6k Race

San Diego Heroes 6K

San Diego, CA

November 12, 2016

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Heroes in Recovery
9:00 AM
De Anza Cove Park
3000 North Mission Bay Drive
San Diego, CA 92109

$1500 prize moneyREGISTRATION*

Download Printable/Mail-In Registration (postmark by October 26, 2016)


We’re so sorry your four-legged running partner cannot join us at De Anza Cove Park, this is according to the Parks Regulations. 

*We are unable to provide refunds or transfers to another participant, but we can change your registration to a virtual runner (no difference in cost will be refunded for change).

About the Race

The San Diego Heroes race is a unique 6K run/walk presented by Southern California’s Recovery Centers (SCRC) and Foundations San Diego, an outpatient treatment center of Foundations Recovery Network.

Heroes in Recovery has a simple mission: to eliminate the social stigma that keeps individuals with addiction and mental health issues from seeking help, to share stories of recovery for the purpose of encouragement and inspiration, and to create an engaged sober community that empowers people to get involved, give back, and live healthy, active lives. It takes a heroic effort to live clean and sober each day, and a Heroes 6K celebrates that effort. The sixth kilometer separates a Heroes race from a typical 5K to symbolize the extra effort it takes to sustain recovery. The six kilometers also represent the six letters in the word HEROES.

This event is a smoke-free, pet-free event according to the regulations of San Diego Parks and Recreations.

The 2016 Charity Beneficiary

Turning Point Home was founded in 1970 by a small group of dedicated individuals who were concerned about the lack of resources in our community for alcoholic women. Located on the edge of San Diego’s Golden Hill park, the Turning Point Home is a community-based, peer-oriented, residential recovery home which provides shelter, food and recovery services to alcoholic women. They support these women in achieving long-term sobriety in a safe, supportive and structured alcohol/drug-free environment through guidance and education.
Please consider partnering with us in supporting this local non-profit organization.

Give a donation in any amount by clicking the Donate Now button or become a fundraising participant to get others involved in supporting our mission for the recovery community by clicking the image below and setting up a fundraising team.

Be a Volunteer

Interested in helping out at the San Diego Heroes 6K Run/Walk at De Anza Cove Park in Mission Bay? Volunteers have the option to run the race, too! Each volunteer will receive a Heroes volunteer shirt at check-in. (Be sure to register for the run/walk if you plan to do both).

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Race Course

6K (3.728 miles) certified course in De Anza Cove Park. USATF Certification Code: CA15064RS

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Schedule of Events


Packet Pick Up/Walk Up Registration (Cash/Check Only Please)
Date: Friday, November 11, 2016
Location: Movin Shoes | 1892 Garnet Avenue, San Diego, CA 92109
Time: 2 PM – 7 PM

**During Early Packet Pick-up/Walk-up Registration hours only: Enjoy buy one get one 50% off on full priced apparel and $20 discount on all full priced Running Shoes** (Some exclusions may apply, including select items from Nike, ASICS, and Brooks).

Race Day Registration/Packet Pick Up (Cash/Check Only Please)
Date: Saturday, November 12, 2016
Location: De Anza Cove Park, Mission Bay | 3000 N Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, CA 92109
Walk Up Registration Time: 7:30 AM – 8:45 AM
Race Start Time: 9 AM
Award Ceremony: 10:00 AM


Download Printable Registration (postmark by October 26, 2016)

We’re so sorry your four-legged running partner cannot join us at De Anza Cove Park, this is according to the Parks Regulations. 

  • Early Registration: $25 (through August 21, 2016)
  • Registration: $30 (through October 09, 2016)
  • Late Registration: $35 (through November 11, 2016)
  • Race Day Registration: $40 (November 12, 2016)


  • Individual (Virtual Runner): $25
    If you can’t join us in San Diego for the Heroes In Recovery 6K, run/walk 6 kilometer virtually! Send us your picture of participation and/or watch/GPS results of your 6K experience, to [email protected], wherever you are and we will send you your finisher’s medal and commemorative race tech shirt!


2015 | 2016


You may only qualify to win in one category and must be present to receive your award.

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First Place – $150
Second Place – $130
Third Place – $120
“Almost Podium” Fourth Place – $100

*If you are 40+ years old and are the fourth overall person to cross the finish line – you will be placed as the Overall “Almost Podium” Fourth Place winner.

Overall Masters Male and Female Winners

First Place – $100
Second Place – $75
Third Place – $50
“Almost Podium” Fourth Place – $25

Other award categories – Age Group Awards Male/Female:

0-9, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+

Each Participant will receive:

  • A Finisher’s Medal upon crossing the Finish Line!
  • Tech Shirt (Women’s/Men’s Specific)
  • Post Race Nutrition


Event Photos

2015 Photos | 2016 Photos

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