Fun Run FAQ

• Is there a fee?
Yes:
Registration: February 6 - April 21, 2017
Adults - $5
Children (ages 5 -17) - $2

• Do I have to be an avid runner/walker to participate?

Absolutely not! This race is meant to be fun so come ready to have fun with your friends and family.  

• Can I run with people?

Yes! You can create a team for your group.

• What do I get with my registration?

An event t-shirt and a finisher's medal, and chip timing.

• Can I run/walk with a stroller and my kids?

Yes you may; however, for the safety of our runners, all runners/walkers with strollers will be asked to please move to the back.

• Can I run with my dog (or any other pet)?

For the safety of our runners/walkers and animal friends, animals are not allowed at this race.  

• How far is this race?

The route is a 5K -- approximately 3.1 miles. 


• Will I get lost?

Of course not!  The route map is posted above. There will be plenty of staff and volunteers along the route to guide you.

• Where and what time should I check-in?

Pre-race packet to be picked up the week of May 1-5th at Town Center Hall, 11740 Telegraph Road, Santa Fe Springs

• What do I need to check-in?

You will need a valid ID. 

• I was not able to register online.  Can I register in person?

Yes, but please arrive early.  We will take walk-in registrations from 6:00 a.m. to 7 a.m. ONLY!

• What do I do after the run/walk?

Please join us for same day celebration of the City's 60th Anniversary: 60th Parade at 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. and then 60th Birthday Bash at 6:00 p.m.- 11:00 p.m. at the Town Center Plaza, 11740 Telegraph Road, Santa Fe Springs.

• Is this a timed race?

Yes. Try to beat your previous time or set a new personal record.

• Will there be an award ceremony?

YES! Awards will be provided to top 3 finishers in each age category.

• Is there an age limit to participate?

Everyone is welcome to participate; however, children 14 and under must run/walk with a parent/legal guardian.  Groups of children running/walking together from specific schools must have been registered by a parent/legal guardian.

• What about costumes?

Fun and creative costumes are highly encouraged.  When planning your costume, please keep in mind this is a family event.  Explicit costumes are not allowed.

• What if I have an ADA need?

Please contact us immediately with your ADA needs.

• Can I check-in my bag?

Unfortunately, no.  We will not be responsible for any lost and/or damaged items. 

If you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at sfsfunrun@santafesprings.org and we'll quickly reply!  Thank you!