The Santa Clarita Runners present

INDEPENDENCE DAY CLASSIC 5k & 10k

Including:

  • Kid’s K
  • Non-Competitive Walk (5K)
  • 1 mi. Senior Walk (NEW FOR 2024!)

Thursday, July 4th, 2024

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presented by the Santa Clarita Runners

The 40th Annual

2023 Results / Photos

2023 Race Results – 2023 Independence Day Classic Event Results (runsignup.com)

Race Photos – Available  Here

 

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2022 Results / Photos

5K ResultsBy Overall Position / By Bib #

10K ResultsBy Overall Position / By Bib #

15K ResultsBy Overall Position

Race PhotosNow Available here!

 

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Proceeds benefit the non-profit Santa Clarita Runners plus the seven Santa Clarita Valley High Schools’ Cross-Country programs.

DATE

Thursday, July 4th, 2024

TIME
  • 10K Race starts at 7:00AM
  • Kids K starts at 7:45AM
  • Heritage Sierra 5K Race starts at 8:00AM
  • Heritage Sierra Senior Walk (1 mi.) begins at 8:00AM, immediately following 5K
LOCATION

Newhall Memorial Park
24933 Newhall Ave.
Newhall, CA  91321

COURSE

10K Course INFO

The 10K Course is a fast, flat, and paved out-and-back route that runs along the South Fork Trail.

5K Course INFO

The 5K Course is fast, flat, and paved, and travels along the City of Santa Clarita parade route, featuring one of the best cheering sections in SoCal!

Senior Walk (1 mi.) Course INFO

The 1 mile Heritage Sierra Senior Walk is an out-and-back walk that includes some of the City of Santa Clarita parade route and its cheering fans. When you hit the 0.5 mile point, you return to the start for your special finisher medal!

PRICING

SEE REGISTRATION PAGE FOR DISCOUNTED PRICING!

  5K                                 $55

10K                                 $60

15K                                 $65 (entries for both the 5K and 10K)

Kids K                            $15

1 mi. Senior Walk      $25

PRE-RACE PACKET PICKUP

Wednesday, July 3rd from 4pm-8pm at:
Boys and Girls Club of America
24909 Newhall Ave,
Newhall, CA  91321

TIMING

This is a chip-timed event.

Frequently Asked Questions

  Are strollers allowed on the race course?

A: Strollers are allowed for those participating in the run/walk and are required to begin at the back of the start to not impede faster runners.

Q: Can a child ride a bicycle along side or with an adult who is running in the race?
A: No, for the safety of all participants we cannot have bicycles on the course.

Q: Can I receive a refund if I register and I am not able to run in the race?
A: No, all entries are final and no refunds can be given. Entries can be downgraded (e.g. from the 10K to the 5K) or upgraded (from the 5K to the 10K) by paying the difference in entry fee.

Q.  Are pets allowed on the race course?
A.  Leashed pets are welcome in the park as spectators but for the safety of all are not allowed on the race courses

Q.  Can I wear headphones/earbuds during the race?
A.  Wearing of headphones and earbuds is discouraged on the race course for the safety of all runners and to hear instructions.

Q.  When is packet pickup and on-site registration (if not sold out):

A.     July 3 from 3:00pm – 8:00pm – Registration & packet pick-up at

              Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita     
              24909 Newhall Avenue
              Newhall, CA 91321

         Look for the inflatable arch!

        July 4 – Race day packet pick-up at

       Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita

July 4th from 6:00am – 6:45am for the 10K
July 4th from 6:00am – 7:45am for the 5K

Please arrive early to park, pickup bib (if needed), and prepare for the race. Races will begin promptly at 7:00am (10K) and 8:00am (5K).

Q.  What is the maximum age to participate in the Kids K?
A.  The Kids K is recommended for ages 10 and under.

SHIRTS

5K and 10K Participants receive a high-quality Technical Shirt (100% Micro-fiber)

MEDALS

High-quality medals provided to all finishers (5K/10K/Kid’s K).

AWARDS

Overall Male/Female for 5K/10K/15K (new), and 3-deep in age groups for 5K/10K.

Overall Team Awards for 5K & 10K (new)

PHOTOS

FREE participant race photos for download

SHAVED ICE

FREE post-race treat from Kona Ice 

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