By-the-Bay 3K Fun Run

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Date(s) - 11/10/2018
All Day

Lovers Point Park


Entry Fee

$5.00 for children ages 4 through 17
$25.00 for adults ages 18 and over

Start Time

8:00 a.m. for both the April and November races


Saturday, April 28, 2018 for the spring event
Saturday, November 10, 2018 for the fall event

Start Location

Both the November and April events start and end at Lovers Point Park in Pacific Grove, CA. Post-race festivities will take place in Lovers Point Park as well.


Must be four years of age or older and in good health to participate. This is a non-competitive fun run and is not timed.

3k Schools’ Competition

The 3K Schools’ Competition is held in conjunction with the April race. If you are participating in the Schools’ Competition DO NOT register online; you must sign up through your school coordinator. After the turn-in day has passed, we invite you to register for the open 3K; you can still enjoy race day and run with your schoolmates and friends, but your entry won’t count towards school credit.


Online registration for the 3K is provided by  You may register online via the registration link (unless participating in the April Schools’ Competition).

Registration for the November 10, 2018 event will open on April 3, 2018.  There will also be race weekend registration at the Health & Fitness Expo on Friday, November 9, from noon to 6 PM and race morning from 6:30 AM to 8:00 AM at Lovers Point Park.

To register online for the April 29, 2018 event (except for the Schools’ Competition), click HERE(beginning Sept. 1).  There will also be race weekend registration at the Health & Fitness Expo on Friday, April 27, from noon to 6 PM and race morning, beginning at 6:30 AM at Lovers Point Park.


The 3K starts and ends at Lovers Point Park in Pacific Grove and follows along the Pacific Grove shoreline.

Packet Pick-Up

Registered participants may pick up their bib and event shirt at the Health & Fitness Expo on the Friday before the event. Hours are noon to 6:00 PM. The Expo is located in the Portola Hotel & Spa in downtown Monterey. There is also race morning pick-up beginning at 6:30 AM in Lovers Point Park.

Event Info

All participants receive a unique aquatic-themed t-shirt and a finisher’s medallion. Following the April event there will be activities and demonstrations at the finish that are fun and fitness related.
Learn more here.