ROC Race 5k San Diego

Thank you for everyone who came out to ROC Race San Diego 2014! Get on our VIP list to get updates on upcoming races!

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WHAT IS ROC RACE? ROC Race is the original game show-inspired obstacle run featuring 12 larger than life obstacles including the infamous Wrecking Ball, the brand new Sweeper, Jump Balls, and the World’s Largest Inflatable Water Slide! Get ready for the craziest 5k of your life!

This is an untimed event open to everyone, from couch potatoes to track stars, ages 13 and up!

WHEN: Saturday, May 10th, 2014

WHERE: Del Mar Fairgrounds
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd.
Del Mar, CA 92014

TEAM CONTEST: The largest team will receive 25% cash back!

VIP List

Volunteer Info


Start times
If you want to ensure you get the same start time as your friends, make sure you sign up as a team in the same registration category! If you sign up in different waves you will not run at the same time.

You will receive an email 1 week before the race with your designated start time. Please make sure you are available to run at any of the start times in your wave as there are no refunds.


Price Level Good Until Wave 1 & 2
Wave 0
& 3
Special Introductory January 7th at 11:59pm $55 $55
Early Bird February 13th at 11:59pm $60 $60
ROC Star April 10th at 11:59pm $65 $65
Final May 9th at 11:59pm $75 $70
Race Day May 10th $85 $80


Please note: Entry fees are non-refundable and prices above do not include processing or insurance fees. Prices are subject to change.

What’s Included in Your Registration
Your ROC Race registration includes bib, safety pins, T-Shirt, free bag check, and access to the course. Make sure to bring cash with you as parking, concessions, and additional merchandise are not included!

Packet Pickup
Road Runner Sports

Road Runner Sports San Diego
Friday, May 9th, 2014
10am – 7pm
5553 Copley Dr.
San Diego, Ca 92111

If you cannot make it, someone else can pickup for you if they have a photocopy of your ID (phone picture will work).

For a $5 convenience fee, you can pick up your race materials at the venue on race day. Be sure to arrive at least 1 hour before your start time.

Hotel Hookup:
San Diego/Del Mar Hilton
Book online now for a discounted rate at the Del Mar Hilton! Or call 800-833-7904 and mention Ridiculous Obstacle Challenge for the special rate. Must book by April 9th!


Dr. Bronner’s Magic Foam Experience
Dr. Bronner’s is once again bringing their Magic Foam Experience to ROC Race San Diego! Post-race, dance your way through their All-One hot showers and be blasted tingly clean with their organic and fair trade castile soaps. Try out their organic and fair trade body lotions and hair crèmes and take home a free 2-oz bottle of soap at the race. The “Foam Zone” is open all day. See you there!

Course Map
ROC Race San Diego Course Map

Parking will be $10 per car cash only. We highly encourage carpooling!

Shoe Donation

Shoes For a CauseWe’re happy to partner with Shoes for a Cause! Donate your shoes if you wish after running or bring pairs from home and they’ll be donated to those in need in third world countries!


Challenged Athletes FoundationIt is the mission of the Challenged Athletes Foundation® (CAF) to provide opportunities and support to people with physical disabilities so they can pursue active lifestyles through physical fitness and competitive athletics. CAF believes that involvement in sports at any level increases self-esteem, encourages independence and enhances quality of life.

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