The Lopers Club, the City of Loma Linda and Loma Linda University Health present the 32nd Annual Lopers Club Holiday Classic Half Marathon and 5K! The Holiday Classic is the Inland Empire’s largest annual holiday running event and a local tradition for runners and walkers of all ages and abilities!

Event Information: This year’s event will take place on Sunday, December 12, 2021. The Half Marathon and 5K will run simultaneously. Start time is 7 am. The Start/Finish Line will be located near the corner of Barton Road and Loma Linda Drive, in front of the Loma Linda Fire station.

Event Features: The Holiday Classic Half Marathon and 5K run/walk, provides scenic mountain views with stimulating inclines on a course that winds through the lovely streets of Loma Linda. All finishers of both the Half Marathon and the 5K event will be awarded beautiful finishers’ medals. Trophies will be awarded to the overall top male and female winner of each race. Division medals will be awarded to the first, second and third place finishers in each of 20 age divisions. Bring the kids! The Holiday Classic includes a ¼-mile Elves Trot fun run for children ages 3-6. Every participating elf will receive an adorable Santa medal.

Post-Race Festivities: All participants of the Half Marathon and 5K will receive a free pancake breakfast compliments of the Cross Roads Rotary Club of San Bernardino. There is a $3 charge for Elves Trot participants. In addition, free to all participants, a post-race mini-massage provided by Precision in Movement.

Run the three races in the Tri City Challenge and earn a special medal!

Can’t make the Holiday Classic in person? Do the Virtual Race and still qualify for the Tri City Challenge series!

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