Running Universal - Inaugural 5K Minions Fun Run through Universal Studios Hollywood

The first ever Running Universal event kicks off this Spring 2019!

The whole family has a chance to enjoy a great run through Universal Studios Hollywood where you can experience a Minion-themed course with Universal entertainment along the way before a fantastic finish at Universal CityWalk!


It's all part of the excitement during the Inaugural Minion 5K that's a perfect event for beginners, intermediates, or even racing veterans. Adults, teens, tweens – and everyone in between – can join in on the fun!


What Can You Expect?
Running Universal Inaugural 5K Featuring Illumination's Minions will take place on Saturday May 11, 2019 at Universal Studios Hollywood with a special course through the theme park:
  • 3.1-mile course through Universal Studios Hollywood Theme Park, parts of the iconic Universal Backlot, behind the scenes views and experiences, and a fun finish in the heart of Universal CityWalk! 
  • Character Meet and Greets and entertainment on course
  • Photos with your favorite Minion characters
  • Finish Line celebration with live entertainment at 5 Towers on Universal CityWalk
  • Chip timed event



Available Packages Include:
5K Standard Registration:
  • Collectible Minion 5K Finisher Medal
  • Custom Race Bib with timing chip
  • Running Universal 5K T-shirt
  • Collectible Minion Pin
  • Post-race beverages and refreshments
  • Custom digital finisher certificate
  • Complimentary General Parking
  • Opportunity to purchase post-race entry to Universal Studios Hollywood Theme Park at an exclusive Running Universal price, including Early Park Admission
5K VIP Registration:
  • Includes everything in the Standard Registration package, plus the following items:
    • Exclusive VIP check-in
    • Complimentary Valet Parking
    • Post-race VIP breakfast on Universal CityWalk
    • Running Universal reusable water bottle
    • 1-on-1 meet and greet with Illumination’s Minions
5K Fan Package Includes:
  • Minion cap
  • Minion drawstring backpack
  • Guaranteed access to fan zone at the Finish Line
  • Complimentary beverages and refreshments at the Finish Line
The pricing for each of the different packages are shown below:


You also get a chance to buy specially priced theme park ticket for $94 to use after the event or the next day!

I'm considering signing up for this event - who wants to join me?