Just Be Claus

Due to inclement weather, the Just Be Claus festival has been canceled. The We Believe Santa 5K Trail Run will still take place at 12 p.m., with registration beginning at 10:30 a.m.

Put your Santa suits on and get into the holiday spirit during our first annual Just Be Claus festival, taking place on Saturday, December 14. The festival will kick off with a Santa 5K Trail Run, followed by a bonfire and live music. Why? Just Be Claus.

Event Details:

  • Date: Saturday, December 14
  • Location: U.S. National Whitewater Center
  • Price: Free and open to the public
  • We will also be accepting Toys for Tots donations throughout the festival

Event Schedule:

  • 10:00 a.m. – Toys for Tots donations begin
  • 10:30 a.m. – Santa 5K Trail Run packet pick-up begins
  • 11:30 a.m. – Santa 5K Trail Run packet pick-up ends
  • 12:00 p.m. – Santa 5K Trail Run begins
  • 1:00 p.m. – The Mike Strauss Band begins
  • 1:00 p.m. – Reindeer Relay registration begins
  • 2:00 p.m. – Reindeer Relay registration ends
  • 2:15 p.m. – Reindeer Relay begins
  • 4:00 p.m. – Music ends

We Believe – Santa 5K Trail Run

WeBelieveRace through the USNWC trail system in your Santa suit during the We Believe Santa 5K Trail Run, taking place on at 12 p.m. on Saturday, December 14.  A Reindeer Relay will follow, with teams of four running a relay race around our Channel Loop in reindeer costumes. More information about the race can be found here.

Questions / Comments

  1. Stephanie December 11, 2013 at 3:24 pm

    Is this a rain or shine event? Looking like there will be some pretty bad rains moving through all day, but I don’t mind splashing around in the mud :)

    • USNWC December 12, 2013 at 10:25 am

      Hi Stephanie, we have just canceled the festival due to the forecasted weather but the race will go on rain or shine.

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