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Who thought of this kooky idea?
Steve Lebherz & Seth Brewer, two locals. Steve has run this route on Super Bowl Sunday for more then 30 years. His son-in-law Seth and he came up with the idea a couple of years ago, asking the simple question “why are more people not out here!?” The rest is history.

Why Super Bowl Sunday?
An early run on Super Bowl Sunday eliminates some of the guilt as you indulge on chips, guacamole and beer later that day.

Will water be provided?
Yes. There will be water stations throughout the event, as well as fruit and water at the finish line. All supplied by our sponsors and Cardiff Seaside Market.

Are strollers okay?
SURE! We encourage BOBs (Baby On Board) as this is a family event.

Can I bring my dog?
No. No Pets allowed.

Can I ride a bike/ rollerblade/ tricycle/ unicycle/ skateboard?
No. Please leave your wheels at home.

How do I volunteer for this awesome event?
Send us an email: info@cardiffkookrun.com

February 2, 2014
Race Day Schedule and Registration
Hit the alarm, stretch and run out the door to the Check-In and Packet Pick-up*. It will be 7:30am at Moonlight Beach parking lot. Please be prompt. Photo ID required. Packets released to runners only.
7:30am Race Check-In
8:00am Welcome & Introductions
8:25am National Anthem – Big Lou Perkins
8:30am 10K – RACE START
9:00am 5K & Costume Division – RACE START
10:30am Race Course Closes
11:00am Award Ceremony
Packet Pickup Information
WHEN: Saturday February 1st, 2014 from 12:00 PM (noon) – 7:00 PM
WHERE: Road Runner Sports (Carlsbad) 5617 Paseo Del Norte #100 Carlsbad, CA 92008 – Phone: (760) 444-3020
*Packet Pick-Up also available same day of race / Registration opens at 7:30 am.Road Runner Sports will provide 10% off merchandise & goodie bags for all CKR participants.

Is the Cardiff Kook the most well-dressed statue in the world, or what?!
The tradition of changing his clothes has gained attention far and wide. So it seemed only natural to add a costume contest to the Cardiff Kook Run. Think of the publicity! We’ll be around the world by that afternoon!
Costume participants need to register at the Costume Contest Registration table prior to race start
Prizes will be awarded to the top three athletes who best display the spirit of the Cardiff Kook
The costume award ceremony immediately following the race
Costumes will be judged as athletes cross the finish line
Race completion times have no bearing on costume contest results
Normal running attire is not considered a costume
Athletes must be present at awards ceremony to receive award
See Photos from Last Years Event
We are pleased to report,

The response to our elite field has jumped. The number of persons registered for the 10K has doubled over last year! As a result we are pleased to announce a cash prize of $200.00 for the fastest male and female racers in the 2013 CArdiff Kook Run to be held this Sunday February 3, 2013.

We will pay an additional $50.00 to the winner of male / female race if they beat last years times.

This is exciting as the strength of the open / elite field is a sure sign we have one of the finest courses for the serious runner.

Best in health,

Steve Lebherz, Co-founder
Cardiff Kook Run

10K Only *

18 and under
18- 28
29- 34
35- 39
40- 44
45- 49
50- 54
55- 59
60- 64
65- 69

*Males and Females compete to win in all divisions.

The fastest over all male and female runner will be crowned Cardiff Kook Run Champions and as the first-ever winners receive the honor of their names engraved on the Cardiff Kook Run 10K Champion’s Trophy.sss