Run Santa Run 5K - Eau Claire

Sat December 12 - Sun December 20 Eau Claire, WI 54703 US
Run Santa Run Eau Claire has gone virtual!

At Race Day Events, our #1 priority is keeping our athletes, volunteers and staff safe. With the continued uncertainty and low participation numbers we've made the difficult decision to cancel the event this year.  And although we won't be gathering in person this year we hope you'll consider our virtual option which is guaranteed to put you in the fun holiday spirit!

As a previously registered participant you have the option to participate in the virtual 2020 Run Santa Run and receive 50% off  your 2021 race entry or to a receive a full refund of your 2020 race entry. Please make your selection below. The deadline to do so is 10/5 at 11:59 pm cst. If you do not make a selection by the given deadline, you will be automatically placed in the virtual event.

We appreciate the continued support! 


Here Are Your Options:

We will transfer your registration to the virtual event. Your items will be mailed to the address you submitted while registering. If you'd like to update your address, you may do so in your RunSignup profiile under "shipping." You will receive your 50% off coupon code when registration opens for 2021! 

We understand. We hope you can join us next time. Refunds will be processed by 10/21/2020. 

Phoenix Park
330 Riverfront Terrace
Eau Claire, WI US 54703
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COVID-19 Update: We are currently monitoring the COVID-19 situation and adhering to guidelines set by the Wisconsin Department of Public Health and CDC. At this time we are still proceeding with planning for this event. Should this event be cancelled due to the pandemic, your options will include: defer to 2021, participate in the virtual event, or donate your entry fee.

It’s Eau Claire’s favorite Christmas tradition with four easy steps!

STEP #1: Decide whether you want to run as a Santa, an Elf, or new this year, an Abominable Snowman or *new this year* a Holiday Penguin!

STEP #2: Get your costume.  We’ll help with shirts, hats, and accessories!

STEP #3: Run or walk the 5K and have a good time!

STEP #4: Enjoy the North Pole Post-Race party!

PINCH THE GRINCH: Beat the Grinch for a free prize!

Can't make it to an event? Register for the virtual Run Santa Run 5K. Participate where you want, when you want, and receive the fun swag!  Sign up for our virtual Run Santa Run event HERE!


  • Character long sleeve t-shirt. Youth sizes available!
  • Character accessories 
  • Chocolate kisses, cookies, candy canes, and hot cocoa throughout the race!
  • One free beverage token – redeemable for beer or non- alcoholic beverage at the North Pole Post-Race party!
  • Free digital race photos
  • A jolly good way to celebrate the holiday season

    All participants will be entered to win a pair of shoes from Blue Ox Running

Click here for Packet Pick Up information.

**We highly encourage you to pick up your packets early as lines get long race morning.**


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