Screenland 5K

Sunday Mar. 10, 2024 Culver City, CA 90232 US

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When does the race start?

5K Race starts at 9:20 am on Oscar Sunday, March 10, at Ivy Station, 8840 National Bl, Culver City 90232.  Arrive early for the Health and Fitness Expo and the concluding legs of the inspirational Torch Relay.  Stay after your epic run for the Munchkin Dash, Celebrity Trike Race, Costume Contest and Awards Ceremony. Get to sleep early, because Oscars Sunday is the first day of Daylight Savings Time when clocks advance one hour.

When is the Munchkin Kids Dash?

Future movie stars (ages 12 and under) will be divided into age groups and run in staggered starts, beginning at 10:15 a.m. on Oscar Sunday, March 10.  Race length will accommodate appropriate age ranges. Parents may accompany their children.  Don't miss the Celebrity Trike Race that follows.

What is the race address?

Ivy Station, 8840 National Bl, Culver City, CA 90232, is located at the intersection of Washington, Venice and National Boulevards and is adjacent to the Metro Expo Line, Culver City.  It's a five-minute walk from hip and historic downtown Culver City.  Enjoy the Health and Fitness Expo before and after your great run.

Where do I park?

Arrive early to guarantee a free subterranean parking spot at Ivy Station, 8840 National Bl., Culver City, 90232, and warm up with certified fitness trainer Dion "Blast" Jackson in the Heart of Screenland's own Oscar morning party while enjoying the Health and Fitness Expo. Downtown Culver City parking, a 5-10 minute walk from Ivy Station, is free for the first hour and $1 for each succeeding 30 minutes.  Downtown parking structures (link to directions page) are Ince Garage, The Culver Steps Garage, Cardiff Garage and Watseka Garage. Better yet, take the Metro E Line, Culver City-LA-Santa Monica bus lines, City Circulator or use other mobility options to get to the race of the century. Remember to advance your clocks Saturday night for Daylight Savings Time.  

 

What do I need to bring to the event?

Bring your identification and email confirmation to pick up your race packet.  Keep valuables at home.  

May I register the day of the event?

Sure, unless the Screenland 5K sells out.   Pay lower entry fees and get guaranteed race perks the earlier your sign-up.  Follow the yellow brick road and get in the race now! 

Must I pay an administration fee that other events charge to sign-up?

NO.  The Screenland 5K is powered by Ting, which offers simple, fair pricing, and no tricks.  With Ting, the price you see is the price you pay, and no charging extra for things that should be included.  It's the fastest game in town, powering the happiest race in the Heart of Screenland.

When and where do I pick-up my packet?

Avoid the rush and obtain your official race packet with epic t-shirt and superstar race bib, Sat., March 9, 1:00 to 4:00 pm at Ivy Station, 8840 National Bl. Culver City 90232.  Arrive by other than car to earn a gift for being green, courtesy Culver City Public Works, Environmental Services Div.  Race packets also will be available for pick-up on race morning, 8:00 am. 

Tell me about "Teams."

Form a team and win "Best Ensemble!" Your "cast & crew" can enjoy registration discounts and be eligible for prizes, including the honor of wearing the famed Screenland 5K Oscars belt. 

How far is a 5K?

Around 3.1 miles

May I walk the Screenland 5K?

You may walk, skip, stroll, jog or run as long as you have a great time!

What should I wear?

You're a star, baby! Get into the act and dress as your favorite movie or television star in the Costume Contest to win "Best Performance" gifts and awards.   Whatever your choice of attire, dress comfortably and enjoy the experience. 

How old do I have to be to participate?

All ages and abilities are welcome.

Are kids allowed?

Of course.  Schools and youth organizations will be competing in this fun, family friendly event alongside you and your friends.   All children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult, and kids under age 18 require a parent's signature on the participant waiver form.

How can my organization have a presence at the Screenland 5K?

The Race Committee encourages interested individuals, businesses and organizations to show their community spirit.  Explore sponsorship options, volunteer opportunities, team fundraisers, and Health and Fitness Expo participation.

Where are the restrooms?

Portable restrooms are at the Screenland 5K Health and Fitness Expo at Ivy Station.

Will there be a bike valet?

Yes. Bike Culver City, Walk n' Rollers and other civic-minded groups will offer complimentary bike check.

 

 

 

Where can I leave my stuff?

You may check-in items at the complimentary gear check tent.  Please do not leave valuable items in the tent, as the Screenland 5K committee will not be responsible for any losses.  Our advice is to arrive ready to run, and plan to keep any items you bring with you or leave valuables at home.

May I pick up race packet for a friend?

You may pick up packet for another registrant by presenting a copy of their confirmation email, ID, and signed waiver.

 

 

Is the event stroller friendly?

Yes! The Screenland 5K is for everyone, especially children and families. There will be ample space for strollers along the route - simply stay to the right to avoid faster traffic. Start at the rear of the cluster where you'll have more wiggle room.  

Is the event accessible to those with disabilities?

Yes! The Screenland 5K, Munchkin Dash and Play Streets utilize the city’s infrastructure, so guests can enter or exit along the route, making use of city streets, ramps and sidewalks. Course has minimal inclines and any portion deemed steep will have proper signage.  Race committee will work to make restrooms and water areas ADA compliant.  Service animals are welcome.

May I run the race if I am not registered?

All guests may participate, 7:00-8:50 am, in the free Play Streets.  Bike, scooter, skate and walk in the car-free environment to recreational and dining options along the Screenland 5K course.  For reasons of safety and security, as requested by affiliated and city agencies, only registered entrants will be allowed on the course and in the finish chute area when the race starts at 9:20 am.  Friends and family are welcome to meet up with participants at the Health and Fitness Expo at Ivy Station. 

May I rollerblade or bike ride?

You may rollerblade, skate, scoot, bike during Play Streets, 7:00 - 9:00 am on car-free streets along the Screenland 5K course.  During the race, which begins at 9:20 am, the entire course will be reserved for walkers and runners for the safety and security of all guests.  Bike Culver City is providing a complimentary Bike Valet, so park your blades, strollers and bikes, and run with us.

Must I wear a helmet during Play Streets?

Yes.  We care about your safety and recommend that everyone planning to come on a bike, scooter, skateboard, rollerblades, skates, and other wheeled forms of people-powered mobility wear a helmet.

What if I registered and can't make it?

Screenland 5K is a rain or shine event, because the sun always rises in screenland. 
If you cannot participate on race day, you can:

  • Do the Virtual Race.
  • Transfer your entry by Mar. 1 to a friend . 
  • Carry over to the following year.
  • Contribute fees to your choice of race charities.  
  • Inform us by Feb. 10, 2024 to receive a refund. 

Screenland 5K has partnered with RegShield to offer insurance for about $4 an entry to provide refunds up to race day.  Please read the fine print to ensure it will fit your needs. 

May I run with my dog, cat or aardvark?

For the safety of both humans and pets, only service animals are permitted at the event.

How do I train for the run?

Participate in free training with accomplished athletes and fitness trainers where every step of your 3.1 mile adventure into movie magic will visit storied spots of filmdom in the Heart of Screenland.  Sessions are ideal for first time or "it's been awhile" walkers and runners.  Schedules and training programs soon will be posted.

What if I lose something?

To claim lost items and be reunited with friends, visit the lost & found area at the gear check tent in the Health and Fitness Expo at Ivy Station.


What happens after the run?

Finish on the red carpet and enjoy the Health and Fitness Expo with refreshments, entertainment, race and costume contest awards, and hearty congratulations for your accomplishments. Don't miss the Munchkin Dash and Celebrity Trike Race at 10:15 am!

Journey into Movie Magic!

5K Run/Walk

$65 $49.90
($19.90: Ages 0 - 17) ($39.90: Ages 69+)
9:20AM PDT
1,213 spots left.

Register before fees again increase!
Join Screenland 5K – Virtually!

Virtual Run on Your Own

$49 $42.90 Register before fees again increase!
Kids Dash to the Emerald City

Munchkin Dash Kids Run

$19 $12.90 10:15AM PDT
311 spots left.

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Open to ages 12 and under.

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