The event will be held at two different areas of the map, and the player can race up to twice per day, if the player registers as early as possible.
Registration for the first race ends at 9:00 and registration for the second race ends at 13:00, so the player must sign up at the registration tables (marked as horseshoes on the map) prior to these times. Shortly after registering, the player should head into the designated starting area to wait, denoted by a ring of violet-white light on the ground nearby or a violet circle on the map.
Owning a horse is not required in order to partake in the festivity, since the player will automatically be given a free rental horse for the duration of the race if they do not have one, though it is very slow. Completing Mission: McDonald's Stable some time prior to the festival day is recommended if the player wishes to win, as it allows for renting and purchasing horses with better stats from McDonald. Colorful Llamas and Cotton Llamas are also eligible mounts for this event.
This is a two-lap race competing against other Portians to cross the finish line first. There is a fork in the path near the middle of the course, though both routes converge again not long after. Registration is slightly southwest of the Gift Exchange stand, nearer to the Harbor than the other course.
Large, floating Chili Peppers and Layered Carrots power-ups dot the course. Running through Chili Peppers gives the horse a temporary boost in speed, whereas Layered Carrots refill the Endurance gauge. Power-ups may not always respawn in the same place upon starting the second lap, so running through the same fork may not provide any power-ups.
If this race is attempted with the free rental horse, the player will quickly be stuck in last place. Using a paid rental horse or a trained owned mount will allow the player to compete on more even ground.
This is a single-competitor obstacle course with the objective of making it through with a fast time. The player must follow the course, jumping over hurdles and leaping across bridge gaps. Registration is near the cliffs of the Western Plateau, to the northeast of the inaccessible cave entrance.
Running through the large Balloons floating over obstacles will shave one second off the player's time per Balloon.
Note that falling into the water places the player right at the edge of the bridge, but doing a standing jump from that spot results in the player falling straight back into the water. So, it is recommended to back up to gain some momentum for a running leap across the gap.
Unlike with other festivals, any earned rewards will appear in the player's inventory immediately after they win a race and close the race results window.
|Land Run Time Attack (Obstacle Game)||Multiplayer Ranking|
|Gift Exchange Gift Exchange|
|Rider's Cap||Rider's Cap||1||25 |
|Rider's Coat||Rider's Coat||1||40 |
|Rider's Breech||Rider's Breech||1||50 |
|Master Rider Pennant||Master Rider Pennant||1||25 |
|Horse Head Floor Lamp||Horse Head Floor Lamp||1||15 |
|Billboard for the Portia Land Run||Billboard for the Portia Land Run||1||8 |
|Jockey Statue||Jockey Statue||1||30 |
|Pony Table Lamp||Pony Table Lamp||1||10 |
|Llama Memorabilia Blanket||Llama Memorabilia Blanket||1||15 |
|Race Horse Memorabilia Blanket||Race Horse Memorabilia Blanket||1||15 |
|Wooden Horse||Wooden Horse||1||15 |
|Spring||Fishing Day • Day of the Bright Sun|
|Summer||Martial Arts Tournament • Day of Memories|
|Autumn||Land Run • Autumn Festival|
|Winter||Snowball Battle • Winter Solstice|