Can I register on the day of the race? Yes, if race is not sold out. Space is limited
Do I have to pay for parking? Parking is free before 7:30 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 or special parking vouchers 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 6:30 a.m. Registration will close at 7:15 a.m. Race will begin promptly at 7:30 a.m. at Arctic Plaza.
Where do I meet on race day? Enter the park via South Shores Road and SeaWorld Drive 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. Please arrive no later than 7:00 to get parked, have any bags checked and get to starting line by 7:15.
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.All strollers (and bags) will be checked by our Security personnel upon entering SeaWorld property and are subject for search again if they leave the course route in the parking lot.
Will there be awards given? We will have awards for top male and female runners. However, all participants are potential winners of amazing opportunity drawing prizes including SeaWorld experiences. Your bib number is your opportunity drawing 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 6, 2014 in our East Parking Lot/Education Gate area. New this year we are offering race packet pick up on Saturday, April 5, 2014. We strongly encourage participants to pick up their packets on Saturday to familiarize yourself with arrival procedures and allow for a smooth race morning. Race-day check-in will start at 6:30am and go until 7:15am in front of the Education Gate in the East Parking Lot. Race starts promptly at 7:30am on Sunday April 6, 2014.
Do I need an additional ticket to stay and enjoy the park after the Run is over? All participants will receive FREE race day admission to enjoy the park on race day. Spectators who pay to be in the race plaza will also receive a $20 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 will be given a parking voucher which can be shown at parking toll booths for free parking on April 6th 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. Any strollers and/or bags entering SeaWorld property are subject to search. If runners go off course in the parking lot during the race, they will be subject to search again upon re-entering course boundaries.
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 10am and close at 7:30pm. A limited portion inside the front of the park opens at 9:30 where breakfast and coffee is available. Pick up a map and get a head start on planning your day.