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Mistletoe Run

December 2, 2023

Winston Salem, NC

Get ready to dash through the mistletoe madness at the Mistletoe Run on December 2, 2023, in the enchanting city of Winston Salem, NC! Join us for this jolly half marathon that will have you sprinting like Rudolph, and dancing with joy like Santa's elves. It's time to sleigh this festive race!
Get ready to dash through the mistletoe madness at the Mistletoe Run on December 2, 2023, in the enchanting city of Winston Salem, NC! Join us for this jolly half marathon that will have you sprinting like Rudolph, and dancing with joy like Santa's elves. It's time to sleigh this festive race!
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About The Mistletoe Run

The Mistletoe Run, held on December 2, 2023, in Winston-Salem, NC, is a half marathon race that will undoubtedly ignite your holiday spirit and kickstart the festive season. As the largest annual fundraiser for the YMCA of Northwest North Carolina, this race not only provides an unforgettable experience for runners but also contributes to a great cause benefiting local youth.

Beginning and ending at the William G White Jr Family YMCA, the Mistletoe Run offers participants the choice of a one-mile Fun Walk/Run, a vibrant 5K, or the exhilarating half marathon distance. The course itself is a sight to behold, showcasing the remarkable beauty of Winston-Salem’s Buena Vista neighborhood. As half marathon runners take the lead, they will journey through the enchanting Graylyn International Conference Center, the captivating Reynolda House and Gardens, picturesque Reynolda Village, and even the prestigious Wake Forest University campus. Expect a scenic route that will leave you in awe of Winston-Salem’s charming landscapes and historic landmarks.

For those unable to join in person, the Mistletoe Run offers a virtual option, allowing participants to complete their chosen distance anytime between December 2 and December 10 from any location of their choosing.

With December weather in Winston-Salem typically ranging from cool to mild temperatures, runners can expect a refreshing and invigorating race day experience. Picture yourself running through crisp, fresh air with a hint of winter magic – a perfect setting for the Mistletoe Run.

So lace up your running shoes, bundle up, and get ready to jingle all the way to the finish line at the Mistletoe Run. Whether you’re a seasoned runner seeking a challenging half marathon course or a festive enthusiast looking for a memorable way to contribute to the community, this race promises an exhilarating and joyful experience that will leave you with lasting memories. Join us and unleash your holiday spirit on this remarkable journey through Winston-Salem!

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