Run Through Beautiful Santa Clarita Valley

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 pandemic the 2020 race date has been postponed to June 19, 2021. Read the 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
Finishers

Plan Your Father's Day Weekend!

Bring out your inner superhero to run with family and friends on Saturday, June 19th 2021.

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Race Details

Race Day

The race will be on Father's Day weekend, Saturday, June 19, 2021 and start shortly after sunrise around 6:00 AM.

Check-In

Early check-in is on Friday, June 18, from 2:00-7:00 PM, then race day check-in on Saturday, June 19, 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.

START TIMES

6:00 AM

Kids Fun Run

6:20 AM

HALF MARATHON

6:30 AM

10K

6:40 AM

5K

MEDAL & TOWEL PREVIEW

To celebrate the 5th anniversary we are changing up the race swag to bring runners a very special mega championship style ring medal and a beautiful double-sided sports towel. Plus returning Legacy Club runners receive a special gold coin. Register now to reserve yours for race day or run virtually to get them in the mail!

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.

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Video: Course Preview

COURSE

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!

WHAT RUNNERS ARE SAYING...

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

2021 RACE ENTRY

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

HALF

$97 RACE ENTRY

10K

$87 RACE ENTRY

5K

$77 RACE ENTRY

KIDS

$42 RACE ENTRY

Virtual option available for only $52

Sugar Daddy Runners
2017 Medal
2017 Finishers
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Sponsors & Partners

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

Plan Your Father's Day Weekend!

Bring out your inner superhero on Saturday, June 19th, 2021 in Santa Clarita, California!