103 S. Main Street, Versailles, Kentucky, United States, Woodford County

Start Date

12/04/2021

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Activities: Running race, Virtual race, Other, 5K (3.1 Miles), 400 Yards

Join us for the inaugural Santa Shuffle 5K Run/Walk and Kids' Elf Dash on Saturday, December 4, 2021 at 3:00pm in Downtown Versailles.  

 

Our race will immediately precede the Versailles Christmas Parade at 5pm, so you can bring the whole family and enjoy the race, visit downtown businesses, and enjoy the parade all in one afternoon. The Versailles Christmas Parade will kick off at 5pm, so stick around after the race to take part in a truly Wonderful Woodford Christmas! The Kiwanis Club is hosting their pancake breakfast that morning from 7am-11am at First Christian Church if you want to come and make a day of it in downtown Versailles!

Our race will benefit Cops For Kids Inc. which is a collaborative effort to raise funds throughout he year in order toprovide gifts to underprivileged children of Versailles, Midway & Woodford County at Christmas.  The organization also provides clothing, toys & school supplies to children who are victims of fire, flood or other natural disaster or tragedy on an as needed basis throughout the year.  Read more below and thanks for your support!

RACE FEATURES

  • Scenic downtown race route
  • Commemorative race shirts
  • 5K Run/Walk, FREE Kids Elf Dash * and virtual option
  • Free Race Photos
  • DJ
  • Awards for Top Overall and Age Group Finishers (1st and 2nd place)
  • Social Teams --- Form a team and invite your family/friends/coworkers (Teams of 5 or more SAVE $3)
  • Prize for the largest Social Team
  • The Official Kickoff to Christmas in Downtown Versailles (Christmas Parade at 5pm)
  • Best Dressed Contest with Prizes! (Dress in your best Santa, Elf, or other Christmas outfit)

* The Kids Elf Dash is FREE and will include a participation medal.  Kids wishing to purchase a commemorative race shirt will pay $10 as an add on.

5K ROUTE MAP

PACKET PICKUP:    Bluegrass Traditions will host our packet pickup on Friday, December 3rd from 4-6pm.  Their address is 207 North Main Street, Versailles, KY 40383 and they have lots of parking around the back.

INTERESTED IN SPONSORSHIP?    If you or your company is interested in an in-kind or monetary sponsorship of the race, please contact Emily Downey at emkdowney@gmail.com

 

Bracket/Division Details & Fees:

  1. 5K Run/Walk

    A chip-timed 5K (3.1 miles) on paved downtown streets in Versailles. Awards will be presented for our Top 3 M/F finishers and 5 year age groups. Walkers, strollers, and dogs on fixed-length leashes are welcomed.
    Activity Starts: 12/4/2021 15:00 - Activity Ends:
    Registration opens : 6/3/2021 08:20
    Activity type: Running race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): Commemorative Long-sleeved Race T-Shirt
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 6/3/2021 08:20
      Registration closes : 7/31/2021 23:59
      Race fee : $20.00
      Processing fee : $3.25
    • Registration opens : 8/1/2021 00:00
      Registration closes : 10/31/2021 23:59
      Race fee : $25.00
      Processing fee : $3.25
    • Registration opens : 11/1/2021 00:00
      Registration closes : 12/4/2021 15:00
      Race fee : $30.00
      Processing fee : $3.25


  2. Kids' Elf Dash

    A FREE untimed 1/4 mile Kids' Dash to kick off our afternoon of racing. There will be no awards presented for this race. Kids will receive a participation medal. Kids wishing to add on the purchase of a commemorative shirt will pay $10. Race is for kids ages 2-10.
    Activity Starts: 12/4/2021 14:45 - Activity Ends:
    Registration opens : 6/3/2021 08:20
    Activity type: Running race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): Commemorative Race T-Shirt
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 6/3/2021 08:20
      Registration closes : 12/4/2021 15:00
      Race fee : $0.00
      Processing fee : $0.00


  3. Virtual Runner/Walker

    If you can't participate in person, consider joining us as a Virtual Runner/Walker. For your $30 donation, we'll mail your commemorative race shirt, and you can run/walk your own Santa Shuffle 5K in your hometown on your schedule. This allows people to support our race & charity from anywhere in the United States.
    Activity Starts: 12/4/2021 00:00 - Activity Ends: 12/4/2021 23:59
    Registration opens : 6/3/2021 08:20
    Activity type: Virtual race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): Commemorative Long-sleeved Race T-Shirt
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 6/3/2021 08:20
      Registration closes : 12/4/2021 15:00
      Race fee : $30.00
      Processing fee : $3.25


  4. Race Volunteer

    We will need 6-8 energetic volunteers to work a race day shift from 1:30-4:30pm to help make the race a great experience for our runners/walkers. All volunteers will earn a commemorative race shirt and a good feeling for helping out.
    Activity Starts: 12/4/2021 01:30 - Activity Ends: 12/4/2021 16:30
    Registration opens : 6/3/2021 08:20
    Activity type: Other
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): Commemorative Long-sleeved Race T-Shirt
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 6/3/2021 08:20
      Registration closes : 12/3/2021 23:59
      Race fee : $0.00
      Processing fee : $0.00


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