Inaugural 5K Minion Run at Universal Studios Hollywood
Get Ready, Get Set…Minion Run!
Universal Studios Hollywood Launches “Running Universal,” a Series of Fun Runs, Kicking Off with the Inaugural 5K Featuring Illumination’s Minions on Saturday, May 11 & 12 2019
May 11 SOLD OUT! 2nd day added – May 12!
Lights, Camera. RUN! This new 5K adventure begins at the Front Gate and Upper Lot of the Theme Park leading you to the Universal Backlot where you'll run past some of the most iconic film sets in Hollywood along the 3.1 mile course passing through some of the theme park’s immersive areas and attractions before winding their way along the historic backlot. Highlights along the way include the notorious Psycho House, the eerie War of the Worlds set and the colorful Who-ville backdrop from Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas.. Cross the finish line at the 5 Towers on Universal CityWalk™ where a spectacular party will be waiting with live music, food and post-race swag at CityWalk’s 5 Towers outdoor concert stage.
The inaugural Minion Run, featuring Illumination’s mischievous Minions from the popular “Despicable Me Minion Mayhem” ride, invites participants ages five and older (of all experience levels) to wind their way around Universal Studios Hollywood and through parts of Universal Studios’ historic backlot, home of more than 8,000 movies and television shows. The run will give participants an unprecedented insider’s view of the Entertainment Capital of L.A. The program will begin at 6 a.m. both days and culminate at 7:30 a.m. with a memorable awards and closing ceremony.
Collectible Minion 5K Finisher Medal
Minion 5K Bib with timing chip
Running Universal 5K T-shirt
Collectible Minion Pin
Post-race beverages and refreshments
Custom digital finisher certificate
Complimentary General Parking*
Opportunity to purchase post-race entry to Universal Studios Hollywood Theme Park at an exclusive Running Universal price, including Early Park Admission
All items in the Standard Registration package, PLUS:
Exclusive VIP check-in
Complimentary Valet Parking
Post-race VIP breakfast on Universal CityWalk
Running Universal reusable water bottle
1-on-1 meet and greet with Illumination’s Minions
PLAY ALL DAY PACKAGE
Starting at $169 Start your day at our inaugural run then experience our heart-pounding rides, shows and attractions that put you inside some of the world's most popular movies and TV shows.
Standard or VIP race registration
One (1) General Admission Theme Park ticket valid May 11 or May 12
Opportunity to purchase additional Universal Studios Hollywood Theme Park tickets at an exclusive Running Universal price, including Early Park Admission
FAN PACKAGE: Don’t want to race but want to be apart of all the fun.
Fan registration is available in limited quantity and includes:
Minion drawstring backpack
Guaranteed access to fan zone at the Finish Line
Complimentary beverages and refreshments at the Finish Line
Complimentary General Parking*
Fan Package does not include race registration
You must be at least 5 years of age on race day to participate in the Running Universal 5K. Each participant must be able to complete the 5K on their own.
For everyone's safety, baby joggers, strollers, baby carriers, baby backpacks, skates, scooters, bicycles, skateboards, canes, crutches, walkers, walking sticks, and animals of any kind are prohibited from the course. Violators will be removed from the course and transported to the finish line area.
Are you a Universal Studios Hollywood Passholder? They have a discount for you! So strap on those running shoes, it all starts at 6 a.m. and finishes at 7:30 a.m. with a memorable awards and closing ceremony. Registration is now open and space is limited. For more information about the standard, VIP and Fan packages, visit https://www.runninguniversal.com.
Running Universal™ Inaugural 5K Featuring Illumination's Minions
Saturday, May 11 & 12, 2019 (May 11th SOLD OUT)
Universal Studios Hollywood™
Click Here to Register. Space is Limited.