The Rabbit Run 5k & OC Challenge 5K

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Event Location : Jeffrey Trail Middle School - Irvine, CA

Distance : 2 Events on the Same Day, 2 Different Start Times, 1 Great Event.

PARKING on Race Day: THE RABBIT RUN has Jeffrey Trails Middle school and the Montessori School reserved for you. Please  carpool to help us limit the number of parking spaces the event uses! Please make sure you park in only these two lots.  Thank you and hop right over to the outdoor basketball court area for your event day registration and awards, expo area.  

Event Schedule: Saturday april 4th, 2020

Race Day
Registration Opens at 7 a.m. up to 8:45 a.m.

Rabbit Run 5K & Egg Hunt ( Non Competitive) - Starts at 9 a.m.


OC Challenge 5K (Competitive) - Starts at 8 a.m.


Wave Start: Runners will be out in waves every 30 seconds. Please stay in a single file through out the course.

Register for One Race or Both Races
Note: Both races will be professional chip timed using the chip affixed to the bib technology. No need to return chip.

Do both races for an additional $15. One amazing event T-Shirt,  2 FINISHER MEDALS.


  • Age Division awards. 3 deep. 5 year age spans Overall Masters Male/ Female trophy.

  • Overall Fastest Orange County Resident Male/female

  • Top three fastest CLUBS ( 4 fastest times combined)


  • Kid Friendly Course - Lots of fun

  • Chip Timed

  • Great Event for the entire family

  • This is a 3.1 mile Easter egg hunt with RABBIT RUN 5k Finisher medals. Perfect to jog, run, stroll, and enjoy the Easter prizes to collect along the way. It’s the healthiest HUNT ever!


$35 5k Pre-registration 

$40 at Early Packet Pick Up and on Race Day

$30 under 18

$50 Adult Registration To Do Both Races

$40 to do both races for Youth 18 and under

Running both the OC Challenge and the Rabbit Run? add $12 (One event shirt, two great custom cast finisher medals!)

Pre-Race Day Packet Pick up/Late Registration:

Date & Time:  Friday, April 3rd from Noon to 3 pm. 
Location: Road Runner Sports | 24291 Avenida De La Carlota; Suite P-5; Laguna Hills, CA 92653  

Participants will be able to come redeem their event t shirt and race bib (and finisher medal if unable to attend Sunday’s event.) You can pickup family and friends bibs also!
**BONUS!**  You'll get $10 off of your purchase of $30 from Road Runner Sports to spend on anything you want in the store! Or join the VIP Family and save 25% on everything! Don't miss out on this exclusive gift for race participants only when you join the Packet Pickup Party! Restrictions apply. See store for details.

Receive your event t-shirt, Easter bag, and race bib one day early.

PANCAKE BREAFAST AT THE EVENT:  $4 Assists the Kiwanis and Kid’s Read.

  • Pay when you register, at packet pick up, or bring money for breakfast race day.

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Each year the tshirt and medals are different.


We Fit Together Summer Series

New set of medal that link together for 2019


  1. Do I have to be an elite runner to run the OC Challenge 5k(Wild Hare 5K)? Everyone can run the OC Challenge regardless of your time.

  2. Can I register on race day? Yes, registration opens at 7 am and will remain open up to race starts.

  3. Can I run with a stroller? Yes, but please start toward the back of the pack. You can run in either event with stroller..

  4. Can I get a finisher medal? Only those that register for the event can get a medal.