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2018 Santa 5K Run & Festival | San Jose

Sunday, December 16, 2018 - 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch the race and enjoy the race festival.

Downtown San Jose | Park Ave. and Market St., San Jose, CA

Join the Santa Run Silicon Valley on Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 3:30 pm, sponsored by Google benefiting Christmas in the Park and Downtown Ice.

This 5K run/walk is fun for the whole family and we encourage you to dress up as your favorite holiday character or tradition;

Santa, Mrs. Claus, the Grinch, reindeer, elves, dreidel, menorah, ornaments, tree, candlestick. The ideas are limitless.

2018 Schedule:

  • 2:15 pm – Kids Fun Run Line Up – Start Line Stage
  • 2:20 pm – Costume Contest Line Up – Christmas Train by Starting Line
  • 2:30 pm – Costume Contest – Christmas Train by Starting Line
  • 2:30 pm – Kids Fun Run – Start Line
  • 3:30 pm – 5K Start

Event Details

Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch the race and enjoy the race festival.
Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, South Bay, Sports & Wellness
Address: Park Ave. and Market St., San Jose, CA

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