Final Race Instructions

RACE WEEK IS FINALLY HERE! Welcome to the 4th Annual New Balance Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation 5K & 10K Run and Kids Fun Run presented by Gazillion Bubbles, benefiting the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation and our three pillars: Sports + Recreation, Education + Literacy and Health + Wellness. We have a fantastic race planned, complete with amazing views of Dodger Stadium and Downtown Los Angeles, cool-down run around the Dodger Stadium warning track and guest appearances by Dodger Legends! Thank you for your support!!?

Be sure to bring your Registration Confirmation Email and photo ID to Packet pick up.  Your packet will consist of your participant shirt, running bib with timing chip and safety pins.

NOTE: You may pick up packets for other participants with a copy of their photo ID.

PACKET PICK-UP: SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30th

TIME: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

DODGER STADIUM – Top of the Park, next to the Merchandise Store, Lot P

1000 Vin Scully Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Must enter through the Sunset Gate A off Elysian Park Ave, as this will be the only gate open on this day. Please visit Dodgers.com for directions to Sunset Gate A.

The concession stand will be open so you can get your Dodger Dog and other tasty treats and the Top of the Park Dodger Team Store will also be open.  All 5K, 10K and Kids Fun Run runners who show their race bib will get 20% OFF select merchandise at the Dodger Team Store at Top of the Park on Saturday, September 30th during packet pick-up and Sunday, October 1st on race day at the Dodger Team Store in Left Field Plaza!!

(RACE DAY) PACKET PICK-UP: SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1st

OPENS: 6:00 AM

DODGER STADIUM LOT G (Near Start/Finish Line)

1000 Vin Scully Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012

WE HIGHLY ENCOURAGE YOU TO COME ON SATURDAY TO ALLEVIATE LINES ON RACE DAY.

DIRECTIONS TO DODGER STADIUM

Many of the access gates that you may be familiar with to Dodger Stadium will be closed on race day. The only entrances open on race day will be Sunset Gate A off Vin Scully Ave and Downtown Gate E off Stadium Way/110. These two Auto Gates open at 6:00 a.m. Please be aware that due to the 10K course in Elysian Park, roads will be closed through Elysian Park from 5:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Do not use the Stadium Way exit off the 5 Freeway to get to Dodger Stadium.

PARKING

Race participants and their friends and families will have access to FREE parking in Dodger Stadium parking lots. Parking attendants will direct you to parking once you enter through the gate. Parking lots will open at 6:00 am. The start and finish lines will be just beyond the centerfield area of Dodger Stadium.

SPECTATORS

Spectators will be allowed to watch runners along the race route as well as inside Dodger Stadium to watch the cool-down lap around the warning track. Friends and family must remain in the Left Field Pavilion stands.

EXPO AREA

Our main EXPO will take place on Sunday in Lot G, but we will also have a smaller expo on Saturday during Packet Pick Up at Top of the Park.  We will have numerous vendors providing food samples, selling items and so much more, including our event weekend sponsor Floor & Decor!

EXPO VENDORS:

  • Gazillion Bubbles
  • Coca-Cola
  • Del Real Foods
  • Floor & Décor
  • InterCoast Colleges
  • LA Kings
  • KIND Snacks
  • KRAVE Jerky
  • Kowa Health Care America, Inc.
  • MuscleAidTape
  • Nerve Assists
  • Pets Global, Inc.
  • The Vitamin Shoppe

At the finish line all runners will receive water courtesy of Dasani and fresh fruit courtesy of Melissa’s!

SILENT AUCTION

The Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation is partnering with KB Collections on a silent auction to include autographed entertainment and sports memorabilia. Auction begins on Saturday during Packet Pick Up and will end on Sunday during the EXPO around 10:30 a.m.

DONATE YOUR CAR!

Insurance Auto Auctions, who manages our vehicle donation program, will be on site to tell you about how you can donate your car, truck, boat or RV to benefit the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation. Your donation is tax deductible to the extent allowed by law and will support the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation programs and our support of local non-profit organizations in the areas of Sports + Recreation, Education + Literacy and Health + Wellness. Donating is fast, free and easy! Just call 888-843-1494 or visit www.Dodgers.com/vehicledonation for details.

START LINE

We ask that all runners line up according to their estimated finish time.  Slower runners in the back and faster/elite runners in the front.  If you plan on running with a stroller, please line up in the back of the start line corral. If you plan to walk, please line up at the back of the start line corral. This is for the safety of all runners. NO Dogs or Pets allowed.

  • 10K Start Time: 7:00am
  • 5K Start Time: 9:00am
  • Kid’s Fun Run: 10:30am

GEAR CHECK Not provided for this race.  Please plan accordingly.

RACE DAY CONCESSIONS

On Sunday Race Day, the concession stand under Left Field Pavilion will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. where you can purchase the following items:

  • Dodger Dogs
  • Veggie Dogs
  • Peanuts
  • Fountain Soda 24oz Cup and 32oz Souvenir Cup
  • Dasani Water
  • Pre-packaged nacho, side of cheese and jalapenos
  • Cotton Candy Small
  • Chocolate Malts & Frozen Lemonades
  • Hot Coffee
  • Hot Chocolate

AWARDS & RESULTS

  • All participants of the New Balance Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation 5K & 10K Run and Kids Fun Run presented by Gazillion Bubbles will receive a Dodger medal upon completion of the run.
  • Awards will be awarded to Top 3 Overall Male and Female Finishers in the 10K and 5K of the New Balance Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation 5K & 10K Run and Kids Fun Run, presented by Gazillion Bubbles and 3 deep in the following divisions for Males and Females for both races: 13 & under, 14 -18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-75 and 76 & above. Winners must be present at the finish line to receive their prize. Awards not claimed at the finish line will not be mailed.
  • 13 & Under
  • 14-18
  • 19-29
  • 30-39
  • 40-49
  • 50-59
  • 60-69
  • 70 -75
  • 76 & Above
  • All awards can be claimed at the Finish Line Awards tent; all unclaimed awards will NOT be mailed.
  • Official results will be posted on the race website within 24hours. 

SOCIAL MEDIA

On your mark, get set, POST! Make sure you tag LADF on all your social media posts for the opportunity to be shared!

  • Instagram: @dodgersfoundation  
  • Twitter: @DodgersFdn  
  • Facebook: /losangelesdodgersfoundation

#LADFrun

REGISTRATION

We still have spots left for the 5K, 10K, Double Run and Kids Fun Run. Tell your friends and family to join you and register today at www.Dodgers.com/RUN. They can use the promo code DODGERS to receive $5.00 off. If spots remain, we will sell race registration during packet pick up and on race day but there is a price increase on race weekend so please encourage your friends to register prior.

Thank you again for your support of the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation!! It’s going to be an amazing race weekend!!

Go Dodgers!!