THIS EVENT IS IN THE PAST!
2011 Finish Chelsea's Run 5K Run/Walk
Above: Graphic logo for the Finish Chelsea's Run 5K Run/Walk on March 5, 2011.
Join us for the inaugural Finish Chelsea’s Run in honor of Chelsea King. The event will take place in Balboa Park where Chelsea loved to visit and where she practiced with the San Diego Youth Symphony. The event will be emceed by “Little Tommy” Sablan and there will be a post-race festival with refreshments, booths and entertainment.
The event is a fundraiser for the Chelsea’s Light Foundation's Sunflower Scholarship Fund, a scholarship program that will help San Diego youth realize their academic and community enrichment goals. It is the mission of Chelsea's Light Foundation to unite people who are passionate about protecting our children and inspiring positive change in their community.
6:30 a.m. Race day registration opens
7:30 a.m. Race starts
Immediately following the walk enjoy free refreshments, informative exhibits, fun activities and entertainment.
Adults: $35 before race day ($40 day of race)
Children 12 & under: $20 before race day ($25 day of race)
Questions? Contact the Race Headquarters: In Motion, Inc. 760.692.2900, firstname.lastname@example.org
From I-5: Take Laurel Street exit. Head east on Laurel to top of hill. Look for street parking near and around the west side of Balboa Park and in available pay lots.
From Highway 163 southbound: Take University exit. Turn right on University, then left on 4th Avenue. Once you near Balboa Park begin to look for parking. 6th Avenue will be closed from Upas to Juniper.
There is extensive coin-metered street parking on 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th Avenues between Upas and Fir. While there is ample parking, consider carpooling and plan to arrive in time to give yourself at least 45 minutes to get familiar with the event layout, register or pick up your bib number if you haven’t done so already, and get to the starting line in time for the 7:30 a.m. SHARP race start time.