Frequently Asked Questions

Beat the race day rush and pick up your materials in advance of the race! All registered participants will receive a bib, tshirt, and goodie bag. If you can’t make it to any of the Expo days, don’t fret; you’re welcome to send a friend or family member to Expo to pick up your race day necessities – as long as they come armed with a copy of everyone’s ID and waiver.

Dates & Times

  • Friday, April 6, 2018 – 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm at Westfield Santa Anita Mall outside Promenade area
  • Saturday, April 7, 2018 (RACE MORNING) – 6:00 am to 8:15 am at Gate 3 of Santa Anita Park

Pricing goes up! Secure the best price by registering early. 

Adult 5K: $37
Seniors 5K: $33
Kids 5K (under 17): $23
Kids races: $23

4/1-4/7 Pricing:
Adult 5K: $40
Seniors 5K: $35
Kids 5K (under 17): $25
Kids races: $25

Please enter the parking areas from Gate #3 or #8. Gate #8 will close at 7:30 a.m. After 7:30 a.m., please enter from Gate #3 or Gate #5. Parking is free until 9 am. If you leave after the race and then come back for the horse races, you’ll need to pay for parking.

Yes! Download our paper entry form here and send it back to us with a check. All paper entry forms need to be received by April 1 in order for us to process in time.

You may also register Friday, April 6 at packet pick up from 4-6:30 pm at Westfield Santa Anita or on race morning at Gate 3 of Santa Anita Park.

Because $5 of your entry can go towards one of our charities, we currently don’t offer any discounts. As a reminder, your entry fee includes a tshirt, medal, free track pass, two beers in the beer garden for the over 21 crowd to a full day of horse racing and chronotrack timing.

Yes, they just need to bring a copy of your signed waiver. Download the adult waiver here and the kids waiver here.

Yes, family or friends who are their to support their participants can access the event free of charge with our track pass. Passes can be obtained at packet pick up or on race morning near the entrance of the event. Passes are good for admission to the 5K race and Derby races later that day. Passes must be obtain before 9 am on race day.

Due to the size of our event, strollers are allowed under the following conditions:

  1. Running with strollers is NOT allowed in the 5K. Only walking with a stroller.
  2. Strollers in the 5K MUST line up in the final two waves, on the right hand side. Anyone who is in an earlier corral will be called out by the announcer.
  3. Strollers do not fit through the starting gate. You will need to go around the gate to the right.
  4. If you have a little one along for the ride, they do not need to be registered unless you want them to receive a shirt and medal.

We thank you in advance for your cooperation. The policies are in place to ensure the best and safest experience for all 6,000 of our friends.

While we love our four-legged friends, due to the size of the event, dogs are not allowed. Please leave them at home race morning.

Our event is rain or shine.

Unfortunately, your registration is non-refundable. You do have three options:

  1. Defer your registration to the next year. There is a $5 feeRead instructions on how to defer.
  2. You can cancel your registration (without a refund) and receive a 50% off discount code to be used for next year’s event. So while you don’t get any money back this year, we do give you a break on next year. This offer is only good for cancellations done 7 days prior to the event. Read instructions on how to cancel here.
  3. Transfer your registration to a friend for a $5.00 fee. This can be done by going here and entering in your confirmation code found in your registration email. You will select the Transfer option and enter in the name and email of the address of the person you wish to transfer your registration to. Once you click ‘Submit,’ your registration will be canceled from the system. You will not be refunded. The new registrant will receive an automated email from our system containing an invitation code that they can use to register via our hidden transfer class. The new registrant will fill out all of their information and will be responsible for the $5.00 transfer fee. You guys will need to work out any other payments between yourselvesTransfers can be done up until 04/01/18. 

If you can’t make the race but still want to participate, you can register as a virtual runner and receive an event t-shirt and medal. Registered virtual runners will receive their items in the mail, 1-2 weeks after the event.

Master 5K Race:

$100 For 1st Place Male and Female

$50 for 2nd Place Male and Female

$25 for 3rd Place Male and Female

 

Open 5K Race:

$100 for 1st Place Male and Female

$50 for 2nd Place Male and Female

$25 for 3rd Place Male and Female