Waxahachie YMCA Santa Run 5k

Get in the Holiday Spirit at the YMCA Santa Run!

The 8th annual Santa Run will take place on Saturday, December 11

Waxahachie, TX (December 1, 2021) – The Waxahachie Family YMCA will host the 8th annual YMCA Santa Run on Saturday, December 11th at 9:00 a.m. This year, the event will take place at the Railyard Park, located near downtown Waxahachie. The family-friendly event features a 5K run/walk or a 1-mile fun run. All participants will receive a 5-piece Santa Suit to wear during the race which is yours to keep. Runners and walkers can also get into the spirit by decorating their Santa suit or strollers. Prizes will be awarded for those who show the most Christmas spirit!

To sign up for the race, visit https://www.ymcadallas.org/locations/waxahachie/SantaRun.      

“Participating in the Santa Run is not only a fun, family-friendly event, but a fundraiser that supports all the programs and services the YMCA offers in the Waxahachie community,” said Jon McLaughlin, Executive Director, Waxahachie Family YMCA. “We look forward to continuing this annual tradition and seeing everyone in their Santa suit as we celebrate the holiday season.”

The cost to register for the race is $20 for the youth 5K or 1 mile, $25 for the youth 5K as a timed participant, $35 for adults to run or walk untimed, and $40 for adults to participate in the 5K timed. Also, a limited number of spots are available to register to run as the Grinch!

For more information, visit www.ymcadallas.org.

About the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas

The Y is one of the nation’s leading nonprofits strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas serves thousands of men, women and children each year, regardless of age, income or background. Anchored in 21 North Texas communities, the Dallas Y has the long-standing relationships and physical presence not just to promise, but to deliver, lasting personal and social change. The Y ensures all people have equitable access to the essentials needed to become thriving members of the community. Daily, the Y bridges and fills individual and community needs as a catalyst for impactful change. The YMCA makes accessible the support and opportunities that empower people and communities to learn, grow and thrive, with three areas of focus: Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility. To learn more or get involved in improving our local communities, have opportunities to make an impact and support your neighbors, please visit us at www.ymcadallas.org.