Running of the Elves

Sat December 7, 2019 Elk Grove, CA 95757 US Directions

5K Run or Walk

4:30PM PST - 5:30PM PST
District56, 8230 Civic Center Drive
Elk Grove, CA US 95757

Experience the season with sparkle and shine at the inaugural IllumiNATION Holiday Festival, a new multicultural family celebration at District56. Elf yourself and join a holiday fun run or enter the beloved Holiday of Lights Parade at its new location.

Bring your family and friends to the City's first official tree lighting and shop amongst the holiday peddlers and get into the holiday spirit!

Running of the Elves is a 5K (3.1 mile) run or walk. Proceeds will benefit the Elk Grove Youth Sports Foundation. 

On Saturday, December 7:

  • Registration and bib pick up opens at : 3:00 pm 
  • 5K Run/Walk start: 4:30 pm
  • Parade of Lights: 6:00pm
  • Tree Lighting 7:30pm 

Entry to Running of the Elves includes a Finisher's Medal which doubles as an ornament. An optional technical long-sleeve t-shirt (both men's and women's cuts) is available for $8, which you can add on when you register. 

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Course Map

The Running of the Elves will follow a 5K (3.1 mile) course that will start and finish at District 56. Perfect for runners, joggers, walkers, families, strollers and everyone in between! 



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