Run Through Beautiful Santa Clarita Valley

Sugar Daddy Half Marathon

Race on Fathers Day Weekend

Bring The Kids For The Kids Fun Run

Welcome To The Sugar Daddy Race!

Celebrate Father's Day by kicking off the weekend with an awesome race taking you on a scenic tour through the beautiful Santa Clarita Valley.

Get your PR on our fast, almost flat course, created to bring runners together and give you a great race experience as you finish across the historic Iron Horse bridge into the finish line to earn our epic Sugar Daddy bling, plus get an ice cream treat to help cool you down at the finish line!

UPDATE: Due to the Covid-19 situation the 2020 race date has been changed to December 12, 2020. Read update here.

2017 Finisher

Fast Course

Runners get to enjoy the best of Santa Clarita's awesome paths and paseos taking runners on a spectacular tour around the Santa Clarita Valley on a very fast course. 

Iron Horse Bridge

Historic Brdige

All runners get to make the final push into finish line to run across the historic 120-year old Iron Horse bridge, making for a landmark race finish.

Kids Fun Run

Family Fun

The Sugar Daddy Race is for everyone, runners, walkers, hikers, there is even a Kids Fun Run for the little ones to get active and healthy to experience a race.

Sugar Daddy Medal & Ice Cream

Sweet Finish

In addition to earning an awesome medal, Sugar Daddy finishers will get a special ice cream treat to help cool them off after finishing the race.

2017 Half Marathon
Half Start
2017 Finisher

Sweet Bling & Awesome Shirts!

All participants that finish the race will earn the 2019 Sugar Daddy medal and awesome race shirt. Each year features a spectacular design that runners love. Participants will also receive a finisher certificate sent after the race, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd finishers in their distance category for male and female will receive a mega diamond collector's trophy.

*The beautiful 2020 medal and swag to be revealed as we get closer to the race*

2019 Medal Preview

2019 Medal Preview

The 2019 medals feature a layered heart shape design with the 2019 Sugar Daddy logo and of course the ice cream (which you also get at the finish line). Comes in 2 sizes, big purple for half marathon and 10k runners, smaller gold for 5k and kid's runners.

2019 Finisher Shirt

2019 Shirt Preview

For 2019 we have a classic black blend shirt with the Sugar Daddy logo in silver with our Run Sugar Daddy logo on the back and 2019 Finisher on the sleeve.

Plan Your Father's Day Weekend!

Bring out your inner superhero to run with family and friends on Saturday, December 12th 2020.

2017 Half Marathon Runner
2017 Finisher
Kids Fun Run
5K Runner

Race Details

Race Day

The race will be on Father's Day weekend, Saturday, December 12, 2020 and start shortly after sunrise around 6:00 AM.


Early check-in is on Friday, December 11, from 2:00-7:00 PM, then race day check-in on Saturday, June 20, starting at 5:00 AM.

Start Line

The race start and finish line is located at the Iron Horse Trailhead located off 25311 Magic Mountain Pkwy, Santa Clarita, CA 91355.


6:00 AM

Kids Fun Run

6:20 AM


6:30 AM


6:40 AM


Race Distances

The Sugar Daddy race offers distances for all types of runners, whether you're new to running, casual runner, a walker, or a seasoned runner looking for a great Father's Day race.
Choose to run a Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, or Kids Run Fun.


Video: Course Preview


The Sugar Daddy race features 4 unique courses on the awesome paseo pathways, set against the iconic Six Flags Magic Mountain theme park, 100-year old Iron Horse Bridge, and Santa Clara River, taking runners to experience some of the most beautiful parts of the Santa Clarita Valley while running the race!


3031 - Sarah Presley

Sarah Presley

This was my 3rd year running the Sugar Daddy Half Marathon and 3rd year loving it. The race has great energy from start to finish. The enthusiasm of the volunteers brings a lot to the aid stations. The medals are always awesome. And hey...who doesn't love ice cream?

Avg. Rating | Distance Half Marathon | BIB 3031
5121 - Erika Ehlert

Erika Ehlert

I look so forward to this race every year! You guys go above and beyond all race expectations!

Avg. Rating | Distance 5K | BIB 5121
3156 - James Mitchell

James Mitchell

This is one of my favorite parts of Father's Day weekend! Running a great course, and a fantastic race crew, makes a wonderful race experience!

Avg. Rating | Distance Half Marathon | BIB 3156

Cash Prize Pool

1st place finishers of the Half Marathon, 10K and 5K categories for male and female will also receive a cash prize!

Half Marathon Prize
1st Place Finisher Male & Female
10K Prize
1st Place Finisher Male & Female
5K Prize
1st Place Finisher Male & Female


Register now to take advantage of current prices before they go up and plan for an awesome Father's Day weekend!









Virtual option available for only $47

Sugar Daddy Runners
2017 Medal
2017 Finishers

Sponsors & Partners

We are currently seeking event partners and sponsors for the 2020 race. Learn more about how to grow your business as a 2020 race sponsor today.

Thank you to our 2019 sponsors and partners, with their support we are creating an awesome race experience! Please visit and support them.

Plan Your Father's Day Weekend!

Bring out your inner superhero on Saturday, December 12th, 2020 in Santa Clarita, California!