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SoCal's Pirate's 5k/10k Run/Walk

When: June 19, 2021
Where: Huntington Beach, CA
Race type(s): 10K, 5K, Kids

COME RUN the course on JUNE 20, 2020 from 8am to 10am. Caren Ware Events Van will be parked in Lot behind Jack in the Box on Beach Blvd and Warner. A timer will be at the start and finish of the course, which this year will begin in the parking lot west of BOLSA CHICA STATE PARK behind Warner and PCH on Pacific North.. Behind Jack in the Box. Once you sign up, click on the excel drop down and you can pick a start time between 8am and 9:30am. Or show up and we will give you a Safe distanced start time. You are running the course on your own. There is no course provisions. We will hand you a bottle of water and energy bar with your treasured BOOTY (shirt and medal). We will have a friendly person at the 5k and 10k turn around points to remind you to turn around. Once all course times are in and virtual times submitted, we will post results at 11am. You can pick up your division medal in the start/finish lot from 10:am to 10:30am or in front of GOLDEN ROAD BREWERY in Huntington beach, one mile west of the start and finish from 11am to noon….or have it mailed to you by going back and picking the $7 have division mailed added option after the race..

You can get your BLING (Bib, shirt, and medal) at packet pick up CAREN WARE EVENTS VAN pick up in the parking lot just east of STARBUCKS and GOLDEN ROAD Brewery 16470 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA 92649 on Friday, June 19 3pm to 6pm. This is one mile west on PCH from the start and finish. Or from the Caren Ware Events Van on Saturday, June 20 at June 20 from 8am to 10am. You MUST practice social distancing and remain 6 feet apart . Wait patiently. It will get to be your turn! Thank you so much for doing this in an adjusted way until we can evolve back to party camaraderie in the safe future.

Ships Ahoy. Plan to be a part of our pirate invasion at THE PIRATE'S RUN 5K /10K that starts June 1 and finishes June 20 Saturday, June 20, 2020 at noon with the Milage Challenge and earn extra medals and treasure! . BLING. BLING. PLUS raffles and course awards. Staying together-apart in our first comeback race. We have a really creative custom designed ship medal and a custom pirate's shirt in soft material. One of a kind. And one of a kind times. We are having to adjust the event to abide by State mandated regulations. There will be no organized set up in the State Park.

SO. RUN with us this way: We are going to offer a curbside timer on June 20 that will be at the Bolsa Chica State Beach from am 8am to 10:am on JUNE 20.. Sign up for a time to go on the course every 10 minutes during time. Sign up sheet sent once you register. (This is not an organized event at the State Park. Just a person with a timing antanne to give you a recorded time.. Groups of 10 or less will leave every 5 minutes.. Practice whatever required social distancing is mandated at the time.

To register for start time in 5K and 10Krun at Bolsa Chica Beach Park, please click the below link and choose your starting time.

5k/10k run starting time register

We also have an array of competition. We still want motivation and camaraderie. We still want rewards and awards for being active. We still want every BODY Up n Running , including us. SO… We are going to do a virtual competition in two ways. Join one or the other or both. Pick up your bling (bib,shirt, medal) at Roadrunner Sports on Friday, June 19 from 3:00 to 6pm. Or Saturday, June 20 from 10am to noon. Or have your BLING mailed right to your home. Then go run one or all three of the Huntington State Beach, Huntington City Pier course, and the Bolsa Chica State Beach course in the month of June. Or, not from So Cal. Pick your choice course. Come back to the race website and enter your times if you want to be included in the division awards. VIRTUALLY you can run anywhere in the USA for our virtual division awards. Or run these So Cal courses for our age division COURSE awards. If you do not want curbside pick up, your bling can be mailed to you will arrive by Friday, June 19. Choose $12 mail back fee option. Or , be the 180 time slots and form a group that you run on June 20 at Bolsa Chica.

So RUN or WALK. Do your own virtual run and input your time. Or DO THE ACTUAL COURSE at BOLSA CHICA STATE PARK ( starts Lot 25 about on the corner of Warner and PCH and heads East on Saturday, June 20, 2020 or run or these courses on your own. HUNTINGTON STATE BEACH (starts at the first lot on the Corner of PCH and BEACH Blvd and heads east) , HUNTINGTON CITY Pier course (Starts at Beach Blvd and PCH and heads west past the pier) enter your best time for one of these courses and be eligible for age division awards. TIMES must be posted by 10am on Saturday June 20. A VIRTUAL ZOOM Awards party will take place at 12:00 NOON (pacific standard time) and physically at Road runner Sports . If you won an age division award , you can opt to pick up at race start by 10:30am or at Golden Road Brewery in Huntington State beach from 11am to noon. June 20 or have it mailed to you. ($7 mailing fee) . If you come in person to pick up, bring a mask or face covering. You do not need to run with one.

ALSO, IN ADDITION. We have a STAY ACTIVE event: Join" THE PIRATE'S Life for Me JUNE MILEAGE CHALLENGE". Join the 50 mile challenge. (Earn an extra medal) AND the 100 MILE challenge. (earn a medal rack and extra medal) And the most mileage challenge. Top ten win extra medal, medal rack, and a trophy!

AND, the FOR FUN! THE BEST PIRATE's THEME contest. Post a video or a static picture on our Caren Ware Events Facebook or Instragram any time June 1 to June 20th and be eligible for prizes and give a ways. Together-apart! Make your best party vibe and share it!

Aye. Aye, Captain! Age division and overall awards presented and the BEST EVER custom cast finisher medal for all. Hey mates! we’ll also be raffling off a few hidden treasures. Wear your best pirate's attire or wear our event pirate's shirt for the ZOOM party. Noon on Saturday, June 20, 2020. We will post the zoom meet code .

PACKET PICK UP (You may pick up for others) If running virtually you can RUN the course or courses any time June 1 to June 20

Friday, June 19th (From 3 pm to 6 pm) NO LONGER AT ROADRUNNER. Now in SUNSET BEACH 1 mile from race start. Larger parking lot to accommodate social distancing.

LOT east of STARBUCKS. Make a right and go BEHIND the starbucks to the right. GO BEHIND the drive in line. And look for the flourescent pink CAREN WARE EVENTS VAN. There is no outlet in this parking lot. You will have to exit the way you entered. Just so you know.

Packet pick up is FRIDAY , June 19 for 3 to 6pm. behind the back end of STARBUCKS in the eastern most parking lot. Go BEHIND the drive through and turn left.

Behind STARBUCKS 16470 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA 92649

Packet pick up SATURDAY June 20, 20 in the lot behind Jack in the Box. 17243 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA 92649 7:15am to 9:30am. Start and finish location also.

Saturday, June 20, 2020 from 8am to 10am. You can also PICK UP BIB, SHIRT, and MEDAL from the CAREN WARE EVENTS VAN . It will be parked behind the Jack in the Box south of the corner of Pacific Coast Hwy and Warner. 17243 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, Ca. 92649

Or you can have the race packet MAILED to you prior to event. Shipping included in the VIRTUAL packet registration fee.


  • Chance to win raffle prizes
  • Pirate themed event T-Shirt
  • Custom race bib
  • Flat, fast course for avid runners to run in your own choice groups or solo
  • Age Division Awards
  • NOON ZOOM party to dress pirate's, adorn your finisher medals, and announce award winners (filmed from Roadrunner parking lot)

You won't want to miss THE Pirate's party race. GET MOTIVATED!
ARGGHHH. Walk the plank. It's a pirate's invasion.!!!
There is something for EVERY BODY and EVERYBODY at Caren Ware Events


Top Three Male/Female Awards. There are β€œIn It To Win It” age categories 3 deep with 5 year age spans: 5k and 10K
1-10, 11-14, 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&over

PARKING: If you want to go run the course

PARKING at BOLSA CHICA STATE BEACH is $15. You may wish to carpool. To enter into BOLSA CHICA STATE BEACH go in the main gate on PCH and drive the furthest EAST to the very last parking lot Lot 25. This year's course start will be outside the park and the curved corner west of the restrooms before the park gate. . The course starts on the bike path closet to the famous Jack In the Box on the corner of Warner and PCH. You can park in lots south in Sunset Beach. Practice safe and proper social distancing. And whatever single use persons are required to abide by at the State Park. For Huntington State Beaches and the Huntington City Beach parking lots, there is a $15 a day fee. The state park has weekday hourly parking on the first lot on the east of Beach Blvd and PCH and metered parking is along PCH and Beach. FYI. This information is if your are going to run all three course. We are just giving you chances to finally get out and run some good runs!

Note: You are running on your own. There are NO organized events allowed at the State Parks in June. You are running at your own risk. We are just providing the BLING to motivate your run. And tallying times to give you a competition to finally get to have. Thank for adjusting as we are having to adjust.

So , PICK THE OPTION THAT FITS YOU best. And Stay safe. Stay Active. Stay healthy.