The Santa Race 5k and Little Reindeer Dash

Race: The Santa Race 5k and Little Reindeer Dash
Sat December 1, 2018 Gahanna, OH US 43230 Directions
We are looking forward to seeing you soon
121 Mill Street
Gahanna, OH US 43230

Thank you to all who attended the 2018 Santa Race 5k and Little Reindeer Dash! With your help, we were again able to sell out!! Stay tuned for another great year of this event! More details will be coming. Merry Christmas from us all!

Visit Gahanna’s Santa Race 5K and Little Reindeer Dash, presented by Mount Carmel Health System, will be held in Gahanna on Saturday, December 1, 2018. The start and finish area will take place on Mill Street at the beautiful Creekside Plaza.  Register now before it sells out to guarantee a medal, t-shirt and Festive Hat. While the main event will be fun, we don't want to forget about those Little Reindeer dashers. Each Reindeer Dash participant will receive their own colorful youth themed shirt, a finishers ribbon and a one of a kind gift.

All registered 5k participants receive;

  • Santa Themed Long Sleeve Shirt
  • Santa Themed Hat
  • Custom Santa Finishers Medal
  • Free Event Photos
  • Complimentary Starbucks coffee from our friends at Starbucks on Morse & Hamilton Rd.
  • And more!

Pre-Race Packet Pickup:
Thursday, November 29, 2018
Road Runner Sports - Worthington
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.


Friday, November 30, 2018
Ohio Herb Center
110 Mill St. Gahanna, Ohio 43230
4:00  – 7:00 p.m.

Race-Day Packet Pickup:
121 Mill Street Gahanna, OH US 43230
Saturday, December 1 from 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

All registered Reindeer Dash participants receive;

  • A Santa Themed Long Sleeve Youth Shirt
  • A Finishers Ribbon
  • One of a Kind Special Gift
  • Free Event Photos

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 stock is available) anytime up to midnight on November 3, 2018 (or 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 November 28.  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.

Santa Hats!

Each year we provide Santa-themed hats to our 5k participants in a first come-first served basis. This year we are happy to have 15 different hats to choose from for the big day! 

These will be available beginning at Packet Pickup on Thursday night until thereare no more left! 

Shirt Sizing Guide
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2017 Santa Race and Reindeer Dash

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