Run in our MoonGod 5K and Climb in our Boulderdash Competition this May!

In the month of May we have TWO back to back awesome events,  UCSD Recreation's annual Moon God 5k and Boulderdash Climbing Competition!  Moon God 5K:  Not your average 5K…join us for a full moon dash at one of San Diego’s only night runs. Race past moonlit bears, snakes, falling houses and the Sun God– just some of UCSD’s giant outdoor art pieces that seem to come alive under the moonlight. Every spring quarter, UCSD Recreation hosts an incredible night run that showcases the beauty of UCSD from a nocturnal perspective. Grab one of your friends and do this fun, carefree, and entertaining run. you’ll follow a glow in the dark 5K path to a finish line that has music, treats, and prizes for the race winners. Not a UCSD student? Never fear! The Moon God 5k is open to everyone! Now that you’re sold, here’s the nitty gritty: When? Tuesday, May 10 What time? 7:00-8:30pm: Race check-in at the Triton Statue at the Price Center West, South entrance. The race begins at 8:30pm. How do you Register? Online, in person at one of our facilities, the day of the race OR by phone 858.534.0684 How much? UCSD Students: $15 advance/ $20 day of race; all others: $20 advance/ $25 day of race Proceeds of the annual Moon God Race supports student leadership programs at UCSD. Pro Tip: Arrive early to park! The closest visitor parking is in Gilman Parking structure and will be $2/hour. Pay stations accepting bills and credit card are available at the structure. moongodstart Boulderdash Climbing Competition: Attention all Rock Climbers!! On Tuesday, May 10 2016, from 6-10pm the Outback Climbing Center will be hosting the annual bouldering competition: Boulderdash! This awesome event brings UCSD and San Diego climbers together to test their skills on climbing routes set specifically for this competition. Competitors will climb without ropes or harnesses on different short routes. It is a point based comp and there will be great prizes from the competition sponsors to be awarded to top finishers. It doesn’t matter if you are just starting out with climbing or an experienced climber! This competition is for all abilities since there will be routes for each skill level. Bring some friends and come out and have fun! Schedule:
  • Doors open at 5:00pm
  • Climbing Competition will begin at 5:30pm and wrap up at 8:30pm
  • The Final Round is from 8:30-9:30pm for top finishers
  • $25 for students/ $35 for all others. Entrance is free for those not competing.
*Competition entry includes an Allied Climbers of San Diego membership. Sign up online here or at any of our facilities. Questions? Call Outback Climbing Center (858-822-1996) or email them at
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