37th Annual Spirit Run

Sunday, March 1, 2020

Newport Beach

What is Spirit Run?

Click here to view the 6 minute video “What is Spirit Run?” (Video pictured at the top of this page without sound.)

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Spirit Run is a Bring Back the Mile Featured Event

Visit Bring Back the Mile to learn more.


Youth, Fitness & Dog Expo

With Costume Contest

  • Youth & Fitness Expo with live music, food and beverage including food truck'; rock climbing, bungee trampoline, mini skate park, and other youth activities; massage, shopping, fitness information for adults, and much more.

  • Dog Expo with adoptable pets, pet food samples, and more.

  • “Spirit” Costume Contest Compete in our “Spirit” themed costume contest for prizes.

Adult, Youth & Canine

Running & Walking Events

  • Evening Training Program for Spirit Run - 1/6/20-2/27/20

  • 5 Adult Road Race Events

  • 7 Youth Road Race Events

  • 5k Family Walk and Family Mile

  • Toddler Trot

  • Dog Mile (humans 13 & older with with dogs on leashes)

America's premier miler, Steve Scott, paces leader in a Youth Mile Race

America's premier miler, Steve Scott, paces leader in a Youth Mile Race

“I have never been in a race with such great enthusiasm and support from the participants. They cheer for everyone from start to finish.” 
— Steve Scott, "America’s Premier Miler," an Olympian who holds the world record for running the most sub-4 minute miles. Since 1983, Steve Scott has warmed up and led the kids in each of their 1/4 - 1- Mile races. Steve also starts the Elite Mile and the Open Mile races for adults.