7 Festive Family-Friendly Holiday Runs

7 Festive Family-Friendly Holiday Runs

By Fara Rosenzweig

Join Santa and friends to make this a magical season for you and your family. Try one of these seven jolly runs that take you through decorated streets and Santa's Village. If you can't make it to one of these events, find a holiday run near you.

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Dreidel Dash

Dreidel Dash

Dec. 5, 2010--St Paul, Minnesota

Dust off your running shoes and join in on the Hanukkah celebrations. Run along the Mississippi River and lush landscape with your family on this fairly flat course. Read More

Frosty 5K and Merry Mile

Frosty 5K and Merry Mile

Dec. 11, 2010--Frisco, Texas

Celebrate the magic of this holiday season with your family at the Frosty 5K and Merry Mile. The 3.1 mile course offers scenic views and entertainment. Read More

23rd Annual Jingle Jog 5K 2010

Dec. 11, 2010--Atlanta, Georgia

Dress up in holiday attire, meet Santa and enjoy the great entertainment. Don't forget to bring a toy for the Salvation Army Toy Drive and bring joy to a child in need. Read More

Jingle Bell Run 2010

Dec. 12, 2010--New Baltimore, Michigan

Run through New Baltimore's waterfront, historic and downtown districts while enjoying the holiday lights. This course if fast and flat that's perfect for any level. Read More

Rudolph Run 2010

Rudolph Run 2010

Dec. 18th, 2010--Huntsville, Alabama

Burn off any holiday steam with this festive 5K. Run or Walk through the beautifully decorated streets of downtown Huntsville and don't forget to visit Santa's Village. Read More

2nd Annual Run with Santa     5/10K

2nd Annual Run with Santa 5/10K

Dec. 22, 2010--Gold River, California

Get moving before your big holiday meal with the whole family. Take in the beautiful scenery while you run with Santa and friends.Read More

Photo courtesy of Warren Smith/PA 2010 Midnight Special

2010 Midnight Special

Dec. 31, 2010--Whitehouse, Ohio

Run in the New Year with this night time race that starts in 2010 and ends in 2011. Dress warm and enjoy the festivities in this easy to run course. Read More

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