Competitive Events: USATF sanctioned and certified flat and fast course on asphalt streets, well-marked and with ample water stations. Traffic will be controlled by the La Palma Police Department, 5K races are 1 loop (3.1 miles), 10K race is 2 loops (6.2 miles); NOTE: No 10K Walk
Split starts for the 5K Walk, 5K Run, and 10K Run ensure distance accuracy. RFID-Race Timing System by RaceWire means fast and accurate results. Official timing ends at 9:00am.
9:15 a.m. Award Ceremony at Pavilion Stage
$100 Cash Card Awards will be presented to the overall first place male and female competitors in the 10K Run, 5K Run and 5K Walk.
1st, 2nd, and 3rd place commemorative awards will be presented in all competitive divisions for both men and women.
The La Palma Kiwanis Club will serve their annual Pancake Breakfast from 7:30 - 10:00 a.m. Proceeds will continue to benefit their many community activites and student scholarships. Add a pancake breakfast ticket to your registration for $5
About This Event
A healthy way to kick off your Fourth of July festivities! La Palma's Fitness Run for Fun is more than just another run: it's an opportunity to experience that small town/hometown sense of community; to share quality time with your family, neighbors, and friends; and to focus on health and wellness while participating in a quality running, walking, or strolling experience.
Yankee Doodle Dash
8:30 a.m. Start Time
Kids! Join us in the 5th annual Yankee Doodle Dash, a race geared for children 2-12 years old. This noncompetitive run will have two starting points based on age or ability. the 2/5 mile run (6-12 yrs) will start in front of Bank of America on Walker Street, while the 1/5 mile (2-5 yrs) will start in front of the La Palma Library, also on Walker Street. Each runner will receive an official race bib and a participation medal. Although this race is intended for kids, parents are welcome to run along with their children. Registration is required for this run. Space is limited, so sign up today!
NOTE: T-shirt NOT included
Family Fun Zone
8:00 a.m - 10:30 a.m.
The Family Fun Zone has plenty to do for all ages and will feature exciting activities such as crafts, facepainting, an inflatable obstacle course, and more! Join us and we'll guarantee a healthy and fun start to your 4th of July.