SAY NO TO DRUGS HOLIDAY CLASSIC
5K Fun Run/Walk 5K/10K Race Kiddie Fun Run
THIS SUNDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2013 | RAIN OR SHINE! | UNIVERSAL STUDIOS BACKLOT
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Race Day is this Sunday. We run, rain or shine. Make sure to dress warm – it will be a chilly, sunny Sunday! We look forward to seeing you there!
Directions & Parking for Race Day
FREE Parking is located at Gate 3 in the 2160 parking structure. Shuttles will take you through the backlot to the race area. Please arrive early to allow time for shuttle.
Universal Studios Gate 3, 2160 Parking Structure
3900 Lankershim Blvd
Universal City, CA 91604 (map)
The parking structure is located off Lankershim Boulevard. Detailed directions are located on our Race Directions page.
Race Day Checklist.
Make sure to use our Race Day Checklist! Click here to download.
Come to our Packet Pick-Up & Pre-Registration event on Saturday, December 7, 2013 from 10 AM to 6 PM at A Runner’s Circle Running Shop. You can also pick up your packet on race day starting at 6 AM. Visit www.arunnerscircle.com for directions.
Finisher Medals for All Participants!
A sneak peak at our finisher medals that all participants of the 5K and 10K Runs shall receive (Kids participating in the Kiddie Fun Run will receive their own special medal).
Brand New Course for 2013
Experience an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the world famous backlot not from a tram, but with your own two feet! The chip-timed 10K/5K Race and 5K Fun Run/Walk (there is NO 10K Walk) course will wind you through the backlot, over blacktop on flat ground, up and down several steep hills, and through the Bates Motel & Psycho House, Jaws Lake, Little Mexico, New York Street, Whoville, War of the Worlds, and more. *Location pending production availability.
Young ones have the opportunity to run in our Kiddie Fun Run where everyone is a winner!
Make sure you have your cameras with you because this year's Event Plaza is located on the actual backot! Many of our sponsors will be on hand with Booths, offering their products, services, and even photo opps! Come see:
• Food trucks offering everything from coffee to waffles!
• Photo opps with the Laker Girls
• Spin the wheel and win prizes while snapping pics with the LA Kings Ice Crew!
• Get fitted with a new pair of running shoes with A Running Circle.
And more! It all awaits you in our Event Plaza!
Situated in the heart of Universal City, the Universal Studios Backlot is recognized as the oldest and most famous Hollywood movie studio still in use. We return, rain or shine, to the famous backlot for our annual Holiday Classic. We encourage you to bring your family and friends to cheer you on as you race to set a personal record. Free parking (with shuttle to the event plaza) and amazing vendor booths await in Courthouse Square.
• Strollers welcome
• No pets, no bicycles, or motorcycles allowed on property.
Fleet Feet Sports Bag Drop
Need a place to store your things while you run? This year, Fleet Feet Sports will be offering a race day bag drop in the Event Plaza to store all your pre/post race items while you take your journey through the backlot.
6:30 AM – Check-in/Packet Pick-up
7:30 AM – Competitive Race Starts – 10K/5K
8:00 AM – 5K Fun Run/Walk
9:00 AM – Kiddie Fun Run (ages 2 – 8)
Note: course & schedule is subject to change.
We will have some of the hottest foods trucks on hand to offer you some amazing post race grub and warm coffee. Bring some cash and your appetite!
Pint for a Pint: Community Blood Drive
Donate a pint of blood, on race day, at the Cedars-Sinai Bloodmobile and you will receive a voucher for a free pint of any flavor Baskin Robbins ice cream! Download the flyer for more information.
Meet the Laker Girls!
Come and greet the world famous Los Angeles Laker Girls. They will be signing autographs and taking photos with fans in our Event Plaza.
We will have special celebrity guest on hand to show their support including:
• Brandon Tyler Russell
• Joey Luthman
• Elise Luthman
• Chad Roberts
• Nicole Lvova
• Ariana Sloan
• Jessica Mikayla Adams
Visit our VIP page to learn more about our special guests!
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