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8:30am MASS START for both 5k/10K
Be a part of the largest gathering of PIRATE's atmosphere in SO CAL. Ships Ahoy, the pirate's have landed in Huntington Beach. A larger beach area for a larger pirate's invasion at Bolsa Chica State Beach. The SoCal Pirate's 5K/10K is Saturday, June 18, 2022. The "Every Body" Pirate's run is themed throughout the course! Hidden treasures along the way. Be the party or come to just run fast. It is a FLAT n FAST PAVED COURSE along the beach.
LOCATION: BOLSA CHICA STATE BEACH is just West of the City of Huntington Beach on Pacific Coast Hwy . Lot 25 is nearest Warner & PCH and is the last lot. Park in Sunset Beach or enter through Main gate and proceed west to the last lot once inside the gate.
COURSE: A great paved path with ocean views! Flat and fast and wide enough for strollers, walkers, and dog's on leashes to stay to the right.
You won't want to miss THE Pirate's party race. GET MOTIVATED!
ARGGHHH. Walk the plank. It's a pirate's invasion.!!!
Top Three Male/Female Awards. There are “In It To Win It” age categories 3 deep with 5 year age spans: 5k and 10K
1-10, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39 40-44, 45-49, 50-54,55-59 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80&over
BOLSA CHICA STATE BEACH
17243 PACIFC COAST HIGHWAY
BOLSA CHICA STATE BEACH (Corner of Warner Blvd and PCH. Lot 25)
Huntington Beach, CA US 92646
Costa Mesa's Road Runner Sports from 2 to 5 pm.
DATE: Friday, June 17
Location: Road Runner Sports - Costa Mesa
1835 Newport Blvd.
Costa Mesa 92627 (You can pick up for others. No ID required)
6:30 am Vendors arrive and set up.
Volunteers arrive and check in
7:00am-8:20 Registration OPEN
Shirts and bibs available for pick up race day
UPSTREAM Steel Drum Caribbean Band & Captain Jack LIVE will be there to thoroughly entertain you.
8:15 Little Pirate's KID's DASH. 1/2 mile Pirate's style warm up
8:30 AM - Start for 10K Run/ Start of 5K Run/Walk
9:30 AM - Awards 5K Awards followed by 10K
PARKING at BOLSA CHICA STATE BEACH is $15. You may wish to carpool. To enter into BOLSA CHICA STATE BEACH go in the main gate on PCH and drive the furthest EAST to the very last parking lot. (Lot 25) The race is staged in view of that famous Jack In the Box on the corner of Warner and PCH. Parking is free to the west behind that Jack in the Box. Or there is also metered parking. Do not park in the shopping center or gas station.
What's happening ON STAGE:
7:30 to 8:00 Upstream Band playing
8:00 to 8:10 Jack Sparrow Pirate demos fencing and entertains crowd
8:10 to 8:20 Live Steel Drums/ Upstream
8:20-8:25 Jack Sparrow leads a Pirate's Warm up you won't want to miss!
8:25 Mass crowd picture with banner & Caren Ware announces what the proceeds of race benefit.
8:30 START and 9:30am awards. Take great selfies at the selfie booth and with Jack Sparrow and remember to #carenwareevents.com
Caren Ware will have just returned from Nepal, the Himalayas, and Everest Basecamp , running the Everest Marathon at 18,000. Ask her about it. And get ready to read her book to be released in the fall...FINDING FIT!
Pets: Friendly Pets are allowed and must be leashed at all times and accompanied by a Run /Walk participant.
Stroller: Families can bring strollers, but agree to use at own risk. Stay to your right.
Note, that only register participants with a BIB will receive a finisher medal. Please make sure your BIB is in the front and visible to the finish line crew.
Also, note that the open public uses this path. There will be cyclists and other runners and walkers.
Race will take place rain or shine or shipwrecked! Atlas, ye mattes, let's run.
Additional race information can be found at https://www.carenwareevents.com/pirates-run-5k10k-run.
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