Countdown to Pride 5K

2022 Pride 5K

 

The Front Runners & Walkers Pride 5K Run and Walk is the most fun and wacky event of the summer. It’s a great way to kick off the LGBTQ Pride Parade with a healthy activity and a lot of fun – and do some good for our charity partners while you’re at it!

PRESENTING GROUPS

2022 Pride 5K Event Details

Registration

Registration Fees

In-Person Event

  • $49 – Until July 15th
  • $59 – Same Day Registration

Virtual Event – $49

Race Shirts and Finisher’s Medal

Every participant will receive a beautiful, top-quality, short-sleeve shirt, and a finisher’s medal. In-person participants must pick up their shirt at bib pick-up or on race day. Virtual participants will receive their shirt and medal by mail; mailing will occur the week of July 11th 2022. We will do all we can to ensure you receive the shirt size you request, unfortunately, we cannot guarantee sizes, nor can we offer size exchanges.

Refunds

As this is a charity event, we are unable to offer refunds or transfers on entry fees.

Teams!

You can now register and run as a team! There’s no limit to the number of people on your team and no restrictions on gender. Sign up with your friends and participate together!

Packet Pick-up

You may pick up your bib and registration packet Friday, July 15th, or the morning of the event.

PRE-RACE BIB PICK UP

  • Friday, July 15, 2022
  • 2:00pm – 6:00pm
  • Location: North Park/Hillcrest, exact location to be announced

Race day registration and bib pickup

  • Saturday, July 16, 2022
  • 6:30 to 7:45 am
  • Pre-race activities start at 7am
  • Location: runners village at the starting line, University and Centre St (LGBT Center)

You won’t want to miss the pre-race activities and vendor village

What if I can’t pick up my bib packet on Friday?

Not to worry! You have a couple of options: 1. You can have someone else pick up your bib number and race shirt for you. They must come with a photocopy or picture of your ID – no exceptions. 2. You can pick it up on race day from 6:30 am – 7:45 am.

Are you participating virtually? 

We’ll be mailing your packets out the week of July 11, 2022.  Do the happy dance when it arrives and run and walk anywhere you like and share your pics with us!  (If you are signed up virtually, we will not have your packet at Pick up)

Race Day Information

Race Day Gear Check

  • You may check your gear on race morning at the Gear Check area.
  • Don’t pack valuables and keep in mind the race organizers are not responsible for lost or stolen items.

Safety

  • Baby joggers are allowed, but for safety reasons will be asked to start behind all other participants.
  • Bicycles, inline skates, motorized scooters, skateboards, are not allowed. Pets are not allowed unless it’s a service animal.

Awards

  • 5K: Top 3 in each age division, male/female/non-binary.
    (12 & Under, 13-17, 18-27, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-79, 80+)
  • Every participant will receive a finisher’s medal.

Course Support

  • Restrooms: Portable restrooms will be available at the staging area.
  • Water will be served at the start, the finish and at one location on the course.
  • After you cross the finish line, treat yourself to some delicious goodies.
Results & Timing & Cool medals

Timing

The race uses chip timing. Your results will be available the day of the event and will be available online.  And everyone gets a finisher’s medal! 

Charity Partners

Why do we participate? Because it’s super fun! Also, because we’re doing good for the San Diego Community. This event supports or charity partners:

  • The Center’s Youth Housing Project
  • San Diego Pride Community Grants

In 2021 your support led to $24,500 worth of donations to our charity partners, with your participation this year, we’re targeting even more!

The Route

The San Diego Pride 5K is an out and back course, starting and finishing on University Ave at Centre St in Hillcrest. You’ll run/walk west on University following the San Diego Pride Parade route, turning south (left) on 6th Ave. You’ll then enter Balboa Park and just past Quince Ave, you’ll hit the halfway turnaround point. Retrace your route back, north on 6th then east on University, and cross the finish line smiling for all the photos.

Sponsors and Community Heroes

The San Diego Pride 5K is made possible through the generous support of our sponsors and Community Heroes. If you or your company would like to be a sponsor or arrange for a corporate team, please check out our Sponsor information here. You can also contact us at priderun5k@frwsd.org

Volunteer for the Pride 5K
Support the San Diego Pride 5K by volunteering. We’re looking for volunteers to help during the following times
  • Set-up: July 16th 5:30 – 7:30am
  • During the run/walk: July 16th 6:30 – 9:30am
  • Tear down/clean up: July 16th 9 – 11am

2022 Pride 5K KID's DASH

This 100-yard FREE fun run is for ages 10 and under and all participants get a prize.

Personalize and decorate participant bibs at our craft table before the event!

The start time is at 7:30 AM at University Avenue at Center Street 

DIAMOND SPONSOR

PLATINUM Sponsor

gold sponsors

COMMUNITY PARTNERS