Twas the Night Before- 5K, 10K, 15K and Half Marathon

16801 Euclid St.
Fountain Valley, CA 92708

Running > 10k, 5k, Half Marathon

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Event Description

'Twas the night before the big race, and all through the park, runners were preparing for their early morning start. The Twas the Night Before 5K, 10K, 15K, and Half Marathon is the perfect way to kick off your Christmas celebrations, and what better place to do it than at Mile Square Park!

Whether you're a seasoned runner or a newbie to the racing scene, there's a distance for everyone, so get ready to lace up those running shoes and take on the challenge. As you make your way through the course, you'll be surrounded by the twinkling lights and festive decorations that only the holiday season can bring.

But this race isn't just about the running - it's also about having fun! Dress up in your most creative holiday-themed costumes, and maybe even sing a few Christmas carols along the way. And don't forget to fuel up with some delicious hot cocoa and cookies at the finish line.

So come one, come all, to the Twas the Night Before 5K, 10K, 15K, and Half Marathon at Mile Square Park on December 24th. It's the perfect way to burn off those Christmas Eve jitters, and get yourself in the holiday spirit!

So, if you're ready to take on the heat and push yourself to the limit, sign up now for the Hotter than Hades Hustle!

Join us for an exhilarating run through the picturesque Mile Square Park in Fountain Valley, California. Whether you're up for a 5k, 10k, 15k, or a Half Marathon, this event promises a memorable experience amidst the natural beauty of the park.

Event Details:

Location: Mile Square Park, 16801 Euclid St, Fountain Valley, CA 92708
Bib Pickup: Starts at 7 am
Race Start Times:
Half Marathon: 7:30 am
5k, 10k, 15k: 7:35 am
Parking Fee: $5.00 per car at Mile Square Park (Opens at 7 am). Limited free street parking is available.
Course Map:
Early Start: Early starters can begin 30 minutes before the official start time. Park outside and pick up your bib early.

Course Description:

The race starts at South Lake.
5k, 10k, and 15k runners will follow the scenic path around the park, making a loop around Freedom Hall and Swan Lake before heading back to the start.
5k: 1 loop
10k: 2 loops
15k: 3 loops
Half Marathoners will complete 4 loops. Additionally, they'll make 2 loops at the beginning of the race, circling the playground facing Warner Ave before joining the other runners.

Water stations are conveniently placed near Swan Lake and at the finish for loop runners.

Course Time Limit: 3 hours and 30 minutes. You must cross the finish line by 11 am.

What You Get:

All participants will receive a finisher's medal, finish line treats, and free downloadable race photos.
Race results will be posted on our website within 10 hours of the race.
Gear Check: Personal items can be stored with our staff at the High Tides Tent.

Water Stations: Two fully stocked water stations are available on the course, with Gatorade at all stations.

Race Photos: Our course photographer will capture your journey, and you can download your photos for free within 24 hours of the event.

Results: This is a gun-timed event, and race results will be published on RunSignup within 10 hours of the race.

Refund and Deferral Policy:

Unfortunately, we do not offer refunds, but we do allow deferrals until 48 hours before the event. You can also transfer your entry to another person for free up to 48 hours before the event.
Who Can Register:

Everyone is welcome! Our races are open to participants of all ages, abilities, and paces. Whether you're an experienced runner, a casual jogger, or a first-time walker, you're invited to join us. Parents can bring their children and strollers, as we believe in creating an inclusive and welcoming atmosphere for all. Come and be a part of this fun and rewarding race experience!
We look forward to seeing you at Mile Square Park for a day of fitness, fun, and camaraderie. Get ready to lace up your running shoes and create lasting memories in this beautiful setting!


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