Included with 1 Mile Registration

  • A once a year opportunity to stroll through the magnificent Trail of Lights!

  • You may walk, jog, or run the Christmas 1 Mile Fun Stroll or Run event!

  • The Christmas Mile & 5K Fun Run Custom Shirt

  • Free admission for the participant 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 Participant 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.**

  • Cup of Hot Cocoa after the race!


1 Mile Parking

  • Participants will need to arrive no later than 3:30pm to allow for enough time to park, pick up packets, and take the shuttle to the start line at Santa’s Wonderland.

  • All event participants will park at the Blitzen Parking Lot.


1 Mile Starting Line

  • All 1 Mile Participants must be at the starting line by 5:30pm in the Prancer Parking Lot. PLEASE NOTE: Starting Line closes at 5:45PM. NO LATE ENTRY is allowed.

1 Mile  Course Information

  • No pets allowed.

  • Strollers will be allowed only on the 1-mile course.

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

  • All children under age 10 must be accompanied by a race-registered parent/guardian during the event.

  • Walkers must stay on the right side of the trail to allow those who want to run to pass on the left.

  • The starting Line closes 10 minutes after the first wave. NO LATE ENTRY is allowed.

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

  • The course will be clearly marked in the Trail of Lights.

  • You must stay inside the lines at all times, keeping a minimum distance of 4 feet from all lights.

  • The 1 Mile course will close at 6:45pm, and all participants must be off the course to allow for hayrides to begin.

  • This is not a timed or competitive event.

  • There are no refunds or transfers. As safety is our primary concern, the Race Director and Santa's Wonderland reserve the right 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.

1 Mile Awards

  • Fun awards will be given for the following categories:

    • Most Christmas Spirit

    • Most Christmas Spirit Group

    • Cutest Kiddo


1 Mile 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.

  • 1 Mile Race Day Packet Pick-Up will be at the Blitzen Parking Lot on Sunday, November 22nd from Noon-4:00pm. Please allow plenty of time for event day traffic, parking, and lines for packet pick-up. We suggest arriving at a minimum 1 hour to 2 hours before your start time, if not more. Please be aware that there is no late entry allowed on the course.
    NOTE: There is NO LATE Packet Pick-up.

  • 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 1 Mile 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.

Sunday, November 22nd   

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

  • 5:30pm - All participants must be at the Starting Line. Starting line closes at 5:45PM. NO LATE ENTRY is allowed. 

  • 6:45pm - All participants off course and Hayrides begin

  • 7:00pm - 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!