Liberty Station, San Diego, CA
October 7, 2017

The most delicious 5K ever is returning to San Diego, California, this fall. Keep checking back for updates on participating brands and sponsors, local talent & more!

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8:00am - 11:00am

Fit Foodie Festival & 5K


Eat your way to the finish line, then celebrate at the post-race John Hancock Vitality Village Food and Fitness Festival, featuring bites from local restaurants, a beer and wine garden, mini-workout classes, and so much more. A race you can really sink your teeth into, your registration includes:

· Race registration and bib
· Bites at each mile
· Finisher's medal
· Access to the John Hancock Vitality Food and Fitness Festival
· Delicious tasting stations
· Finish line celebration drinks
· Goody bag with gifts from top health and wellness brands
· Meet-and-greets with John Hancock Elite Athlete Ambassadors
· Cash reward for top finishers
· Friday Night Packet Pick Up Party
· Donation to No Kid Hungry




Location: Liberty Station


Date: Friday, October 6
Time: coming Soon
Location: coming soon

The Good Stuff (what you get): Gear up for race day in proper Fit Foodie fashion at the Friday Night Packet Pick Up Party! Hosted at a favorite local restaurant, snag your bib, get a sneak preview of the John Hancock Vitality Village Food and Fitness Festival offerings, mix and mingle with editors of Cooking Light and Health, and indulge in exclusive Fit Foodie happy hour specials.

Please be prepared to show your photo I.D. After you receive your bib number, you will be given your race packet and apparel (if pre-purchased).

Date: Saturday, October 7
Time: 6:30am - 8:00am
Location: Liberty Station NTC Park - 2455 Cushing Rd., San Diego, CA 92106

Please be prepared to show your photo I.D. After you receive your bib number, you will be given your race packet and apparel (if pre-purchased).


Liberty Station NTC Park - 2455 Cushing Rd., San Diego, CA 92106
Directions: Click here to map your way to the event
Parking Options: Parking is available across Cushing Road and throughout multiple lots at Liberty Station.

You can expect delays on race day due to potential road closures and impacted parking. Please allow yourself ample time to arrive at the event, pick up your bib, and warm up.


Courtyard Marriott San Diego Airport/Liberty Station
2592 Laning Road
San Diego, CA 92106

We have secured a small block of rooms at special rates starting at $199. There are limited rooms available at this rate. Once capacity is reached, rates will either increase or rooms will no longer be available. Reservations will require a credit card for guarantee.

To book with the Host Hotel:

  • Go to the booking site
  • You can also call 800-321-2211 and let them know you are with the Fit Foodie room block

  • Book Today - The Fit Foodie room rate expires September 8!


    We are always looking for energetic and helpful volunteers to assist at the event. If you are interested in volunteering, click the link below to view available shift times & tasks.

    Volunteer Opportunities Coming Soon


    After the race, check back here for your race results!


    Can I sign up on race day? – Yes. You can register on-site the morning of the race at runner registration as long as the event has not sold out. The cost to register on race day is $55.

    What happens if it rains? – All Fit Foodie events are RAIN OR SHINE!

    What is in the John Hancock Vitality Village Food & Fitness Festival? - In this area, you will take part in a post-event celebration where you can enjoy refuel stations, culinary demos, fitness demos, beer and wine tastings, giveaways, and delicious bites from participating restaurants, sponsors, and more!

    Do you give out medals? – Yes! Each foodie who crosses the Finish Line will receive a Fit Foodie Finisher's medal.

    Are T-Shirts included? – T-Shirts, tanks, and other apparel options are not included with your registration, but you can purhcase them when you sign up for the event. Apparel options will also be sold on-site at the event. A portion of proceeds from all merchandise sales will go towards benefiting No Kid Hungry.

    Can my family come and watch? – Yes! If you are cheering on a friend or family member at Fit Foodie you can still take part in the post-race Festival. You can participate in the culinary and fitness demos, as well as sample bites from participating restaurants. If you do not have a bib, you will NOT receive a goody bag, Finisher's Medal, or entrance into the Beer and Wine Garden. Beer and Wine Garden access sold separately on-site.

    How do I get to the race? – See above for directions & parking information.

    Will this event be timed? – Yes. This event will be timed. Results will be printed, posted, and updated throughout the event. Results and times will also be available online post-event.

    Is there an age requirement to participate? – No. There is no age requirement to participate in The Fit Foodie, however the beer and wine garden is 21+. No children, strollers or infants will be admitted to the beer and wine garden.

    Is there a time limit to finish the course? – No. There is no time limit to finish the course. Both runners and walkers are welcome!

    Are strollers allowed? – Yes!

    Are pets ok? – Yes!

    Can I get a refund? – No. The Fit Foodie will not refund race registrations for any reason. The race will take place rain or shine! Should you need to transfer your registration, you may contact tickets@fastforwardevents up until two weeks prior to the event.

    Who do I contact if I have a question? – Should you have any questions, please contact Fit Foodie HQ at 619-312-1212 or email tickets@fastforwardevents.