San Diego

Fit Foodie 5K Race Weekend - San Diego, CA

Love to Run.Eat.Drink? Join the most delicious 5K Race Weekend ever! Cooking Light & Health's the Fit Foodie 5K Race Weekend Presented by Lexus is jam-packed with celebrity dinners, a 5K run, celebrity chefs, a Power Systems fitness bootcamp, yoga demonstrations, tons of amazing giveaways, and more!

San Diego Bayfront . November 14 - 16



6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Light Up The Night VIP Cocktail Party



Kick off your Fit Foodie weekend in style at the Light Up The Night VIP Cocktail Party. Mix and mingle with celeb chefs, Editors from Cooking Light & Health, and your fellow Fit Foodies, who will be there to help you get energized for the big day and have a little Friday night fun. During the dinner you'll learn expert tips and tricks for having a great run and enter to win amazing giveaways!



8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Fit Foodie 5K Presented by Lexus



Ready, set, go! – To the most delicious 5K race around! Cooking Light & Health's The Fit Foodie 5K Race Presented by Lexus is the ultimate celebration of food, fitness and fun. Put those running shoes to work as you navigate your way around an awesome5K course. On the morning of the race, we will get you pumped up with a group stretch and dance party to loosen up those muscles in preparation for the Race!

Cruise across the finish line and get ready to celebrate your success in style. At the Finisher's Village, you'll enjoy a post-event celebration where runners can enjoy refuel stations, celebrity chef demos and tastings, fitness demos at the Power Systems stage, beer and wine tastings, giveaways, and delicious bites from participating restaurants, sponsors, and more!

8:00am :: Group Stretch
8:30am :: Race Start Time
9:00am – 12:00pm :: Finisher's Village



9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Celebrity Sunrise Yoga & Brunch



Refresh and revitalize with Celebrity Sunrise Yoga & Brunch. Awaken your mind and body during a sunrise yoga session, led by a Health magazine celebrity trainer, where anyone from beginner to intermediate levels can take part in the balancing and strengthening benefits that yoga has to offer. After your revitalizing yoga session, join your fellow yogis for a delicious (and nutritious) brunch, featuring keynote addresses by celebrity fitness trainers.

9:00am–10:00am :: Yoga
10:30am-12:30pm :: Celebrity Chef Brunch



9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Power Systems Bootcamp & Brunch



Want a stronger, leaner body? Join us for one incredible workout presented by Power Systems and celebrity trainer, Patrick Goudeau. The Obstacle Course Bootcamp is one BIG playground that combines strength and cardio intervals in a learn-to-use-what-you've-got body weight workout! Loaded with functional exercises designed for the ultimate challenge; these drills and stations will push you to believe in yourself and others. Run, jump, squat, push.... let's GO! After the workout, regroup with your fellow bootcamp soldiers for a delicious (and nutritious) brunch, featuring a Fitness Q&A with Patrick.

9:00am–10:00am :: Power Systems Fitness Bootcamp
10:30am-12:30pm :: Celebrity Chef Brunch



10:30 am - 12:30pm

Celebrity Chef Brunch

No Fit Foodie Weekend would be complete without our signature Sunday Funday brunch. Gather with your fellow Fit Foodies for our finale event complete with healthy and indulgent brunch options, raffle prizes, and keynote addresses from celebrity trainers. Celebrate the finale of a 3-day celebration of food, fitness and fun! Choose from either Power Systems Bootcamp & Brunch or Celebrity Sunrise Yoga & Brunch below.



Friday - Sunday (Select Events)

Make It A Weekend!



Don't miss one tasty moment with our Make It A Weekend package!

Kick off with us Friday night at the Light Up The Night VIP Cocktail Party + Love TX Chefs Experience, race to the taste Saturday morning at the Fit Foodie 5K complete with a jam-packed Finisher's Village, and finish up Sunday with either the Power Systems Bootcamp & Brunch or Celebrity Sunrise Yoga & Brunch to complete your Fit Foodie weekend experience!



Register for the Fit Foodie 5K Race Weekend!

Register for the Fit Foodie 5K Race Weekend and take part in the most delicious 5K weekend ever!


Form a team and get your Fit Foodie 5K Weekend started!

Form a team and get your Fit Foodie 5K Weekend started! You don't need your whole team to get started – get yourself signed up and then invite your friends. Teams will have the chance to win incredible prizes and special discounts and offers. So grab your friends, and running shoes and we'll see you at the start line.


Check out our 2014 line up of celebrities!



Power Systems Fitness Stage

Join us in the post-race Finisher's Village at the Power Systems Fitness Stage and experience Tube Time! Join Nike Elite Fitness Trainer and Power Systems Team Member Patrick Goudeau for this total body, totally tubular workout that will challenge you from head to toe! This 20-minute workout can be done just about anywhere, whether you’re at home or on the road. Come join the fun and get some new exercise ideas! You’ll get to keep the tubing and the best part: you can never have an excuse to miss a workout, ever again!

Cooking Light Culinary Stage

Join Chef Anna Bullett, MS RD, at the Cooking Light Culinary Stage where she will be serving up delicious recipes and showing you how to do it at home. Being a Fit Foodie never tasted so good!


Location: San Diego Bayfront

Packet Pick Up

Sponsored by Sports Authority Mission Valley
8550 Rio San Diego Drive

sports authority packet pick up

Date & Time: Friday, November 14, 3:00pm - 7:00pm (Sports Authority)

Saturday, November 15, 6:30am - 8:00am (Onsite at San Diego Bayfront)

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

For entrance into the Finisher’s Village beer and wine garden, check-in onsite Saturday with your photo I.D. to receive your age verification credentials.

Volunteer Information

Looking for volunteer opportunites within the Fit Foodie 5K Race Weekend? We are always looking for energetic and helpful volunteers to assist! Click the link below to donate your time!



Find out everything you need to know

How do I register? – You can register for any of the Fit Foodie Weekend events by clicking the “Sign Me Up” button above.

Can I sign up on race day? – Yes. You can register on-site the morning of the race at the Check-In table as long as the event has not sold out. The cost to register on race day is $65.

What does my registration include? – Your registration includes entry into the Fit Foodie 5K, virtual goodie bag, and access to the Finisher’s Village Experience.

What happens if it rains? – All Fit Foodie Weekend events are RAIN OR SHINE! We won't let a little weather slow us down.

Can I pick up a packet for a friend / Can my friend pick up my packet? - No. Each individual participant must pick up their own packet with a valid photo ID.

How do I form a team? – Grab your friends and form a team by clicking on the “Form A Team” button above.

What is in the Finisher’s Village? - At the Finisher's Village, you'll take part in a post-event celebration where you can indulge in refuel stations, Chef demos, fitness demos, beer and wine tastings, giveaways, and delicious bites from participating restaurants and sponsors, and more!

Do you give out medals? – Yes! Medals will be awarded to the top participants in each age category.

• 10 or younger
• 11-15
• 16-19
• 20-29
• 20-39
• 40-49
• 50-59
• 60-69
• 70+

Are T-Shirts included? – T-Shirts are not included but can be purchased when you register online. T-Shirts will also be available at the product tent on race day. A portion of proceeds from t-shirt sales will go towards benefiting City of Hope, the Official Charity of the Fit Foodie 5K Race Weekend.

Can my family come and watch? – Yes! If you are cheering on a friend or family member at the Fit Foodie 5K you can still take part in all the Finisher's Village has to offer.

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

Will this event be timed? – Yes. This event will be timed by Gemini Timing. 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 5K, however the beer and wine garden in the Finisher’s Village is 21+. No children, strollers or infants will be admitted to the beer and wine garden.

Can I register my friends? – Yes! Feel free to register your friends while signing up yourself. The more the merrier!

Is there a time limit to finish the course? – No. There is no time limit to finish the course.

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! You may, however, purchase race insurance through Active at the time of your registration.

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


Find us on race day

From North:
Start on I5 South
Take exit for Front Street and continue on to Front Street
Turn left on Harbor Drive
Turn left on Park Blvd.

From South: Start on I5 North
Turn left on Caesar Chavez Parkway
Turn right on Harbor Drive
Turn left on Park Blvd.

Parking: Ample parking is available at both the Hilton San Diego Bayfront and the San Diego Convention Center.


Details Coming Soon!