14369_72098_1054Come join the party on Saturday, December 10 at the Santa Stampede 5K & 10K at Hudson Gardens in Littleton. The race swag includes Santa hats to all, awesome shirts, finisher’s medals to everyone, free professional photo downloads, post-race massages, muffins, cookies, and more! Runners and walkers of all ages and paces are welcome. Sign up at www.santastampede.com by November 31 to save. The 5k is just $25 through the end of the month!
If one race isn’t enough for you this winter, sign up for the entire Winter Distance Series. It makes the perfect Christmas gift! The series offers three events in Littleton. The first race is the Santa Stampede 5K/10K in December, followed by the Frosty’s Frozen 5 and 10 Miler in January, and then the Snowman Stampede 5 and 10 Miler in February. Each race offers a party-like atmosphere with flat and fast courses along the banks of the scenic South Platte River. Register for the whole series, or just one or two races. Prices for the three-race series start at just $65! Go to www.winterdistanceseries.com for more information.
The Santa Stampede benefits the Food Bank of the Rockies. The Frosty’s Frozen 5 & 10 benefits the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless and the Snowman Stampede helps the Fetal Health Foundation.
All participants will receive a t-shirt with the race logo, professional chip timing, and aid stations with water, and electrolyte drinks. Award winners will receive gift certificates from Runners Roost. A post race celebration will feature local vendors and food, including bagels, fruit, cookies, muffins. The race series is sponsored by Colorado Runner Magazine, Runners Roost, New Balance, Honest Tea, Sara Lee, Sport Tea, Sunrun, Orangetheory Fitness, Novo Soft Tissue and Spine, Indoor Karting, Gatorade, Road ID, Boulder Bands, Passanante’s Home Food Service, Vivex Pros, Cyclebar, Ameritech Construction, Secora Dentistry, Sierra Trading Post, Krave Jerky, and more.
Don’t worry if it’s a chilly morning on race day because the Inn at Hudson Gardens will keep you warm until your race starts. The 5k kicks off at 9 and the 10k starts at 10:15.
Registration is now open at www.santastampede.com and www.winterdistanceseies.com.