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The Santa Monica-Venice Christmas Run is Los Angeles’ largest holiday running event and a great fundraiser. For over 3 decades, it has not only remained a highly popular local run but the event has become an integral part of the Los Angeles community during the holiday season.
The race start is adjacent to Santa Monica Beach on Barnard Way near the intersection of Ocean Park Blvd. This year’s festivities will again have the legendary Christmas Run 5k and 10k running south from Santa Monica, down the world famous Venice Boardwalk, meandering onto the scenic streets of Venice and finishing at the iconic Venice Pavilion. So, bring the whole family and all your friends to Santa Monica on December 10 and enjoy all the fun and festivities at the start area, along the course and at the finish line.
Registration opens at 6:30am (please visit website for prices); 5K and 10K race begin at 7:30am and 8:00am respectively; Kids Fun Run starts at 10:00am.