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Holiday Half Marathon

December 09, 2017 · Pomona, CA

Distance: 13.1 miles, 5K, Penguin Waddle

Snow at the start line and a snowflake medal at the finish makes this is a unique Southern California race. Get into the spirit of the season!

December 9th: The Holiday 5K starts and finishes in the main plaza of Fairplex So Cal, home of the LA County Fair. Runners do a small neighborhood loop before heading towards the oldest venue on the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series circuit, the Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. After a quick sprint down the drag strip, runners head back to the fairgrounds for a fast finish.

December 9th: The Penguin Waddle Kids Run course starts and finishes in the Main Plaza of the Fairgrounds at Fairplex.

December 10th: The Holiday Half Marathon starts and finishes in the main plaza of Fairplex So Cal, home of the LA County Fair. Runners do a small neighborhood loop before heading towards the oldest venue on the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series circuit, the Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.

In the second year of the Golden Snowflake Challenge, we saw over 600 runners complete the two day challenge!

Those who accept the challenge will run the Holiday 5K on Saturday the 9th and the Holiday Half Marathon on Sunday the 10th. Golden Snowflake Challenge participants will wear a special golden bib and receive a beautiful Golden Snowflake medal at the finish of the Holiday Half Marathon on Sunday, in addition to the individual race medals.

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