Since 1986, America's premier 5K road race with over 10,000 runners. Series of people's races leading to Elite Invitational where 9 world records have been set. Plus the Health and Fitness Expo will feature a weekend of exhibits, free samples and great buys highlight this weekend consumer exposition. Participants pick up their race number, timing chip, T-shirt and goodie bag at the Expo. The Carlsbad 5000 starts on Grand Avenue and ends on Carlsbad Village Drive.