Be one of 5,000 Santas running through Historic St. Charles at the 4th Annual Santa’s North Pole Dash, Saturday, December 13th. All participants will receive a commemorative medal, Santa’s “jacket” (moisture wicking shirt resembling his jacket), hat, beard, drawstring bag and gloves. Registration deadline is Monday, December 8th or 5,000 runners, whichever comes first, so be sure to sign up early!
Saturday, December 13, 2014
5K – 9:00am
1-Mile Walk – 9:00am
Kids' Run – 10:00am
Historic St. Charles
500 S Riverside Drive
St Charles, MO
Once participants have registered, they can pick-up their racing packets on...
- Thursday, December 11th from 12:00pm-8:00pm at FLEET FEET Sports - Des Peres
- Friday, December 12th from 10:00am-8:00pm at FLEET FEET Sports - St. Charles
- Saturday, December 13th from 7:00am-8:30am at the Convention & Visitors' Bureau
Register online beginning July 1 or fill out and mail entry form to participate in the race. Registration deadline is Monday, December 8th, 2014 or when the race sells out.
$30 per 5K participant through October 31st
$35 per 5K participant starting November 1st
$25 per 1-Mile participant through October 31st
$30 per 1-Mile participant starting November 1st
$15 per children's run participant
*Receive $5 discount per person when you register as a group of 20 or more. Call Wendy at (636)946-0633 for more details.
Award will be given out to the top overall Men’s and Women’s finisher. Additional awards to the top three Men’s and Women’s finishers in each age bracket: 19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & over. Holiday keepsake medals will be presented to all who finish.
No Refunds: The Santa’s North Pole Dash requires an extensive amount of planning and pre-event expenses that include proper permitting, course control, and the purchase of food and beverages, shirts, and race awards. As such, if a race is cancelled, GSTCCC will not provide refunds to participants, sponsors, vendors, or others who have expended funds on the race.
Circumstances for Cancellation or Postponement: By definition, all unforeseeable events or occurrences that may affect the Santa’s North Pole Dash cannot be succinctly defined. GSTCCC acknowledges that its events are in East Central Missouri where cold and icy days are common in the winter. As such, the Santa’s North Pole Dash generally shall occur come rain, snow or shine because GSTCCC understands the training and expense participants have invested in competing in our race and training.
However, sometimes unusual events — weather and otherwise — demand changes. The health and safety of our athletes, other participants and the community at large, are the overarching criteria GSTCCC will follow in deciding whether a race should be cancelled.
Delays & Postponements:
It is not possible for us to delay or postpone our race by even an hour or two. The goal of the Santa’s North Pole Dash is for our athletes to participate in our run and stay in the historic district to enjoy the fine dining and shopping venues available during the holiday season. We cannot hamper the small business owners in Historic St. Charles by closing down the streets during their busiest retail season to conduct our race.
Breakfast with 500 Santa's
St. Charles Kiwanis Breakfast – Due to the number of participants looking for food following the run, the Kiwanis Club of St. Charles will be hosting Breakfast with 500 Santa's; for all the runners, elves and their families at St. Peter Catholic Church, located at the corner of First Capitol Drive and 2nd Street. The breakfast will run from 8:00 am until 11:00 am. Enjoy eggs, sausage, an oatmeal bar, coffee and juice at a great value - Adults $7 and Kids 6-12 for $5, Children under 5 are free. All proceeds will go toward local high school scholarships and childrens charities that the St. Charles Kiwanis Club supports.