San Diego Half Marathon and 5K


SCH Number
Public Agency
San Diego Unified Port District
Document Title
San Diego Half Marathon and 5K
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The proposed project would be a walk/run event by In Motion Events (Applicant) in the city of San Diego, California. The San Diego Half Marathon and 5K event will start at the intersection of 5th Street and Harbor Drive. The route of the Half Marathon will continue along the Embarcadero, past Broadway Pier, through Harbor Island, past Liberty Station, through Mission Hills and Hillcrest, along the western side of Balboa Park to finish at the Gaslamp Arch. The 5K route will continue along the Embarcadero past Broadway Pier and then split eastward from the Half Marathon route and loop back toward the finish area. The sections of these routes that are within the District's jurisdiction and Coastal Act authority include the starting area, the area along the embarcadero, and the area within Harbor Island. Along the Half Marathon route there will be checkpoints, water stations, public restrooms, and medical stations to assist participants in this event. This event has an expected attendance of approximately 5,000 people. This will be a one day event, including set up and break down. The event will occur in spring.

Contact Information

Abigail Haynam
Agency Name
San Diego Unified Port District
Job Title
Assistant Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Diego
San Diego
Citywide, Countywide, Statewide
Other Location Info
City Centre Embarcadero and Harbor Island

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15304 (Minor Alterations to Land) and Section 15323 (Normal Operations of Facilities for Public Gatherings)
Reasons for Exemption
The portion of the proposed project within the District’s jurisdiction is determined to be Categorically Exempt pursuant to the listed CEQA Sections. These are appropriate for the proposed project because it is a temporary event that would not involve the removal of mature, scenic trees, would not have any permanent effects on the environment, and would consist of the normal operation of existing facilities for public gatherings
County Clerk
San Diego


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