the Port of San Diego Holiday Bowl Parade will take place along San Diego’s beautiful harbor front. Athletes will run past 100,000 cheering spectators. Runners, families and spectators can watch the remainder of the parade that features colorful floats, bands and huge inflatable characters.
Awards are three deep in all divisions. A colorful short sleeve, tech t-shirt will be given to all adult participants, and cotton t-shirts will be given to youth participants.
Beautiful Waterfront Course
The race begins at the corner of Harbor Dr. & Ash St. and heads south on Harbor Drive to 8th St., behind the San Diego Convention Center. It continues north along the marina walkway making a loop through Embarcadero Park N., finishing on the walkway just past G Street in time to catch the first band and balloons as they parade by.
*Course subject to change without notice.
Have Fun & Win
The Race Awards ceremony will take place at center stage. Awards will be given to the top three male and female 5K finishers in each age division.
Fun at the Finish
Party after the race! Join us for the post-race party. There will be live music, and lots of extra munchies including muffins, bagels, juice, fresh fruit and much more! You can also watch the remainder of the parade that features colorful floats, bands and huge inflatable characters.
Where to Park
Park in one of the many metered or pay parking lots in the downtown area or take the trolley to this great event! The best parking lot is at the corner of Pacific Highway & Broadway. Be sure to get there early to make the start.
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