Front Runners & Walkers is San Diego’s LGBTQ+ running club. We currently meet weekly on Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays to walk and run in Balboa Park at 6th Avenue and Laurel Street. We also have a North County group that meets on Saturdays at MaGee Park.

* Check out the Schedule Tab or our Facebook page for our Sunday Schedule *   

NOTE FOR THE FOLLOWING SATURDAY NOV 12 @ 8:00 AM 

 MEET AT  3325 Zoo Drive & Park Boulevard at the War Memorial Building. 

Whatever your athletic ability, orientation, and gender identity, there’s a place for you with Front Runners and Walkers. Join us

Front Runners & Walkers San Diego welcomes runners and walkers at all abilities and levels.
If you're visiting, come explore the City and Balboa Park with us!

Whether you’re training for a marathon or beginning an exercise program, come join us on our weekly fun runs and walks. Routes include a 3-4 mile and 10K walk or run in Balboa Park or 4-6 miles along the waterfront or on the trails. 

Thanks for the incredible support of the 2022 Pride 5K event!

We are thrilled to announce that we will be donating $40,000 to our charity partners split evenly between The Center’s LGBT Youth Housing Project and San Diego Pride Youth Programs 

In 2020 and 2021, we donated $48,000 during the pandemic via our virtual events!   Since 1990, FRWSD has raised $250,000 for our community.  

40th Anniversary Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients

Brian Summerville, Ken Pahkim, Mary Severine and Barbara Morton are flanked by Debbbie Chaddock (prior recipient) and Khalid Bentaleb (Chair, 2021)

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