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The Rabbit Run 5k & OC Challenge Wild Hare 5k

Race: The Rabbit Run 5k & OC Challenge Wild Hare 5k
Sat April 19, 2025 Irvine, CA 92618 US Directions


Rabbit Run 5K

$40 9:00AM PDT - 9:00AM PDT Registration ends April 19, 2025 at 8:00am PDT

OC Challenge 5K

$40 8:00AM PDT - 8:00AM PDT Registration ends April 19, 2025 at 12:00pm PDT


$50 8:00AM PDT - 9:00AM PDT Price increases after April 5, 2025 at 11:59pm PDT

Bunny Dash - Fun Run ( 6 & Under) 200 and 400 yards

$24 9:00AM PDT - 9:00AM PDT Registration ends April 19, 2025 at 10:00am PDT


Jeffrey Trails Middle School 155 Visions
Irvine, CA US 92618


Jeffrey Trails Middle School 155 Visions , Irvine, Ca. 92620 ( Easy access. Free Parking. Just north of the 5 Freeway off of Jeffrey in Irvine) 



  • 8:00 AM : The OC CHALLENGE WILD HARE 5K : Competitive race with age division
  • 8:40 am Awards Ceremony for the Wild Hare
  • 8:55 am  THE BUNNY DASH kid's race    (200 yards- 5& under, 400 yards- 6 to 7, 1/2 mile- 8 and above)
  • 9:00 AM  THE RABBIT RUN 5k  All finishers get medals and a special EASTER PRIZE BAG when they finish.( You may use the bag to hide the prizes anywhere in the school to give your kids an Easter Hunt experience afterward)
 It's an EGGcellent RUN.  DO both 5ks.  Get two bibs and two Finisher Medals.  One Shirt

Chip timed by ITZ ABOUT TIME. If doing both.  Wear only one bib each time you run and receive a different medal each run.  

Easter-themed goodie bags and BLING! Awesome soft, fully designed custom shirts. A finisher medal that opens!  An Easter bag full of prizes at the finish! Selfie Pictures with the Easter Bunny! 


ROAD RUNNER SPORTS  3 to 6 pm   Thursday, April 17,  NOTE: new STORE LOCATION in TUSTIN  13276 Jamboree Rd, Irvine, Ca. 92602

It is NOT required to pick up bibs at pre-packet pick-up.  This is just for your convenience.  Also offered race morning at the race site. 

COURSE: It is out and back with a twist on a picturesque, landscaped running path.  You will be sharing the route with cyclists, other runners, and dog walkers.  If pushing a stroller, stay to the right.  .  Special appearance of the Easter bunny for great selfie photos!!  Run fast, or enjoy this event with friends &  family! Make your Easter have a healthy kick to it! 

RESTROOMS will be located inside the school buildings to the SOUTH and NORTH of the expo area.  Follow the signs.

PROCEEDS from this event to benefit the formation of Ware in the World Foundation. Proceeds will be going to Miss Pam's Ranch, a working ranch that teaches troubled youth to ride, do chores, build esteem,  and set goals. Miss Pam RUNS her ranch from a wheelchair. We are still trying to raise funds to repair the travel chair we gifted her last year.   Plus, many other projects.  We are earning money to put on a Ware in The World 5k in Tanzania, Africa to inspire a village of youth to aspire in running. 

About the Race

Make this your SPRING INTO HEALTH event. Caren Ware Events have Something for Every BODY and EVERYBODY.

Professionally chip times by ITZABOUT TIME
Age Division awards. 3 deep.  5 year age spans plus Overall Top three Male/ Female Trophy (OC CHALLENGE 5k Only)
Large custom cast finisher medal!

Age Group Division

Age Group Awards for OC Challenge Run: There are “In It To Win It” age categories 3 deep with 5 year age spans:
1-10, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39 40-44, 45-49, 50-54,55-59 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, and 80-over


Rabbit Run T-Shirt
Super fun egg hunt bag . 6 Prize stations on the course.  (The Rabbit Run only)
Selfie opportunity with Picture with the Easter Bunny
Water on the course. 
Large custom cast finisher medal! 
Run both the OC Challenge and the Rabbit Run for an additional $10.  One event shirt, two great custom cast finisher medals!

RESTROOMS are looking to the South in the school building. Or to the North beyond the lunch area.  Follow our pinned up signs!

Blings and Bibs



2024 medal design.  It's AWESOME!! the rabbit moves.  You also have a choice of an Easter Egg that opens. 

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