Included with 5K Registration

  • The Christmas Mile & 5K Fun Run Custom Shirt

  • Free admission for the runner to Santa's Wonderland. This includes Santa's Hayride Tour, Santa's Express Train, The West Pole Express, Mechanical Bull Rides, Jumping Pillows, Christmas movies, Live Entertainment, Frostbite's Mountain, and More!

  • FREE Parking in Blitzen Lot

  • Each Runner may purchase up to 2 additional admission tickets into Santa's Wonderland at 50% OFF. **Tickets can only be purchased at the time of this registration and are ONLY valid for the Runner's Race Day.**

  • A cup of Hot Cocoa after the race!

  • A rare opportunity to run or stroll through the magnificent Trail of Lights! 

5K Parking

  • Runners will need to arrive no later than 3pm to allow time to park and pick-up packets.

  • All spectators will park at the Blitzen Parking Lot.


5K Starting Line

  • All 5K Participants must be at the starting line by 5:15pm in the Prancer Parking Lot.
    PLEASE NOTE: Starting Line closes at 5:45PM! No late entry is allowed!

5K Course Information

  • This is a timed event.

  • No pets are allowed.

  • No strollers are allowed.

  • All children 3 and over MUST be registered for the race.

  • STARTING LINE CLOSES 10 minutes after the first wave of runners.

  • No Late Entry to the course is allowed.

  • All children under age 10 must be accompanied by a race registered parent or guardian.

  • The roads leading into the Trail of Lights as well as the Trail of Lights itself will be gravel.

  • Parts of the gravel road leading into the Trail of Lights will be darker than others. Please plan accordingly and bring a headlamp and/or flashlight.

  • The course will be clearly marked in the Trail of Lights and you must stay inside the lines at all times keeping a minimum distance of 4 feet from all lights.

  • Slower traffic must stay on the right side of the trail to allow those who want to run to pass on the left. If you'd like to walk the course, please check out our 1-mile run here!

  • You will not be allowed back on the course once you have finished.

  • The 5K course will close at 6:50pm and all runners must be off the course to allow for hayrides to begin.

  • This is a timed event and your results will be available immediately after the race at the timing trailer.

  • There are no refunds. As safety is our primary concern, the Race Director and Santa’s Wonderland have the ability to postpone or cancel the event due to inclement weather.

  • Please note: Fun Run Registrations are only valid for our 2020 season and may not be carried over to 2021. In case of event cancellation due to weather or government mandate, registrations may be moved to our 2021 Fun Run weekend or refunded. Refunds do not include the service fees incurred at the time of registration.

5K Awards

  • Awards will be given to the top male and female in each age category.

  • Age categories are 0 - 10 // 11 - 20 // 20 - 30 // 30 - 40 // 40 - 50 // 50+

  • Fun awards will be given for the following categories…

    • Most Christmas Spirit

    • Most Christmas Spirit Group

    • Cutest Kiddo


5K Packet Pick-Up Information

  • For those local to Bryan/College Station, there will be a packet pick-up on Friday, November 20th from 2pm-6pm at St. Nick's Green, located across the street from Santa's Wonderland at 19191 Hwy 6, College Station, TX 77845.

  • 5K Race Day Packet Pick-Up will be at the Blitzen Parking Lot on Saturday, November 21st from 12pm-4:00pm. Please allow plenty of time for race day traffic, parking, and lines for packet pick-up. Plan on arriving no later than 3pm to allow for plenty of time to park and pick-up your packets. NOTE: There is NO LATE Pick-up of packets.

  • You must have your ID or Confirmation Email to receive your packet. If you are picking up a packet for a friend or family member you must have a copy of their ID or Confirmation Email.

2020 5K Race Schedule


Friday, November 20th

  • 2pm-6pm - Packet pick-up from 2pm-6pm at St. Nick's Green, located across the street from Santa's Wonderland at 19191 Hwy 6, College Station, TX 77845.

Saturday, November 21st   

  • Noon-4:00pm - Packet pick-up at Blitzen Parking Lot
    NOTE: There is NO LATE Packet Pick-up.

  • 5:15pm - All participants must be at the Starting Line. Starting line closes at 5:45PM. NO LATE ENTRY is allowed. 

  • 6:50pm - All participants off course and Hayrides begin

  • 7:00pm - Placement Awards begin at Main Stage in Santa’s Town

  • 7:15pm - Fun Awards begin at Main Stage in Santa’s Town

Brazos Valley Food Bank Logo

​This annual Fun Run supports the Brazos Valley Food Bank! A portion of all race proceeds goes directly to benefit the Brazos Valley Food Bank. All participants are asked to please bring a canned food item or one of the most needed items listed on the Food Bank's website here!