Family Mile Fun Run

When: Thursday, November 23 @ 8 AM
Where: Main Track
Type: Event
Family Mile Fun Run
Family Mile Fun Run 


And away YOU go… and Down the Stretch YOU come! Kick-off Thanksgiving Day with the Del Mar Family Mile Fun Run on the famous Del Mar racetrack. Begin from the actual starting gate, make a one-mile lap all the way around and finish in the Winners’ Circle where you will get your picture taken. Several Del Mar jockeys will be running, jogging and walking right with you! Participants are encouraged to come in costume. No dogs are allowed on the facility. Strollers are permitted.

Participants receive racetrack admission, parking, and a fun run t-shirt. Registration and pre-race activities start at 7 AM and include: games and prizes for kids, face painting, entertainers, holiday arts & crafts and more. Helen Woodward will conduct the one-of-a-kind “Puppy Races Rescue Run”. Then stay for live thoroughbred horse racing with our special early 11:00 a.m. post time.


Proceeds benefit Helen Woodward Animal Center and their equestrian therapy program for children and adults with special needs. 

Family Mile Fun Run
Family Mile Fun Run



Already registered? Save time Thanksgiving morning and sign the waiver release at home to bring to the event. 



  • Fees are for Fun Run participants only. Non-participants may attend.
  • Strollers are permitted. Please no dogs. 
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