Kit Carson Marathon Relay-Your Sub Title Here

Kit Carson Marathon Relay-Your Sub Title Here


Congratulations to all finishers!

We will see you in the new year for the
Mission Beach Relay, SOLO Half, 9K & 5K on the shores of Mission Beach & Pacific Beach!

Challenger Productions & the San Diego Race Series presents the:

2024 Kit Carson SOLO Half-Marathon, Half-Marathon/Marathon Relay & 5K Turkey Trot


WHAT: Kit Carson 5K Turkey Trot, Marathon relay, Half-Marathon relay, Solo Half-Marathon run
(New!), and 10 X 1 Mile relay (New!)

WHERE: Kit Carson Park (El Arroyo Picnic area) - 3333 Bear Valley Pkwy, Escondido CA 92025

WHEN: Sunday November 17th 2024 @ 8:30am (All Events)


Fleet Feet - Carmel Valley Location
5980 Village Way Ste B108
San Diego, CA 92130
(858) 793-5335

Nov. 17th -
7:00 am


  • NEW! A SOLO half-marathon division is now offered (finisher medal only and you must complete 5 laps)
  • NEW! A less intimating but fast 10 X 1 mile relay is now offered (team of 3 and minimum of 2)!

  • The most fun event you will ever do! And Relay teams love our Jeopardy-like "Relay Trivia" at the baton exchange!
  • Multiple Marathon team divisions to compete in: Recreational, Club, School, Corporate, and Masters
  • Marathon and Half-Marathon Team of 5 Relay (5 teammates - less than 5 allowed. Minimum of 3. See Q&A for details)
  • Marathon and Half-Marathon Team of 2 Relay (2 Teammates only)
  • Each lap is a scenic 2.62 mile trail (40%) pavement (60%) style course, mostly flat with gentle short rolling hills
  • 5K Turkey Trot Run (adult and youth age-groups)
  • Chip-timed live online results, live onsite screen for laps and times for all relay teams and 5k participants
  • Awards for events, Tech-T shirts, finisher medals and finisher certificate


WAIVERS FOR TEAM MEMBERSAll teammates must sign a waiver either online or race day. Save time and click HERE  to print a waiver fill out, sign and email a photo of the completed form to: or bring the waivers with you to the check in.


Entry fees:
***All Military and Veterans contact us before signing up to receive a special discount!

Solo Half-Marathon (finisher medal / shirt only) - $80

5K Turkey Trot - $50

Marathon relay (Team of 5)* - $210

Half-Marathon relay (Team of 5 and Recreational division only)* - $160

(*Note: Team of 5 Marathon/Half-Marathon Teams (5 teammates is the norm, however a minimum of down to 3 are allowed. The entry price is the same regardless of the number of teammembers). See the Q & A page  for more information.

Marathon relay (2 runners per team): $130

Half-Marathon relay (2 runners per team): $95

10 X 1 Mile Relay (3 runners per team - minimum of 2) - $105

Note: All Challenger Production events are held "rain or shine"

Check in procedure for Team

  • All teammates must sign a waiver either online, at check-in, or race day.
  • Your team will not receive their bibs and baton until all waivers are turned in!

*For more information on the team rules and other event questions please see the Q & A page.

Team of 5 - Divisions and Awards (Marathon)*

*Open (Male/Female/Coed)

*Club (Male/Female/Coed)

*Recreational (Male/Female/Coed)



***Recreational (Male/Female/Coed - the only Half-Marathon team of 5)*

NOTE: Open division is generally the more competitive division

Team of 2 - Divisions and Awards
(Marathon & Half-Marathon)
Male / Female / Coed

*Awards for the relays are for 1st place in each division Half and Full Marathon (***Half-Marathon Recreation divisions Team of 5 is top 3) and Top 3 teams only (any gender combination) in the 10 X 1 mile relay.

5K Age-Groups and Awards:

  • Top 3 Overall (M/F)
  • 1st place in each age-group - which are: 1-10, 11-14, 15-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+ (M/F)

    5K Overall Winner M/F Award (pure .999 Silver Coin)


Event site map and parking (parking can be found at the El Arroyo Picnic area on CASTANEDA RD inside Kit Carson Park)

PARKING NOTE: Do NOT park at the Tennis Courts or the Escondido Sports Center!

Directions while heading up I-15 N
Exit I-15 right on VIA RANCHO PKWY
turn right on to VIA RANCHO PKWY
then proceed approximately 1/2 mile to CASTANEDA RD
Drive approximately 1/2 Mile to the event site
(park at the El Arroyo Picnic Area on the left)

Directions while heading down I-15 S
Exit I-15 right to VIA RANCHO PKWY to

turn right on VIA RANCHO PKWY
then proceed approximately 1/2 mile to CASTANEDA RD
Drive approximately 1/2 Mile to the event site
(park at the El Arroyo Picnic Area on the left)

DIRECTIONS NOTE: As an alternate road into the park, you may turn left at the very next block after Castaneda rd.onto ENTRANCE DR


Kit Carson Park