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Universal Studios Hollywood Challenges Guests to a Hair-Raising
“Running Universal” Virtual Race Featuring DreamWorks Animation’s Trolls
Runners of All Ages and Skill Levels Can Choose from a Variety of Virtual Race Packages and Receive a Collectible Finisher Medal Featuring Trolls World Tour Characters Poppy, Branch or Guy Diamond
Sign Up Here for the Event; Registration is Limited
Universal City, CA, June 15, 2020 – Universal Studios Hollywood invites guests to bring the excitement and colorful exuberance of DreamWorks Animation’s Trolls to their front door by participating in the all-new 5K, 10K or Kids’ 1K “Running Universal” Virtual Race.
Registration is now open at www.RunningUniversal.com with multiple standard and VIP packages available. Registration is limited and the Virtual Race can be completed at any time.
All participants will receive a collectible finisher medal featuring their favorite Trolls World Tour characters, complete with touchable hair. Runners who complete the virtual 5K can choose between colorful Poppy or Branch medals, while those who complete the virtual 10K will receive a sparkly medal featuring the energetic Guy Diamond. Guests can also choose to purchase the Trolls Party Package which includes all three medals. Kids who run the 1K will receive their own exclusive Trolls medallion.
Guests can choose between several different running packages to commemorate their own hair-raising Trolls tribute to the popular “Running Universal” series. The Standard 5K or 10K package will include one collectible medal, a themed drawstring backpack, a collectible Trolls pin and a downloadable bib and certificate. The VIP 5K or 10K package will include the Standard package items plus a Running Universal reusable water bottle. Young racers participating in the Kids’ 1K will receive an exclusive medallion, a themed drawstring backpack and a collectible Trolls pin along with a downloadable bib and certificate. The ultimate Trolls fan can select the Trolls Party Package, which includes all three medals along with the Standard Package items and reusable water bottle.
Runners can enhance their at-home experience by listening to the “Running Universal” playlist on Spotify as they train and complete the race. To further engage with fans nationwide, participants can share their experience on their social media channels using the hashtag #RunningUniversal and use brand-new Virtual Race stickers on GIPHY.
“Running Universal,” featuring DreamWorks Animation’s Trolls continues Universal Studios Hollywood’s popular “Running Universal” series, which launched last year with the popular “Minion Race” and was followed by the “Jurassic World Race.”
For more information about “Running Universal” events, visit www.RunningUniversal.com.
About Universal Studios Hollywood
Universal Studios Hollywood includes a full-day, movie-based theme park and Studio Tour. As a leading global entertainment destination, Universal Studios Hollywood delivers highly themed immersive lands that translate to real-life interpretations of iconic movie and television shows. Attractions include “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™” which features a bustling Hogsmeade village and such critically-acclaimed rides as “Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey” and “Flight of the Hippogriff™”, the new mega attraction “Jurassic World—The Ride,” and the all-new ride, “The Secret Life of Pets: Off the Leash!” Other immersive lands include “Despicable Me Minion Mayhem” and “Super Silly Fun Land” as well as “Springfield,” hometown of America’s favorite TV family, located adjacent to the award-winning “The Simpsons Ride™” and DreamWorks Theatre featuring “Kung Fu Panda Adventure.” The world-renowned Studio Tour is Universal Studios Hollywood’s signature attraction, inviting guests behind-the-scenes of the world’s biggest and busiest movie and television production studio where they can also experience such thrill rides as “Fast & Furious—Supercharged” and “King Kong 360 3D.” The adjacent Universal CityWalk entertainment, shopping and dining complex also includes the all-new multi-million dollar, redesigned Universal CityWalk Cinema, featuring deluxe recliner seating in screening room quality theatres.