Fairmount Park

5k ,10k ,Half Marathon ,Kids Run
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 A Healthy Holiday

Rudolph won’t be the only one running through Riverside this December. Dash into the holidays at the Riverside Reindeer Run Half Marathon, 10k, 5k and Kids Run on Dec. 3. This scenic course will be sprinkled with a flurry of holiday cheer including carolers at the finish line, Santa Claus appearances and the “Santa Mile”– a complete mile filled with holiday music, decorations and entertainment.

Every runner will also receive free commemorative Reindeer Antlers or a Santa Hat for the race in addition to a high-quality finisher’s medal, tech T-shirt, food, Sierra Nevada beer and free finish photo. Don your best apparel, grab your best elves and get ready to run!

December marks the final 2017 LaceUp running event. It is a festive time in Riverside where the city is bustling around the Festival of Lights at the famous Mission Inn. The city sights and holiday happenings make this a race experience for the entire family.


“The water bottles and refreshing water were wonderful, the food trucks were amazing, the Sierra Nevada was much appreciated, and the massage/physical therapy booths were top notch!” 

“This is a well run event that starts on time, has clearly placed mile markers, plentiful fluid stations, volunteers, easily accessible parking, a great tech shirt, medal, Sierra Nevada beer garden and the best free post race food…EVER!” 



Quick Course Description

Half Marathon: 90% out and back with small residential loop

10k: Loop

5k: Loop

NEW! Riverside is now part of the California Half Marathon Series! Win additional challenge medals and earn series points. Learn more, HERECA Series Logo





Race Details

Packet Pickup

Saturday, Dec. 2, 2016

Fairmount Park Bandshell

2700 Locust St.

Riverside, CA 92501

Parking information coming soon.
Athlete Information
Riverside athlete information coming soon.


Earliest Bird
Jan 4-Feb 28
Early Bird
March 1-May 31
June 1-Sep 14
Late Registration
Sep 15-Nov 4
Super Late Registration
Nov 5-Dec 2
5k $30 $30 $35 $40 $45
10k $45 $50 $55 $60 $65
Half Marathon $70 $75 $80 $85 $90
Kids Run $20 $20 $20 $20 $20

Interactive Course Maps

Click the race distance below for course map and elevation profile.

Downloadable Course Maps

Click the race distance below to download the course pdf.