Once a year the US Navy makes a special exception for a thousand runners, walkers and bikers to enjoy an unspoiled and protected 5-mile stretch of beach starting at the Silver Strand State Beach and ending at Coronado’s North Beach. (Click here to see a map of the course).

The annual Low Ride and Stride event, put on by Coronado Rotary, is a completely unique, family-oriented experience that cannot be replicated anywhere else in the country. The race has grown dramatically since it began over 20 years ago and offers an incredibly one of a kind experience for the ardent athlete and excitement for the children and participants who are out for the view, the sand and a beach that has been voted in the top 10 worldwide many times.

Participants include runners, walkers and bike riders of all ages and styles. The low tide allows participants to follow the beach line from start to finish. This beautiful stretch of sand is hard packed enough to support road bikes and wide enough for joggers, cruisers and kids bikes to travel at their own pace.

The race itself is one of the Coronado Rotary Club’s biggest fund raisers. With a majority of the proceeds going to help support local combat wounded veterans. With hundreds of thousands of dollars being donated over the years, the event has become an important piece in supporting the local Military Community. In recognition of the efforts the Low Tide Ride & Stride has received both the San Diego Military Advisory Council’s Achievement Award and the Armed Services YMCA Admiral St George Award.

Pre-Packet Pick Up:

  • Pre-Packet Pick Up will be held on Friday, June 21st
  • The location will be the Union Bank Parking lot located at:
    • 800 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118
      • Parking lot is North of the Bank with the entrance on D Ave.
  • Pick up times are from 4 PM – 7 PM
  • Bibs and the Race Shirt will be provided.

Friends and Family can pick up for others, but they must bring a signed waiver from the absent individual, which can be found by clicking here.

Race Day Pick Up:

  • Bibs can be picked up on race day at the start line at the Silver Strand State Beach starting at 6:30 AM until the race starts at 8:00 AM.
  • The race T-Shirt will be given out at the finish line in Coronado.
  • Waivers must be signed to pick up your packet.

More Race information

For more information on the race, please see our FAQ’s page on our website, which can be found by clicking here.

Other Questions:

Any other questions can be sent to: info@lowtideride.com

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