Runners start the point-to-point course for the Thrive Half Marathon in front of the Kaiser Permanente San Diego Medical Center on Ruffin Road. After that, they’ll head south and cross Balboa Road toward Qualcomm Stadium, following Murphy Canyon Road down to the stadium and around to Friars Road, where they’ll turn left. After that, the race heads west toward Mission Bay, taking runners past Sea World San Diego and crossing over onto Vacation Isle, where they’ll cross the finish line.
Note: The course map above provides the approximate route for the race. Though every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy, changes are sometimes made to race routes due to weather conditions, road closures or other circumstances that can require a course to be changed. If you see an error above, contact us here.