Registration is now open! Please click on the registration tab at the top of this page.
REGISTRATION and ENTRY LIMITS
Registrants must be 4 years of age or older and in good health to participate. Official 2023 original race numbers are required to take part in the event. For safety and liability reasons, children in strollers may participate if they start in the back. Sorry, but no dogs allowed on course or at the start/finish area in Lovers Point Park.
Bibs and event shirts can be picked up at the Health & Fitness Center at the Monterey Conference Center on Friday, November 10th, from noon – 6 PM. A photo ID is required for pick-up.
Race morning pick-up is available at Lovers Point Park beginning at 6:30 AM.
The By-the-Bay 3K starts and finishes at Lovers Point Park in Pacific Grove.
START TIME & LOCATION
The 3K begins at 8 AM at Lovers Point Park in Pacific Grove.
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 course is out-and-back beginning and ending at Lovers Point Park with a turnaround at Coral Street. Runners go west in the inland lane and after turning around, return to the finish in the ocean-side lane. Click here to view a course map.
OTHER EVENT INFO
The 3K is a timed but not competitive fun run; there are no “winners” or divisional awards. All participants receive an event shirt and finishers’ medal. There will be refreshments and pre and post-race activities for the kids at Lovers Point Park.