On December 5th at 1:00pm the Independence Christmas Walk with be hosting Santa’s 5K Fun Run. This charity event will benefit the NORKY, a nonprofit youth baseball organization dedicated to building and upgrading athletic fields in Northern Kentucky. Participants will receive a race t-shirt and Santa hat to wear during the event. Runners are encouraged to add a Santa suit, antlers, and other items to make the festivities even more jovial. Prizes awarded to the top finishers in multiple age groups for runners and walkers. Cost is $25 for pre-registered racers or $30 on race day (plus the 6% sales tax now required by the state of KY).
Join us for Santa's 5K Fun Run
Sponsored by Peter Family Densitry
December 7th at 1:00pm
Race begins and ends at the Independence Fire Station #1 on Delaware Crossing.
Included with your registration will be a Tech-T shirt, Santa hat (YES - a Santa hat you can wear on the Fun Run!), and a goodie bag full of great things provided by our sponsors.
This year you will be able to pick your shirt, race bib, Santa hat and goodie bag on Friday December 6th at the Tri-State Running Co., one of our sponsors!
Packet pickup is between 10am and 6pm
Their address is 148 Barnwood Dr, Edgewood, KY 41017 (859) 341-9999
Tell everyone about it!
You can also get updates from our Facebook page by going to Santa5KRun where you can invite your friends to join you for this great event.
The more people that know about it and join us will make this event even better, so invite your friends to join you!
You can get a preview of the route on MapMyRide. The 5K starts at the Independence Firehouse (check in and same day registration inside) and proceeds on the southbound lane of "Old Madison" then the turnaround is between Aristocrat and the Post Office. You can see the exact course, elevation and mile markers. You can even send the route to your smartphone!
You can also download the Sponsorship information sheet and if you are interested in sponsoring the race or becoming a volunteer you can contact Greg Corwin.
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