Santa's North Pole Dash

Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

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Santa's North Pole DashThe Greater St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce announces they will be holding their 6th annual Santa’s North Pole Dash & Children’s Snowman Shuffle on Saturday, December 3rd, 2016, in Historic St. Charles. All participants will receive a commemorative medal, themed shirt, hat, beard, and gloves. We’ve sold out the last two years- sign up today. Santa’s North Pole Dash is a 5K run and 1-mile walk for all ages. Children 11 and under are encouraged to participate in the Snowman Shuffle, our sprint race kids run near Frontier Park. All kids who register will receive a t-shirt and medal at the finish line.


  • Date | Saturday, December 3rd, 2016
  • Start Time 
    • 8:00am | Children's Snowball Shuffle
    • 8:30am | 5K & 1 Mile
  • Location | Historic St. Charles, 500 S Riverside Drive, St Charles, MO
  • Swag5K & 1-Mile: Participants this year can choose a traditional moisture wicking long-sleeve Santa shirt or the 2016 themed shirt. Participants will also receive a hat, beard, gloves. Shirt sizes available: Child Medium, Large, XL Adult Small, Medium, Large, XL, 2XL, 3XL.


    • Children's Snowman Shuffle: long sleeved snowman shirt. Child sizes available in: small, medium, large, x-large
    • Post-Race Party/Breakfast: Every participant will be invited to attend our Post Race Party, to be held in the tent located within Frontier Park. Included in your registration, additional tickets, for family not participating in the run, can be purchased through the website for $6 in advance or $7 at the door. There will also be hot coffee and hot chocolate available at the finish.
  • Registration Fees
    • Registration opens for 24 hours at 12:00am on Saturday, June 25th, for a one day promo. It will close at 11:59pm on June 25th. Register on this day to get in for only $25! Standard registration opens at 12:00am on July 1st.
    • 5K | 6/25 | $25
    • 5K | 7/1-10/31 | $35
    • 1 Mile | 7/1-10/31| $30
    • Children's Snowball Shuffle | 7/1-10/31| $20
    • 5K | 11/1-11/30 | $40
    • 1 Mile | 11/1-11/30 | $35
    • Children's Snowball Shuffle |11/1-11/30 | $25
    • 5K | 12/1-race day | $45
    • 1 Mile | 12/1-race day | $40
    • Children's Snowball Shuffle | 12/1-race day | $25
    • Event sells out at 3,000 participants. 
  • Packet Pickup and Late Registration
  • Course | This race occurs during the annual Christmas Traditions celebration in Historic St. Charles. Several of the Christmas Traditions characters will be on hand following the race to exchange trading cards and for photo opportunities. Many of the shops on Main Street will be offering special discounts to those runners (wearing their race shirts) on the day of the run. It's a great way to get in the holiday spirit and enjoy time with family and friends.
  • Awards | The awards ceremony will also take place within the party tent, located in Frontier Park. The overall Men’s and Women’s finisher will receive an engraved milk bottle while age group winners for both Men’s and Women’s divisions will receive an engraved cookie plate. Additional awards to the top three Men’s and Women’s finishers in each age bracket: 12 & under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & over. Holiday keepsake medals will be presented to all who finish.
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