Lagoon lays out scenic routes for run/walk event

CARLSBAD — The Carlsbad Lagoon Day Walk/Run will be have start times between 8 and 10 a.m. July 22 with specified courses around at all three Carlsbad lagoons- the Agua Hedionda Lagoon, Batiquitos Lagoon and Buena Vista Lagoon – with a post-event celebration featuring Hollywood celebrities at the Agua Hedionda Lagoon Discovery Center, 1580 Cannon Road.The family-fun event, celebrating Carlsbad’s coastal community and educate/inspire future lagoon stewards, will incorporate three scenic walk/run courses:

— 1.2 mile panoramic Lagoon/ocean view run/walk starting at Veterans Park

continuing up Faraday Ave.

— 2 mile fun walk starting at Cannon Park with an easy stroll to the Lagoon.

— 3.5 run/walk starting at Hubbs Trail on the Lagoon and traveling up Coast

Highway, continuing down Cannon Road.

All routes end at a celebration including a barbecue lunch provided by Tip Top Meats, beer from Stone Brewery, soft drinks, awards and presentations. Celebrities on hand to show their support for the Lagoon include event “host” Christopher Knight who played “Peter” on “The Brady Bunch,” Sean Astin of “The Lord of the Rings” and “Rudy” fame and others.

Prizes will be awarded to the top fundraising teams. Corporate teams of 20 can enter for $1,000 and individual Walk/Run prices will vary from $25 to $50. Sponsorships are still available. For information on the Walk/Run, visit, register at or call (760) 804-1969.