Sat July 13, 2019 Fresno, CA US 93704 Directions
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Run with Santa down shaded Christmas Tree Lane in JULY!
Presented by California Classic Events!

Run down shaded Christmas Tree Lane in July!  Course starts and ends near Palm on Van Ness!

Special Rate! Children 9 and under receive $25 entry fee automatically during registration.

Christmas in JULY???

Yep!  Ho Ho Ho! No Joke! Join Santa in July!

Run or walk and see what Santa has in store for you at the Christmas in July 5k down Christmas Tree Lane!  Create or join a team for even more fun!

ImageAll participants receive:

  • Custom Finisher's Medallion

  • Event Shirt     

  • Yes... you will receive a present from Santa Claus!

  • Music and fun for everyone!

  • Fast course for those fast runners!

  • Leisurely course for those not so fast!

  • RaceJoy participant tracking! 

Course Video
Summertime Run Series

Register for all 3 Summertime Races and earn this Summertime Run Series Medallion

Can't run/walk one of them because something got in the way?  Then register for the virtual run for the race you can not attend and you will still be eligible for the Summertime Series Medallion.

Packet Pickup and Schedule

ImagePacket Pickup:

   Friday July 12
   2 to 6pm
   Fleet Feet (corner of Ft Washington and Friant Rd)

Event Schedule:

    6:00am      Late Packet Pickup - Near Start Line on Van Ness
    6:45am      Costume and Largest Group Contest
    7:00am      5k Start Time               
    8:00am      5k Awards



Awards and More

5k Timed Event with Age Group Award's Ceremony at the conclusion of the event!

  • Everyone receives a custom Finisher's Medallion!

  • Age Group Awards - 3 deep

  • Overall winners receive a $100 gift card!

  • Largest Group Award!

  • Costume Contest!

  • Cool Santa sightings along the course!

Everyone who runs or walks the Christmas in July Run will be COOL TOO with a present from Santa!

After your run/walk!

Don't miss the 34th Annual North Fresno Rotary Pancake Breakfast at Fig Garden Village!

  • Fabulous pancakes

  • Live music

  • Face painting

  • SANTA Sightings!!

  • Special raffle prizes from the Fig Garden Village merchants

  • Breakfast tickets available during registration

  • Please note: Event entry does not include a pancake breakfast.  However, you can purchase a Pancake breakfast brought to you by North Fresno Rotary during registration!  

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

4977 N Van Ness
Van Ness & Palm
Fresno, CA US 93704
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Free Live Tracking and Progress Alerts on Race Day!
(Race organizers are providing this as an included service.)

Make sure you download the RaceJoy mobile app for live phone tracking at the Christmas In July 5k.

Carry your phone and use RaceJoy to add to your race experience with these key features:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive GPS-based progress alerts at mile points on the course for current pace and estimated finish time.
  • Post to your Facebook and Twitter walls.
  • Have friends and family track your performance.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Supporting spectators can track your blue dot moving along the course from home or at the race site.
  • NearMe proximity alerts notify spectators when you are drawing near.
  • Find each other using RaceJoy’s MeetUp tool.


  • Receive fun, motivational audio cheers from your supporting fans.
  • Start sending cheers to others doing the race at any time.

The Christmas In July 5k is sponsoring RaceJoy to provide participants and spectators these features for free (normally a 99 cents upgrade fee for both the participant and spectator).

- Participant must carry phone
- No official race timing information is provided for this race in RaceJoy
Course Map

The Christmas In July 5k has a course map available.

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