​​​May 19, 2019

Welcome to the 4th annual

Lake Balboa Half Marathon 5k 10k

Woodley Park, 6350 Woodley Ave, Van Nuys CA 91406

Answers to frequently asked questions: 

If I want to call you how do I reach you?
Bill Escobar Race Director 805-258-3779

I'm not getting e-mail updates about the race what do i do?
    Some times our e-mail updates get lost in your junk or spam filters so if you are not getting our race day updates please check your spam filter, Promotions or junk box.  Please add our email address to your trusted emails list: bill@elitesportsca.com 

If I am not running can I participate by being a volunteer? 
     YES...Volunteers are greatly appreciated and needed!  Give us a call at 805-258-3779 or e-mail us at bill@elitesportsCA.com.  Please visit the Volunteer Info link on this site to get all the information needed on being a volunteer.  

Is there a time limit to finish the half marathon? 
    Yes: half marathon time limit to finish is 4:00 hours 

Will there be awards given out to the race winners?

     YES...Awards will be given out to the top 3 male/ female finishers overall and 3 deep in each age group.  Age groups are every 10 years up to 80+…  Soooo... 0-12, 13-15, 16-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-74, 75-79,  80+.  We will have some other cool swag for everyone else at the post race bib number call out. I randomly call out bib numbers and if you are still there you get whatever I am handing out at that time.   

Top 3 overall M/F in each race - Special Award
Top 3 each age group M/F - ALL RACE DISTANCES

Top 3 team in each race distance receive a special team meadal

Is there a refund policy for this race?
     Sorry but no...there are no refunds!  But you can defer your entry to another one of our races in the future.  Checkout our link to Our Other Events page to see what is available throughout 2016.  If you choose a race with a higher entry fee, you will be required to pay the difference.  When you choose another race you would like to do just email us and we will get you set for that race.

Can I register for the race at the packet pick-up location? 

     YES...There are NO Discounts  at expo registration  cash or credit card only - NO CHECKS. You can also register on line or by sending in the registration form.  The on line registration closes Friday January 1, 2016 at midnight .  There is no race day registration. 

When and where is and what is package pickup?
This is where you pickup your race bib #, timing chip, race day t-shirt, and goody bag. You can also review the race course map and ask race day related questions that you might have. This is your last chance to register for this race....NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION

Can I pick up my race packet and chip on race day??
     YES...you can pick up your race packet and chip on race day at the race day expo, but we advise you to come early!!  There may be hundreds of people doing the same and it may take a little time.  We advise you to go to the packet pick-up Saturday before race day instead.  Last minute check in on race day begins at 6:45 a.m. and ends at 7:45 a.m.  There is NO race day registration.  

Race day expo:
    we will have a race day expo with several vendors ready to help you with your race day needs and race day goodies. 

Can I pick up someone else's race items if they can not make it out on Saturday?
     YES...you can pick up a friend or relatives items.  Bring something in writing from them that say you can do that. 

Starting Line Location?
 Woodley  Park -1 at  6350 Woodley Ave, Van Nuys CA  91406

Where are the aid stations and Port a Potties going to be?  
approx every 1.5 miles

Parking? ... where do we park? 

     Woodley Park -1  at 6350 Woodley Ave, Van Nuys CA 91406