Location: Start/Finish at the Elk’s at Bass Rocks
Time: 11AM (Race day reg and packet pickup will open at 9:30AM)
Details: Calling All Santa’s!!! Lace up your boots for the inaugural Seaside Santa 5mile run brought to you by the Enjoy Gloucester Foundation. Need a Santa Costume? Don’t worry we got you covered..your entry fee will include a Santa costume that yes we expect you to wear during the race (kids will receive a Santa hat). How cool will it be to see a Sea of Santa’s running through the streets of Gloucester.
Pricing:$27 through 11/17, +$3 on 11/18, $36 on race day | Kids 1 mile Fun Run(14 and under) $15 pre-registration and $20 on race day.
Course: The start and finish will be at the Elks at Bass Rocks! The 5mile will start at 11AM sharp. If you wish to walk the 5mile route we’ll ask that you line up in the back behind all runners. The 1mile Kids fun run for anyone 14 and under will be an out and back starting at 10:40am.
Cash Prizes: 1st place overall Male and Female Santa (must wear the Santa Suit provided).
Awards: Overall Male and Female Santa , top 3 M/F in each of the following age groups: 15 and under, 16-19,20-29,30-39,40-49,50-59,
Toys for Tots: The Gloucester High School ROTC and a group of military reserves out of Hanscom Military Base will be organizing a Toy drive the day of the race. For every unwrapped toy you donate you’ll be entered into a raffle for a free pair of running sneakers. To learn more about this please visit the following link: http://devens-ma.
Festivities: The Gloucester High School chorus and color guard will kick off our pre-race ceremonies. A slew of vendors will be setup inside the Elks offering free samples while our DJ spins all of the new and old Holiday classics. A cash bar will be open for anyone wishing to purchase an ice cold beer or cocktail post race. (Please bring a valid ID if your are under 30 if you wish to indulge)
Beneficiary: 100% of the net proceeds will be allocated to the Enjoy Gloucester Foundation.
About the Foundation: The Enjoy Gloucester Foundation (EGF) is a nonprofit 501(c) community-based organization dedicated to the development and implementation of marketing programs to ensure positive economic impact to the City of Gloucester.
Weather: In the event of a snow emergency or other weather related circumstances the Gloucester PD and our safety team will make the call on race morning whether the event will take place. In the event of a cancellation there will be no race refunds but a credit or deferment will be issued.
Event Contact: High5EM | 978-594-7050 | info@high5em.