Can I register on the day of the race? No, Registration is full for the 2013 run.
Do I have to pay for parking? Parking is free before 7 a.m. Any guest who enters the parking lot after that time will be required to go through our toll plaza and purchase regular priced parking for $15. Race bibs can be shown to toll booth personnel if participants wish to come back later that day.
What time do I need to be at SeaWorld San Diego? Participants should plan on arriving starting at 6 a.m. Registration will close at 6:45 a.m. Race will begin promptly at 7 a.m. at Arctic Plaza.
Where do I meet on race day? Enter the park via Ingraham St to the main toll plaza and follow staff's directions to park in the East guest area parking lot. Registration tables will be set up by the Education Gate in the East Parking Lot. Signs and staff can help direct you.
Can I use my jogging stroller in the park? Yes. Strollers will be asked to start in the back of the race group to allow sufficient spacing.
Will there be awards given? We will have awards for top male and female runners. However, all participants are potential winners of amazing raffle prizes including hotel stays, dining and shopping gift certificates and SeaWorld experiences. Your bib number is your raffle number.
How will I know if the race has been canceled or postponed due to weather? Refer to website for any updates related to the race.
Where should I go to get my race packet? Day-of registration, bib, t-shirt and race day admission ticket pick up will take place on the morning of the race, April 20, 2013. Check-in will start at 6am and go until 6:45am in front of the Education Gate in the East Parking Lot.
Do I need an additional ticket to stay and enjoy the park after the Run is over? Participants will receive a $15 off race day admission to enjoy the park on race day. Spectators who pay to be in the race plaza will also receive a $15 off admission discount ticket to enjoy SeaWorld on the day of the race. After race activities, which include meeting costume characters and live animals and learning about conservation through several educational booths, runners will exit the finish line area through the Education Gate and can re-enter the park through the park's main entrance. Coupons can be redeemed at ticket booths.
Do I need to register my baby for the Pole to Pole Fun Run? Children under 3 years of age are free. Children 3 and older need to register to be allowed into the race starting area.
What if I have to leave after the Run but wish to come back to the park? Runner’s bibs can be shown at parking toll booths for free parking on April 20th only. If you wish to leave after already entering the park, you will receive a hand stamp upon exiting the park. When you return, show your hand stamp at the turnstiles, and you will be allowed re-entry on Race day only.
Will there be an area to change or any showers available? Restrooms will be available for use, however, there are no shower facilities available.
Can I buy additional Fun Run T-shirts? Each participant will receive one shirt as part of their entry to the race. There may be additional shirts sold on race day depending upon availability.
Is there a place to store my belongings during the race? Participants are encouraged to keep belongings secured in their vehicle. A limited supply of lockers are available inside the park for a small fee. SeaWorld San Diego is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
Will food and beverages be provided during the race? Upon finishing the race, a light breakfast and refreshments will be provided. There will also be one water station on the course.
Can I bring food and/or drinks into the park? SeaWorld San Diego has a strict food and beverage policy as to what may or may not enter the park. Click here for more information.
What time does the park open on to the public on race day?The park will open at 9am and close at 8:00pm. A limited portion inside the front of the park opens at 8:30 where breakfast and coffee is available. Pick up a map and get a head start on planning your day.