Festival of Whales GRUNION RUN 2015

5K, 10K, 1K

Event Date

Sun, Mar 15, 2015


Dana Point, CA

About This Activity

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 44th annual Dana Point Festival of Whales.  For more information about the Festival of Whales, please visit www.dpfestivalofwhales.com.

Event details and schedule


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.



6:30am     Registration

7:45am     5K and 10K Run/Walk Start

9:00am     Kids' 1K Run

9:15am     Awards


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.


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.


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.

The GRUNION RUN takes place rain or shine!  Registrations are non-refundable and non-transferrable.

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