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Oceanside is home to world renowned sporting events including IRONMAN 70.3 Oceanside, Race Across America (RAAM), and Supergirl Pro.

The active and adventurous lifestyle is in our blood! When the average year-round temperature in Oceanside is 70 degrees, locals and visitors alike will agree that the best place to be is outside, soaking up the sun. Our fabulous weather, family-friendly environment and central Southern California location, make Oceanside the ideal destination for your next active vacation.

Where to take your next racecation?

Whether you’re looking for a hardcore race like the IRONMAN or a fun run like the O’side Turkey Trot, Oceanside has a wide range of options throughout the year for your active vacation.  Bring your cycling, running, and swimming groups to Oceanside and create a trip around these fun and challenging sporting events. Contact Dana Higgins at 760-637-9953 for more information about bringing your sporting group to Oceanside. 

Annual Sporting Events in Oceanside

Note that many of the annual sporting events listed below have a kid’s component so they are truly fun for the whole group. Check with each event on age and fitness recommendations.  Events are listed by month.

JANUARY

CARLSBAD MARATHON

Run, Walk

FEBRUARY

VALENTINE BIKE RIDE

Road Bike Ride

MARCH

Hell Fire Fat Tire Mountain Bike Camp Pendleton

HELL FIRE FAT TIRE

Mountain Bike

MARCH

BEACH HANDBALL CHAMPIONSHIP

Spectator Opportunity

MARCH/APRIL

IRONMAN 70.3 OCEANSIDE

Endurance Bike, Run, Swim

APRIL

Heartbreak Ridge Run Camp Pendleton Race Racecation

HEARTBREAK RIDGE RUN

Run, Walk

JUNE

World Famous Mud Run Camp Pendleton Oceanside

MARINE CORPS MUD RUN

Obstacle Course, Run, Walk

JUNE

Race Across America Oceanside Endurance Cycling

RACE ACROSS AMERICA

Endurance Bike Race

JUNE

Race Across the West Endurance Cycling Oceanside

RACE ACROSS THE WEST

Endurance Bike Race

SEPTEMBER

Labor Day Pier Swim Oceanside Ocean

LABOR DAY PIER SWIM

Endurance Swim

SEPTEMBER

SEMPER TRI / DEVIL DOG DUATHLON

Endurance Bike, Run, Swim

SEPTEMBER

Tiki Swim Endurance Pier Oceanside Ocean Swim

TIKI SWIM

Endurance Swim

OCTOBER / NOVEMBER

Bike the Coast Taste the Coast Oceanside Fun Bike Ride Cycling Event

BIKE THE COAST/TASTE THE COAST

Road Bike Ride

NOVEMBER

Oceanside Turkey Trot Fun Run Racecation

O’SIDE TURKEY TROT

Run, Walk
Surf, SUP, and Paddles

Part of Oceanside’s appeal is its connection to our authentic roots and our surfing heritage, while also being on the forefront of surfing’s future. At any given day at North Harbor Beach, you just might see a familiar face out on the breaks, or maybe a face that will soon breakout into the pros. Chances are, no matter when you’re traveling to Oceanside, a surf contest will be underway.

World-Class surfing events in the Oceanside area include:

For a complete list with dates of local, amateur, and professional surfing tournaments in the area, check out our Surf Contests page.

WATCH THIS!

Oceanside is home to a national 9-man outrigger race the Paopao 9-Man Outrigger Canoe Race (August)

PLAY THAT!

Pickleball tournaments in Oceanside

Melba Bishop’s eight dedicated Pickleball courts hold regular clinics and popular annual tournaments.

WORK IT!

Don’t skip out on your work out just because you’re traveling! Join our enthusiastic Oceanside Multisport Group on their next walk, run, or ride.

Calling All Soccer Fans

You’ll get a kick out of all the soccer tournaments that happen in Oceanside.  Make it your goal to come check some of these out! We’re sure you’ll have a ball!

Beach Soccer

Beach Soccer is an annual event in May that brings teams from all around Southern California, the country, and the world.  Come check out the newest form of soccer sweeping players off of their feet!

SoCal Sports Complex Oceanside

The SoCal Sports Complex in Oceanside is a 97+ acre outdoor recreational facility that currently includes 20 multi-use athletic fields that schedules regional and national soccer tournaments.  For more information on the complex, including directions, and how to book the fields, please visit our SoCal Sports Complex Page.

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7 Things You Need to Know About Beach Handball

Beach Handball is a growing sport that is about to have its first international competition held on United States soil take place right here in Oceanside from March 8-11, 2018. The Pan American Beach Handball Championships will feature teams from around the American continent, competing for the chance to play in the 2018 World Championships!

Oside Fitness

Are you looking for a new and fun workout routine to start this new year, Oside Fitness style? There are so many ways to be active and exercise, especially in sunny Southern California. You almost always have the option of slipping on those running shoes and going for a beautiful run on the beach or boardwalk, but

Oceanside Cyclocross

Oceanside CycloCross Cyclo-cross brings new off-road experiences to North County cycling enthusiasts. What is Cyclo-cross? Cyclo-cross is the blending of mountain or cross country biking with an obstacle course. Riders wind their way through a track comprised of diverse surfaces while facing challenges including some that are on foot with bike in hand or shouldered.

The VISSLA ISA World Junior Surfing Championship Is Finally Here

October 11th marked the first of seven days of The VISSLA ISA World Junior Surfing Championship (WJSC) hosted in Oceanside, California. This is the first time the competition has been held in the United States in over 10 years. With young professional surfers, well known coaches, volunteers and thrilled fans supporting this monumental event, Oceanside

Oceanside Hosts International Junior Surfing Competition

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Get Your Taste Buds, Groove, Art, & Ocean Appreciation Ready for this weekend in and around Oceanside

Hump day has yet again come and many of you are probably looking to start planning your weekend to be full of fun activities, right? Well, this weekend there are plenty of great events in and around Oceanside that you will want to take part in! Make sure to plan ahead, though, because you aren’t