2017 Dallas Runs You Might Like - December

Dallas Runs You Might Like - December

Holiday season is here, and that means some quality time with family and loved ones. It is also time for spirited runs with great themes. Why not garb your relatives and check out one of these great runs this December?

Here is a list of fun road runs happening in and around Dallas this month.

Road Runs

Elves on the Run

Date: December 2, 2017
Distance: 5k

This family-friendly community event is in the heart of Grapevine. Show off your holiday spirit, and take part in the costume contest. Prizes for the best elf costume and best group contest. After the run check out all the vendors at Santa's Workshop with food and beverages available for participants and spectators. Bring the kids to meet Santa at the finish line. 

> Learn more about Elves on the Run

Jingle Bell Run Fort Worth

Date: December 2, 2017
Distance: 5k

The Jingle Bell Run is a 5k run in Fort Worth, TX to benefit the Arthritis Foundation. The run is held at Panther Island Pavilion. Participants can wear a holiday-themed costume, tie jingle bells to their shoelaces, and add other festive details like an ugly Christmas sweater. 

> Learn more about Jingle Bell Run Fort Worth

Santa Run Texas

Date: December 2, 2017
Distance: 5k

Santa Run Texas is the original holiday festival of its kind in the DFW metroplex. This event includes a 5K run and 1-mile walk, with a family and pet-friendly festival celebrating the holiday season. A five-piece Santa suit is even included with your registration! Come enjoy hot cocoa/coffee, live music, free food, Vendor Village, and Santa's Playground, where kids and adults can both visit Santa! 

> Learn more about the Santa Run Texas

Chocoholic Frolic

Date: December 3, 2017
Distance: 10k and 5k

Love chocolate? Then this run is for you! The Chocoholic Frolic 5k/10k in the Dallas area is fun for all. Run, jog, or walk your way through the course and enjoy a chocolate stop. The event ends with melted chocolate and treats for dipping at the finish line.

> Learn more about the Chocoholic Frolic

Dallas Marathon

Date: December 10, 2017
Distance: Marathon, Half Marathon, 5k and Relay

The premier event in Dallas, the BMW Dallas Marathon, is a fun and memorable city race, with a racecourse that highlights iconic Dallas landmarks and features hundreds of thousands of spectators cheering on participants in Dallas' largest annual single-day sporting event. The race, which is Texas' oldest marathon, attracts runners from every state and across the globe each December. Race proceeds are donated to Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children.

> Learn more about the Dallas Marathon

New Years Double

Date: December 31, 2017 - January 1, 2018
Distance: Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5k

Ready to take on an end of the year running challenge? The New Year's Double is a set of races being held on the first and last days of the year. Each day three different races are held, a 5K, half marathon and full marathon. You are free to pick and choose your double as you please. Tech running shirts and finishers medals for all!

> Learn more about the New Year's Double

Looking for More Races?

Already familiar with these? You can always head to www.runguides.com/dallas/runs to get a full list of upcoming Dallas road runs, trail runs, and OCRs. 

Published on Nov 20, 2017