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ed's waterfront run


My name is ed and I will be your host for ed's waterfront run: embarcadero edition; a friendly, welcoming environment where joggers, speedsters, and everyone in between can meet others who share their love (or hate) for running :)

It's called the Waterfront Run for two reasons. One is that this scenic route runs along the beautiful San Diego Harbor, through Seaport Village and the Embarcadero. But secondly, and more importantly, it's the name of the real highlight of this run: the Waterfront Bar and Grill. It's located two blocks away from the start/finish of the run. We'll be going there after the run for $1.50 fish tacos, refreshing drinks, and Good Times with Good People. You could even be the new "closing champion"!

There are three variations of this run that loosely correspond to different levels of fitness. A core workout is to follow when everyone returns. Please take a look at the maps if you are new to the run.


  • The Waterfront "3" Route is a 2.7 mile beginner-level course. If you're new to running or just feel like taking it easy, take this one. [map or directions]
  • The Waterfront "5" Route is 5.1 mile intermediate-level course. The vast majority people run this one. Pace is typically between 8 to 10 minutes per mile. [map or directions]
  • The Waterfront "6" Route is a 6.3 mile advanced-level course. Take this one if you're super fast or just want a little more mileage. [map or directions]


Meet at 6:00pm. We'll get started promptly at 6:15pm.

See you there!

ed :)

Meet by the statue at the west (ocean) side of the San Diego County Administration Center. Click here for map. There is tons of street parking and since it's after hours, it's free. Do not park in the lot adjacent to the County Admin Center. Or you can choose to park by the Waterfront Bar and Grill to make it easier for yourself when you leave. The Waterfront is located at 2044 Kettner Blvd and is within walking distance of the start/finish.




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  • James H.

    I thought I had rsvp'd the run, but apparently I didn't. I made it anyway and despite a lot of nausea and physical pain I finished the 5 miler in 35:18. So much discomfort makes it harder to keep up my confidence that I can complete the Rock 'n' Roll 1/2 marathon in two weeks.

    1 · May 21, 2013

    • Trish V

      Great job James!!!

      1 · May 21, 2013

    • James H.

      Thanks Trish! Are you coming out for the Rock 'n' Roll? They are also having a big 2 day expo at the convention center for the event with scores of sport vendors and nutritional businesses, etc. Maybe we can all score some shoes or other goodies they (hopefully:)) will be giving out to runners. It's open to the public free of charge as well as those of us who are registered to run in the race. http://runrocknroll.c...­

      May 23, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    sorry I didn't make it Tuesday,had a longboard accident and ended up in the hospital.

    May 22, 2013

    • James H.

      Tyler are you okay? I hope and pray that you are recovering from the accident.

      May 23, 2013

  • don c.

    fun fun fun and hard

    1 · May 22, 2013

  • Angel S

    Great fun group..can't wait until I return from meetings on the East Coast for the next outing!

    1 · May 22, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I heard about this running group from a friend the other night. Just what I needed! It was great to get out, meet new people, and knock out 5 miles without thinking about it too much ;-) Looking forward to making this a good habit! See ya'll next week!

    2 · May 21, 2013

  • Alex

    Won't be able to leave work on time ;-(

    May 21, 2013

  • Angel S

    Heard about this run from a friend

    1 · May 15, 2013

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