FAQ

  1. Can my friend/family member pick up my packet?
    Yes, someone else can pick up your packet at the 2 Day Packet Pick Up Expo, but they must have a photo of your ID.
  2. Can I pick up my packet on race day?
    Yes, but there is a $15 fee to do so. You can pay cash or credit on race day. NO EXCEPTIONS.
  3. Can I bring my pet?
    Unfortunately, no dogs or other animals are allowed at Moonlight State Beach
  4. Can I run barefoot?
    Yes, however, we highly recommend wearing shoes.
  5. Can I participate with my stroller?
    Yes! You can run with your child in the stroller. All kids 3 and under are free, however, they will not receive a race shirt or medal.
  6. Where’s Moonlight Beach and where do I park?
    Moonlight State Beach – 400 B Street, Encinitas, CA 92024. Moonlight Beach is located off of I-5 and Encinitas Blvd exit – head west about 3/4 of a mile and you’ll dead-end into Moonlight Beach.  Parking is FREE and there is a big lot above Moonlight Beach on Third Street (about 300 parking spaces). If that is full, there is free parking in the surrounding neighborhood streets, City Hall Parking Lot, Coaster Parking lot and along Highway 101. As with any major event, parking is a headache, so the sooner you arrive, the better. You can also park in Oceanside and Solana Beach and take the coaster to Encinitas! Moonlight Beach is 1 block away from the coaster station! A parking map will be provided to you before the race.
  7. Do you do group discounts?
    Yes, please call or email Bob Nichols for rates: 760-846-5721 or bob@surfingmadonna.org
  8. When is the Kids 1K?
    The 1K Kids Fun Run begins at 1:15pm at Moonlight Beach. The entire 1K course is on the sand starting and ending at Moonlight Beach. All of the children will receive t-shirts at Packet Pick Up and medals when they cross the finish line. Parents are allowed to walk or run with their child(ren) for support.
  9. What is the cancellation/refund policy?
    All entries are non-refundable, no exceptions. They are transferable to another person for $10 before Oct 1st, 2017.
  10. Do you allow walkers?
    Yes! Walkers, skippers, crawlers, are all welcome to participate!
  11. Can I register on race day?
    Yes, there will be an additional $15 fee for registering on race day. We accept cash and credit card (Visa or Mastercard).
  12. Is there a time limit?
    Yes, 2.5 hours for the 10K and 15K and 2 hours for the 5K.
  13. Can I change my registration after I registered?
    Yes, you may change any participant info including shirt size, estimated time of finish, etc. You may also change divisions. No refunds for a downgrade and you will be charged the difference for an upgrade.
  14. Bathrooms and Aid Stations on the course?
    There are bathrooms located at the start/finish and miles 3, 6, and 8. PLEASE NOTE: Restrooms are OFF COURSE, so we recommend going before you start the race. Aid stations will be at mile 1.5, 3, 5, and 7. Water and electrolytes will be provided at all of the aid stations. The aid station at mile 7 will also have treats (M&M’s, pretzels, coca-cola) to keep the 15K runners strong.

You still have questions?? Please email megmarie55@gmail.com