Silver Strand Half Marathon & Veterans Day 5K

The 20th Annual Silver Strand Half Marathon, 10 Miler, & Veterans Day 5K

Sunday, November 10, 2019

Come and run the Silver Strand where dreams of PR's can Come true!

Get your Rock on with Live Entertainment on the Run!

Being Held by Life Sports Foundation - Benefitting CAF - Operation Rebound. Help us raise $20,000 by donating and fundraising to by CAF athletes Sports Wheelchairs. Raise or Donate $600 or More and Run for Free.


Flat, Fast Run or Walk with the waves of the Pacific Ocean on your right and the San Diego Bay on your left and capping off your run with a California Beach Party!   Run along the "Silver Strand," from Coronado to Imperial Beach!  Coronado Island is located just across the bridge from downtown San Diego.  The Half Marathon course is open to Runners and Walkers only.  The 10 mile course is open to Runners, Walkers. The 8 Mile Course is Open to Skaters, Ellipticals/ElliptiGO, Handcycles, and Wheelchairs. (This years course has an 8 miler instead of a 10 miler for Wheeled categories due to road construction.)

Special Discounted Pricing for All Branches of Our USA Military enlisted and Veterans (All Must show Military ID at Packet Pick up)

Special Discounted Pricing for All First Responders - Police, Fire, FBI, Border Patrol with Valid ID

Benefiting Challenged Athletes Foundation: Operation Rebound


Welcome back skaters! Bring out your inline skates, roller blades or roller skates and speed your way down the strand. Helmets are mandatory. Knee and wrist guards are recommended.

2019 20th Anniversary T-Shirt

2019 20th Anniversary T-Shirt

2019 Silver Strand Medal

2019 Silver Strand Medal

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The Veterans Day 5K Run/Walk starts and finishes at the Imperial Beach Pier Plaza at 7:00 am. Run the 5K and then enjoy the post race Beach Party and Beer Garden while watching the half marathoners cross the finish line.


The Silver Strand Half Marathon is proud to partner with the California Half and Full Marathon Series.

Check out their medal line up for 2019! Join in on the Challenge!

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