Raring to go, runners participating in the annual 10K, 5K and Kids 1K Grunion Run.¬† The event is held in March each year in conjunction with the City of Dana Point’s Festival of Whales Festival .

The flat, scenic course layout snakes its way entirely through Doheny State Beach, which offers views of the ocean throughout. Runners will start out on the main road of the park and loop down to the south, where they will turn around near Hole in the Fence. 10K runners will do two laps of the course. ¬†This year’s race attracted over 1,000 participants.