We are working on a virtual Santa Runs Tacoma event with the possibility of an in person event with limited field.12th Annual Santa Runs Tacoma - Saturday, December 12, 2020 8:30am - Medal and Tee Shirt included with registration

Frosty's 5K Run/Walk


The Bud Light Frosty's 5K is a scenic point to point course starting at the State Farm building in Downtown Tacoma. During the race, runners will cross the Murray Morgan Bridge and experience first hand the greatness of Puget Sound. After the short ascent off the Murray Morgan Bridge runners will be treated to easy rolling terrain through North Tacoma's Dock Street for their big finish.  This course really magnifies the beauty of the great city of Tacoma.

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This is a USATF certified course (# WA14037MN)

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Race Schedule

Half Marathon/ Half Marathon Relay Start - 8:30am Half Marathon/ Half Marathon Relay Finish
909 A St, Tacoma WA 635 Dock St. Between Rock the Dock and Foss Waterway Seaport 
10K Start - 8:45am 10K Finish
909 A St, Tacoma WA 635 Dock St. Between Rock the Dock and Foss Waterway Seaport 
5K Start - 9:00am 5K Finish
909 A St, Tacoma WA 635 Dock St. Between Rock the Dock and Foss Waterway Seaport 
1K Start - 10:15am
1K Finish
635 Dock St. Between Rock the Dock and Foss Waterway Seaport  635 Dock St. Between Rock the Dock and Foss Waterway Seaport 


Registration Info


Medals and *Tee Shirt included in registration!



Half Marathon

Half Marathon Relay (3-person team)



Kids 1K

Family Pricing
(Half, 10K, 5K)

4 or more people

Opening Day Special!
Thursday & Friday
8/1/19 & 8/2/2019






$5 off per person 







$5 off per person 







$5 off per person 







$5 off per person 







$5 off per person 

Online registration closes at 11:59 PM on Wednesday, December 11th

12/13/19 (Pre-race packet pick-up)






$5 off per person 


  • A small transaction fee is assessed when registering online.
  • Price increases occur at midnight.
  •  *Everyone registering before 11/15/2019 will receive a commemorative cotton tee shirt. We will try to accommodate later registrations but it’s not a guarantee you will receive your tee shirt at packet pickup. Register Early!
  • Finishers receive a 2019 Santa Runs Medal. Kids runners receive finisher ribbons.
  • We offer a family discount to families of four or more.  To get the family discount, email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.Please email for a code prior to registering, we are unable to give refunds for codes after you have registered. 
  • Confirm your Registration HERE
  • Packet Pick Info HERE

(Please read) TCMA Policies: All entry fees are NON-REFUNDABLE. Sorry, no transfers to another individual, and no roll-overs to the following year. All participants under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian in order to participate.  Sorry, no exceptions.  

Other Race Info

Gear Check

Gear check is provided for your personal items at the start line gear check tent. Please tear your gear check tab off of your bib, fill out and attach to your gear check bag. You can use the bag that was given to you at packet pick up. Please do not put valuables in your bag. We are not responsible for lost or stolen items. You may claim your bag after you finish by providing your bib number. Gear check will close 10 minutes before race start.

Course Support

For the Half Marathon (ONLY) Water, Nuun Electrolyte, Vaseline, and Porta-Potties will be provided at all water stations. Aid Stations located at 3, 4.5, 6.5, 9.5 and 11.5

Chip Timing

All events will be chip timed by Peak Performance Timing.

Pacers (21K ONLY)

Pacers for the Half Marathon are provided by the Half Fanatics. More information on the Pacer page HERE.

Time Limit

There is a time limit of 3 hours for the half marathon (14 min avg. pace). All of those remaining on the course must move to the sidewalks and obey traffic laws. The timing mats, medical staff, and finish line amenities will remain at the finish until all participants have finished.

There is no time limit for all other events.

Please note that we are no longer permitted to have dogs on the race course. Our insurance does not want to cover dogs at this event and we had to make the tough call to not allow dogs at the race.


Awards for the top Overall Male & Female, Top Overall Masters Male & Female, and age group ribbons will be available for pick up at your convenience at the results tent.

Age Group Ribbons

Age group ribbons will be given out to the top 5 finishers in the following age groups: 9 & under,10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+

KIDS receive a finisher ribbon upon crossing the finish line.

Finish Line Amenities

The finish line recovery area is located at the Foss Waterway Seaport parking lot.  Fruit and water will be available at the finish line.


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