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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

MARCH

Hell Fire Fat Tire Mountain Bike Camp Pendleton

HELL FIRE FAT TIRE

Mountain Bike

APRIL

IRONMAN 70.3 OCEANSIDE

Endurance Bike, Run, Swim

APRIL

Heartbreak Ridge Run Camp Pendleton Race Racecation

HEARTBREAK RIDGE RUN

Run, Walk

JUNE

MARINE CORPS MUD RUN

Obstacle Course, Run, Walk

JUNE

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:

WATCH THIS!

Oceanside-Outrigger-Canoe-club

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!

OMGs

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 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.

Race and Athlete Resources
Sports Blog

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Over the next several days you will begin to see vehicles covered in stickers and decals, some even with speakers attached to the roof of the vehicles. You may ask yourself what is going on?, but have no fear! These are the RAAM vans! They are the support vehicles for the participants of Race Across America (RAAM) and Race Across the West (RAW) and will be traveling with the riders as they make their way from Oceanside, CA to their final destinations of either Annapolis, MD or Durango, CO
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Quick Hikes In & Around Oceanside

Are you looking for some quick hikes in and around Oceanside? If so, check out our handy-dandy overview of some easily accessible local trails and hikes that offer a chance to enjoy the great weather and natural beauty of Southern California without requiring a grueling and difficult trek! From the beautiful and smooth trails around Guajome Lake, to the 7.2 mile bike friendly San Luis Rey River Trail, to the nature reserve at Batiquitos Lagoon, there's plenty of beautiful options to choose from!
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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!
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Fishing with the Family: A Perfect Oceanside Adventure

Did you know that Oceanside is a great place for catching fish? With lovely weather, abundant sea life, large beaches and jetties, and a 1,954 foot long pier to cast from your chances of catching fish are high, and your chances of having fun are even higher! Check out these expert fishing tips before heading out with your family and trying for the big one!
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The Shaper District: Surfboard Shaper Mecca in Oceanside

Surf culture is born and bred in Oceanside. It is no surprise that the hand-crafted artisan spirit has spilled over into the surfboard shaping industry. Discover the dozens of talented surfboard shapers that call Oceanside home, many residing within Oceanside's very own "Shaper's Alley."
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5 Tips to Improve Surfing

With the Pacific Ocean at our back door, when you are in Oceanside being out in the water is a must! But what if surfing doesn't come as natural to you as it does others? Here are five easy tips on how to improve your surfing skills so that you are ready for the next epic swell.
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