Pre-registered participants will receive a long sleeve Run with Santa 5k race shirt AND the first 1,500 people to packet pickup will receive a festive Run with Santa Christmas ornament! (Youth sizes are cotton shirts)
After the race, you won’t want to miss the celebration of the holiday season with your family, friends and fellow runners! Enjoy hot cocoa, coffee, holiday cookies/treats, fun music and an awards ceremony, too!
Check it out ahead of time to see where you’ll be running!
There will be awards given to the top 3 overall males and females ($300 – $200 – $100) and to the top 3 males and females in the following age group categories: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, and 75 & over.
Free race photos will be available for download after the race. We will send an email notifying you when the pictures are available. Keep an eye out for our on course/finish line photographer and be prepared to strike a pose! Photos will be searchable by bib number. For best results please wear your bib on your front, outer most layer. This will also help ensure accurate timing.
This race will be timed by Commonwealth Race Management and will be electronically timed using the ChronoTrack B disposable tag system. Results will be available immediately after the race and will be posted on www.prraces.com
Spread the joy of the holiday season by wearing your favorite holiday gear or costume for the race! Whether you dress up in a Santa suit or dress as an elf, you have the chance to win an award for best costume!
Sometimes running as a pack is way more fun! Register with your co-workers, training partners, friends, or family. A team may have an unlimited number of participants.
All Reston Town Center garages are free on the weekends and on holidays.
There will be a free kids fun run (a few hundred yards). Registration will take place on race day for the kids fun run. Participants in the kids run will receive a finisher medal! The fun run will take place around 9:30 am, after the 5k and just before the awards ceremony.
Santa and Mrs. Claus will be running the race! Join them at the start line and see them along the course.
NOTE: For the safety for all participants there are no strollers or dogs allowed on the race course. For any event on a public school property no animals are permitted, per county policy.