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By the Bay Kids' 3K Race Series

ENTRY FEE:

$5.00 for children and youth ages 4 through 17
$20.00 for adults ages 18 and over

START TIME:

To be determined for the November event
8:00 a.m. for the April event

DATES:

Saturday, November 15, 2014 for the fall event
Saturday, April 26, 2014  for the spring event

START/FINISH LOCATIONS:

For November 3K:  On Lighthouse near Grand Avenue in downtown Pacific Grove.  The race will end on Ocean View Blvd. near Lovers Point Park.  From there it is a short walk to Jewell Park where post-race activities will take place. For a parking map, click HERE.

For April 3K:  Starts and ends at Lovers Point Park in Pacific Grove.

LIMITS:

Must be four years of age or older and in good health to participate.  This is a non-competitive fun run and is not timed.

REGISTRATION:

Online registration is provided by Active.com.  Click HERE to access the registration page for the April event.  Click HERE for the November event. Pre-registration for the November race will close Tuesday, November 11th at midnight and resume on November 14th at the Health & Fitness Expo from noon to 5:00 PM or on race morning at Jewell Park in Pacific Grove beginning at 6:30 AM.

PACKET PICK-UP:

Bib numbers and participant shirts may be picked up on the Friday prior to the event at the Health & Fitness Expo in the Monterey Conference Center from noon to 6:00 p.m.  There is also race morning pick-up at the event start beginning at 6:30 AM.

COURSE:

The November 3K begins in downtown Pacific Grove on Lighthouse Avenue near Grand. It heads west and makes a turn at the Pacific Grove Post Office and then continues to Lovers Point. From there runners hug the coastline out to Beach Street where they make a u-turn and then return to the finish at Lovers Point. From there it is a short walk back to Jewell Park (via Forest or Grand Avenues) where post-race festivities will take place. To view the 3K course map click HERE.

The 3K April course will begin at Lovers Point and head east on Ocean View Blvd. At Eardley Avenue, participants will make a "u-turn" and get on the Recreation Trail and return to Lovers Point.  There will also be a 1.5K option (approximately .9 mile) for our younger runners.  They will get on the Rec Trail at Berwick Park and return to Lovers Point from there.

EVENT INFO:

All participants receive a unique aquatic-themed t-shirt and a finisher's medallion.  There will be pre- and post-race activities for the kids at Jewell Park (November) or Lovers Point (April).