Race Weekend Info - Riverside


Race Week Registration

Online registration is now closed. On-site registration will be available at the starting line for Half Marathon, 10K and Kid’s Race participants. The 5K is sold out.


Packet Pick-Up

Fairmount Park Bandshell
2700 Locust St.
Riverside, CA 92501

When: Saturday, December 2, 2017 | 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Items Needed for Packet Pick-Up: Proper ID for each participant

Can another runner pick up my packet for me?

  • Yes! All they need is a copy of your ID (phone photo works, too).

What if I can’t make it to packet pick-up at all? It is HIGHLY recommended to pick up your packet on Saturday; However, there will be race day packet pick-up at the start line starting at 5:45 a.m. If you are picking up on race day PLEASE arrive one hour prior to your start time. Same-day packet pick-up will close 15 minutes before each race. 

Changing Distance or Transferring Your Entry to someone else?
Please email info@laceuprunningseries.com.



Weekend Schedule

Saturday, December 2

10:00 am – 3:00 pm – Packet Pickup at Fairmount Park Bandshell, 2700 Locust St. Riverside, CA 92501

Sunday, December 3

5:45 AM – Race Day Packet Pickup Opens
6:00 AM –
 Health and Fitness Expo Open. Craft Beer Garden Open
6:55 AM – Evolution Physical Therapy Warm-Up

7:00 AM – Half Marathon Start
7:05 AM – 10K Start

7:00 AM – Craft Beer Garden Open
7:15 AM – Evolution Physical Therapy Warm-Up
7:20 AM – 5K Start
8:30 AM – 5K/10K Overall Awards Ceremony (Approximately)
9:30 AM – Half Marathon Overall Awards Ceremony (Approximately)
9:45 AM – Kids Race
10:15 AM – Saucony Plank Contest
12:00 PM – Health and Fitness Expo Closes

Parking & Shuttles

The map below shows all the free parking lots in downtown Riverside (in yellow).

Shuttles: LaceUp will be running shuttles from Lot 33 (3700 3rd St, Riverside, CA 92501) to the event venue. Please note that Lot 33 will fill up quickly. Runners are recommended to use the lots available in downtown Riverside, then walk to the shuttle pick up location.


Road Closures:

Road closures are marked on the map below in grey. The will be put in place at 6:00 AM. 



LaceUp Perks


Each runner will receive the following 2017 medal after finishing the race. Double medals, series challenge medals, age group awards and overall awards can be picked up at the results tent.


T-Shirt Design




– Runners can pick up their complementary reindeer antlers or Santa hat during packet pickup. First come, first served.
– Be on the lookout for local choirs caroling along the course!

Course Info

For information on aid stations, pacing and age groups, please find your race distance on the “Event Info” tab, or by clicking HERE.  

Click the race distance below to download the course maps in .pdf

Half Marathon




Course Nutrition

Mile 1.8 – Water, Nuun, Clif Bloks, Restrooms
Mile 3 – Water, Nuun, Restrooms
Mile 3.9 – Water, Nuun, Clif Gel, Clif Bloks, Restrooms
Mile 5.3 – Water, Nuun, Restrooms
Mile 6.3 – Water, Nuun, Clif Gel, Clif Bloks, Restrooms
Mile 7.4 – Water, Nuun, Clif Gel, Restrooms
Mile 8.6 – Water, Nuun, Clif Gel, Restrooms
Mile 9.7 – Water, Nuun, Clif Gel, Clif Bloks, Restrooms
Mile 10.7 – Water, Nuun, Restrooms
Mile 11.8 – Water, Nuun, Clif Bloks, Restrooms

Mile 1.8 – Water, Nuun, Clif Bloks, Restrooms
Mile 3 – Water, Nuun, Restrooms
Mile 4.9- Water, Nuun, Clif Bloks, Restrooms

Mile 1.8 – Water, Nuun, Clif Bloks, Restrooms

** Mileage markers are approximate. 

Gear Check

Free gear check will be available at the start/finish line. Gear check numbers are attached to the race bib.


For live race results, use the widget below:


Post Race Expo

Stick around after the race for the Health and Fitness Expo, Craft beer garden, and food truck brunch! Food and beer vouchers are attached to the race bib. Core Power Yoga and massage therapists will be on site for your post-race enjoyment. 


2017 Vendors Include:

LexusMassage stations, Instagram photo booth, infused water and free runner water bottles
SauconyGames to win swag including the popular plank competition
Sierra NevadaBeer garden and swag giveaways
NuunElectrolyte sampling 
CorePower YogaFree Yoga
Running CenterLocal running store partner with product and deals
Evolution Physical TherapyPost-race massages and FREE Recovery Legs
Clif BarProduct station
Back On My FeetNon-profit partner

2017 will include the following food trucks:

D’s Superblends – Smoothies and Juices – Vegetarian, vegan and GF option available
The Taco Truck  – Tacos
Roosters – Breakfast – Vegetarian option available
Bacon Nation – Bacon


SCS Photoworks will be out on the course snapping shots of LaceUp runners. Be sure to smile and then look for an email directing you to FREE photos for social media. High-resolution photos will also be available for purchase.

Photos can be viewed approximately 72 hours after the race.

Stay Connected

Follow LaceUp on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter for race updates, product giveaways, contests, live video and race photos.

Referral Program

Refer your friends and win rewards!

When you registered for a 2017 LaceUp race, you received a personal promo code that you can send to friends. As you recruit runners, you’ll collect rewards. Learn more, HERE.