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By-the-Bay 3K

 

Online registration for the 3K is now open on a first-come, first-served basis.

ENTRY FEE:

$5.00 for children and youth ages 4 through 17
$20.00 for adults ages 18 and over

START TIME:

8:00 AM

DATE:

Saturday, April 28, 2018 (note: this is the day before the marathon and other distance events)

START LOCATION:

START & COURSE:

Lovers Point Park in Pacific Grove

The 3K will begin in six "waves". Participant bibs will be color coded to accommodate these waves. Anyone with a child in a stroller should plan in starting with the sixth (last) wave.

The 3K begins and ends at Lovers Point Park in Pacific Grove. It is an out-and-back course, with the out portion run on the ocean lane, and the back portion on the inland lane.

 3K Start
PACKET PICK-UP:

Registered participants may pick up their bib and event shirt at the Health & Fitness Expo at the Monterey Conference Center. Hours are noon to 6:00 PM. There is also race morning pick-up beginning at 6:30 AM at Lovers Point Park near the start of the 3K.

Participants in the Schools' Competition may make special arrangements for a bulk pickup in advance of race day.

PARKING:


                       

LIMITS:



REGISTRATION:

Parking will be available in the neighborhoods adjacent to Lovers Point Park. There will also be parking available for buses bringing groups of children for the Schools' Competition.  Stay tuned for more details.

Must be four years of age or older and in good health to participate. This is a non-competitive fun run and is not timed or scored.

Online registration is provided by Active.com.  You may register ONLINE via the registration link.  Online registration for the open 3K will end on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at midnight and resume at the Expo on Friday, April 27, from noon to 6:00 PM.  There will also be race morning registration at Lovers Point from 6:30 to 7:45 AM.

If you are registering for the Schools Competition, you must register through your School Coordinator.  If you miss the deadline to register with your child's school, you can still register in the open 3K and be able to run with your classmates and friends.

 3K Runners
SCHOOLS' COMPETITION:

Monterey County school children are invited to participate in the Schools' Competition which is an opportunity to raise money for their school. Prizes are awarded FIVE DEEP in four categories:
    
Highest percentage of enrollment for schools of 375 or more
Highest percentage of enrollment for schools of less than 375
Highest number of participants for schools of 375 or more
Highest number of participants for schools of less than 375

POST-RACE
ACTIVITIES:

Following the 3K, there will be fun activities and music at Lovers Point Park. 

At 9:30 AM, awards for the winners of the Schools' Competition will be presented.

EVENT INFO: All participants receive a unique aquatic-themed t-shirt, a finisher's medallion, and a  post-event snack.