12Ks of Christmas
Gilbert, Arizona, USA
The 12k’s of Christmas® is a unique family festival celebrating health, fitness and the joy of Christmas, featuring a 1.2K Santa “Sled Run/Walk”. Wear Santa Hats, dress up the kids as Elves, put costumes on your pets, and decorate your Bikes, Wagons and Strollers. There will be prizes for the Best Decorated Entry, Cutest Pet Entry and Christmas Spirit Awards sponsored by local businesses.
For the older “kids” there will be chip-timed 12k and 6k Run/Walk events, where participants will race in a “Sea of Santas” with Santa Hats for each runner and local youth Caroling groups at every “k”. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes, plus prizes for the best “Christmas-themed” running outfit, most Christmas spirit and cutest pet! Plus collectible finishers pins for all.
The festival will host a Christmas Bazaar showcasing Christmas-related items and a Santa’s Pet Village where Maricopa County Animal Care & Control and other local rescue groups will be on hand for families looking to find a new furry friend.
A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit Maricopa County Animal Care & Control and PACC 911.
Students, scouts, church choirs, performing arts groups - all volunteers.Venue
Freestone District Park, 1045 E. Juniper Road, Directions
(se corner of Lindsay & Juniper, just south of Guadalupe)Websitehttp://12Krun.comInfophone
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