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Cooking Light and Health Fit Foodie Run Presented by Citibank

ALL RUNNERS GET:

    * Stella Beer & Cupcake Vineyards Wine Tasting
    * Discounted tickets to the San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival
    * One month of free music from Rock My Run - The Best Running Music
    in the World (valid for new users only)
    * Tons of giveaways!
    * 15 + Food Stations
    * Celebrity Chef Demos
    * Meet Celebrity Trainer Kristin McGee & the Editors of Cooking Light & Health Magazine!
    * Core Power Yoga Demonstrations
    * Benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters

Get out your running shoes and register now!

PARTICIPANTS WHO REGISTER AFTER 11/18 WILL NOT BE GUARANTEED A FIT FOODIE T-SHIRT

REGISTRATION CLOSES THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, AT 8:00 A.M.

REGISTRATION IS AVAILABLE ON-SITE SATURDAY MORNING

Race Times, Photos, Goodie Bag & More!

View your time from the run courtesy of Gemini Timing:

RACE TIMES

Check the galleries below for great photos from The Fit Foodie:

CITI PHOTO FINISH GALLERY
SD PHOTO STUDIO GALLERY

Make sure to visit our virtual goodie bag which includes exclusive, limited-time offers, coupons, and deals from all of our Fit Foodie Finisher's Village participants!

VIRTUAL GOODIE BAG

General Information

Put those running shoes to work as you navigate your way around America’s Finest City and enjoy beautiful views of the San Diego Waterfront. Cruise across the finish line at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront and get ready to celebrate your success in style. At the Finisher’s Village, you’ll enjoy a post-event celebration and some well deserved pampering with chef demos, wine tasting, refuel stations, post race photos, and more!

On the morning of the race, Health Magazine will host a group stretch at 7:00am and again at 8:30am to loosen up those muscles in preparation for the Race!

See you at the start line at 7:30am!

Schedule of Events

Cooking Light and Health's Fit Foodie 5K Pre-Race VIP DinnerFriday, November 22
Cooking Light & Health Magazines' The Fit Foodie Pre-Race VIP Dinner Presented by Citi
Fuel up for the big race with a delicious and nutritious VIP dinner! Editors from both Health Magazine and Cooking Light with be there to help you energize and have a little Friday night fun. During the dinner you’ll learn expert tips and tricks for having a great run and enter to win amazing giveaways. All ages are welcome.

Cooking Light and Health's Fit Foodie 5K Presented by CitiSaturday, November 23
Cooking Light & Health Magazines' The Fit Foodie 5K & Finisher's Village Presented by Citi
Southern California foodies will race to the taste on a course that features friends and family cheering stations, a finish line celebration, and a post-race Finisher's Village for racers and supporters. The Finisher's Village will offer cooking demonstrations, fitness discussions, Citi Refresh & Refuel station, Stella Artois beer tasting, Cupcake Vineyards wine tasting, and tastes from Sweet Cheeks Baking Company, Chef Bernard Guillas, and Chef Jeff Rossman, Cooking Light Magazine editors, goodie bags, and more! This package does not include admission to the Grand Tasting Event. All ages are welcome.

Wine and Food Festival San Diego Bay - San Diego Wine and Food Saturday, November 23
The Fit Foodie 5K & Finisher's Village + San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival Grand Tasting Experience Southern California foodies will race to the taste on a course that features friends and family cheering stations, a finish line celebration, and a post-race Finishers Village for racers and supporters. Then, enjoy the most talked about wine and food festival in Southern California at the Grand Tasting event. Taste from over 170 wineries, breweries and spirits, 70 of San Diego's most talented chefs and 30 gourmet food companies all while treating your earbuds to live music. NOTE: The Grand Tasting takes place in a separate venue, located on the Embarcadero Park North and is within walking distance, shuttle or taxi from the Fit Foodie Finisher's Village. DISCLAIMER: Must be over 21 years of age to attend the San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival Grand Tasting event. NO infants, strollers, animals or exceptions!

Celebrity Sunrise Yoga and BrunchSunday, November 24
Celebrity Sunrise Yoga & Brunch
First 75 registrants will receive a Suja Yoga Mat! The editors of Cooking Light and Health magazines invite you to join them for a refreshing and revitalizing Sunday morning experience. Awaken your mind and body during a sunrise yoga session at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront, where anyone from beginner to intermediate levels can take part in the balancing and strengthening that yoga has to offer. Gather once again with your fellow yogis for a delicious and nutritious brunch, featuring a keynote address by a spokesperson from celebrity trainer Kristin McGee. Must 13 and older, accompanied by a guardian.

Registration

The Fit Foodie Run Registration The Fit Foodie Run + Grand Tasting Event The Fit Foodie Run Pre-Race VIP Dinner Celebrity Sunrise Yoga & Brunch

The Course

Fit Foodie 5K Course Fit Foodie 5K Course



2013 Sponsors

Title & Presenting Sponsors
Cooking Light and Health Fit Foodie Run Presented by Citibank Sponosor - Cooking Light

Cooking Light and Health Fit Foodie Run Presented by Citibank Sponosor - Health Magazine

Cooking Light and Health Fit Foodie Run Presented by Citibank Sponosor - Citi

Official Sponsor Cooking Light and Health Fit Foodie Run Presented by Citibank Sponosor - Crest

Host Sponsor Cooking Light and Health Fit Foodie Run Presented by Citibank Sponosor - Hilton Bayfront

Sponsors Stella Artois - Fit Food Sponsor
Fit Food Finishers Village

Fit Foodie Finishers Village

Finisher's Village

Cooking Light & Health at the Finisher's Village
Get insider access to Health & Cooking Light editors and experts! It’s your chance to wind down and receive fitness and nutrition consultations, demonstrations, tastings and special giveaways.

Citi® Refuel Station at the Finisher's Village
You did it! Now that the finish line is behind you, it’s time to relax and reenergize. Kick up your feet, grab a healthy snack, and then capture the moment in the “Citi Photo Finish” booth!

Finisher's Village Demo Stage
Watch live cooking demos from local and nationally known chefs! Demos will begin at 8:40am, with a new demo every 30 minutes.

Race To Taste
The Finisher's Village will also host food trucks sampling heathy and nutritious menu items for you to recharge after the race available for purchase, along with the Citi Refresh & Refuel Station, Holiday Recipes from Cooking Light & Crest Pro Health, Think Thin, Sweet Cheeks Baking Company, Bare Snacks Gone Simple, Coromega, Corazonas, Earnest Eats, K Pasta, Lifeway and Way Better Snacks.

Crossing the finish line has never tasted so good!

Finisher's Village Participants
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K-Pasta - Fit Food Sponsor

Life Proof - Fit Food Sponsor

Lifeway - Fit Food Sponsor
Not So Fast - Fit Food Sambazon - Fit Food Sponsor Stella Artois - Fit Food Sponsor Stop Shop Roll - Fit Food Sponsor Suja - Fit Food Sponsor Sweet Cheeks Baking Co - Fit Food Sponsor Thang & Dang - Fit Food
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Personalities

More coming soon!

Elaine Ardizzone
Co-Owner
Sweet Cheeks Baking Company

Melissa d'Arabian
Celebrity Chef & TV Host
Ten Dollar Dinners

Tiffany Vickers Davis
Test Kitchen Manager
Cooking Light

Rozalynn S. Frazier
Fitness Editor
HEALTH

Bernard Guillas
Executive Chef La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club

Melissa Hernandez
Yoga Instructor
CorePower Yoga

Mareya Ibrahim
The Fit Foodie

Kristin McGee
Celebrity Trainer
Yoga, Pilates, Fitness

Scott Mowbray
Editor
Cooking Light

Beth O'Reilly
San Diego Area Manager
CorePower Yoga

Jeff Rossman
Executive Chef & Owner
Terra American Bistro

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Cooking Light and Health Fit Foodie Run Presented by Citibank

Packet Pick-Up

Packet Pick-Up will begin at 6:00am on Saturday, November 23, the morning of the Race, at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront.

Parking & Directions

Directions:

From North: Take Interstate 5 South. Exit Front St toward Civic Center. Stay straight to Front St. In one-mile turn left onto W Harbor Dr. Turn right onto Park Blvd, destination is on the left.
From South: Take Interstate 5 North. Exit Front St toward Civic Center and turn right onto E Harbor Dr. and then left onto Park Blvd.

Parking: Parking can be found at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel, the San Diego Convention Center, or various lots nearby. Prices will vary for each lot.


FAQ


How do I register? – You can register for The Fit Foodie through our website at http://www.sandiegowineclassic.com/thefitfoodie.html or directly through our ticketing system at http://bit.ly/1eb6Ad0

Can I sign up on race day? – Yes. You can signup for The Fit Foodie on race day, but the price will increase by $10.

Please note: If registering on race day, we will do our best to honor t-shirt size requests, but may not be able to accommodate the size you request.

What does my basic registration include? – Your registration includes entry into the race, a t-shirt, as well as access to the Finisher’s Village.

Please note: The San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival is not included in the basic race registration but may be accessed by purchasing that ticket option.

Are there awards? – Yes! Medals will be awarded to the top participants in each age category.

• 10 or younger
• 11-15
• 16-19
• 20-29
• 30-39
• 40-49
• 50-59
• 60-69
• 70+

What is in the Finisher’s Village? - The Finisher’s Village will feature fitness and nutrition consultations and celebrity chefs and fitness expert demonstrations. To relax after your race, the Citi Refuel Station will allow you to kick up your feet and grab a snack. Food Trucks will also be in the Finisher’s Village (food truck items will be available for sale). Click here for full details on the Finisher’s Village activities.

Are t-shirts included? – Yes, along with your race registration, you will be provided with a Fit Foodie t-shirt in the size you request with your registration.

Please note: Participants must register by October 31, 2013 for shirt size preference. After October 31, we will do our best to honor your size request, but may not be able to accommodate the size you select.

Can my family come and watch? – Yes. The more the merrier! Friends and family are invited to watch you out on the course, or enjoy the Finisher’s Village while you work up an appetite. The Finisher’s Village is open to the public.

Is The Fit Foodie part of the San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival? – Yes. You can purchase access to the Grand Tasting Event in conjunction with the Fit Foodie Race in a package deal. The Grand Tasting Event is located at Embarcadero Park North from 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm.

How do I get to the race?
From North: Take Interstate 5 South. Exit Front St toward Civic Center. Stay straight to Front St. In one-mile turn left onto W Harbor Dr. Turn right onto Park Blvd, destination is on the left.
From South: Take Interstate 5 North. Exit Front St toward Civic Center and turn right onto E Harbor Dr. and then left onto Park Blvd.

Where do I park? - Parking can be found at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel, the San Diego Convention Center, or various lots nearby. Prices will vary for each lot.

Will this event be timed? – Yes. This event will be timed by Gemini Timing and results will be printed, posted, and updated throughout the event. Results and times will also be available online.

Is there an age requirement to participate? – No. There is no age requirement to participate in The Fit Foodie 5k, however the beer and wine garden in the Finisher’s Village is 21+. Access to the Grand Tasting is 21+. No children, strollers or infants will be admitted to the Grand Tasting.

Can I register my friends? – No. We have waivers that each participant must agree to at the time of registration.

Is there a time limit to finish the course? – No. There is no time limit to finish the course.

Are strollers allowed? – Yes & No. Strollers will be allowed for participants who are walking, but not for participants who are running.

Are pets ok? – Yes & No. While we love our fury friends, we ask that they not be out on the racecourse, however they are more than welcome in the post-race Finisher’s Village.

Can I get a refund? – No. All race registrations are non-refundable. The race will take place rain or shine!

Who do I contact if I have a question? – Should you have any questions, please contact Fit Foodie headquarters at 619-312-1212.