Santa Walk & Run – Highland

Welcome to Highland, Indiana’s Santa Walk & Run!

Please also join us for The Santa Walk & Run in Crown Point on December 21st.

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Santa Walk & Run – Highland!
Friday, December 13th, 2013, 700 pm
Wicker Park Social Center
8554 Indianapolis Blvd.
Highland, IN

Our FIRST ever NIGHT time Santa event!  Come dressed in Christmas lights or red and green GLOW sticks!  A head lamp or flashlight is required.  This is a non-timed event for both athletes and non-athletes, the Santa Walk & Run is about spreading holiday cheer as Santas in full Santa outfits (or Santa hats or other holiday wear) walk or run through town.

Your Local Charity Benefits!

Collect sponsor pledges & raise money for your favorite local charity, school or church.  The amounts you raise will go directly to your charity.  All money needs to be turned into HGS Music by Monday, December 9th. Download Sponsor Pledge Form.

The Course:

A 5K Run and a 1 mile walk on the streets and paths through Wicker Park.  This event will showcase the best of what this community park has to offer.

Event Schedule:

6:00 pm – Check-In for event.  
6:15 pm - Music by Bowman & Rose.  Visit with Santa Claus.
7:00 pm – 5k Walk & Run Starts.  Music by DJ Donnie.  Post-race snacks.  Smoothie King smoothies available for $3.
7:45 pm - Costume Contest Award - “Individual” & “Group”

Your Entry Fee Includes:

  • Refreshments and Live Entertainment after the event.
  • Costume Contests!   Both individual & group prizes will be awarded!
  • A visit with Santa Claus!
  • Raising money for YOUR favorite charity!

With Special Musical Guest Bowman & Rose!  Dennis Bowman and Jodi Rosenthal from HGS Music in Highland and Crown Point will be providing Christmas music before and after the event.


Cost is $15 for adults/$10 for kids (12 and under).  Wicking shirts are NOT included in the entry fee and may be purchased for $10.  A limited number of shirts will be available at the event.

Online registration.   Mail-In Registration.  Pre-registration ends Thursday, December 12th at 7:00 PM.  Race day cost is $25 for all ages.

Race day cost is $25 for all ages.

WIN a “Behind the Scenes” tour of WGN Studios with TV’s Paul Konrad!

First, register for the Santa Walk & Run.  Next, in 100 words or less, tell us why you want to win the chance to meet Paul Konrad and tour the WGN Studios.  Send your entries in a message to our facebook page.  Please “like” us while you are there.  Entries will be judged and the winning entry will be announced at the Crown Point Santa Walk & Run.  Transportation to the studios is not provided.

Become A Sponsor & Make a Difference!

Click on the Sponsorship Form and make a difference!  Your generosity helps cover the costs of t-shirts, insurance, course management, etc.  Please consider adding your business to our list of sponsors.  Stop in and visit our current sponsors and thank them for supporting our events:

104.3 K-Hits Chicago
Bethel Youth Ministries
Carriage Court Pizza
Centier Bank
Community Auto Brokers – 931 N. Main Street, Crown Point, IN
Eclips Family Salon 
Extra Mile Fitness
First Financial Bank 
Horizon Bank
Kauffman Chiropractic
LaQuesadilla Mexican Grill
Roger Pace, Pace Re/Max Realty
Shirer Insurance
Smoothie King

Please Note:

If an event is canceled due to extreme weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances, this site will stay updated and the money collected (after expenses) will benefit the designated charities.

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