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Ri Ra's Santa 5K Run & Walk - 2013

Where: Burlington, VT, USA
Date: Sunday, December 1, 2013
Time: 10:00 a.m.

Events
NOTICE: On-line registration has closed, we still have spots available. You can register at race kit pick up times listed below, email vrpro@sympatico.ca or phone 905 512 2488
Event Name
Until November 15
Until November 27
5K Run/Walk
with santa suit from last year
$35
$40
Online Closed
5K Run/Walk
(includes a full santa suit)
$45
$50
Online Closed

Online registration closes at 6:00 pm on November 27th, 2013.
or until it reaches the maximum number of participants.

Details

Ri Ra Irish Pub:

Built in Ireland from salvage materials, Ri Ra is located on the fabled Church Street in one of the finest, most decorative buildings in Burlington, Vermont. Now trading for over ten years, Ri Ra has established itself as a favorite spot for locals to meet for a drink after work, to watch a weekend game or relax over dinner. Stop by or visit us on-line at www.rira.com/rira/burlington.html

Race Kit Pickup:

  • Friday, November 29, 2013
    12:00 p.m. (noon) - 7:00 p.m.

  • Saturday, November 30, 2013
    11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • Race Day
    Sunday, December 1, 2013
    7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

  • Ri Ra Irish Pub
    123 Church Street
    Burlington, VT
    Phone: 802-860-9401

Santa Suits:

  • All race participants will receive a Santa suit that must be worn during the event. It will consists of a beard, hat, jacket, pants and belt.
  • The Santa suit comes in a size for men, women and youth.
  • Ladies and gentlemen if you are under 5' 4" and 150 pounds order a youth's santa suit. Santa suits are big.
  • Please remember that all participant must wear the full santa suit. Any runner not wearing the santa suit will be taken off the course with no refund.

Vermont's 1st and Only All Santa Race:

  • All participants receive a full Santa suit and a great Irish breakfast after the race at Ri Ra Irish pub.
  • This 5K run is in historic Burlington, Vermont, a scenic route starting on Church Street.
  • Awards will be in 5 year age increments plus overall male/female.

The Hilton Burlington 

Overlooking Lake Champlain, "America's Sixth Great Lake," the Hilton Burlington Hotel is the centerpiece of Burlington's acclaimed "Waterfront Renaissance," heralded by the New York Times and others. Historic, award-winning Church Street Marketplace - often likened to a Parisian cobblestone boulevard with its cafÚs, shops, boutiques, and restaurants - is just an easy stroll from our Lake Champlain hotel. Also close are popular Vermont attractions such as Echo Lake Aquarium, Shelburne Museum, Ben & Jerry's, the Historic Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, and many others. World-class mountain resorts including Stowe, Sugarbush, and Jay Peak are also easily accessible. 

For special rates for Santa Race 2013 participants and family please Click Here

Camp Ta-Kum-Ta

The 2013 RiRa NEFCU Santa 5K Run is a proud supporter of Camp Ta-Kum-Ta, a year-round camp for kids with cancer. We encourage all runners to help us support this great cause by collecting pledges to support your run. The Santa who raises the most money will win a $1,000 gift certificate to Von Bargen's jewelry store on Church Street, so start raising money today!!! Supporting Camp Ta-Kum-Ta has never been easier! The Santa Run provides you with all the resources you will need to create a personal home page to raise funds for Camp Ta-Kum-Ta. E-mail your family and friends with donation requests; track your donation goal and much more...

The entry fee covers the cost of the following for each participant: a Santa suit (to keep) and a full, traditional Irish breakfast provided by Ri Ra Irish Pub following the event and an official timed race. 100% of the funds raised through pledges by runners will be given to Camp Ta-Kum-Ta! Pledges to the Camp Ta-Kum-Ta are accepted on-line, www.vrpro.ca and on race day (Donation checks should be made payable to: Camp Ta-Kum-Ta).

How to Register

1. Choose your event! Click on the registration link to go to the secure registration page.
2. Fill out your information on the registration form. Make sure to include your proper email address!
3. Use your credit card to pay your registration fee! Transactions processed securely.
4. You will receive a confirmation Email, outlining your application and payment details.
5. Check the on-line confirmation list above.
6. If there are any questions about your online registration please click on the contact us link to communicate with the race director.
All entries are non-refundable and non-transferable. Entry fee does not include processing fee.
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If you have questions or comments, please contact your Race Director.

Have a great Race!

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