2022 Semper Fitmas 4K Santa and 1K Elf Run

Oceanside, CA

2022 Semper Fitmas 4K Santa and 1K Elf Run



Join us for a joyful fun run to celebrate the Holidays!  Sign up for our 4K Santa Run and receive a Santa suit to wear during your run.  All 1K Elf Run participants receive an Elf hat! The run will  also highlight the Navy’s iconic LCACs (Landing Craft Air Cushion) along the course and in the venue.

Semper Fitmas Santa & Elf Run

- now open to the General Public -

with the following stipulations:

Those without Base Access must do one of the following:

  • Arrange to be sponsored by an authorized base patron to obtain a visitors pass.
  • Arrange to be escorted in on race morning by an authorized base patron.
  • Sign up for the race, bring your confirmation email (printed or on your phone), Real ID or Passport, Car Insurance, and vehicle registration to the Visitor Center prior to event day to obtain a 1-day pass.

Other Restrictions

  • You will need to pass a background check (at the Visitor Center) to obtain a visitor pass.
  • Those under the age of 18 cannot obtain a visitor pass and must be escorted on base.
  • Those in possession of a visitor pass cannot escort another adult who doesn’t have a pass.

Please do not register for the run unless these requirements have been coordinated.  Patrons who don’t make arrangements or obtain a pass to enter Camp Pendleton will be turned away and no refund will be issued.  

The Camp Pendleton Visitor Center is located in Bldg. 20255T, adjacent to the Main Gate near I-5.

Business hours are (Mon-Fri) 7:30am – 3:30pm.

Due to the large demand for visitor passes, please obtain your pass as soon as you register to avoid being turned away due to extended waiting times or unforeseen closures.  Usually, the best time to come is first thing in the morning.  Avoid Fridays as that day is always extremely busy.

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9:15am – Check-In and Venue Opens

10:00am – Elf Run Start

10:15am – Santa Run Start

11:15am – Course cut-off time

11:30am – Venue Closes