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Volunteers, runners get ready for La Jolla Half Marathon

Runners rejoice while reaching the finish line at Ellen Browning Scripps Park during a previous year’s La Jolla Half Marathon.
Runners rejoice while reaching the finish line at Ellen Browning Scripps Park during a previous year’s La Jolla Half Marathon.
(La Jolla Light Staff)

The 2015 La Jolla Half Marathon/5K will take place beginning at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, April 26. Starting at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, the course follows a scenic coastal route before reaching the challenging climb to the summit of Torrey Pines State Park. After leaving the park, the course rolls atop Torrey Pines Mesa, continues down through the residential district of La Jolla Shores, and finishes in Ellen Browning Scripps Park at La Jolla Cove. The annual event is a fundraiser for the charities of La Jolla Kiwanis Club. Registration costs are $95 for runners and $40 for walkers. Volunteers and participants can learn more at lajollahalfmarathon.com or (760) 692-2900.