Pre-Race Survival Guide 
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The Coaster Run at Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park is just around the corner... Are you ready for that PIE at the finish line? We've included some information to guarantee a successful and worry-free race weekend.

The whole Renegade Racing staff, volunteers and the Speech and Language Development Center are looking forward to seeing you this weekend!

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Packet Pickup
Saturday packet pickup is not mandatory but recommended. You can pick up your bib, t-shirt and goody bag early and to save time on race morning.  You may also pick up for a friend or family member as long as you have a copy of their photo ID & BOTH signed waivers: Knott's Berry Farm Waiver AND Coaster Run Waiver

Save time at registration and look up your bib number HERE
(Bib assignments will be available on Thursday at 12pm)

Saturday, March 9, 2013 Gemini timing
8308 On The Mall, Buena Park, CA 90620

Sunday, March 10, 2013  

Packet Pick-Up, Start & Finish and Finish Line Expo  

are hosted in the Knott's Berry Farm parking area.

8039 Beach Boulevard, Buena Park, CA 90620

Do you know friends or family who are planning on racing? Tell them to HURRY - The Coaster Run is almost to sold out! Be sure to check the event website for space availability.      
By now you know the NEW COURSE goes THROUGH the Park!

5K, 10K Course Information: 7:30 am Start
The 5K Run/Walk will start in the parking lot of Knott's Berry Farm and travel through the Beach Blvd. underpass and make a right on Grand Ave. Participants will then travel through the actual Knott's Berry Farm theme park before exiting again back on Grand. After traveling past the famous Mrs. Knott's Fried Chicken Restaurant and under the Silver Bullet roller coaster, participants will run back through the Beach Blvd. underpass. Keep a look out for Independence Hall before entering Soak City Water Park. Participants will be almost home as they exit onto Stanton and at this point it's only 0.10 of a mile before they get their medal and slice of Boysenberry pie.

The 10K Run follows the same 5K course, but from Stanton will continue out on the streets of Buena Park to finish off their extra 3.1 miles. 10K Participants will enjoy seeing the surrounding neighborhoods and Buena Park Downtown Shopping Center before returning back to the Knott's Berry Farm Parking lot.

Download 5K Course Map PDF  


Download 10K Course Map PDF  


Note: If you would like to change race distances, please see the Solutions Desk at packet pickup.

Camp Snoopy Kids Run Course Information: 9:00 am Start
The Camp Snoopy Kids Run will start and finish at the front gates of Knott's Berry Farm. Parents or Guardians can pick up kids' T- shirts, goody bags and bib numbers at packet pick up on Saturday or up until 8 am on race morning at the main registration area in the parking lot. Bib pick up for the kids run will move to the front of Knott's Berry Farm at 8 am and will reopen by 8:30 am in front of the main gates. Parents can participate with their children if they have already registered in one of the other runs, if they have signed up as an adult kids run participant or if they sign a waiver. NOTE: only 1-medal and 1-slice of pie will go to REGISTERED participants. Parents who have already participated in one of the runs will not get a second medal.

Parking and Directions

Download Parking Maps & Directions (CLICK HERE)

Packet Pick Up

BP_Logo_Grey-with-URL-01Buena Park Downtown Mall (Center Court)
Saturday, March 9, 11am~4pm
8308 On the Mall
Buena Park, CA 90620

Buena Park Downtown mall's map  

for packet pick up

Race Day

Knott's Berry Farm Parking Lot
Sunday, March 10, 6:00am
8039 Beach Blvd.
Buena Park, CA 90620


Knott's Berry Farm is easy to find from anywhere in Southern California:





South Bound on I-5

Exit Beach Blvd and travel South on Beach Blvd. Enter the Knott's Parking lot from Grand Ave.

North Bound on I-5

Exit La Palma and travel west towards Knott's Berry Farm. Enter the Buena Park Downtown Parking lot and park close to Sears. Cross Stanton by foot and enter the Knott's parking lot through the side gate on Stanton.

From CA-91

Exit Beach Blvd and travel south on Beach Blvd. Enter the Knott's Parking lot from Grand Ave.

North Bound on Beach Blvd.

Enter the parking lot via the right hand merge lane just after Crescent Ave.


Half Price on Adult Admission into Knott's Berry Farm

All participants will receive a coupon good for 1/2 price adult admission to Knott's Berry Farm (good for up to 4 people, not valid for junior or senior tickets). Coupon is good for 1 month. (Youth tickets are already pretty cheap!)

Knott's Berry Farm has been welcoming families from all over for over 60 years. What started as a modest farm has grown into a premier theme park, water park and resort hotel. From the magic of Camp Snoopy to the exhilaration of the coasters, to the meandering streets of Ghost Town, Knott's provides an experience like no other.


Runner's Gear



Drop off your personal belongings at the start line in the Knott's Berry Farm parking lot (close to Registration). Items must be dropped no later than 7:30 am and need to be picked up by 10:30 am. A limited number of bags will be available for use but it is recommended participants bring their own bags. Please do not include items of value including: cell phones, keys, credit cards or money.  

Speech and Language Development Center

The 10K run, 5K run/charity walk and 1K kids run/walk through Camp Snoopy will raise money for the Speech and Language Development Center in Buena Park.  Founded in 1955, Speech and Language Development Center (SLDC) is a non-profit school and therapy center located in Buena Park and serving Orange, Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino counties. More than 220 staff members provide programs and services for 340 students, ages 6 months through 21 years. Most students have multiple handicapping conditions. All programs and services are available on campus.

Become a Coaster Run VIP by raising $100 or more for SLDC and get a coupon for FREE entry into Knott's Berry Farm.
See Coaster Run website for complete details on fundraising prizes and Coaster Run VIP.  If you have already qualified as a Coaster Run VIP you will get a separate e-mail with all of the details on your VIP parking, VIP hospitality area, VIP restrooms, how to pick up your FREE ticket to Knott's Berry Farm and other benefits.

Download the pledge form or go online at to start your fund raising campaign. To learn more about SLDC's non-profit school and therapy center go to



Thank You Sponsors & Vendors!

Not only do you get Knott's Famous Boysenberry PIE at the finish line, we have a great expo lined up for you.  Make sure to stick around and visit all of our vendors and sample their goodies!

The Kids Zone will have lots of activities for the little ones: bounce house, face painting & more!

AIMT Massage
Diabolo Drink Vendor
Dr. Amber Voitenko
Farm Rich
Chick-fil-A, Buena Park
California Welcome Center
Chrons and Colitis Foundation/Team Challenge
Varengo Solar 
LA Kings Ice Crew & Ice Rider Truck
Diamond Resorts
Renegade Racing
Speech & Language Development Center
The Sound 100.3
Pacific Coast Race Timing
Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation "Reaching for the Cure"
Gladiator Rock N' Run
Leprechaun Leap Rudy Project
Knott's Coffee Cart
Coaster Super Sports 
Be sure to smile out on the course because the good folks at Oz Sports Photography will be out there taking your picture.  

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