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Event Info:

Experience the World Famous Universal Studios Backlot as you get an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour! Join hundreds of runners and walkers as they pass several recognizable landmarks such as Wisteria Lane, Jaws Lake, Little Mexico and European Village! See surprises around every corner with live interactive performances along the course by real Hollywood actors, visit the newly expanded Expo and eat from one of L.A.'s hottest Food Trucks!

Sign up TODAY for weSPARK's 5th Annual 10K Run & 5K Run/Walk or become a Virtual 'Online Runner'! 100% of the proceeds raised benefit area families whose lives have been touched by cancer.

Important Information:

*There will be no race day registration. Registration ends on Nov 9th at 5pm.

*In addition to the registration fee, there is a $60 minimum fundraising requirement for all participants.

*We are limited to 1,500 registrations - register early to ensure your spot!

*Course route is subject to change due to Backlot filming

*There will be FREE parking! Arrive early to allow time for shuttle.

*FREE bag drop at Expo.

*Strollers are welcome!

*Sorry, no dogs are allowed at this event.

*Each person will receive a Cool T-shirt, Medal and an Awesome Goodie Bag filled with a Total Woman Gym & Spa pass, Hubert's Lemonade, a FREE Bondi Band, Rishi Tea Sachet, Earth Balance Vegan Popcorn, a Larabar Energy Bar, an Equal Exchange Chocolate Raisin Geo Bar, Food Should Taste Good Natural Tortilla Chips, Coupons & More!

Endurance Sports Photo will be at this year's Run/Walk! After packet pick-up, be sure to register your bib number and email address to identify your photos.

For additional information, see our Registration & Fundraising FAQ and Event FAQ.

This event will happen RAIN OR SHINE

Event Location:
Universal Studios Backlot

Need directions? Click here for a map

Event Schedule:

Packet Pick-Up
Location: Sport's Authority
13730 Riverside Dr, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
Saturday, 10am - 4pm


Check-In and Event Day Packet Pick-Up
6am - 8am


Vendor Expo and Food Trucks
6am - 11am


5K Run & 10K Run/Walk Start Time

5K Walker: $40.00
5K Walk

5K Runner: $40.00
5K Run

10K Runner: $40.00
10K Run

Virtual "Online Runner": $30.00
Take a cyber stroll with us as an at-home participant!
*All Virtual "Online Runners" receive an Event shirt.
*Virtual runners are not required to raise a minimum. However, for every $100 raised, you will receive a $20 Sport's Authority gift card!


Participant Level
$20 Sport's Authority Gift Card  
For EVERY $100 you raise individually, you'll receive a $20 Sport's Authority Gift Card! All Gift Cards will be distributed at Packet Pick-Up or at the weSPARK Booth on race day. Deadline for eligibility is Friday, November 8th.

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