The inaugural Minion Run, featuring Illumination’s mischievous Minions from the popular “Despicable Me Minion Mayhem” ride cheering from the
Starting at Universal Studios Hollywood’s iconic front gates, participants will pass through some of the theme park’s immersive areas and attractions before winding their way along the historic backlot and into the magical world of movie-making as they head toward the finish line at CityWalk’s 5 Towers outdoor concert stage.
Highlights along the way include the Psycho House, the eerie War of the Worlds set and the colorful Who-ville backdrop from Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas.
Along the 3.1 mile course, participants will be entertained by some of their favorite Universal Studios Hollywood characters, including the Minions.
The program will begin at 6 a.m. and culminate at 7:30 a.m. with a memorable awards and closing ceremony in which all participants will receive a commemorative limited-edition Minion medallion that features an exuberant Minion running through the finish-line holding two bananas.
Universal Studios Hollywood
100 Universal City Plaza
Universal City, CA 91608