Indulge in two of San Diego’s true loves: Running and Craft Beer! The Craft Classic Half Marathon and 5K offers a unique San Diego course with sweeping views, challenging hills and a delicious craft beer reward at the finish line at Green Flash Brewing Co. Race giveaways for all participants include a commemorative event shirt and beer glass, special finisher’s medal, a free beer at Green Flash and free race photos.


Entry Fees

Half Marathon
First 250 spots = $75
251-500 = $80
501-750 = $85
751-1000 = $95
1001+ = $105

First 250 spots = $35
251-500 = $45
501-750 = $50
751-1000 = $55
1001+ = $60

Click HERE for current Half Marathon & 5K price


What’s Included

All participants will receive a commemorative pint glass, an official event shirt, a custom finisher medal and two free beers from Green Flash!


FREE Social Run Series

Log your training miles for Craft Classic and make new running friends over a tasty Green Flash brew! Craft Classic Social Runs will be happening from the Green Flash Tasting Room on March 29, April 19, May 17 and June 28. More info and RSVP:


Route 56 Race Series Half Marathon Medal

Participate in both the 2017 Craft Classic Half Marathon and 2017 San Diego Holiday Half Marathon and receive a special Route 56 Series medal that will be handed out at the Holiday Half finish line expo. You must register for Holiday Half by October 15 to qualify for the series medal.


Official Hotel Partner


Country Inn Suites - Craft Classic


The Country Inn and Suites hotel is conveniently located just one mile from Green Flash Brewing. Craft Classic participants will receive a special rate of $189/night for a 1 king bed room, $199/night for a 2 queen bed room and $209/night for a king suite room. Tax not included. 2 night stay minimum. Rates apply for July 14-16. Must book by June 14. While supplies last. Click HERE to book your room.


2016 Photos & Results


Course Map



Packet Pickup & Race Instructions

Pre-Race Packet Pickup will be held at Road Runner Sports San Diego on Friday, July 14 and Saturday, July 15 and will be mandatory for all participants. If you can’t make it, someone will be able to pick up for you. Fully detailed race instructions will be posted on this page and sent via email to all participants the week of the event.


Prizes & Awards

Get pumped up knowing the top three overall male and female finishers will receive awesome awards, as well as the top three finishers in EACH age group! Your chances are looking good!

Top male and female Half Marathon finishers will WIN THEIR WEIGHT IN BEER!


Age Groups

17 & under