Mardi Gras Madness Race Day Info
Event Day Information
Mardi Gras Madness will be held rain or shine Sunday, February 26th at Valencia Town Center in Valencia - 24201 Valencia Blvd, Valencia, CA 91355. Click here for directions to Valencia Town Center.
Start location will be in the lower parking lot behind Sears, along Citrus avenue. There is ample free parking on-site. Access parking via either Valencia Boulevard or Magic Mountain Parkway. Please note, parking access from Citrus Avenue will be restricted on race day. Click here for a detailed map of the event area.
Onsite registration unless sold out available at Valencia Town Center during early packet pickup and on event day beginning at 6:30am for folks still wanting to get on board. Credit card, Cash, or Check made payable to SOAR accepted for all onsite registration. ID required for complimentary Wolf Creek Beer Garden Wristband for participants 21 and older.
20 Minute / Mile Time Restriction
In the interest of public safety and impact to local traffic during the event, the MGM 5K/10K maintains a 20 minute per mile time restriction. Course ‘Sweepers’ will be released to walk the course 20 minutes after the 8:00am start, and initiate course breakdown as they complete the course. Click here for a map of the course.
A special note for dog owners. All K9 participants must be on a static leash. Retractable leashes are not allowed. Please pick up after your pooch.
Mardi Gras Madness Loves Our Legacy Runners!!! Legacy Runners will be identified by a special LEGACY label attached to your bib. Be sure to stop by the awards table to pick up your 2023 Legacy award after the race!
Lucky Luke Beer Garden
Participants 21 and older are invited to visit the Lucky Luke Beer Garden and enjoy a post race craft beer tasting compliments of Wolf Creek Brewery and Restaurant. ID is required to receive a 2023 Beer Garden Access wristband.
No exceptions will be granted. Wristbands will be available at early packet pickup and on race morning. Access to the Garden is restricted to adults 21 and older only. 5K/10K registration includes one free beer tasting. Additional tastings can be purchased from Wolf Creek Staff on race morning.
Bring a few extra bucks to purchase raffle tickets on race morning and grab a chance to win other great prizes! Tickets are $1 each or 10 tickets for $5
Race Day Timeline
6:30 - 8:00am - Packet Pickup / Onsite Registration until sellout only! Credit card, cash or check payable to SOAR.
7:15-7:25am - 1K Warm-Up Powered by Tina Satterfield - Triathlete, Fitness Instructor & Personal Trainer.
7:30am - 1K Run/Walk Start
7:40-7:55am - 5K/10K Warm-Up Powered by Tina Satterfield - Triathlete, Fitness Instructor & Personal Trainer.
7:55 - National Anthem
8:00am - 5K/10K Start
8:30-10:00am - Awards ceremony / Best Dressed Giveaways / (all participants must be present to win).
* 1st - 3rd place age group awards in all 5K/10K race divisions as follows:
* 10 & Under
* 60 +
• Awards for 5K/10K Women & Men Overall winners.
• Awards for top three Team finishes.
• All 5K/10K runners receive a custom finishers medal, t-shirt & goodie bag!
That's about it folks! Get ready to get your BEAD ON! We look forward to seeing you all!
Thanks again for your support!
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