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San Diego

April 24, 2021

$65 NOW


*Race Day Packet Pick Up add $5.00

**Chip Timing is an additional $2.00

Volunteers may run for free!

About the Event

Tacos & Beer 5k run Kicks off a fun and festive Cinco de Mayo weekend. After the run, get rewarded with Tacos and Beer (for 21+) at the Tacos & Beer Festival with a BAJA beer garden, live mariachi music, live bands, DJs, games, including a mechanical bull, a piñata breaking party, and a Cinco de Mayo costume contest So Bring the Mexican sombrero, serape, folklore skirts, the maracas, la guitar, el barracho, la muchacha...

My friends...Salud! 

Packet Pick Up

Saturday, May 5, 2018
                Time: 10a.m.- 3p.m.
Location: Road Runner Sports
               5553 Copley Dr
               San Diego, Ca 92111
  • Sunday on Race day - $5.00 fee

  • from 6:30 am to 7:30 am at venue 

  • We encourage everyone to pick up their bib and t-shirt on Saturday--no $5.00 fee.  Please Note: Race will start on time.

The Venue

Embarcadero Marina Park South
 200 Marina Park Way. San Diego, CA 92101 

Race & Waves Times

Chip Timing Runners

8 am

Speedy Gonzales

All Runners welcome: 

chip timing or not!. 

No walkers, no strollers

Non-Chip Timing Fun Run

Last waves

Slowpoke Rodriguez


 (Joggers, walkers, and strollers)    

What We Offer

  • Two Tacos

  • A Beer

  • Crafted Medal

  • Cool Designed T-shirt

  • Chip Timing (optional)

  • Entertainment on the course

  • Tacos & Beer Festival:

  • BAJA Beer Garden

  • Live Mariachi Music

  • Live bands & DJs

  • Costume Contest Fiesta

  • Tacos & Beer 5k Awards


Race Information

Start Time is 8:00 AM
  • Participants will start/finish at the Embarcadero Park South.

The Course
  • The course is 5k (3.1 miles) out-and-back route

  • Along the Embarcadero Marina Promenade

Start Activities
  • Pre-event Party and warm-up

  • Port-a-john

  • Dj music

Course Support and Entertainment
  • Water stations at two points

  • Live Mariachi Music and DJs on Course

Post-Race Fiesta

Post-Race Fiesta Activities
  • Finish Line Tacos & Beer Fiesta

  • Medals

  • Tacos and Beer at the Baja Beer Garden 

  • Costume competition and pinata breaking party

  • Games and MAS....

Race Awards: 
  • to the top three overall Male and Female Finishers--based on chip timining results.


Fun Competition

Will give Awards in the Categories of

  • Traditional Costume: 

    • Team and Individual competition.

  • Most Creative Team Name

  • Largest Team (most members registered) 

  •  Your race bib must be visible on the costume.

Parking Information

Here are a few links that provide parking information around the venue:

ACE Parking Lot

clke here to see map

Convention Center:

Port of San Diego:



Please note that the Tacos and Beer 5K  and RunCarrera reserves the right to reject any entry.  All entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. This is noted on our registration application, and when you register for any of our events you must agree to this policy. You may not alter, reproduce, give or sell your number to another individual – if you do this could result in your disqualification as well as the runner who uses your race number. The entry fee for this year's event will NOT transfer to next year's event, no exceptions. This policy stays in effect whether you are injured, have an unexpected business or family emergency, pregnancy, etc. There are NO exceptions.

Embarcadero Marina Park South has parking avialable but limited and with meters (meters start at 10am)

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