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Event Info:

WHO: You! Join us individually or create a team when you register.

WHAT: A 5K run/walk that allow sparticipants to experience the re-creation of Amityville Island from Jaws, Spartacus Square, and the village of Whoville. Funds raised through Miles for Melanoma go to support research, education and advocacy for melanoma.

WHERE: Universal Studios Backlot, Los Angeles, California

WHEN: May 4th, 2014 Check-in opens 6:00 a.m. Run/Walk begins at 8:00 a.m.
There is NO on-site registration available on race day. You must be pre-registered to attend.

WHY: Every hour of every day someone dies from melanoma. Recent research shows that overall cancer rates are decreasing, except for melanoma diagnoses! One-in-50 people will be diagnosed with melanoma during their lifetime. The Miles for Melanoma at Universal Studios 5K Run/Walk will raise funds to fuel additional research for new and better treatment options, and support the MRF as the organization advocates for the melanoma community and educate people about the prevention and diagnosis of the disease.

•Adults 13 years & older: $35 through April 26, fees increase to $40 on April 27.
•Children age 12 and under: $25.
•Can't make the race? Attend virtually for $25 and help your team raise funds for melanoma research!
Registration closes at MIDNIGHT PACIFIC TIME, May 1, 2014.

•Parking - click on the link in the left menu.
•All participants will receive a special race-day t-shirt, sunscreen samples and educational information about melanoma prevention and treatment.
•Awards will be given to the top finishers and there will be a special VIP tent for the top fundraisers after the event.
•Packet Pickup: April 26, Runners Circle, 3216 Los Feliz Blvd, LA, 90039, 323.661.8971, 10a to 6p; and on site, day of race, May 4 starting at 6am. Team Captains may pick up their team's packets.
•Registration is available at Packet Pickup IF WE DON'T SELL OUT. Register early so you don't miss out!
•Event takes place, rain or shine.
•Parking will be available at GATE 3.
•Register early before we sell out.
•There will be NO race day registration.
•Strollers and joggers are welcome! No pets, bicycles, or motorcycles allowed on property.
•Course and schedule are subject to change, check back here for event information updates.
•Sorry, but this event has no ties to the Universal Theme Park and does not include any tickets or discounts to the park.

Event Location:
Universal Studios Backlot.

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Event Schedule:

Packet Pickup at Runners Circle, Los Feliz for all registered participants. 3216 Los Feliz Blvd, LA 90039 323.661.89714/26/2014 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Shuttles beging leaving from gate 3 in the 2160 parking structure at 6:00 a.m. Shuttle service stops at 8:00 a.m. and resume at 9:15.5/4/2014 6:00 am - 8:00 am
Check-in begins at 6:00 a.m.5/4/2014 6:00 am - 8:00 am
Run/Walk begins promptly at 8:00am. Event festivities begin as the walkers and runners return from the course.5/4/2014 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Adult: $35.00
5k Runner or Walker, $35 through April 26th, $40 April 27 through May 1

Child (12 and under): $25.00
5K Runner or Walker

Virtual: $25.00
Attend from your home.


Participant Level
Embroided Roller Luggage ($10,000.00 + ) 

Timex Watch ($7,500.00 - $9,999.00) 

GPS ($5,000.00 - $7,499.00) 

Grill and Chill Rolling Cooler ($2,500.00 - $4,999.00) 

Softshell Jacket ($1,500.00 - $2,499.00) 

Hydration Pack ($1,000.00 - $1,499.00) 

Hooded Sweatshirt ($750.00 - $999.00) 

Baseball Cap ($500.00 - $749.00) 

Water Bottle ($250.00 - $499.00) 

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