Join us at the track 2022

Registration Includes:

  • All participants start at an authentic starting gate.
  • All finishers receive a custom medal and finisher tshirt!
  • 2 Complimentary Golden Road Brewing beers for participants 21+
  • Free ticket to the annual Derby Day horse races and a free ticket for a future visit
  • Chronotracks timing on the back of your bib with live results.
  • Stroller friendly! But all strollers must start in the final wave (you will need to walk to right of starting gate when race begins and not go through gate.)

Packet Pick Up

Beat the race day rush and pick up your materials on Friday! If you can’t make it, don’t fret; you’re welcome to send a friend or family member to pick up your race day necessities – as long as they bring a signed waiver and a copy of your ID.    In addition, you can pick up your packet on race day.

FRIDAY, APRIL 8, 2022

4:00 pm – 6:30 pm – Inside the Westfield Mall, 1st level at the Gold’s Gym entrance!   (400 S. Baldwin Ave. Suite 231 Arcadia CA 91007)

SATURDAY, APRIL 9, 2022

6:30 am – 7:45 am – Registration / Packet Pick Up at the Start Line (Gate 3); T-shirts ONLY available in the infield/finish line area.

WAIVERS: 

Download the Adult Waiver.
Download the Kids Waiver.

Race Day Info Sheet

Download here.

Run With Us Walk in Registration
235 N. Lake Ave. Pasadena, CA

Stop by Run With US Pasadena between Saturday, April 2 – Wednesday, April 6 and register.

  • Save on processing fees!
  • Be entered to win a free race entry!
  • Discounts on Run With US in-store purchases and raffle prizes!

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

Early Bird Pricing (through March 4, 2022) 

Adult 5K: $38
Seniors 5K (Age 65+): $36
Kids 5K (under 17): $25
Kids races: $25

3/05 – 4/2 Pricing:
Adult 5K: $40
Seniors 5K(Age 65+): $38
Kids 5K (under 17): $30
Kids races: $25

4/03 – 4/8 Pricing:
Adult 5K: $43
Seniors 5K(Age 65+): $40
Kids 5K (under 17): $30
Kids races: $25

Race Day Pricing:
Adult 5K: $45
Seniors 5K(Age 65+): $40
Kids 5K (under 17): $30
Kids races: $25

FRIDAY, APRIL 8, 2022

  • 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm – Packet Pick Up INSIDE the Westfield Mall.  Located 1st Level at the Gold’s Gym entrance!

SATURDAY, APRIL 9, 2022

  • 6:30 am – Race Day Registration & Packet Pick Up
  • 8:00 am – 5K Open Race
  • 8:20 am – 5K Walk
  • 8:30 am – Expo Open!  (Entertainment, Music, Food & Beer Garden)
  • 9:45 am – Kids Furlong Races (7-12 Years) 
  • 10:05 am – Homestretch Dash (6 & Under) 
  • 10:15 am – Awards Ceremony
  • 12-5:30 pm – Thoroughbred Racing 
  • 4:00 pm – $750,000 RUNHAPPY Santa Anita Derby! 
  • 8:00 AM               8 MINUTES/MILE & UNDER
  • 8:04 AM               9 MINUTES/MILE
  • 8:08 AM               10 MINUTES/MILE
  • 8:12 AM               11 MINUTES/MILE
  • 8:16 AM               12 MINUTES/MILE & OVER
  • 8:20 AM               ALL STROLLERS & WALKERS

Santa Anita Park is located just east of Pasadena off the I-10 and 210 freeways. The address is: Santa Anita Park, 285 W. Huntington Drive, Arcadia, CA 91007. Use specially marked “sticker lane” through Gate #3 or Gate #5.

RUN WITH US GIFT CERTIFICATES ARE AWARDED 3 DEEP IN EACH AGE DIVISION FOR BOTH MALE AND FEMALE.

5K AWARDS

1st Place in 5K Divisions: 

2nd Place in 5K Divisions:

3rd Place in 5K Divisions:

5K AGE DIVISIONS 

12 & Under

13 – 17

18 – 24

25 – 29

30 – 34

35 – 39

MASTERS AGE DIVISIONS

40 – 44

45 – 49

50 – 54

55 – 59

60 – 64

65 – 69

70 – 74

75 – 79

80 – 84

85 – 90

$550 Seabiscuit Prize Purse Breakdown:

(Will be paid by mail, post-race)

Master 5K Race:

$70 For 1st Place Male and Female

$40 for 2nd Place Male and Female

$25 for 3rd Place Male and Female

Open 5K Race:

$70 for 1st Place Male and Female

$40 for 2nd Place Male and Female

$25 for 3rd Place Male and Female

Santa Anita Derby Day is committed to providing a safe event and follows the USA Safesport Council policies.

Course

Race course runs through the Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden and finishes on the legendary Santa Anita Race Track! View a course map here.

Kid's Races

The kids’ run offer children ages 12 & under an opportunity to “run like the ponies” in a 6-Furlong,  (3/4-mile) race around the track. Those 6 & under will run in the “Homestretch Dash” down the track’s straightaway. All finishers receive a commemorative medal, T-shirt and goodie bag!  The kids races begin at 9:45 am.

Packet Pick Up

Beat the race day rush and pick up your shirt, bib and goodie bag in advance. Packet pick up will occur Friday, April 8 from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm inside the Promenade area of Westfield Santa Anita. You are able to pick up for friends and family, just bring a copy of their signed waiver. If you can’t pick up in advance, you can pick up race morning starting at 6:30 am outside of Gate 3 at Santa Anita Park.

Beneficiaries

Proceeds benefit Arcadia High School, El Monte High School, Alhambra High School, Arroyo High School, the LA Arboretum Foundation, the Gilb Museum of Arcadia Heritage and CARMA, which raises money for retired California racehorses.

This year, it is easier than ever to help a worthy school or non-profit organization. When you use our online entry form, simply select a beneficiary from the drop down list. That will send $5 of your entry fee to the beneficiary you select, with no increase in your entry fee! Please note if you use a discount code that your $5 designation will not be counted towards that charity.

Santa Anita Park

Santa Anita Park is located just east of Pasadena off the I-10 and 210 freeways at 285 W. Huntington Drive, Arcadia, CA 91007. When arriving for the 5K, please use the specially marked “sticker lane” through Gate #3 or Gate #8. Take full advantage of your race entry, which includes a parking pass and an admission pass for a day of Thoroughbred racing on Santa Anita Derby Day. For more information about racing and legendary Santa Anita Park, please visit  www.santaanita.com.