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 Christmas and sincerely need staple goods to survive. Ware in the World Foundation connects cultures through Sports, providing hope, happiness, and enhanced life experiences.
DATE: Saturday, December 16, 2017
TIME: 9:00 AM START
WHERE: HUNTINGTON BEACH State Park, Huntington Beach, Ca.
(NOTE: This event was held last year in Laguna Hills . We moved it to a better course and bigger party. Plenty of parking. Hourly parking offered. )
New for 2017- When you register for 2018 event. There is a choice between a SANTA SUIT OR A CUSTOM EVENT T-SHIRT. You can also 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: Adults: $35 add $5 on race day. Youth: (18 and under): $25 5K add $5 race day. Fees includes SANTA SUIT or an Event SHIRT plus a custom cast FINISHER MEDAL.
$45.00 if you want both. Full Santa Suit and a race t-shirt.
Parking: Plenty. Prepare to pay at least $4 . State Park is allowing hourly parking .
Pre-Race Day Packet Pick up/Late Registration: Packet pick up. 3pm-6pm Friday, Dec. 15, at ROADRUNNER SPORTS, 1835 Newport Blvd, Costa Mesa, Ca. 92627. Walk up registration welcome and on race day for $35 . 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, bikes, and tricycles, but agree to use at own risk. Please position at the back of the pack at the start. Kids must have pads and helmets and will be lined up in the stroller, bicycle start section. Must obey traffic signal when crossing into the neighborhood. Aid station half way through the 5k 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.