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Ted's 3 mile run (5K), on the Prado.

This 3 mile run is a great way to start the weekend. (There is also a 2 mile version of the course.)  3 miles is a perfect distance for beginners.  3 miles is also great distiance for intermediate, and elite runners.  Runner's World Magazine' s philosophy is that shorter runs, at a fast pace, improves half marathon- and marathon times (faster splits)!  This is a scenic run through historic Balboa Park. This is your tour of Balboa Park, on the run! We run past many of the park's attractions. We may choose to do a core workout after the run. We will meet in front of the Hall of Champions. ( I think that it is safer to have a lighted parking lot next to the meetup area.) To get to the Hall of Champions, take Park Blvd. and turn on to Presidents' Way. The Hall of Champions is located at the corner of Presidents' Way and Pan American Road.

Map of three mile course.
Map of two mile course.

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  • Running H.

    Great. I bested my last time running solo. I did the 3 miles in 26 min and 1 sec. I will see guys again 2 week. I'm flying to Portland to run the Rock 'n' Roll Half-Marathon. Take care. :)

    May 10, 2013

  • James H.

    So many great people who love to run make Ted's 5k Run on the Prado the best Friday night deal in San Diego - and not nearly as expensive as a movie and dinner!

    May 10, 2013

  • Ted W.

    Another great group, some new faces; and, the Frisbees were flying again!

    May 10, 2013

  • Liz M.

    I hurt my ankle so going to have to pass. :(

    May 10, 2013

  • Sebastian

    I'm slow. what pace is the run?

    May 10, 2013

  • Running H.

    Ok, I thought I rsvp with yes. This is how I keep the truth intact.

    May 10, 2013

  • Running H.

    Well, guys my hours are tight this week. I tell you all yes that I'm coming, but I might be doing this run earlier like around 3 or 4 in the afternoon. The reason for that is I have another show I want to catch that starts at 7:30, so I'm running solo early.

    May 8, 2013

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