Start of the 2019 Sunset 5K – Photo by B. Griswold


Run or walk with family and friends around Cabrillo National Monument’s historic landmarks while enjoying San Diego’s magnificent, pristine ocean views. Both 5K’s make incredible memories and pursuits you’ll be proud to accomplish! First place winners in both Women’s and Men’s divisions are entered into America’s Finest City Half Marathon which takes place in August.


JULY 25, 2020

In July, on Saturday during Comic Con week, runners and walkers enjoy spectacular views while going downhill to the famous tidepools and take in the amazing San Diego sunset while challenged returning back to the Visitor Center.  

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Previous Sunset 5K races


Photos from the 2019 event can be viewed here.

Photos from the 2018 event can be viewed here.

Photos from the 2017 event can be viewed here.

Photos from the 2016 event can be viewed here.

Photos from the 2015 event can be viewed here.


About CNMF

Cabrillo National Monument Foundation (CNMF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and the premier supporter of interpretive, cultural, historical, scientific and educational programs and activities at Cabrillo National Monument, San Diego’s only National Park. Your support and participation in CNMF membership and events or purchases you make in the Cabrillo Store directly contributes to the continuation and existence of Park programs. For more information about the funding we provide to the Park and becoming a foundation member, visit