The Santa Sizzle-The 12 Runs of Christmas

Tue December 1 - Wed December 23 Utica, NY 13504 US Directions
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P.O. Box 4141
Utica, NY US 13504

Did you miss the Summer Sizzle this year? Well, Santa heard that you have been good this year and with everything that has been going on in 2020 he has decided to heat things up this December!

The Utica Roadrunners will be presenting The Santa Sizzle’s 12 Runs of Christmas! In an event that will take place from December 1st until December 23rd, runners will have 12 challenges “present”ed to them, some of which may include:

Santa is checking this list and will be checking it twice! We are also trying to include a live event as part of this Holiday Miracle!

Lots of great swag will be available with registration including special Santa Sizzle pint glasses, gloves, hats and many other things perfect for the holidays! Registration is open now and It is the perfect gift for yourself or any runner on your Christmas list!  What are the 12 Challenges?  Complete as many as possible!

1-Run a PR for one mile
2-Set your new record for your longest run ever in miles
3-Take a selfie wearing swag promoting your favorite running club
4-Take a 2020 selfie with Santa at one of our group runs at The Sneaker Store or USA Racing! (BONUS:  Guess who The Secret Santa is each week!)
5-Do your Five Mile Santa Sizzle virtually!
6-Share 6 running goals you have for 2021
7-Go for a run with a family member or friend
8-Go for a disconnect run without any technology-no music, watch, phone, etc.
9-Complete a run no later than 9am
10-Run at night wearing reflective gear
11-Run with your Ugly Christmas Sweater - pics are required
12-Run a Virtual "It’s a Wonderful 5k" and enjoy your favorite beverage during or after your run! Pics are encouraged!

PICK UP ALL YOUR SWAG AND LET SANTA KNOW IF YOU'VE BEEN GOOD ON TUESDAY, DECEMBER 22nd at USA Racing and DECEMBER 23rd at our Final Group Run at The Sneaker Store!  All Santa Sizzle Swag can be picked up at that time.  It is a great time to pick up your gifts and share some Christmas cheer!

As we open registration we will have special incentives to those who register early!  Santa's helpers will be posting often!

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