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Ho Ho Holiday 5K & Kids' Elf Dash

Sat December 18, 2021 Richmond, KY 40475 US Directions
Join us for the last race of 2021 in this holiday themed event raising funds for A Running Start!


Join us for this festive new race benefiting A Running Start to close out the 2021 racing year!

Saturday, December 18, 2021, at 9:00am at White Hall State Historic Site*


  • Scenic paved course at White Hall Historic Site
  • Free Race Photos (Thanks to Ruby Cline Eaton)
  • DJ Stitz Mobile Sounds
  • Commemorative Long-sleeved Poly/Cotton T-shirts
  • Overall & Age Group Awards with Chip Timing
  • Team Competition and Prize for Largest Team
  • Great snacks and hydration (Thanks, Estepp's Family Shell)
  • FREE Kids' Elf Dash (Ages 9 & under)
  • Best Dressed Competition (Winner wins $100 in RaceRise Bucks for 2022 Races)
  • Benefits a great local cause, A Running Start!

PACKET PICKUP:  Our Packet Pickup will be Friday, December 17th, from 4-6pm at Fleet Feet Lexington at The Summit at Fritz Farm.  We will also have race morning PPU at White Hall State Historic Site (Our race venue) from 7:45-8:45am.  You may pickup for family/friends with no credentials necessary.

VIRTUAL OPTION   In addition to our in-person race, we are supporting a virtual option for those who can't join us in person.  Sign up as a virtual participant, and you can run/walk your own Ho Ho Holiday 5K on your schedule in your hometown.  We'll mail your commemorative race shirt!

* White Hall State Historic Site is a park located in Madison County about 5 miles north of Richmond and 12 minutes from the Hamburg area of Lexington.  The park is about 1.5 miles off Interstate 75 at Exit 95.


Race SWAG!

All 5K and Virtual Participants receive a super soft poly/cotton, long-sleeved T-shirt with their registration (while supplies last).  Kids participating in the free Kids' Elf Dash receive a participation medal but can purchase a shirt for $10 as an add on.


500 White Hall Shrine Road
Richmond, KY US 40475

A Running Start --- Our Race Charity Beneficiary

We are excited to once again partner with A Running Start, a running community committed to encouraging, growing, and helping new runners from challenged backgrounds get a fresh start in life!

100% of donations made by participants and partial proceeds from the race will go to this life-changing local organization.

Race Contact Info

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5K Route

We will have a common Start/Finish location near the White Hall State Historic Site Visitor's Center.  100% of the route will be on paved road or path surfaces.  The race will start with a 1/4 mile out and back on the access road and then a loop of the entire park path before returning on the access road to the finish line.

There will be 2 hydration stops along the 5K route serving water in small 5 oz. cups.



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