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California > Fishbowl Half Marathon, 10K & 5K
Fountain Valley, CA  •  Saturday, November 16, 2013  •  Course Map

Set for its 4th annual running in mid-November 2013, the Fishbowl Half Marathon, 10K and 5K takes runners on a clockwise loop route along the hills, park roads and pathways that wind through the 600+ acres of Fountain Valley's Mile Square Regional Park for a smaller-sized race that saw just over 80 runners cross the finish line in all races combined last year.

All races start at the northern end of the park along Edinger Avenue, and then follow a course that winds along the park roads and paved trails along the edges of the golf courses and softball and baseball fields. Runners in the half marathon make three loops around the course before crossing the finish line near the intersection of Edinger and Brookhurst Street, in the northwest corner of the park.

The race also is run in conjunction with Caring S.H.O.S., a locally based non-profit whose acronym stands for "Students Helping Other Students." Proceeds from the race will go toward the organization's mission to help students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds by providing clothing and supplies to help prevent them from having to drop out of college due to financial issues.

Race Weather & Climate

Located in Southern California's Orange County, roughly 35 miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles and about 10 miles south of Anaheim, Fountain Valley typically sees November temperatures that average between 51°F and 74°F, while rainfall totals average just over 1.1 inches for the month.

On the day of the race (Nov. 16), the average low is 50°F and the average high is 74°F.

Course Map

View the race route map for the Fishbowl Half Marathon


$45 for the half marathon
$35 for the 10K
$25 for the 5K


To reserve your spot in the mid-fall 2013 of Fountain Valley's Fishbowl Half Marathon, 10K or 5K race, register online at the event website.

Official Race Website


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