2017 Finisher Medal

2017 Finisher Medal

  2017 Red Santa Custom T Shirt

2017 Red Santa Custom T Shirt

Santa Claus for a Cause 5k/10K

Caren Ware Events are something for EVERYBODY and EVERY BODY. This event is meant to get you in the spirit of Christmas! And it gives back. Santa Claus with a Cause uses its proceeds to gift those who otherwise would not experience a hope filled Christmas and sincerely need staple goods to survive. Ware in the World Foundation connects cultures through Sports, providing hope, happiness, and enhanced life experiences. Santa Claus with a Cause is a festive event that will warm your heart. Hot Choco serves. Christmas Carolers and cookies. A great group warm up. And best of all SANTA SUITS!!! You can choose to get a full Santa suit instead of a shirt, or both. And run in them or your favorite holiday sweater or attire.

DATE: Sunday, December 16, 2018


WHERE: HUNTINGTON Beach State Park( Corner of Beach Blvd and PCH).

When you register for 2018 event, you registration includes one giveaway. There is a choice between a SANTA SUIT OR A CUSTOM EVENT T-SHIRT or BOTH!!. You can choose both for an additional $10

Everyone GETS a choice of A full SANTA SUIT TO wear and KEEP! Or pick a race t-shirt option. Wear it over running clothes or bring your own Christmas themed attire or UGLY SWEATER. 5 AWARD WINNERS for the Ugliest Sweaters. Fancy Santa FINISHER MEDALS TO ALL. It is the break you need in your busy holiday season. Recreate and give a little something back to someone that has so much less. You can add additional donations or be jog-a-thon sponsored also.

Entry Fees: 

  • 5K Event

    • 5K $40

      • Add $5 starting Dec 15th and Dec 16th

    • 5K Youth (18&Under) $35

      • Add $5 starting Dec 15th and Dec 16th

  • 10K Event

    • 10K $45

      • Add $5 starting Dec 15th and Dec 16th

    • 10K Youth ( 18&Under) $40

      • Add $5 starting Dec 15th and Dec 16th

  • Online Registration Deadline closes at midnight on December 15th.

Registration Fee includes SANTA SUIT or an Event SHIRT plus a custom cast FINISHER MEDAL that dazzles and dangles. And magnets together with the other WINTER SERIES “We FIT Together” races. It’s FUN!

PARKING: State Park parking fee is $15.00. Carpool or limited metered parking available on Pacific Coast Hwy and Beach Blvd. And NEW this year, OC Parking has Public parking across the street for less than $10. North /east Corner of PCH and Beach Blvd.

Pre-Race Day Packet Pick up/Late Registration:

Early Packet Pick Up Time: Noon to 3 pm on Saturday, Dec. 15,

Early Packet Pick Up Location: In Front of Equinox in Huntington Beach 
21010 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA 92648

Walk up registration welcome and on race day . ALSO, PACKET PICK UP AND LATE REGISTRATION on RACE DAY from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. One person may pick up for other participants. Strollers allowed.

Course: Definitely flat and fast on the paved running, bike path. Only in California can you be SANTA in a SUIT or in an UGLY Sweater running along the beach. Enjoy a scenic course that trots where you can see and hear the surf crash! Just in case you are wondering this will take place rain or shine. Santa never quit on a rainy Christmas Day.

You choose your course tactics. Race…Jog…Stroll…or Roll. Families can bring strollers but agrees to use at own risk. Please position at the back of the pack at the start. Aid station half way on course.


Can I bring my dog? Yes, please keep on a leash.

Can I bring my stroller? Yes, Please start at the back of the pack when the race begins.

Can I pick up for my friends at the optional Early Packet Pick UP? Yes. Please print confirmation for each participant.

Do I have to pick up my packet at the optional early packet pick up? You may pick up your packets at early packet pick up or on race day. Just give yourself time if picking up on race day.

Restrooms? Restrooms are located on both end of the parking lot.