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The City of Encinitas Parks and Recreation Department Presents Moonlight Beach Fest!

Moonlight Beach Fest


October 12, 2013

Moonlight Beach

Encinitas, CA 92024

Feeling Fit Expo Opens 7:00am

5K Run Start 9:00am

 1K Run Start 10:00am



It's a new look and a new name!  We have combined the best of two City events.





The City of Encinitas Parks and Recreation Department's annual 5K/Clean Water 1K and Feeling Fit Festival will be combined and branded as the new Moonlight Beach Fest.  The City of Encinitas 5K and Clean Water 1K run offers a flat, fast, USA Track and Field certified, closed course located in beautiful downtown Encinitas.  After the race hang out for the Feeling Fit Expo that will feature healthy and active vendors from Encinitas and San Diego County, along with activities for kids and live music.  Experience all that Encinitas is known for...good health, great beaches, beautiful downtown, fun events, and an incredible community.  The City's 5K/1K has been an Encinitas tradition for 21 years, register today to continue being a part of this Encinitas institution. 

Additional Race Features:

  • Free refreshments for runners/walkers
  • On-site registration
  • Start and finsih at Moonlight Beach area
  • Spectator friendly course
  • Awards ceremony for top 3 finishers in each age group
  • Live music
  • Healthy food vendors
  • fun activities






Online Registration is now open.  Don't wait, register now for best pricing.

Click here to download the Mail-in Registration form. 

Make check payable to the City of Encinitas

Mail form and check to:

City of Encinitas Parks and Recreation Department
505 S Vulcan Ave
Encinitas Ca 92024 


 Race Day Registration begins at 6:30am



City of Encinitas 5K Entry Fee

$30 - July 1-July 31

$35 - August 1 - August 31Runner

$40 - September 1 - Race Day

City of Encinitas Youth 5K Entry Fee

$15 - July1-July31

$20 - August 1 - Race Day

Clean Water 1K Entry Fee

$10 - July 1-Race Day



Race Chip/Bib Pick Up:

Pre-registered participants can pick up there chip/bib on Friday, October 11 from 5pm - 8pm at theEncinitas Community Center(1140 Oakcrest Park Dr).  There will be no on-site registration at the early chip/bib pick up.  Race Day chip/bib pick up will begin at 6:30am.


COURSE MAP:Course Map Jpeg

Click here for a map of the course.


From 5N/5S: Exit Encnitas Blvd and head west towards the beach.  Turn left on 3rd St and the parking lot is on your right.

Please note the parking lot will will be closed for the event and there will be no street parking on 2nd St and 3rd St.  Parking will be available on 4th St between F St and I St,City Hall, library, coaster station, and Hwy 101.


If you would like to be a sponsor at Moonlight Beach Fest please contact Recreation Supervisor Jordan Heller at 760-943-2269 or to hear about our sponsorship/vendor options.



Click Here for race results.






Last updated: 10/14/2013 10:18:08 AM