Get In The Holiday Spirit At Burlington’s 5th Annual Santa 5K Run/Walk: December 7, 2013

The largest Santa Race in Canada is an annual event here in Burlington, Ontario! On Saturday, December 7th at 9 am an estimated 5,000 participants dressed in full Santa costumes will make their way from City Hall on Brant Street through a 5K course downtown for the 5th Annual Santa 5K Run/Walk!

The participants’ Santa suits are provided as part of the registration fee with a portion of the proceeds directed to charity. This year funds will be given to Community Living Burlington. The fun race is open to runners of all ages and abilities.

IRONDames Andrea Buzza & Marla Ashmore in their Santa suits at the 2nd Annual Santa 5K Run/Walk

The race is a favourite of the IRONDames. You may find us running and singing carols along the route! It’s certainly a get into the Holiday Spirit! Just check out this video of last year’s Santa 5K by GetOutThere Magazine.

Race Details:

Registration Fees: $45 Until November 29, 2013

$50 Until December 5, 2013

$55 Race Day

$200 – Teams & Families (Min. no. 4 people, max. no. 5 people)

Please Note: There is a $10 discount if you wear a Santa suit from last year. On-line Registration closes at 3:00 pm on December 5th, 2013. 

In-Person Registration & Race Kit, Bib & Chip Pickup At Lions Club Pearl Street (on James St.):

Thursday, December 5th – 11:00 am – 7:00 pm

Friday, December 6th from 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Race Day – 7:00 am – 8:00 am


Awards are given in 5 year age increments plus overall male/female and masters male/female.

CLICK HERE to register on-line today for Burlington’s 5th Annual Santa 5K Run/Walk. For more information on this special holiday race contact race director Kelly Arnott at



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