The schedule of events for Saturday, December 9, 2017 is below:
Registration starts in the main shelter at Myrick Park Center. Preregistered runners and same day registrants will check in and collect their bibs. Be early and take your picture with our giant inflatable reindeer, “Buddy the Elf”, & “The Grinch” and stay cozy and warm before the race.
Racers begin to gather at the start line outside Myrick Park Center.
Santa starts the race! Enjoy the run through the marsh to finish under the tunnel of lights in Riverside Park! Be sure to head into the heated tent for a complimentary hot chocolate before the awards ceremony begins.
Awards Ceremony begins and the winners are announced. The overall 1st place male and female racer will be awarded a trophy and gold, silver, and bronze medals will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners in each age category. The following age categories apply: Under 10, 11-20, 21-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, and 60+. Lastly, the racer with the Best Ugly Sweater will be awarded a trophy so be creative and have fun dressing up! Good luck!
A shuttle bus will return runners to Myrick Park.