Celebrate the Blue Angles 10K and Half Marathon. New this year! Both courses are certified by USATF.

10K • Saturday, March 4 • 8 am

10K is a family event for all ages! You can run, walk or bike the course, strollers are allowed. All participants receive an event t-shirt and a participant medal. Race begins at 8:00 am at Sunbeam Lake, on Sunbeam Lake Rd and ends at the Naval Air Facility El Centro’s Blue Angel Park. Invite family and friends to cheer for you at the finish line at the Blue Angel Park aboard Naval Air Facility El Centro! Refreshments, LIVE music and food will be available. Click here to register today!

 

10K Brochure   Register Today!

Half Marathon • Saturday, March 4 • 7 am

Half Marathon is for Runners and Walkers. All participants receive an event t-shirt and a participant medal. Race begins at 0700 at Desert Trails RV, 225 Wake Ave. El Centro CA and ends at the Naval Air Facility El Centro’s Blue Angel Park. Invite family and friends to cheer for you at the finish line at the Blue Angel Park aboard Naval Air Facility El Centro! Refreshments, LIVE music and food will be available. Click here to register today!

 

Half Marathon Brochure   Half Marathon Course   Register Today!

Race Start Line

10K: The race begins at 8 am at Sunbeam Lake, on Sunbeam Lake Rd. The race ends at the Naval Air Facility El Centro’s Blue Angel Park.
Half Marathon: Race begins at 0700 at  Desert Trails RV, 225 Wake Ave. El Centro CA and ends at the Naval Air Facility El Centro’s Blue Angel Park.


Directions to Start Line

10K

  • Eastbound: Take the I-8 West, take exit 107 towards Seeley, merge onto Drew Road make a right into Sunbeam Lake.
  • Westbound: Take the i-8 East, take exit 107 towards Seeley, merge onto Drew Road make a right into Sunbeam Lake.

Half Marathon

  • Eastbound: Take the I-8 West, take exit 115/4th St/CA-86, turn left on CA86/S 4th St., turn left onto Wake Ave.
  • Westbound: Take the I-8 East, take exit 115/4th St/CA-86, turn right on CA86/S 4th St., turn left onto Wake Ave

  • Parking

    Please plan ahead and arrive early! Free parking is available at Sunbeam Lake and Desert Trails RV and outside of Naval Air Facility El Centro.


    Shuttle

    To event start line
    A free shuttle is available. Shuttle will transport participants, family and friends that park outside of the base along Bennett Road.

    • 10K: First shuttle will depart at 6 am from the Naval Air Facility’s front gate. Last one to the Start Line will be at 7am.
    • Half Marathon: First shuttle will depart at 5 am from the Naval Air Facility’s front gate. Last one to the Start Line will be at 6 am.

    To event finish line

    • 10K: Shuttle departs 7:15 and 7:45 am from Sunbeam Lake to transport family and friends to the finish line.
    • Half Marathon: Shuttle departs 6:15 and 6:45 am from Desert Trails RV parking lot.

    After event Shuttle:
    Shuttle is available to transport people to the Sunbeam Lake parking area and Desert Trails RV until 1230pm.


    Volunteers

    Not up to running, biking or walking? Be a volunteer! We are looking for motivated individuals or groups to volunteer. Volunteer areas are: Registration, Medical, Aid Stations, Course Security, Refreshments, and Cleanup. All volunteers receive an event shirt. More information coming soon!


    Water

    An ample supply of water is available at the start and finish lines and water stations will be set up throughout each course.  It is your responsibility to remain sufficiently hydrated throughout the race.


    Protective Gear

    All participants riding bicycles must wear appropriate protective gear. Please remember your helmet.


    Bib Number

    Participant bib number pick up information will be posted closer to the event date. A bib is needed to participate in the Blue Angels 10K Fun Run and Half Marathon. Bib is also needed to pick up an event t-shirt after the race.


    Runner’s Gear

    You may check in your warm-ups at the start line near registration. Clearly mark the bag with your bib number. Do not pack valuables. MWR is not responsible for lost items. Bags may be claimed at the finish line by showing your bib number at the Runner’s Gear Pick-Up booth.


    T-Shirts

    Blue Angels 10K Fun Run-Walk-Bike and Half Marathon commemorative t-shirts are distributed at the finish line. You must present your bib number to claim your shirt. Additional t-shirts will be available for purchase (limited supply).


    Post-Run Celebration

    Invite your friends to cheer for you at the finish line and celebrate at the post race party at the Blue Angels Park aboard NAF El Centro. Enjoy refreshments, music, jumpers, phot booth, zip-line, and Rock Wall. Food and Beer will be available for purchase.


    Sponsorship

    Support the troops! Contact us today for sponsorship opportunities. Click here to learn more about sponsorship opportunities.