We Believe – Santa 5K Trail Race and Dog Jog

Dress in your holiday gear for this 5k trail race featuring Santa attire with awards for the best costumes.

Trail Running
New distance
Charlotte, NC

Race Info

5K/Dog Jog

  • Pre-Registration

    Available through December 7, 2023.


  • Day of Registration

    If available.


Packet Pick-Up

  • December 8th

    Conference Center


Race T-Shirt & Hoodie

Recover Brands race shirts and optional hoodies are only guaranteed to those who pre-register on or before November 27th, 2023.

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5K/Dog Jog

  • Saturday, December 9, 2023
  • 9:00am Day of packet pick-up opens
  • 10:00am Mass start (runners must begin within 5 minutes of designated time)
  • 11:15am Awards, raffle, and costume contest.
  • 11:30am Course closes (official times no longer recorded)

Packet Pick-Up

  • Friday, December 8, 2023
  • 5:00pm Packet Pick-up Begins in the Conference Center
  • 7:00pm Packet Pick-Up Ends in the Conference Center

Event Map


Awards for the Santa 5K Trail Run will be given to the top three Male/Female finishers in the age categories below. Awards for the Dog Jog will be given to the top three Male/Female finishers. A non-binary category will be represented if the minimum number of participants for the category is met.
14 and under | 15-20 | 21-30 | 31-40 | 41-50 | 51-60 | 60 and better

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