Start Line Location: Ruth Hardy Park, Palm Springs, CA
Just a short stroll from Margaritaville Resort Palm Springs!
Course Time Limit: 90 minutes*
We support good times, not just fast times!
Race Day Timeline:
7:00AM – 9:00AM – Race Day Registration Opens and Last Minute Packet Pickup at Ruth Hardy Park
7:00AM – 11:00AM – Margaritaville Run Expo at Ruth Hardy Park
8:35AM – Pre-Race Warm Up at Start Line
8:45AM – Best Dressed Contest presented by Margaritaville Run at Sea
9:00AM – 5k Race Begins
10:15AM – Awards Ceremony presented by the Margaritaville Resort Palm Springs at Ruth Hardy Park
4:00PM – 6:00PM – After Party and DJ back at the License to Chill Bar at Margaritaville Resort Palm Springs
*subject to change
Packet Pick-up & Runner Happy Hour
Date: Friday, December 9
Time: 12:00pm – 6:00pm
Location: Margaritaville Resort Palm Springs – License to Chill
Enjoy Runner Happy Hour food and drinks specials during Packet Pick up on Friday, December 10, between 3 PM – 7 PM!
Notes for Packet Pick-up
Walk-up Registration available at Packet Pick-up if the event is not sold out. Photo IDs are required. You may pick up for a friend if you have a copy of their photo ID. NO EXCEPTIONS!
Limited Parking is available for event participants at the Ruth Hardy Park Parking Lot the morning of the race. The parking is free of charge. Parking Lot Address: 700 Tamarisk Rd, Palm Springs, CA 92262. There is also ample street parking in the surrounding neighborhoods if the lot if full.
Please obey all posted no parking signs and restrictions and do not block driveways.
NOTE: we recommend arriving at least 1 HOUR prior to your run to allow time to find parking and warm up. Tamarisk Rd will be coned off approximately 30 minutes before the race.
Participants who are staying at Margaritaville Resort:
Self-parking at the resort for one vehicle is included in the Resort Fee. Additional vehicles are $18 per night, plus taxes.
It’s a 22-minute walk (1.2 miles) from the resort to the Ruth Hardy Park start line. Take a nice brisk walk on the morning of the race to get to the start line!
▪ Head south toward E Vista Chino
▪ Turn left onto E Vista Chino
▪ Turn right onto N Vía Miraleste
▪ Turn left onto Tamarisk Rd
▪ Destination will be on the left
Don’t feel like trying to find parking? Call on Uber or Lyft to get you into the start line location at Ruth Hardy Park on the race morning! Please use 700 Tamarisk Rd, Palm Springs, CA 92262 as your drop off location.
Not a runner but love everything Margaritaville, running and volunteering? Come out and support the Margaritaville Palm Springs 5K by volunteering your time and smiling face!
All volunteers will receive a volunteer t-shirt and refreshments! Have a group interested in volunteering? Please email us at [email protected].