Runners of all ages and skills will take to the streets for the annual Carmel Valley 5k and Kid’s Fun Run on December 8. The 5k race is open to all runners age six or older and students in grades K-6 can participate in the Kid’s Fun Run. Organizers of the event have had tremendous success in securing over 1,000 registrants and many sponsors, including 92130 Magazine.

The 5 kilometer course will begin at Carmel Del Mar Elementary School and heads south on Carmel Creek Road to Highway 56 bike trail heading east. The course contains a mix of paved and trail running with participants returning to Carmel Creek Road and back to finish at Carmel Del Mar Elementary School.

The racing starts at 7:30am and every participant will receive a race t-shirt, a medal and a goodie bag. Proceeds from the race will go to benefit the Del Mar Schools Education Foundation (DMSEF). www.carmelvalley5k.com