World Christmas and New Year races

In the eve of winter holidays all over the world begin the traditional Christmas races of Santa Clauses and costume marathons. Thousands of Santa Clauses and fairy-tale heroes run on the main street of European, American and Asian cities to celebrate New Year in sports atmosphere.

We would like to give you some information about the most known costume Christmas races:

The Las Vegas Great Santa Run, Las Vegas, USA

Las Vegas Great Santa Run is one of the greatest-Santa-Clauses-gathering event in the world. More than 10 000 of Santas annually participate in this race, and this joyful family event attracts the runners from all over the world.

Madrid Santa Run, Spain

About 10 000 people take part in Madrid Santa Run, wearing Santa Claus costumes and running 5,5 km over the center of Madrid. The race was organized by one of the leading Spanish supermarkets, where each participant of the charitable campaign donated 1 euro to buy Christmas gifts for the deprived children from all over the world.

The Santa Corrida de Noël 10K Race, Paris, France

An annual event, organized in the capital of France, which attracts more than 10 000 people. Everyone runs in Santa Claus costumes.

Osaka Great Santa Marathon, Japan

Osaka Great Santa Run is a charitable event, which was held for the first time in 2009, where participants put on a Santa Claus costume which price is included in the participation fee. The earnings of this event are donated to children who have to spend their Christmas.

We remind you that on December 18, 2016, in order to celebrate Christmas will take place the fourth Carnival race, where the participants will get lots of surprises and gifts from the organizers and partners of the event. In the coming Carnival race can participate everyone willing, every family or company of friends. The single requirement is to wear a masquerade costume, a holiday mask or a Christmas hat. The race is non-competitive, you will have to run 3 km in less than an hour and gather as many gifts as possible in all of the points.

The organizers provide a limited number of participants – 1000 people. Fill in the registration form on craciun.md to be among the Christmas runners.