9th Annual Santa Runs Tacoma - Saturday, December 9, 2017 8:30am
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FAQ

When does Registration open for 2017? September 1st!

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

What if I sustain a injury or can't make it to the event, what are my options? Sorry, there are no refunds or roll overs 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.

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

Will there be professional photographers on the course? Yes, professional photography is provided by ontherunevents.com.

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

Do you get a commemorative shirt when you sign up? All runners will receive a Santa Runs Tacoma running hat. Half marathoners will receive a shirt with their registration. For all other participants long-sleeve technical shirts are available for purchase with registration. 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, for the 21K we will have medals.

Will there be a limit of 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, 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 ear bud out. Be safe out there.




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