The Santa Race 5k - Virtual

Race: The Santa Race 5k - Virtual
Sat December 5 - Sat December 12 Gahanna, OH 43230 US Directions
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121 Mill Street
Gahanna, OH US 43230


Due to the Columbus Public Health and Franklin County Public Health Stay at Home Advisory which is effective from November 20 to December 18, we are unfortunately going to have to change the format of the event to a fully virtual race.

Other than those who opted to have their packets mailed, packets will be available for pickup 

Gahanna Convention and Visitors Bureau (back of the parking lot), 167 Mill St, Gahanna.

  • Friday December 4:  11:30 am to 1:00 pm
  • Saturday December 5: 8:30 am to 9:30 am

All registered 5k and virtual registrants as of 10/21/2020

  • Santa Themed Long Sleeve Shirt
  • Christmas Knit Beanie
  • Custom Santa Finishers Medal
  • Free Event Photos
  • A Snack Bag

All virtual registrants will receive 

  • Santa Themed Long Sleeve Shirt
  • Christmas Knit Beanie

Participant Self-Service

When you register you will create an account.  Your account will allow you to manage some aspects of your registration. 

Shirt Size Changes - You will be able to change your shirt size while supplies last.

Registration Transfer - If you are not able to compete on the day, you can transfer your registration (Bib Exchange) to someone else. Transfer requests will be acceptable up to midnight on December 10th. Please log into your account where you can begin the exchange.

Gift Transfer - The registrant gives his or her registration to another user, does not receive a refund, and the recipient is able to register for free.

Transfer Request - The registrant offers their registration to another user, and upon that user's paid registration, the original registrant receives a refund.

Race Contact Info

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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 Race 5k - Virtual.

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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