• Frequently Asked Questions

    What time do the races start? 


    Saturday, December 10, 2022

    Health and Fitness Festival and Registration Opens: 3:30 pm

    Kids Penguin Waddle: 4:00 pm

    Christmas Light 10K: 4:30 pm

    Christmas Light 5K: 6:00 pm

    Health and Fitness Festival Closes: 9:00 pm

    Sunday, December 11, 2022

    Health and Fitness Festival and Registration Opens: 6:30 am

    Half Marathon: 8:00 am


    What is the golden snowflake medal?

    The golden snowflake medal is a medal you receive if you run the 5K or 10K AND the Half Marathon.


    What do I receive with my registration?


    Each registered participant and finisher will receive the following:

    • Race bib, official timing chip, technical T-shirt and tote bag to be picked up at the Race Expo
    • Water, electrolyte & sports gel along the course
    • Refreshments and water at the finish line
    • Finisher’s medal when you cross the finish line
    • Beer after the race for participants 21+
    When and where can I pick-up my race packet?

    All race participants are required to pick up their race packet (including their race bib) prior to the race.


    Saturday, December 10, 2022
    Bib Pick Up – 6:00am – 10:00am
    10K Start: 7:00 am
    5K Start: 8:30am
    Kids Penguin Run- 9:45 am

    Sunday, December 9, 2022
    Bib Pick Up- 6:30am: 8:00am
    Half Marathon Start: 7:30am
    Students Run La Start: 8:00am

    NHRA Dragstrip

    2780 Fairplex Dr,

    Pomona, CA 91768


    Parking is available at the Fairplex through Blue Gate 9, accessible via N White Ave. The parking fee is $12* and is set by the Fairplex. Parking is valid for both days, just keep your ticket to use on Sunday.

    *price is subject to change

    How can I edit my registration? Log into your MyEvents.ACTIVE.com account, find your race entry, and click the “Edit registration” button to make updates to your registration. The deadline to make edits to your registration is December 9, 2022


    Are strollers allowed on the course?

    Yes, strollers are allowed in all race distances but we require that those participating with a stroller start in the final corral for the safety of the other participants.


    Can I get dropped off at the start line?

    Yes, if you are planning to get dropped off please use the address below. Note that there is no participant parking allowed at this gate.

    Pomona Fairplex, Gate 1
    1101 W McKinley Ave
    Pomona, CA 91768


    Is this event compatible for handcycle or wheelchair participants?

    Yes, the half marathon and 5K events are compatible for handcycle or wheelchair participants.


    Is the Holiday Half Marathon course certified?

    Yes, the half marathon course is certified by USATF.

      What do I need to bring with me to pick up my packet?

      All participants are required to pick up their race packet prior to the race. Participants must bring their ID and their QR Code to expedite the pick-up process. QR codes will be emailed to participants the day before the Expo opens.

      Saturday, December 14th
      Packet pick-up: 7:00am - 8:30am

      Half Marathon
      Saturday, December 15th
      Packet pick-up: 9:00am - 12:00pm

      Sunday, December 15th
      Packet pick-up: 6:00am - 8:00am



      Running Club and Charity Plan

      We encourage all running clubs and charities to join us in the Holiday Half Marathon. One of our goals is to bring community groups together and help raise funds and awareness. If you wish to become one of our official groups please email us at runlegacyevents@gmail.com and you will receive a code for either 10% off registration or you can have your members sign up using the code and the group will receive 10% donation at the end of the event. For more information please contact us at runlegacyevents@gmail.com


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