2023 Kids Marathon Mile at LEGOLAND ®

Carlsbad, CA

2023 Kids Marathon Mile at LEGOLAND ®


The event is SOLD OUT! 


LEGOLAND® California is host to a special, 1-mile fun run for kids of all ages and abilities. Before the doors open to the public, they're opened for us for a unique run/walk through LEGOLAND®! Registered Kids (age 13 & under) and Big Kids (14 & older) receive a shiny finisher's medal, light refreshments and family-friendly entertainment after the race.

Merlin's Magic Wand is the official charity partner of the event. To learn more click here.

Space is limited, so hurry and register today!


Kids (age 13 & under) receive:

  • Event T-shirt and finisher's medal
  • Free scoop at Handel’s Ice Cream
  • One-day pass to the Carlsbad Columbia Sportswear Company Employee Store
  • A FREE 1-Day SEA LIFE™ Hopper ticket to LEGOLAND® California and SEA LIFE™ Aquarium (valid 1/14/23 - 2/24/23 only, for children 13 & under).
  • 1 Adult Companion bib (companions receive access to the course to accompany a child 13 & under)
  • Discounted 1-Day SEA LIFE® Hopper tickets to LEGOLAND® California and SEA LIFE® Aquarium for up to (4) people ($83.40 per person. Valid 1/14/23 - 2/25/23)

Big Kids (age 14 & older) receive:

  • Event T-shirt and finisher's medal
  • Discounted 1-Day SEA LIFE® Hopper tickets to LEGOLAND® California and SEA LIFE® Aquarium for up to (4) people ($83.40 per person. Valid 1/14/23 - 2/25/23)

Registration Policy

For the safety of all participants, anyone who participates in the Kids Marathon Mile must register. One companion bib is provided upon request for an adult to accompany a child who needs guidance during the race. The companion must stay with the registered child at all times. Additional adults may accompany a child on the race course but must register for the event as a Big Kid.

Race Course

The race starts just outside LEGOLAND® along the Tyke Hike, continues into LEGOLAND® making a loop of the park before exiting and finishing along the opposite side of the Tyke Hike. All pre- and post-race activities take place in the lower parking lot of LEGOLAND®. 

Race Schedule

6:30 a.m. - LEGOLAND® parking lot opens (free parking at this time with no re-entry)

6:45 a.m. - Event day bib number pick opens. 

7:45 a.m - Mile races start

Start Line Staging

The one-mile races start using quick waves.

Important Notices

Late starters are not allowed, be sure you’re at the event staging area by 7:35 a.m. 

All racers must be out of the park by 8:45 a.m. Please keep moving while inside LEGOLAND. You can return after the event and when the park opens for photos, and to explore. 

The Kids Marathon Mile is just for fun - it is not timed.  

Only paid participants and accompanying adults clearly displaying a companion bib will be allowed on the course. 

This event will take place rain or shine, no refunds or deferrals.

Leave all pets at home. Dogs (except service dogs) are not allowed at LEGOLAND®. 

NO roller skates, inline skates, scooters, skateboards, bikes or other such devices are allowed.

Pre-Race Registration Event

Save time on event day and pick up bib numbers and T-shirts ahead of time! New registrations will also be taken at this event.

Saturday, January 7, 2023, from 9 AM to 12 PM

In Motion Events
1782 La Costa Meadows Drive, Ste 102
San Marcos, CA 92078