14th Annual


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

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Join us on Saturday, November 15, 2014 on the Universal Studios Backlot


The 14th Annual Los Angeles Say No To Drugs Run event includes a 10K Competitive Run, 5K Fun Run & Walk, and a Kiddie Fun Run.

This is a challenging course with steep hills!

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

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


6:00 AM - Check-in/Packet Pick-up

7:15 AM - 10K COMPETITIVE Run (run only)

7:45 AM - 5K FUN Run/Walk

9:00 AM - Kiddie Fun Run (ages 2-8)

Registration in limited!

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

The Course

You can experience the magic of the Universal Studios 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!

Expo Area

Visit our fabulous Expo area 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: This event will sell out! Last chance to register will be at our packet pick-up on Saturday November 8 2014 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 8, 2014 as well as at Universal on race day (November 15, 2014) 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!

PLEASE NOTE - We have arranged with Universal to have a LOT more trams available so there will be no long wait for a tram to leave.

2014 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 +

2013 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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