2017 Santa Run 5k & 10k

Event Details

Start Time (We have moved the time so you aren’t so cold!):

5k Racers will start promptly at 10am, 10k Racers will follow approximately 15 minutes later.



The YMCA annual Santa Run 5K/10k takes place at Monocacy Village Park, 409 Delaware Rd. Frederick MD.  This race was formed to promote family oriented fitness in the community and surrounding areas.  All proceeds benefit the YMCA of Frederick County’s Annual Campaign to provide individual and families of all ages the opportunity to participate in YMCA programs and memberships. The run course will take you through the park towards Shifferstadt Blvd. and Thomas Johnson Middle School returning back through the park to the finish line. Finish Line and chip timing provided by Racine Multisports, Inc.  Results will be posted on this site and at racinemultisports.com/results.


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Join the Y and our Premier Sponsor, M&T Bank, on Saturday, December 9, 2017 for the 6th annual Santa Run 5k/10k.

The Christmas – themed race is a festive, family-oriented event for all ages. All proceeds will be applied to a financial aid fund to benefit children and families in Frederick County.

The race starts inside the park and follows through adjacent neighborhoods. The 10k course is 2 laps of the 5k course.

Bring the entire family for a day of festivities and fun in Frederick County. Enjoy the opportunity to utilize our Fun Zone during the event, shower and change after the race at the YMCA and visit downtown Frederick for holiday shopping, dine in the best restaurants, tour Frederick’s history museums, guided tours and so much more. Make it a weekend and stay at a Bed and Breakfast or nearby hotels. There is so much fun for you and your family.

Race Location:

Monocacy Village Park
409 Delaware Road (off of East Street in Frederick)
Frederick, MD
Parking available at the Monocacy Village Shopping Center. Limited parking on Delaware Rd.


Awards for best costume and best decorated stroller. There will also be awards for Female/male overall and age groups: 10 & under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70+


Race Shirts:

Registrations received by Friday, November 17, 2017 will be guaranteed an event shirt and selected size. Shirts will be available after this date while supplies last but sizes are not a guarantee.

Registration Dates/Fees:

Early Bird until – 7/1/2017                          $20
Standard Registration until 12/8/17            $25
Late Registration on 12/9/17                      $30  (REGISTRATION ENDS AT 9:30AM)

Packet Pick-Up:

Friday, December 8, 2017 from 12-2pm and 4-7pm at the Downtown YMCA (1000 N. Market St., Frederick, MD 21701)
Race Day (12/9/17) starting at 7am