14th Annual


10K Competitive Run     5K Fun Run/Walk     Kiddie Fun Run

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15th Annual

Join us on Sunday, November 15, 2015 on the Universal Studios Hollywood Backlot


The 15th Annual Los Angeles Say No To Drugs Run event includes a 10K Competitive Run, 5K Fun Run & Walk, and a Kiddie Fun Run.

ALL participants receive a race t-shirt, a goodie bag and a finisher medal!

Top three finishers of the 10K Race and the 5K Run - Female & Male will win special prizes.

NOTICE: This is a challenging course with steep hills!

Strollers are welcome! Please leave pets at home! No bikes or roller skates!

Registration is limited!

Please register early to ensure your chance to run or walk on the Universal Studios Hollywood Backlot! There will be NO event day registration!

Registration Donations:

             10K Competitive Race:  $50.00

             5K Fun Run & 5K Walk:  $50.00

             Kiddie Fun Run:  $25.00

            **Run & Theme Park Entry: $125.00

                  Includes race entry and Universal Studios Hollywood Theme Park entry.
                  (One per registration - valid for one year - does not have to be used on
                  the same day as the run.)

Run / Walk Start times:      10K Race - 7:30am
                                     5K Fun Run & Walk - 7:50am
                                     Kiddie Fun Run - 9:00am

The Course

You can experience the magic of the Universal Studios Hollywood Backlot from your own two feet. You'll get an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour as you pass such landmarks as Psycho House, Jaws Lake, Whoville, Wisteria Lane, Bates Motel, War of the Worlds, New York Street and much more!

Food Trucks:
On hand will be a few fabulous food trucks serving breakfast foods and snacks. Bring along some cash to enjoy.

Expo Area

Visit our fabulous Expo area, right amongst the New York Street set, for after race goodies, water, race timing results and an array of sponsor and information booths.

Water & Aid Stations

Water Stations & Aid stations are placed strategically along the course and we'll ensure there is enough water! Mile markers will be placed along the race course.

NOTE: Registration is limited. This event will sell out! Last chance to register will be at our packet pick-up on Saturday November 14, 2015 from 10 AM to 6 PM at
A Runner's Circle Running Shop. Visit
www.arunnerscircle.com for directions.

Packet Pick-up

Packet pick-up will be available at A Runner's Circle on November 14, 2015 as well as at Universal on race day (November 15, 2015) starting at 6:00 AM in the registration area of the race.


Universal Studios Gate 3, 2160 Parking Structure

3900 Lankershim Blvd
Universal City, CA 91604 (map)

Enter Gate 3 off of Lankershim Blvd onto Muddy Waters Drive - just south of where Lankershim and Cahuenga meet. ALL participants must park at this structure and take a people mover to the event venue.

Leave ample time for parking and for transportation to the event area via the trams!

- We have arranged with Universal to have a LOT more trams available to make it faster to leave the venue.

2015 Course Map (subject to change)

Age Group Breakdown

6 & under

7 – 8

9 – 10

11 – 12

13 – 17

18 – 24

25 – 29

30 – 34

35 – 39

40 – 44

45 – 49

50 – 54

55 – 59

60 – 64

65 – 69

70 – 74

75 – 79

80 – 84

85 +

2014 Race Results

Find out how you did at last year's event. Click here for race results. For results inquiries, please go here.

Event Photos

View photos from our past events by visiting our Flickr Photostream.

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