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40th Annual Spirit Run

Newport Beach, California

Newport Beach, California

Mon 29th January 2024 - Sun 17th March 2024

16 races

Organiser's Description

The 40th Annual Spirit Run is scheduled for Sunday, March 17, 2024 at Fashion Island in Newport Beach. With 9 competitive road races, and the 5k Family Walk, Family Mile, and Toddler Trot, Spirit Run offers running and walking events for every age, toddlers to grandparents, and every fitness level, casual to elite. Spirit Run even includes your BFF canine with the Dog Mile, in which humans age 13 older run or walk with their dogs.
Competitive adult races include the Open and Masters Mile*, Elite Mile*, Dog Mile, and Adult 5k. Competitive youth races include the Youth 5k (high school and younger), age based, 1/4- 1- mile races for ages 4 - 18, and Dog Mile for age 13 older. Adults and children may race their age appropriate 5k and mile races. Rather than registering for each race separately, they register for the Combo and pay a very discounted price for the second race.
All race finishers - adult, youth, and canine - receive a Spirit medal at the finish line.
Spirit Run offers Spirit shirts as follows:
Youth Events Entry fee covers a shirt which must be picked up at Spirit Run.Adult Events Until February 29th, an adult shirt is available for a nominal fee. Shirts purchased during registration must be picked up at Spirit Run. After February 29th, shirts and other merchandise may be purchased at Spirit Runs online shop. See more details below.*
Online Spirit Shop - Shirts and other merchandise may be purchased, November 23, 2023 through March 31, 2024, from Spirit Runs online shop. Items purchased from the online shop will be shipped to your designated address; they may not be picked up at Spirit Run. For further details about Spirit Run merchandise visit the Registration Page at newportspiritrun.org.
St. Patricks themed features include a costume contest and swag:
Costume contest will have multiple divisions with prizesRegistrants may choose from a limited supply of St. Paddys swag to race in or enjoy at the costume contest or throughout St. Patricks Day. Stay tuned for other St. Paddys features.
Check newportspiritrun.org for details and updates.
Spirit Run offers a cash prize purse in the Elite and Masters Mile and 5k, and more than 150 non-cash prizes in all other competitive races. Competitors must participate in their age-appropriate race to be eligible to win. 
In between the walking and running events, participants and spectators enjoy a Youth, Fitness Dog Expo with food and beverages, live music, massage and shopping for adults, youth activities, health and fitness information, adoptable dogs, dog products, and more. 
The net proceeds of this long-standing community event benefit youth local schools, youth sports, and other youth causes. Schools and other youth charities sign up to fundraise with Spirit Run. You may, but are not required, credit your entry and make a donation to your favorite one when you register for Spirit Run. You may also create an online Spirit Run giving page and invite friends and family members to donate to your participating school or charity.
*Qualifying standards apply for Elite, Open, and Masters Mile races.

Races

  • Couch to 5k Training + Entry - Adult

    Mon 29th January 2024

    CLOSED
  • Couch to 5k Training + Entry - Family

    Mon 29th January 2024

    CLOSED
  • 5k (High School & Under)

    Sun 17th March 2024

    CLOSED
  • Mile (Age 7-18)

    Sun 17th March 2024

    CLOSED
  • 1/2 Mile (Age 5-6)

    Sun 17th March 2024

    CLOSED
  • 1/4 Mile (Age 4)

    Sun 17th March 2024

    CLOSED
  • Youth Combo (5k + Mile)

    Sun 17th March 2024

    CLOSED
  • Toddler Trot (Age 3 & Under)

    Sun 17th March 2024

    CLOSED
  • 5k (Post High School)

    Sun 17th March 2024

    CLOSED
  • 5k Walk - Individual

    Sun 17th March 2024

    CLOSED
  • Elite Mile (Men Finish 4:15; Women, 4:50)

    Sun 17th March 2024

    CLOSED
  • Mile (Finish in 10)

    Sun 17th March 2024

    CLOSED
  • Family Mile (Finish in 20)

    Sun 17th March 2024

    CLOSED
  • Adult Combo (5k + Mile)

    Sun 17th March 2024

    CLOSED
  • Dog Mile (Human Age 13-18)

    Sun 17th March 2024

    CLOSED
  • Dog Mile (Human Age 19 & Up)

    Sun 17th March 2024

    CLOSED

Book

  • Couch to 5k Training + Entry - Adult

    Mon 29th January 2024

    CLOSED
  • Couch to 5k Training + Entry - Family

    Mon 29th January 2024

    CLOSED
  • 5k (High School & Under)

    Sun 17th March 2024

    CLOSED
  • Mile (Age 7-18)

    Sun 17th March 2024

    CLOSED
  • 1/2 Mile (Age 5-6)

    Sun 17th March 2024

    CLOSED
  • 1/4 Mile (Age 4)

    Sun 17th March 2024

    CLOSED
  • Youth Combo (5k + Mile)

    Sun 17th March 2024

    CLOSED
  • Toddler Trot (Age 3 & Under)

    Sun 17th March 2024

    CLOSED
  • 5k (Post High School)

    Sun 17th March 2024

    CLOSED
  • 5k Walk - Individual

    Sun 17th March 2024

    CLOSED
  • Elite Mile (Men Finish 4:15; Women, 4:50)

    Sun 17th March 2024

    CLOSED
  • Mile (Finish in 10)

    Sun 17th March 2024

    CLOSED
  • Family Mile (Finish in 20)

    Sun 17th March 2024

    CLOSED
  • Adult Combo (5k + Mile)

    Sun 17th March 2024

    CLOSED
  • Dog Mile (Human Age 13-18)

    Sun 17th March 2024

    CLOSED
  • Dog Mile (Human Age 19 & Up)

    Sun 17th March 2024

    CLOSED

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Newport Beach, California

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