Show Us Your… BEADS!!


Welcome to the Inaugural Mardi Gras 10K and 5K Trail Run, benefiting the Rancho Bernardo Community Council. 

Join us Sunday March 3rd, as we put on the most festive race in San Diego County. There will be beads, masks, costumes, and plenty of running. This family friendly event will feature a 10K and 5K trail race. But don't worry... if you're not a runner and want to join in the fun we also offer a 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk and Kid's Dash for the little ones.

The Mardi Gras Run is all about the celebration so feel free to dress up in your best Carnival outfits and have some fun while you run the trails.


Event Details

Event Date:  March 3, 2019
Event Location: Rancho Bernardo Community Park
Event Address:
18448 W. Bernardo Dr
San Diego, 92127
Parking: Onsite and Surrounding Streets
Parking Map:
Course Notes:
  • Chipped Timed Race
  • 100% Dirt Trail Course, All Distances
  • 2 Aid Stations for 10K
  • 1 Aid Station for 5K
  • Non-Technical Trails
  • Great For All Running Levels
  • Walkers welcome
  • Trail shoes recommended but NOT Required
Packet Pickup:
Saturday March 2nd
Fleet Feet San Diego
5980 Village Way
San Diego, CA 92130
Race Day Schedule:
6:00am- Race Day Registration Opens
7:00am-  Mardi Gras Expo Opens
8:00am- 10K Start
8:15am-  5k Start
8:30am- 1 Mile Fun Run
8:30am- Food Tent/ Breakfast Open
9:15am-  Kids Dash
9:30am- 5K Awards
9:45am- 10K Awards
10:00am- Mardi Gras Expo/ Event Closes
Race Awards:
We will be Awarding Prizes to the TOP 3 Overall Male and Female Finishers in both the 10K and 5K.
FAQ'S: To find answers to the most frequently asked questions please click HERE

10K Course Map

5K Course Map

Additional Event Info:

Kids Dash:
Running is not just for adults... bring the kiddos to the celebration and get them signed up for this 1/4 mile to 1/2 mile kids run.
  • Race Day Registration Only
  • Kid's Dash Distance is determined by the age of the kids registered. (ages 7 years and younger are welcome)
  • $10 Registration Fee, includes a kids medal and post race breakfast
Costume Contest: 
Show off your Mardi Gras spirit on race day, and come dressed in your best Mardi Gras themed outfit. 
  • Costume Contest prizes awarded to top 3 costumes
  • Prizes include Gift Certificates from local businesses
  • Runners and spectators eligible for costume prizes
  • Register for FREE contest entry on race day
Mardi Gras Finish Line Festival:
Run, Watch, or Cheer... it doesn't matter how you celebrate with us, but come be a part of our finish line festival as we feature our  breakfast food tent, games, and music, while showcasing local businesses.