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Crime Stoppers 'Light The Night Against Crime' 5K


  • WHEN Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 5 p.m.
  • WHERE Balboa Park, (Visitors Center) 1549 El Prado , San Diego
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  • AGES All ages
  • COST $20 - $35

On October 25th, San Diego County Crime Stoppers will host its 28th Annual “Light the Night Against Crime” 5k Run/Walk at Balboa Park!

This night-time event is a fun, family-friendly evening featuring a costume contest, music and pre- and post-race festivities. It’s a great opportunity for families to come out together and enjoy an evening in the park.

Each runner receives a high quality dryfit short sleeved T-shirt! Award metals will be given to the top 3 in each age group at the event.

It's Halloween time, so dress up! Make sure that it's easy to run in!

There will be an exciting expo with a 'haunted bus', law enforcement displays and demonstrations!

The expo will be open from 5pm – 9pm. Sign up and bring some pocket change...there will be food too.

The Cops and Robbers 5k Chase!
Robbers start first at 7:00pm with a Jail Break. Cops begin the chase at 7:03. Jaywalkers will follow the cops.

You must sign up as a cop, robber, or jaywalker.
Every participant will be individually timed.

Prizes will be awarded to the top 50 cops and robbers who finish together. The cop and robber must be handcuffed together when crossing the finish line to be eligible for the prize (plastic handcuffs will be provided at the event).

Dress as your favorite Cop or Robber! – Deputy Dog, Barney Fife, Bonnie & Clyde, Miami Vice! See you at the event!

Event Details & Schedule:
5:00pm Expo/Registration Opens
Runners and Robbers 5k Start at 7:00 PM
Cops Start at 7:03 PM
Jaywalkers Start at 7:05 PM
Expo goes until 9:00 PM

For more information on becoming an event sponsor or in having a booth at the event, please visit and click on the Light The Night 5K banner or link.

Location: Balboa Park 1549 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101 Google Map

Proceeds benefit San Diego County Crime Stopper's Felony Crime Reward Fund and its community education program. San Diego County Crime Stoppers is celebrating their 30th year anniversary, so come on out and show your support.

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending. Check local COVID-19 restrictions and updates.

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