Needles, CA: Route 66 Santa Run.


Needles, CA: Route 66 Santa Run.

Bring your running shoes and your best Santa Claus outfit to the Route 66 Santa Run being held on Saturday, December 19th, 2015 near the Colorado River at Jack Smith Memorial Park located at 1001 River Road in Needles, California.

Organizers with 2K4’R’Kids and the Topock 66 Foundation have join forces to bring the community this fun Route 66 Santa Run event which will include a 2K, 5K, and 10K Run and Walk.

** Run and Walk Times: **

– 10K starts at 8:00am PT

– 5K starts at 8:30am PT

– 2K for Adults starts at 9:00am PT

– 2K for Children starts at 9:00am PT

There will be a “Santa Land” at the event with Santa Claus, vendors, a silent action, and snow.

All proceeds from the Route 66 Santa Run provides scholarships and workforce readiness program to students throughout the Colorado River Tri-State area.

Registration will be available on the day of the event at Jack Smith Memorial Park starting at 7:00am PT.

Registration will includes Race Bib Goody, Bag T-Shirt (Based on availability), and Race Snack.

** Registration Cost: **

– 10K: $30.00

– 5K: $30.00

– 2K for Adults: $25.00

– 2K for Children: $15.00

For more information about the Route 66 Santa Run, please contact Autumn Boyle-Robinson at: 1 (928) 234-6039.

** More information and registration is at the following Topock 66 Foundation website address: **

**** Traffic Alert!!: Needles, California: ****

– Due to the new Route 66 Santa Run happening on Saturday, December 19th, 2015 at Jack Smith Memorial Park in Needles, California, there may be lane or road closures during the run and walk event, including along River Road.

The route may follow the same run and walk routes that the 2K4’R’Kids run and walk uses during their event, but no further information was provided to ZachNews on exactly roads this new run and walk event will take.

Just in case, motorists should be on alert for any road closures related to the new Route 66 Santa Run event, including around Jack Smith Memorial Park, along River Road, near Needles Highway at North K Street, and around Downtown Needles, California.

Motorists should also use caution when driving in that area as there will be people running and walking in the street for this new Route 66 Santa Run event.

All lane and road closures are subject to change and occur without notice by the organizers, and may close and reopen when organizers decide to do so.

**** ZachNews will be at there covering the new Route 66 Santa Run event and will have pictures and videos from the event later on ZachNews and ZachNews on YouTube. ****

** Come and enjoy a fun run with Santa Clauses during the Route 66 Santa Run in Needles, California. **

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