Santa Scramble 5K

Sat November 19, 2022 Concord, NC 28025 US Directions RaceJoy Ready



2:00PM EST


Concord High School - Packet Pickup location and race parking (shuttles leave here to Start Line)
481 Burrage Rd NE
Concord, NC US 28025


Santa Scramble 5K Presented by Leigh Brown & Associates, One Community Real Estate


Rain or Shine we have a new course route for 2022.  Due to construction, part of Union Street will be closed so the 5K route has been altered.  Start line and finish line are in the same general locations as last year.


Very Fast Race. Set to run before the Christmas Parade thru Concord.

The Santa Scramble 5K is set for Saturday, November 19, 2022 in downtown Concord.  The race will again be part of the Concord Christmas parade with an approximate start between 2:00 and 2:15 pm start (subject to change).
This is a destination race meaning you will start at one location and finish at another.
Age Based Pricing!!!  17 and under and 65 and older will receive a discount at checkout.  

School and Team Award

When you register, join a School or Team.

The school with the most registrations will be rewarded $1000.
The team with the most registrations will be rewarded up to $1000.

Anyone can register under or school or team - students, families, friends, anyone!

Start Line

The start line is between 5/3 Bank and Wells Fargo Bank on Church street near the intersection at Lake Concord Rd.   885 Church St. N.  Very close to the hospital.  

There is no room to park at the start line.  It is highly recommended to take the shuttle from the Concord High School to the Start line.  Get there early!!! 

Race Day Packet Pickup is at the Concord High School Auxiliary Gym near the Main Office.

Finish Line

Finishing at the J.W. (Mickey) McGee Park on the greenway at the first Shelter.  219 Corban Ave SE, Concord, NC 28025

There will be no parking at McGee Park.  Parking may be available across the street (Highway 3/Branchview Avenue) at local businesses.  Runners will only be shuttled back to Concord High School after the race.


Buses and Transportation

The LAST bus leaves from the Concord High School Parking lot by Main Office at 1:00 pm.  If you miss the bus you will have to find your own way to the start line.

Please arrive early as everyone cannot fit in the last bus.
See more detail in the Parking section and parking map below.


Logistics for this race is complicated as the streets are blocked for parade traffic and Parade Floats. You are encouraged to find your own way to the start line if possible. The last shuttle leaves the Concord High School Parking Lot by Main Office at 1:00.

Buses will transport from Concord High School Parking lot beginning at 11 am to the start line and will also take runners back to the school from the finish line after the awards ceremony. The school has more parking area. Remember to get there early. The school location is here.

After the race, the buses will shuttle you from McGee Park back to Concord High School parking lot.


Packet Pickup/Race Day Registration

Early Packet Pickup:
Concord High School Auxiliary Gym at 481 Burrage Rd NE, Concord, NC 28025
Thursday November 17, 5:00 - 8:00 pm
Friday November 18, 4:00 – 8:00 pm

Race Day Registration & Race Day Packet Pickup

Saturday, November 19, 2022 10:00 am—1:00 pm
Concord High School Auxiliary Gym, 481 Burrage Rd NE Concord NC.  There is NO packet pickup at the start line.


Top 3 Overall Male and Female
First Overall Masters and Grand Masters Male and Female

Age Group Awards
3 deep in all age groups for Male and Female

Age Groups
8 & under, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44,
45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 & over

T-Shirt Deadline

Guaranteed t-shirt deadline is November 7, 2022.  The system will let you know if your size is available when ordering.

The shirts are long sleeve and will look similar to this:


Additional Notes

Chip Timing provided by Agape Timing
No Santa Claus suits allowed for runners
We do not want the kids waiting on the parade to see multiple Santa Claus running down the road. Santa Claus comes at the end of the parade. So please, no suits it is for the kids.


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Course MAP mapmyrun

2022 Course route will be the same as last year.




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Previous Winning Times

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If you would like to volunteer to help with the Santa Scramble 5K, please use the "Volunteer" link the menu bar to sign up.  We welcome all volunteers to help make this a success and fun event!

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Interactive Race Day Experience with RaceJoy

Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!

We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for the Santa Scramble 5K.

Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!

Some key RaceJoy features include:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive continual progress updates as you complete your goal.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Remote spectators can track your progress live in a map view. You can also track others.


  • Receive supportive audio cheers from remote friends & family.

Virtual Results (virtual events only)

  • Enter your race-assigned bib number to automatically submit your finish data for real-time scored results.
To use RaceJoy, you must carry your phone and activate tracking on the day you complete your race.
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