Pacific Grove Lighthouse 5K
|Registration for the November 15, 2014 Pacific Grove Lighthouse 5K is now open|
$30.00 Adults 18 and older
Pre-registration for the 5K will end Tuesday, November 12, 2013. It will resume at the Expo on Friday, November 15th, from noon to 6:00 PM and also on race morning at Jewell Park beginning at 6:30 AM.
|START TIME:||8:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 15, 2014|
|PARTICIPANT PERKS||All participants receive a cotton unisex sized t-shirt and finisher's medallion. Following the race, there will be refreshments and post-race entertainment at Jewell Park in Pacific Grove.|
|PARTICIPANT REQUIREMENTS:||You must be five years of age or older and in good health. Race is limited to 1,000 participants, both walkers and runners are welcome. Race numbers are required to take part in the event. Dogs and children in strollers may participate but must start in the back.
|WEATHER:||Average Temperature: 50° - 60° F. Average Humidity: 30 - 50%|
|PACKET PICKUP:||Bibs and event shirts must be picked up at the Health & Fitness Expo on Friday, November 15th. A Photo ID is required for packet pickup. The Expo is held at the Monterey Conference Center at One Portola Plaza in Monterey, adjacent to the Portola Hotel & Spa.
Hours are noon to 6:00 p.m. on Friday.
If you are unable to pick-up Friday, there will be race morning pick-up at Jewell Park in Pacific Grove beginning at 6:30 AM.
|REGISTRATION:||Online registration is provided by Active.com. You may register online by clicking HERE. There are no paper registration forms available. If you want to pay by check, email firstname.lastname@example.org on how to proceed. There will be an additional administrative fee of $5 for this type of registration.|
|CONFIRMATION:||If you register online and provide a valid email address, you will be emailed confirmation at the time of registration. Confirmations are generated automatically by Active.com, but firewalls or spam filters on your computer may prevent it from reaching you. Entries may also be confirmed at the Half Marathon registration link under "Entry Confirmation". Type in LAST NAME ONLY to verify your information. A photo ID is required to pick up your bib, chip and race packet.|
|RACE DAY PARKING:||On race day, there will be parking available in the Pacific Grove public parking lots and on neighborhood streets. Click HERE to see the location of the city lots.|
|COURSE:||The 5K course is USATF certified. The 5K begins in downtown Pacific Grove on Lighthouse Avenue at Forest. It heads west and makes a turn at the Pacific Grove Post Office and then continues to Lover's Point. From there runners hug the coastline out to Asilomar Blvd. where they make a u-turn in the dirt parking lot on the ocean side and then return to the finish at Lover's Point. From there it is a short walk back to Jewell Park (via Forest or Grand Avenues) where post-race festivities and awards will take place. To view the 5K course map click HERE.|
|AWARDS:||Awards will go three deep in 5-year age divisions after 5-8, 9-11, 12-14, and 15-19. There will also be an award for the overall male and female and the overall masters (age 40 and over) male and female runners. The awards ceremony will take place in Jewell Park beginning at 9:00 AM.
|QUESTIONS?||Visit the FAQ section or call the Big Sur Marathon office at 831.625.6226.|