Registration will open in May of 2024. Please click on the registration tab at the top of this page.
The PG Lighthouse 5K starts and finishes at Lover’s Point Park in Pacific Grove.
8:30 AM at Lovers Point Park in Pacific Grove.
THE OCEAN VIEW CHALLENGE
The Ocean View Challenge (OVC) is a half marathon and 5K combo package for those who want to run the 5K on Saturday and the half marathon on Sunday. It includes a discounted entry fee and a commemorative finisher medallion.
ENTRY LIMIT AND REGISTRATION
The 5K is open to 2,000 entrants. You must be five years of age or older and in good health. Both runners and walkers are welcome.
No dogs or children in strollers may participate.
Bibs and event shirts can be picked up at the Health & Fitness Expo at the Monterey Conference Center on Friday, November 10th between 12 PM and 6 PM. A photo ID is required for pick-up.
On race day, there will be parking in the Pacific Grove public parking lots and on neighborhood streets. Be sure to note any parking enforcement signs and hours.
The race starts and finishes at Lovers Point Park in Pacific Grove. Click here to view a course map.
There are two aid stations serving water, one at approximate mile 1.3 and a second one at mile 2.2.
The 5K ends at Lovers Point Park in Pacific Grove
TIMING and AWARDS
Timing is provided by South Valley Endurance.
Awards go three deep in five-year age divisions after 5-8, 9-11, 12-14, and 15-19 and will include gender nonconforming awards. There will also be an award for the overall male, female, and gender nonconforming runners. Double-dipping is permitted (overall winners are eligible for divisional awards).
IPODS AND AUDIO DEVICES
We strongly discourage the use of iPods, headphones, ear buds or other MP3 or headphone devices in any of our events for safety reasons. Due to the nature of this course, you need to be able to hear verbal instructions or commands from race officials including course marshals on bicycles and to hear other vehicles or emergency vehicles on the course alongside you. We ask that you leave your headsets/earbuds at home to best enjoy the experience with your fellow runners.
OTHER LINKS & USEFUL INFORMATION
Be sure to read our Cancellation Policy
For other information on race weekend including lodging, the race expo, packet pick-up, results from previous races, etc. please visit the Race Weekend page.