• Lucas Reuling

Running Universal: What You Need To Know

Race through the heart of Universal Orlando Resort, meet your favorite characters, take home brag-worthy medals and awesome commemorative swag. The only way to lose this race is to not show up!

5K and 10K standard registration includes:

  • Epic Character Race participation

  • Brag-worthy themed medal

  • Themed Dri-fit shirt

  • Race bib with timing tag

  • Drawstring bag

  • On-course and post-race refreshments

  • Downloadable finisher certificate

  • Complimentary self-parking

Make it a weekend to remember with a special VIP race registration upgrade or an Epic Fan Registration giving friends and family the opportunity to cheer you on from a reserved seating area at the finish line.

Here’s everything you need to know to be ready to rock on race day.

Race Date and Times

  • February 1 and 2, 2020 at 5:30am

  • February 1: 5K RaceFebruary 2: 10K Race

Packet Pickup:

  • Thursday, January 30, 2020 from 4pm to 8pm

  • Friday, January 31, 2020 from 10am to 7pm

  • Saturday, February 1, 2020 from 12pm to 5pm

Location: 6000 Universal Boulevard; Orlando, FL 32819 (Volcano Bay section on the first level of the Universal Orlando parking garage)


Complimentary self parking is based on race packet pick-up days and on 5K or 10K race day mornings. For parking outside of these times, standard parking rates apply:

Packet Pick-Up Days:

  • Thursday, January 30, 2020 from 4pm to 8pm

  • Friday, January 31, 2020 from 10am to 7pm

  • Saturday, February 1, 2020 from 12pm to 5pm

Race Days:

  • 5K - February 1, 2020 from 3am to 5:30am

  • 10K - February 2, 2020 from 3am to 5:30am

Epic Character Race Hotel & Ticket Packages

While you’re here, take advantage of everything new and exciting at Universal Orlando Resort, including our annual Mardi Gras celebration. And don’t forget to take advantage of early park admission – included when you stay where the action is at one of our Universal hotels.

SPECIAL OFFER – Save up to $50 on any Epic Character Race Weekend Package. Must book by 1/26/20.

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