WELCOME TO THE 8TH ANNUAL
Be The Light 5K

NIGHT RUN/WALK

VALENCIA, CA

SEPTEMBER, 17, 2022

Be The Light 5K/10K

Be a part of Santa Clarita's premier night run/walk at the annual Be The Light 5K in Valencia, California. Each year the community comes together to support youths in recovery through the A Light of Hope charity, to show that we are here for them and together we can make a positive impact on their lives. 

 

Bring your best night outfit, decked out with lights and colorful glow bands to shine your brightest in this awesome night run/walk. Register today, bring your family and friends for a memorable fun experience!

Be The Light

SEPTEMBER 17, 2022

Light Tunnel

NIGHT RUN/WALK

Experience the thrill of running at night with a light decorated finish line.

Runners

SHINE YOUR LIGHT

Get creative, decorate yourself to be an inspiration that lights up the night.

Tim Traurig

A LIGHT OF HOPE

Run for youths in recovery and help be the light in their lives.

Saturday, September 17, 2022

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2022 RACE SWAG PREVIEW

We are very excited to bring you the 2022 Be The Light 5K finisher medal featuring a very special lighthouse with a snowglobe-style sky. Plus runners can choose to get a light hat featuring the Be The Light 5K logo embroidered on the front or a Be The Light band that lights up while supplies last.  Get ready to shine your light!

2022 Finisher Medal
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Light wristbands
2021 Light Hats
Light Wristband

Why "Be the Light"?

We're taking a stand against the devastation caused by youth substance abuse and other self-destructive behaviors by raising much-needed funds to support the work of A Light of Hope in our community. A portion of entry proceeds goes to support A Light of Hope.

Be The Light Video Preview

EVENT INFO

As the sun sets on Santa Clarita, we will turn our headlamps and flashlights on for our run/walk along the San Francisquito Creek Trail. Beams of light will create a visual show of community support and love. Young people in recovery—along with moms, dads, and siblings—will witness this powerful reminder that they are not alone.

DATE

The 2022 event will be on Saturday, September 17th.

LOCATION

West Creek Park in Valencia with the course going on the paseos of the San Francisquito Creek Trail. View directions.

CHECK-IN

Participant check-in will be from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

START

The 10K race will start at 6:50 PM followed by the 5K races at 7:00 PM, just in time for a spectacular sunset.

Be The Light Runners

DISTANCE

Run or walk a 5K or 10K distance.

PERKS

  • Official event light hat/band
  • Finisher medal
  • Finisher certificate
  • FREE race photos
  • Chip timed results
  • Volunteer support
  • Course aid-station
  • Finish line water & food
  • Event insurance
  • Award for top 3 finishers
  • Support for A Light of Hope
  • Awesome experience!

BENEFIT

Proceeds are donated to support A Light of Hope and benefit youth in recovery.

WHAT RUNNERS ARE SAYING...

Lori Kozik

Lori Kozik

The Be The Light 5k/10k is such a unique night race benefiting such a great cause right here in Santa Clarita!

Al Reano

Al Reano

Great cause that I was happy to support. The organizer's speech was very vulnerable and touching.

Dawn Kaulbach

DAWN KAULBACH

What an incredible evening to support a great organization, while coming together with your community, your family & your friends for such a fun time!! I was not prepared to have as much fun as I did!! Thank you!

Where There Is Light There Is Hope

SPONSORS & PARTNERS

Welcome 2022 sponsors and partners. We are currently accepting sponsor applications. Learn more about how to grow your business as a race sponsor today.

Thank you to our 2021 Sponsors for their support to make it an awesome race experience. Please take a moment to visit each one.

COME TO SHINE YOUR LIGHT!

Saturday, September 17, 2022