Sunday, November 19, 2017
We Run the City is an annual 5K run/walk & 10K run is a rivalry race between USC and UCLA that supports Special Olympics Southern California. Official timing will be carried out for this race by Run Racing, a premier event production company based in Southern California. Their events include the JetBlue Long Beach Marathon, Dana Point Turkey Trot, Holiday Half Marathon, and many more. For more information, please visit www.runracing.com.
Alumni, faculty, fans, staff, and students of USC and UCLA will compete for bragging rights and the We Run the City trophy.
How to Win
Each runner/walker must declare their allegiance at the time of registration and whether they are an alumni, faculty, fan, staff, or student. They are then a part of Team USC or Team UCLA. Competition is broken into the three categories above. The school that wins at least two out of three, claims victory and their school has bragging rights and the trophy for the year!
- Official We Run the City Shirt
- Finisher Medal presented by an SOSC Athlete
- Pre/Post Race Fan Fest
- Raise more than $50 and earn more benefits
- $35 4/17 - 8/31
- $40 9/1 - 10/31
- $45 11/1 - 11/12
- $50 11/13 - Day of Race
- $65 4/17 - 11/16
- $75 Day of Race
- $19 4/17 - Day of Race
- $40 4/17 - Day of Race
The Kids' Race will be held the same morning as the run/walk. It will be a 1/4 mile loop around the festival area. The Kids' Race is $19 for children 10 and under only. A medal and a special "kids' size" T-shirt included. The Kids' Race is not timed.
Contact Luke Farnell at email@example.com for group rates.
Can't make it out to LA on race day? Race with us virtually, and you will receive your shirt and medal after you submit your time.
As a Virtual Participant you must enter your race time online. An online form to submit your time and race photo will be available between Saturday, November 12 at 12 a.m. and Sunday, November 27 at 11:59 p.m.!
Relax with friends and fellow runners/walkers at our Fan Fest from 7 a.m. - 12 p.m. This fun zone will set the tone for the event and include food, beverages, music, entertainment and a free photo booth.
Are you interested in having a booth at the Fan Fest? Please contact Luke Farnell at 562.502.1038 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Special Olympics Southern California athletes can part of We Run the City as Honorary Captains. As Honorary Captains, athletes will team up with an organization or company for We Run the City. Duties include writing a message which will be sent as motivation to their team prior to the event. On event day, they will run/walk with their team in the We Run the City 5K and join them in a team photo.
Only service dogs will be allowed on the course.
Strollers are permitted, however, they will begin the race at the back of the crowd.
Once an Entry fee is accepted, it is NON-REFUNDABLE and NON-TRANSFERABLE. No exceptions.
You may not give or sell your number to anyone else.