Boston Runs You Might Like - December

Boston Runs You Might Like - December

A haiku from Santa:

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It is holiday season! Here are a few runs in the Boston area that will help you celebrate the holidays and rev up your appetite for the festive season. Put on your favourite ugly christmas sweater, down a glass of egg nog and go chase the reindeer.

Winter Classic 5k

Date: Dec 3, 2017
Time: 9:30 am
Distance: 5k
Price: $40

Run fast, because it will likely be cold! Or take a sleigh, whatever. We know why you run. Register early to make sure you get a custom Winter Classic Koozie. Perfect for keeping those hands warm, for this years bottled beer!

> Get more info about the Winter Classic 5k

Miss Santa Holiday 5k

Date: December 9, 2017
Time: 11:00 am
Distances: 5k
Price: $25

Get your costumes ready for this santa themed 5k event. Whether running or walking, everyone enjoys our flat, fast & scenic 3.1 mile course taking place entirely on the Charles River Esplanade. 

> Get more info about the Miss Santa Holiday 5k

Jingle All The Way 5k

Date: December 9, 2017
Time: 10:00 am
Distances: 5k
Cost: $35

Layer up and hit the road! The Greg Hill Foundation is proud to present this unique 5K celebrating all that is special about the season. Your $35 Registration Fee includes race entry, event shirt, finisher medal, post race food and beverage. After the race you can warm-up at the Battle Road Brew House with great food, drinks and entertainment.

 > Get more info about the Jingle All The Way 5k

Ugly Sweater Run

Date: December 9, 2017
Time: 10:00 am
Distances: 5k
Cost: $45

Rummage up the Ugliest Sweaters you can find and celebrate the Holidays by participating in the best 5k of the year. If you’ve never run a 5k before, this is a great way to burn some calories before receiving hot chocolate and a choice of Sam Adam’s Winter Lager, Boston Lager, or Angry Orchard Hard Cider.

> Get more info about the Ugly Sweater Run

Jingle Bell Run - Boston

Date: December 10, 2017
Time: 9:00 am
Distance: 5k, Kids Run
Cost: $40

Wear a holiday themed costume. Tie jingle bells to your shoelaces. Raise funds to fight arthritis, the nation's leading cause of disability. Run or walk a 5 or 10 kilometer route with your team members and celebrate the season by giving.  

> Get more info about the Jingle Bell Run

Cambridge 5k Yulefest

Date: December 10, 2017
Time: 9:30 am
Distance: 5k
Cost: $42

Long before Christmas, there was a quirky winter festival named "Yule" that people really loved. This 5K race takes the holidays back to their old school roots. The race begins at Harvard Yard and culminates with a block party hosted by three local brewers

> Get more info about the Cambridge 5k Yulefest

Jingle Bell Half/5k

Date: December 10, 2017
Time: 9:00 am
Distance: Half Marathon, 5k
Cost: $70 - Half / $35 - 5k

The 5th Annual Jingle Bell Half Marathon & 5k is coming to Atkinso for another day of scenic New England running! Join the fun at New Hampshire’s best holiday road race, where you celebrate your finish with an after-party featuring refreshing craft beer, hot soup and cocoa and plenty of snacks! New for 2017 is the 5k costume run.

> Get more info about the Jingle Bell Half/5k

Looking for More Runs?

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

Published on Nov 21, 2017