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Santa’s Run Fest
December 17, 2022
Winter Haven, FL
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About The Santa’s Run Fest
The Santa’s Run Fest Half Marathon in Winter Haven, Florida is a great way to get into the holiday spirit while enjoying some of the most beautiful scenery in Florida. On 17 December 2022, runners will enjoy a course that takes them through historic downtown Winter Haven and along scenic lakeside trails. The route begins at Lake Cannon Park and follows Central Avenue before turning onto Chain O’Lakes Road where runners can take in views of the lake and its surroundings. After winding around the lake for several miles, racers make their way back to downtown for finish line festivities.
The typical weather during this time of year is mild with temperatures ranging from 50-70 degrees Fahrenheit; however, race day may bring cooler temperatures due to winter front moving through central Florida so be sure to dress appropriately! The crowds are usually enthusiastic and supportive as many locals come out to cheer on the runners throughout their journey. There’s also plenty of entertainment along the route so spectators have something to do while they wait for you!
One thing that makes this half marathon special is its festive atmosphere – it really captures the holiday season spirit with all sorts of decorations lining Central Avenue including giant candy canes, snowmen and more! Additionally, there are lots of giveaways such as Santa hats, ornaments and other goodies which give participants an extra incentive to complete their run successfully. For those who want even more Christmas cheer after crossing the finish line there’s a post-race party featuring live music by local bands plus food trucks offering up tasty treats like hot chocolate or eggnog lattes – yum!
Overall Santa’s Run Fest Half Marathon provides one-of-a kind experience thanks its beautiful route set amongst stunning natural scenery combined with festive decorations making it perfect place for anyone looking kick off their holiday season right!