The 7th Annual Festival of Whales Grunion Run 10K & 5K Run/Walk and Kids' 1K Run will take place in Doheny State Beach on Sunday, March 15, 2015. This is a fast and flat scenic run / walk along the coast and through Doheny State Beach. The event is part of the two week Dana Point Festival of Whales. For more information about the Festival of Whales, please visit www.dpfestivalofwhales.com.
7:45am 5K and 10K Run/Walk Start
9:00am Kids' 1K Run
REGISTRATION and PACKET PICK UP
You can also register for this event at packet pick-up (see details below) or on race day from 6:30am until the start of each race. Late and on site registrations add $5.00. We cannot guarantee t-shirts for on-site registrations.
Packet pick up will be Saturday, March 14th from 10:00am - 3:00pm at Road Runner Sports in Laguna Hills. Click HERE for directions.
You can have someone else pick up your packet with a signed acknowledgement and a copy of your driver's license.
WHALE WATCHING HAS NEVER BEEN BETTER IN DANA POINT, LETS GO AFTER THE GRUNION RUN. Use the promo code you receive on your registration email confirmation to SAVE 40% OFF YOUR ADULT TICKETS for Whale Watching when you buy online only.
Enjoy 10% off your purchase (20% for VIPs) at Road Runner Sports Laguna Hills on packet pickup day, Saturday March 1st. Enter your name to win raffle prizes as well.
This will be a chip timed event. Timing services provided by RaceWire. You can also sign up to receive text message alerts.
T-shirts and goodie bags provided for all pre-registered participants, on site registrations we cannot guarantee t-shirt availability.
Overall Male & Female awards and Age Group medals (three deep.) Ribbons for all kids' fun run participants (12 and under). The kids' fun run is not timed. Everyone is a winner!
Event will be held rain or shine. No rollerblades or pets allowed. Strollers will only be allowed behind all other runners. Registration fees are non-refundable and bibs are non-transferable.
Click HERE for a map of the route. Please note the 10K course is two loops.
Parking is available within the State Park on a first come basis at $8.00 before 7:00am. After 7:00am the road into the State Park will be closed to traffic. Free unlimited parking is available in the west end lots of the Dana Point Harbor, easy walking distance to the race.
Proceeds of the event benefit the DSBIA (Doheny State Beach Interpretive Assocation) and will be used to support interpretive events in the park and the refurbisment of the Visitor's Center, Orange County's largest public aquarium.
$40 10K Run/Walk
$35 5K Run/Walk
$15 Kids' 1K Run
Late (after 3/12/15) and On-site registrations add $5.00