MCRD San Diego Boot Camp Challenge

Sat October 22, 2022 San Diego, CA 92140 US


How can I sign-up for Boot Camp Challenge? 

·         Register online at or    

·         Online registration will close on Friday, October 21, 2022 at 11:55 p.m.  

·         Register before June 30th for the best value.


What are the age requirements? 

·         You must be at least 14 years old on race day to participate.



·         Monday, October 10, 2022:  Last day to register in order to receive race packet (race bib, timing chip, and information) in the mail, free of charge.

·         Friday, October 21, 2022: Online registration closes at 11:55 p.m.  

·         Saturday, October 22nd: Race Day. Race number and t-shirt pickup opens at 7:00 a.m.


What do the proceeds of this event go towards? 

·         The proceeds from the Boot Camp Challenge go to Marine Corps Community Services, which supports Marines and their families by providing morale, welfare, and recreational programming. Thank you for your support!


How will I receive my race packet? 

·         Individuals and Teams registered by Monday, October 10, 2022 will receive their race packets (race bibs, timing chip and information) in the mail.  

·         Each 5-person team is required to have a team captain. Race packets for the entire team will be mailed to the team captain.

·         If you registered after October 10, 2022, your bib with your timing tag will be available for pick-up on race morning beginning at 7:00 a.m.  

·         If you registered before October 10, 2022 and did not receive your packet in the mail, please see customer service on race morning. 


How do I get my Boot Camp Challenge participant shirt? 

·         Boot Camp Challenge participant shirts will be available for pick-up at the t-shirt tent on race morning. You must use the tag on your bib number to pick up your shirt. Please pick up your t-shirt prior to the race start.

·         While we will do all we can to ensure you receive the shirt size you desire, unfortunately we cannot make any guarantees.


Will there be a Bag Check available? 

·         Yes, gear check will be available at the bag check area. 

·         Plastic bags will be provided. We discourage bringing any valuables to the race.


Can I view participants in the obstacle course?

·         There will be shuttles that take you approximately 1 mile to the main obstacle area.


Will there be restrooms? 

·         There will be portable restrooms located at the event venue and along the course.


What is the refund policy? 

·         Your entry fee is non-refundable but your bib number can be transferred to another participant at no additional cost. 


What if I would like to change my category? 

·         Individuals to Team:  Have all participants register online as individuals, then the team captain can email with the team name (12 characters only) and each team member’s name along with the team category you wish to compete in.  A Boot Camp Challenge representative will make the necessary changes.

·         Team to Individual:  Entry fees are non-refundable but your bib number can be transferred to another participant at no additional cost. You may choose to replace your teammates, or elect to run as an individual.  Email us with your decision at and we will issue a new race bib(s).

·         Day-of Changes: Visit the Customer Service Tent for any changes that need to be made, to include team categories, substitutions, etc. Customer Service Tent opens at 7:00 a.m. race morning.


What amenities are offered on the course? 

·         Two Water stations will be located on the race course. 

·         There will be a Medical Tent and staff stationed at the event venue and on the course.



What is the policy for headphones? 

·         For your safety and the safety of your fellow participants, you are encouraged NOT to wear headphones.


Are strollers allowed? 

·         No, baby strollers, jogging strollers, and children under the age of 14 are not permitted on the course. However, they are welcome in the expo spectator areas.


Are pets allowed? 

·         Though we love animals, dogs or pets of any kind are not allowed on the race course or venue.


When will the results be posted? 

·         Official race results will be posted immediately following the event at


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