Kick Off a Super Day with an Epic Run on the 101
February 6, 2022

The Most Scenic Race in San Diego


Kick off Super Bowl Sunday 2021 with epic ocean views on a traffic-free Coast Highway 101 at one of the most beautiful events in San Diego.                                                                                                                                     

Come have fun with us the day before the race and pick up your packet. We will be offering a vendor village full of great local San Diego businesses. 


The Kook Run is excited to bring back our ELITE Division to the 2021 race. These runners will be competing for $3000 in cash prizes. The elite division only applies to the 10K distance. Do you have what it takes?


It's Super Bowl Sunday and if you are up for some extra fun, come in your best costumes! Prizes will be awarded to the Top 3 costumes in each category plus a little something extra for the winner...

Racing is not just for adults! Bring the kiddos out to our 1st Annual Kids Race. The kids event will be held during packet pickup hours. The times and location TBD.

The Kook Run is excited to partner with Cardiff 101 in 2021. Cardiff 101 is a non-profit that advocates for Cardiff residents and businesses to preserve, improve, and promote Cardiff.

You asked for it...you got it.

Your favorite "Kooky" 10K/5K is back racing on your favorite course on the day it's meant to be run... 

Super Bowl Sunday!

Now come experience the best race-day atmosphere in Southern California.


About "The Kook"

(Officially "The Magic Carpet Ride")

The Cardiff Kook is a landmark along State Coast Highway 101 in the Cardiff By The Sea neighborhood of Encinitas. The nickname comes from the statue’s infamous pose: one that local surfers tease makes him look like a “kook”. It is frequently adorned with various decorations or completely decked out in costumes

to fit the occasion.


Stop by to see it on your way to enjoy our beautiful Encinitas beaches or if you’re camping at the nearby San Elijo State Beach Campground.

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Thank you for your interest in the 2021 Kook Run. If you would like to connect with Race San Diego (the new owners of the race), please see below or visit www.racesandiegollc.com 

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