The Carlsbad Marathon kicks off with the Health & Lifestyle Expo on Friday, January 16th from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. The expo has a lot of vendors to help you start the new year with a new healthy you. With many exciting vendors, interactive displays, samples, and great bargains on apparel, equipment and more, the expo is an exciting event you won’t want to miss.
If you are participating in the Carlsbad Marathon this is where you will pick up your bib number and race shirt and shop. All marathoners and half marathoners must attend the expo on either Friday or Saturday to claim their timing tag in addition to their bib number and race shirt. If you are unable to pick up your bib number and timing tag before race day, you must select the Race Day Pickup option and pay an additional $20 convenience fee when registering. If you’ve already registered and want to add the convenience fee, you may do so by calling 760-692-2900.
The expo is held in a huge 20,000-square-foot “big top” in the southwest corner of the Westfield Carlsbad shopping center. Located just steps from the marathon and half marathon start/finish lines, this is the perfect venue for the large expo. This shopping experience is FREE and open to all, so bring your family and friends. The expo is held on Saturday January 17th after the Kids Marathon at Legoland, on Saturday it will be from 10:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.