Join thousands of runners for the 35th annual Christmas Run from Santa Monica to Venice along side streets and along the boardwalk.
The 10k race begins at 7:30 a.m., the 5k race begins at 9:15 a.m., and the kids run at 10:15 a.m. Runners can register in-person starting at 6 a.m.
Everyone is encouraged to dress up as Santa, elves, reindeer or your favorite holiday costume, and awards will be handed out for best costumes.
Harvest Home, a housing program for homeless women and children located in Venice, is a charitable partner. To learn more about the race, visitchristmasrun.com.
The following streets will be closed for the event:
- Barnard Way between Ocean Park Boulevard and Neilson Way from 5 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Neilson Way/Pacific Avenue between Ocean Park and Boulevard and South Venice Boulevard.
- South Venice Boulevard between Ocean Front Walk and Lincoln Boulevard.
- Abbot Kinney Boulevard between Washington and South Venice boulevards.
- Ocean Front Walk between South Venice Boulevard and Navy Street.
- Navy Street between Ocean Front Walk and Pacific Avenue.