10th Annual Santa Runs Tacoma - Saturday, December 8, 2018 8:30am


When does Registration open for 2017? September 1st!

When does Registration close? Online closes on December 6, 2017, at midnight.

What if I sustain an injury or can't make it to the event, what are my options? Sorry, there are no refunds or rollovers for medical reasons. Sorry - we cannot make exceptions!

Can an entry be transferred to someone else? Nope.
Can I pick up someone else's race packet? Yes, as long as you have permission from them to do so. Written permission is not required.

Can I pick up my race packet on race day? Yes, but to avoid long lines and possible delay of race please attend packet pick-up on Friday. 

What time does the race start? Donner & Blitzen's 21K starts at 8:30 am SHARP. Scrooge's 10K Run starts at 8:45 am SHARP. Frosty's 5k Run/Walk starts at 9:00 am SHARP, the 1k Tiny Tim Kid's Run starts at 10:15 am.

Will there be professional photographers on the course? This year there will not be a professional photographer on the course. 

Is the race Chip Timed? Yes, Chip Start and Chip Finish.

Do you get a commemorative shirt when you sign up? All runners will have the option to purchase a shirt when they register, however they are not included in the registration price. We will order a few extra shirts in each size and sell them on a first-come, first-serve basis at packet pick-up.

Will there be finisher's medals? Yes! Everyone will receive a finishers medal!

Will there be a limit to how many runners can participate? Yes, for the half marathon distance we have a limit of 1000 runners - this is because medals, shirts and course support needed to be ordered way in advance.

How many miles is the 21k? 13.1 miles (half marathon).

How many miles is the 10k? 6.2 miles or 10.000 meters.

How many miles is the 5k? 3.1 miles or 5000 meters.

Are the courses USATF certified?  Yes, the 5K has certification #WA14037MN, the 10K has certification #WA14038MN and the half marathon has certification #WA14039MN.

Can walkers participate? Yes, the 5K is a Run/Walk. The 10K and Half Marathon are running events.

Are strollers allowed? Yes, we allow strollers in each distance, but please let the runners start in the front.

Are dogs allowed? No, sorry. The USATF does not permit dogs on race courses for sanctioned races. Sorry - no exceptions.

Where can I park? Parking information HERE. We recommend you find parking near the start, rather than near the finish.

How far is the Start from the Finish line? About .45 miles.

Is there a gear check at the start? Yes

Are there porta-potties at the start? Yes, and plenty of them!

Can I wear headphones during the race? Yes, be safe and don't turn them up so loud that you can't hear volunteers or police. We recommend leaving one earbud out. Be safe out there.

Are we missing something? Please let us know and we will gladly make the addition. Contact Us