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Online registrations last day is November 30.
Registration on line is $25 for each participant plus a $2.50 processing fee, from RunSignUp, LLC.
Ho Ho Ho!!!
You better watch out… We expect several hundred runners to register and come to town for this Rotary Santa Run. Don’t wait and don’t be late. Registration costs goes up to $30.00 plus the processing fee after November 25th.
Register by Mail!
There is a PDF form at the bottom of this web page that you can download and print. Please fill out one form for each participant. If you register by mail and pay by check, the cost is $25 per person until November 25th when the cost goes up to $30 per person. Please allow 7 days for the registration to be received and registered.
Packet Pickup Location
Your Santa suit, race bib number and registration packets will be available to pick up on Friday, Nov. 30th from 11am to 7pm in the lobby of the Buffalo Trace Council, 3501 E Lloyd Expressway, Evansville, IN or on RACE Day,December 1st at the Buffalo Trace Council from 7am to 9am, the start of the race.
They will not be mailed to you.
Late & Final Registration
If you have not registered for the Rotary Santa Run and decide to get in on all the fun at the last minute, you can register at lobby of the Buffalo Trace Council, 3501 E Lloyd Expressway, Evansville, IN on Friday, Nov. 30th from 11am to 7pm or on the race date December 1st from 7 am to 9 am, the start of the race.
You will need to fill out one registration form for each participant. You may pay by cash or check and the cost is $30 per participant.
You may download and print out the PDF form at the bottom of this web page and bring it with you to the Buffalo Trace Council site. You will receive your Santa suit, your race bib number and registration packet. Hopefully, we will have still have Santa suits available.
Registration on Race Day!
Come join us on Race Day, December 1st in the lobby of the Buffalo Trace Council, 3501 E Lloyd Expressway, Evansville, IN from 7 am to the time of the race at 9am. You may pay by cash or check and the cost is $30 per person. Ho Ho Ho- Hope you won’t be too late to get your Santa suit.
(1st 800 registrants get a Santa suit to wear during the run/walk.)
PLEASE NOTE: All registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable.
All registered participants will receive a 5-piece Santa suit that is YOURS to keep! (While supply lasts)
The race must go on!!!
There will be no cancellations for inclement weather.
After all, Santa wouldn’t cancel Christmas for a little snow!
Date and Location
The 5K run and 1 mile walk will be held on Saturday morning, December 1, 2018 at 9 am. The 5 K race will begin at the Buffalo Trace Council, 3501 E Lloyd Expressway, Evansville, IN and travel west to Vann Ave and winds through east-side neighborhoods of Evansville. The course is relatively flat.
For those participants who would rather stroll the 1 mile course, it will begin at the Buffalo Trace Council and lead you over the pedestrian bridge and back to the start, which is away from the running Santa's.
The race will be officially timed by “To the Finish.” Results will be posted at www.tothefinishtiming.com.
Strollers? Dogs? Etc???
Strollers may be used in the 5K, but in the event of inclement weather please use caution to keep any children safe. Bicycles and strollers are allowed in the 1-mile walk. Dogs, cats, lions, reindeer's and bears, as well as, skates, skateboards and scooters are NOT ALLOWED in any of the races.
Parking will be available at marked lots on the Buffalo Trace Council property and the State Hospital property. Please obey parking signs. Please do not park on the busy streets surrounding the Buffalo Trace Council, as your car may interfere with the runners and the holiday traffic.
A map of the 5 K course is attached at the bottom of this page. You can click on the PDF and print out your own copy.
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.Questions?
Santa Run 5K route:
Route is run clockwise.
Start at back of Boy Scout building
Left on Vann Ave.
Right on E. Sycamore Street
Left on Dexter
Right on E Gum Street
Right on South Alvord Blvd
Right on Walnut Street
Left on S. St. James Blvd
Right on E. Sycamore St
Left on Vann Ave
Right onto the Running Path
Finish at back of Boy Scout Building
Santa Run 1 mile route:
Start and finish on trail at backside of Buffalo Trace Boy Scout Center
Follow trail to bridge
After bridge take a left on Division St
U turn before corner of Division and Vann Ave.
Head toward the baseball fields then a Uturn at the point between the two main fields.
Head back to Division and Vann ave U turn
Next to the bridge overpass
After that finish at the trail at the back of Buffalo Trace Boy Scout Center
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