Jurassic Jaunt - Roar to the Finish -5K, 10K, and Half Marathon

Santa Monica, California

Santa Monica, California

Sun 22nd September 2024

3 races

Organiser's Description

Embark on a prehistoric adventure at the Jurassic Jaunt - Roar to the Finish 5K, 10K, and Half Marathon!  While dino costumes are encouraged, they're not mandatory, allowing participants to choose their level of dino-mania. Feel the thrill of the chase and let out your inner T-Rex or soar like a Pterosaur as you race toward the finish line. It's a journey through time, where every step is a stride into the ancient world. Hurry, roar, and run before you become extinct – the Jurassic Jaunt awaits!
Step into a realm of coastal tranquility and exhilaration with High Tide Runs – where the pounding waves harmonize with the rhythmic beat of your heart. As a devoted runner, you understand the thrill of the race, the joy of crossing the finish line, and the escape that running brings. Imagine all of this against the backdrop of the endless ocean horizon.
At High Tide Runs, we're not just an event – we're a movement, a community of runners bound by the love of the run and the serenity of the sea. Whether you're a seasoned speedster chasing personal records or a mom with a stroller seeking a family-friendly outing, our races are tailored for you.
Why settle for the norm when you can have an extraordinary experience at a fraction of the cost? We're not about the glitz and glamour of extravagant events; we're about substance and connection. Our mission is to make running accessible to everyone, to celebrate the journey rather than the spectacle.
Sign up for 3 events at the same time, and get a 15% discount on the total
 
Elevate your experience with High Tide Runs by diving into our exclusive offers. Sign up for a trilogy of events in one swift move and watch your total cost shrink by a remarkable 15%.
 It's not just about running; it's about running smarter.
But why stop there? As you embrace the thrill of the tides, make a splash on your calendar. Complete 10 or more events within a single year, and an exceptional, limited-edition HTR shirt will be yours – a badge of honor that signifies your incredible dedication.
And for the truly unstoppable souls who conquer 15 or more events in a year, the rewards are even grander. Your entry to another event becomes a gift from us to you – a testament to your endurance and commitment.
 
Who's invited to our events? 
Everyone! Runners and walkers are welcome.
 
Course Time Limit: 
Our designated course completion time has been set at 3 hours and 20 minutes. The finish line closes at 10:20 AM.
For those who may have concerns about nearing the time limit, we have an option to address this. An early start time of 6:30 AM is available, offering participants an extra 30 mins.  All early starters will not be eligible for awards.  
About our Courses: 
We embrace an open-course philosophy, inviting a vibrant tapestry of fellow runners, walkers, and enthusiasts to share the day's experience with you. Safety is our cornerstone, and to ensure it, all runners are kindly requested to remain on the designated pedestrian side of the beach path. 
 
Our Santa Monica Course is USTAF certified and clearly marked. You never have to worry about street closures, getting lost or not finding your way back. 
The 5k & 10k  will all run the same course. The turnaround is located at mile 1.55 marked with a runner turn sign, a large orange flag, and chalk
5k will run 1 out and back lap
10k will run two out-and-back lap
 
https://www.strava.com/routes/3083581596280288582
The Half Marathon Runners will run 3 out and back laps.
The half marathon turn is located at mile 2.19 and marked with a large blue flag, runner turn sign, and chalk. 
2.19 out and back equals 4.36 laps x’s 3 equal 13.1 miles
https://www.strava.com/routes/3083582423935
Capture the moment forever with our gift of free downloadable race photos – snapshots that freeze your journey in time, allowing you to relive the joy, the dedication, and the sheer exhilaration. Photos are typically posted within 24 hours of the event. 
Curious about your performance? Fear not. Race results will be meticulously tabulated and promptly posted on our website, a mere 12 hours after the race concludes. The thrill of anticipation is fleeting, as we're committed to keeping you informed and satisfied.
Refunds and Deferrals, Simplified:
Unfortunately, refunds are not provided. However, we will allow you to transfer to another High Tides Event 48 hour before the event
Bib Pick Up:
6:30 am near the start line
Race Start Times:
Half Marathon 7:00 am
5K,10K 7:30 am
 
Santa Monica Start Line:
Find your launchpad at 2030 Ocean Ave Santa Monica, CA US 90405. https://maps.app.goo.gl/UYoDpoGhthz1PprE9
Look for the welcoming easy-up tents, nestled beside Crescent Bay Park. This is where your journey begins – amid a sea of camaraderie and excitement.
 Understanding Santa Monica Parking
If you choose to park along the street, exercise caution and give the signs your full attention. Reading them thoroughly will safeguard your vehicle and your peace of mind.
For a hassle-free experience, we recommend utilizing the paid parking lot located conveniently close to the start line. With rates ranging between $10 to $12, depending on the time of year, it's an investment in convenience and peace of mind.
 https://maps.app.goo.gl/ZU8q9FMhcqAyA4BXA
 

Races

  • 5k

    Sun 22nd September 2024

  • 10k

    Sun 22nd September 2024

  • Half Marathon

    Sun 22nd September 2024

Book

  • 5k

    Sun 22nd September 2024

  • 10k

    Sun 22nd September 2024

  • Half Marathon

    Sun 22nd September 2024

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