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Heartbreak Ridge Run

Heartbreak Ridge Run

Saturday, April 13, 2024 (7:00 AM - 10:00 AM) (PDT)


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Join us for this iconic Trail Run held at the Home of the 11th Marines on Camp Pendleton. The race offers multiple distance choices including a Super Hero Kids Run and features the famous Heartbreak Ridge Hill climb. 

Heartbreak Ridge Run is the first race of the 2024 Tactical Triad 
All runners who complete in Heartbreak Ridge, Run to the Radar (May 4), and Buffalo Alley (Sept 28), will receive a custom Tactical Triad medal. 

View the Heartbreak Ridge Run Course Map


Heartbreak Ridge Run is open to the everyone with the following stipulations: 

  • Those without base access must arrange to be escorted in on race morning by an authorized base patron.
  • Please do not register for the run unless this requirement has been coordinated. 
  • Patrons who don't make arrangements to enter Camp Pendleton will be turned away and no refund will be issued.

7:00am – Venue and Registration Open
8:00am – ½ Marathon Start
8:10am – Kids 1K Super Hero
8:30am – 10K Start
8:40am – 5K Start

Online registration opens Feb 13 at 9am
Day-of registration available +$5

½ Marathon – 13+
10K – 13+
5K – 9+
1K – 4-12 yrs.

$15  Active Duty ½ Marathon, 10K, 5K
$35  MIL Dependents/MIL Retirees 10K, 5K
$45  General Public, 10K, 5K

$50  MIL Dependents/MIL Retirees ½ Marathon
$65  General Public ½ Marathon

$20  MIL Dependents 1K Kids Super Hero Race
$25  General Public 1K Kids Super Hero Race
+$5 Additional fee for Day-of registration (if not sold out)

$15  Pre-Sale Heartbreak Ridge Race T-shirt
$20  Day-of Heartbreak Ridge Race T-Shirt limited quantities and sizes available

All runners will receive nutrition, hydration, sponsor items, and a finisher medal. Super Hero Kids also receive a superhero cape at check-in.

Las Pulgas Entrance
From Interstate 5, take the Las Pulgas exit and head east towards the Las Pulgas gate.
Continue on Las Pulgas for four miles until you reach Camp Pulgas (43 Area).

Main Gate Entrance
From the main gate, stay on Vandegrift for about a mile until you reach Stuart Mesa/Ash Road.
Turn left and proceed North seven miles to Las Pulgas Road.
Turn right and continue four miles to reach Camp Pulgas (43 Area).


  • Absolutely no headphones/earbuds allowed
  • Service and working dogs only in the venue
  • No dogs allowed on the course due to rough/rocky terrain
  • No strollers allowed
  • Event held rain or shine (unless deemed unsafe)
  • Pendleton Races has the right to modify the course if necessary for safety or base training exercises
  • Entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable
  • All competitors must be off the course by 11:15am

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Camp Pendleton

Camp Pendleton, United States
Saturday, April 13, 2024 (7:00 AM - 10:00 AM) (PDT)
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