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2022 Here Comes Santa 5K...

  • 5K Run/Walk:- Run 3.1 Miles
Saturday, December 10, 2022
Arizona Boardwalk
9500 E Via de Ventura

_ The 2022 Here Comes Santa 5K:

Here comes Santa Claus, here comes Santa Claus, Right down Santa Claus Lane!   Come join StartLine Racing at Arizona Boardwalk for our 4th annual Here Comes Santa 5K Run/Walk!   We are going to jingle around the course and hang out with the man in red. Bring your whole family and make a day out of it by enjoying one of the many activities that Arizona Boardwalk has to offer.   Up for a challenge?  Register for our Run Run Rudolph event and  Here Comes Santa 5K and complete the Frosty Double! All who finish this challenge will receive a unique medal to show off to your friends! Read more below!

Event details and schedule

5K Course Map    

Mail-in and Virtual Run Registration

  To register by mail please complete and return our Mail-in Registration Form!  Please make checks payable to StartLine Racing. Can't make it to this year's event but still want to participate? This year will feature a Here Comes Santa 5K Virtual. A virtual race is a race that can be ran at any location. You can walk, use the treadmill, run outside or participate in another race. You can run your race at your pace wherever you like. All virtual race participants will receive a custom event finisher's medal and custom event t-shirt.  Please note that your shirt and medal will be mailed out following the event on December 10, 2022.  Prior to the event all virtual participants will receive an email with instructions on how to submit your time.  Virtual participants are eligible for the Frosty Double! Virtual Registrations are restricted to US addresses only.  If you reside outside of the US and wish to participate please contact StartLine Racing at [email protected]    

What You Get!


Custom Event Finisher's Medal

Custom Event Dri-Fit Tech Shirt

Age Group Awards for Top Three in all Age Groups (race day participants only).  Our age groups are the following:

8 & Under, 9 & 10, 11-13, 14-17, 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 & Over

Pre- and Post-Race "Runner's Brunch" (granola bars, fruit, water, Gatorade, etc) 

Chip Timed with Real Time Results and Photos on our Website or Mobile App (on Apple and Google) 

Owned and operated by StartLine Racing!


Race Day Information 

  We welcome wheelchairs, strollers & wagons. No roller blades, skateboards or motorized devices are allowed on the run or walk courses. Race day registration will be available beginning at 7:00am at Arizona Boardwalk. We accept cash, check and credit cards on race day. Race day fee will be $45 This event will take place rain or shine. There are no refunds for due to weather.
Leashed pet friendly  

Packet Pickup Opportunities 

  You will have two opportunities to pick-up your race packet (bib, chip, event swag, etc): Friday, December 9th from 3:00 - 6:00pm at Road Runner Sports - Phoenix Road Runner Sports is located at 7077 E Mayo Blvd, Suite 150, Phoenix, AZ 85054 (map)
Saturday, December 10th starting at 7am at Arizona Boardwalk (event site)    

The Frosty Double! 

  Want to challenge yourself during December? Want more bling for your wall? Register for the Here Comes Santa 5K and any Run Run Rudolph event location(Phoenix or Tucson) and earn the Frosty Double medal! This challenge is open to anyone and everyone including virtual participants and includes all distances at either Run Run Rudolph event. Those who complete the challenge will receive their medal at Here Comes Santa or at the December 17th Run Run Rudolph event and our virtual participants will receive their medal in the mail. No sign up required. We will keep track of registrations.      

Event schedule 

  December 9 3:00 PM - Packet Pick-Up at Road Runner Sports in Tempe from 3-6pm

  December 10 7:00 AM - Race day packet pickup and registration opens

  December 10 8:00 AM - 5K Start Begins

  December 10 9:00 AM - Awards Ceremony (approx.)

Other Info

-) 2022 race registration is open • Registration Information 


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