Frequently Asked Questions

The LA BIG 5K starts and finishes at the world-famous Dodger Stadium. The 5K course runs through scenic Elysian Park with breathtaking views of Downtown Los Angeles.

Race registration is currently open. Registration will be available online until the race reaches capacity.

Bib pick-up will be available at the Health & Fitness Expo on Friday, March 6th at the Los Angeles Convention Center, South Hall and on race day at Dodger Stadium. Hours and additional details will be released at a later date.

Yes, anyone participating in the LA BIG 5K needs to be registered and have a race bib. Children in strollers do not need to register for the event but they will not be able to collect a medal at the Finish Line.

E-mail with “Change of Information" in the subject line or call the Conqur Endurance Group office at 213-542-3000 and a member of our staff will assist you.

The course is 5 kilometers, or approximately 3.1 miles.

Yes. Streets reopen to vehicular traffic on a rolling basis approximately a 30 minute per mile pace. Participants still on the course at this time will be required to move to the sidewalks and obey all traffic signals. The Finish Line will close 2 hours after the start of the race. Please note that participants who cross the Finish Line after 2:00:00 will not be recognized as Official Finishers and are not guaranteed a medal or a finishing time.


The top 2 overall Men and Women 5K winners:
1st Place Men & Women $250 BIG 5 Sporting Goods gift card each
2nd Place Men & Women $125 BIG 5 Sporting Goods gift card each

The top 2 Men and Women for all 15 Age Divisions:
1st Place Men & Women $50 BIG 5 Sporting Goods gift card each
2nd Place Men & Women $25 BIG 5 Sporting Goods gift card each

Participants will compete in the following male and female age divisions:

under 15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 and over

Bibs must be fastened to the front of your body on either your shirt or shorts/pants using the provided safety pins.

Please stay tuned for more information.

Parking information can be found on our Event Info page.

There will be one aid station at the midpoint of the course. Water will be available at the Finish Line and other post-race refreshments will be available at the Finish Festival.

No skates, bikes or pets are allowed on the course.

For more information, please contact us at (213) 542-3000 or email:

Entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. No exceptions.