San Diego Beach & Bay Half Marathon 5K/10K (VIRTUAL)

Sun November 1 - Mon November 30 San Diego, CA 92109 US Directions
FAQs

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Thank you for joining us for the Virtual San Diego Beach & Bay Half Marathon 5K/10K!
Below are answers to some of your FAQs: 

 

ABOUT THE CHALLENGE

What is a Virtual Race? 
A Virtual Race is a run/walk that we do together, yet independently.  

When Can I Run or Walk my race?
Anytime between November 1 and November 30.

Where Should I Run or Walk?
If you are in San Diego, we have created a suggested routes that you can run or walk that will take you through much of the actual course. However, this is optional. You can run or walk anyplace you like. Please stay safe and follow all traffic laws and social distancing practices.  Please click on the Course Maps tab at the top of the page to see the suggested courses.

Can I Complete My Miles on a Treadmill or an elliptical machine?
Your distance on a treadmill can be counted, but not your distance on an elliptical machine. 

POSTNG RESULTS

Do I have to post my results?
Nope — posting results is optional, but we do hear from our participants that it helps them feel more connected to the virtual event and other participants.

How do I post my results?
It’s super easy.  Here’s how:
1. Click on RESULTS tab at the top of the page
2. Click "SUBMIT RESULTS"
3.  Look up your name.
4. Enter your miles you ran or walked in the calendar.
5. Click "SUBMIT YOUR TIME"  Done!
6. To track your miles you click on the RESULTS tab and choose VIEW RESULTS, this will allow you to search your name and view your miles completed. 
We will keep track of your total distance. Check back anytime to see your progress
Note:  It takes up to 24 hours for the system to update new participant registrations so you may not be able to start placing your results until the day after you register.

Do I need a GPS watch tracker or official app to measure and time my distance?
You can use one if you wish, but you don't need one. You are on the Honor System. If you would like to use an app to measure your distance, some popular ones are Strava, Map my Run and Run Keeper. 

Can I change my distance?
Absolutely! You can make this change in your profile under Manage Registration.  Click HERE to learn how.  

ABOUT THE SWAG

What is included with my registration?
All participants receive a finisher medal, Technical Tee-shirt in ladies or mens cuts, an official race bib and a legacy medal if you are a member of the legacy club. You will also have all access to the virtual race features including  online results, online photo album and a finisher certificate. 

What is the Legacy Club?
If you have joined us for three years or more consecutively, congratulations — you are a member of our Legacy Club!
If you've joined us for two years, participating in the virtual race in 2020 will make you a member of the Legacy Club and will receive your 3 year Legacy Club medal. You can participate in any distance — 5K, 10K or half marathon — simply join us for three years in a row and you will become an exclusive member of the club!

When will I receive my race swag?
Your race shirt and medal will be sent by USPS by the end of November.

How do I find my finisher certificate?
It’s super easy.  Here’s how:
1. Click on RESULTS tab at the top of the page
2. Click "SUBMIT RESULTS"
3.  Look up your name.
4. Enter your miles you ran or walked in the calendar.
5. Click CERTIFICATE in the upper right corner.

How much is shipping?
Shipping is free.

How do I know when my SWAG has been shipped?
We will email you and send you a tracking link once your SWAG has shipped.

MAKING CHANGES TO YOUR REGISTRATION

Can I change my mailing address?
Yes, you can edit any of your registration information in your profile.  Click HERE to learn how.  

Can I change my event (i.e.:  change from 5K to marathon)?
Absolutely! You can edit any of your registration information in your profile.  Click HERE to learn how.  

I accidentally registered myself as anonymous. How do I change that?
You can change your status in your event profile. Click HERE to learn how. 

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