Pre-Registered Packet Pick-up and Late Registration
When: 3:00pm until 7:00pm
Riders may pick-up packets at this time. If you have not yet registered, in-person registration will be available on a first come, first served basis for available registration spots. Clothing and merchandise will also be available.
Where: Endurance House Oceanside (directions)
Pre-Registered Packet Pick-up and “Day Of” Registration
When: 7:30am until 9:30am – Riders may pick-up packet at this time. If you have not yet registered, in person registration will be available on a first come, first served basis for available registration spots.
Where: Oceanside City Hall
9:45am 25 miles, 10:00am 5 miles Start waves by distance
1:00 pm – COURSES CLOSED! All aid and signs removed. Finish Area is cleaned.
Rider refreshments start at 10:00am and go until 1:00pm.
• The 25 Mile (Yellow) wave is first
o From City Hall take the bike trail under the RR tracks to Pacific, go down to the Strand around the loop back to the bike trail (3 miles).
o Then out to the Mission for a snack and an optional blessing,
o Then go back to the Bike Trail and out to the eastern end, returning back towards the coast.
o At Benet Rd. riders have the romantic option of exiting the bike trail and climbing up a very steep switchback hill (Benet Hill Rd.) up to the Prince of Peace Abbey. At the top of the hill will be special prizes. Then descend and go back to the Bike Trail.
o Return toward the coast and back to City Hall.
• The 5 mile riders will leave City Hall last, and take the beautiful route around the Strand and by the Oceanside Pier and return to City Hall.
The Oceanside Valentine Rides welcome all ages for Valentine-themed fun including special ride prizes on course and fun costume prize categories. Whether you try 5 or 25 miles it’s sure to be a great time for everyone. Enjoy the fun at City Hall and the location of America’s Biggest Heart, a 25′ high inflatable balloon for more fun and photos!
Bring your Valentine, create a team of friends, family and co-workers or bring yourself and enjoy the incredible views and the celebration afterwards.
Ride near the gorgeous Oceanside Pier and the Strand right next to the beach. Finish with snacks and refreshments. Take a photo by the nation’s biggest inflatable heart, get unique Valentine finisher beanies and bracelets, bring your costume for fun awards and enjoy an incredible day in Oceanside.
This is sure to be a great time as part of Oceanside Valentine’s Week and fun activities, dining, and deals from February 3 – 16. And you’ll be helping to support the incredible youth programs put on by the City of Oceanside Parks and Recreation.