BALBOA PARK 5K &10K KICK-OFF RUN
This is the best opportunity to get out of your comfort zone and relax. Stretch your muscles and have fun. This is an informal running event aimed at providing awareness to people in all walks of life the importance of staying fit and healthy through running and/or walking. It is to promote active and healthy lifestyle to men and women alike.
Come and enjoy the greenery of the Balboa Park. Run, walk, meet new friends and finish the course, after all it’s not just about running or walking, it's about your cause driven by your passion.
FREE parking available.
Event details and schedule
EVENT DATE: Sunday, December 17, 2017
Online Registration Closes on Saturday, December 16 at 6 PM
LOCATION: Lake Balboa Park
6300 Van Nuys Blvd., Van Nuys, CA 91402
5K - $30
10K - $40
Race day registration WELCOME!
5K - $35
10K - $45
SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES:
Same Day Registration Opens @ 6 AM
BIB Pick-Up on the Day of the Event @ 6 AM -7:30 AM
Warm Up / Stretching @ 7:30-7:45 AM
10K RUN / Walk Starts @ 8 AM
5K RUN / WALK Starts @ 8:15 AM
RAFFLE DRAW WILL BE HELD @ 7:45 AM
*Special prizes for Fastest 10K Male/Female and Fastest 5K Male/Female
What is included in my registration?
Each registered participant will get a race packet with bib and other goodies as they are available. They will also get entered into a RAFFLE DRAW that will be held on race day. APPLE WATCH is up for grabs and other exciting prizes.
Since this is a kickoff event, we are not expecting a large crowd and spots are limited. The first 200 registered participants will get a complimentary Limited Edition SOUVENIR from us and finishers will get a medal.
We will also have bananas, water, energy gels etc. at the start of the race and at aid stations.
Can I run with a jogging stroller and my kids?
Yes, you can, children age 5 and under can run with a registered adult. Unregistered children do not get the race packet.
Can I run with my dog/cat/turtle?
For the safety of our runners and animal friends, we do not allow animals at any of our race.
Is there an age limit for younger runners?
No age limits! If they can finish three miles by running, jogging, walking, strolling, they can absolutely participate in the race. Please note that children age 6 and above will have to register and have a race bib.
Can someone else pick up my packet for me?
Yes. Please send them with a printed or electronic copy of your confirmation email with the barcode on it and a state-issued identification.
Are there refunds?
If an event is held as advertised, we cannot issue refunds.
For questions or more information regarding refunds, please email [email protected].
What happens if there is bad weather?
Race will go on, rain or shine.
2017 race registration is open.
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