Running Universal™ Inaugural 5K Featuring Illumination's Minions

100 Universal City Plaza
Universal City, CA 91608

Running > 5k

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Tighten your laces and stretch your hamstrings! Universal Studios Hollywood™ is opening its gates to all runners! The first-ever Running Universal event kicks off on May 11, 2019 and this inaugural event will feature Illumination’s mischievous Minions!  

As your 5K adventure begins you'll rush through the Front Gate and Upper Lot of the Theme Park. Before long, you'll find yourself at the Universal Backlot where you'll run past some of the most iconic film sets in Hollywood. Finally, race to a picture-perfect finish at the 5 Towers on Universal CityWalk™ where a spectacular party will be waiting with live music, food and post-race swag to commemorate our inaugural event.

Running Universal™ Inaugural 5K Featuring Illumination's Minions:

  • 3.1-mile course through Universal Studios Hollywood™ Theme Park, parts of the iconic Universal Backlot, behind the scenes views and experiences, and a fun finish in the heart of Universal CityWalk™! 
  • Character Meet and Greets and entertainment on course
  • Photos with your favorite Minion characters
  • Finish Line celebration with live entertainment at 5 Towers on Universal CityWalk
  • Chip timed event
 
5K STANDARD REGISTRATION INCLUDES:
  • Collectible Minion 5K Finisher Medal
  • Custom Race Bib with timing chip
  • Running Universal 5K T-shirt
  • Collectible Minion Pin
  • Post-race beverages and refreshments
  • Custom digital finisher certificate
  • Complimentary General Parking
  • Opportunity to purchase post-race entry to Universal Studios Hollywood Theme Park at an exclusive Running Universal price, including Early Park Admission
5K VIP REGISTRATION INCLUDES THE STANDARD REGISTRATION PACKAGE, PLUS:
  • Exclusive VIP check-in
  • Complimentary Valet Parking
  • Post-race VIP breakfast on Universal CityWalk
  • Running Universal reusable water bottle
  • 1-on-1 meet and greet with Illumination’s Minions
5K FAN PACKAGE INCLUDES:
  • Minion cap
  • Minion drawstring backpack
  • Guaranteed access to fan zone at the Finish Line
  • Complimentary beverages and refreshments at the Finish Line

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