Grab your elves and get ready to spread holiday cheer in the second annual Tate Ornamental Running of the Elves Fun Run and 5K! Be the lead in the Christmas parade as the crowd cheers you along the route. Cash prizes for top male and female in each race. Every participant registered by November 20 is guaranteed a long sleeve official race shirt. Here’s your chance to get really creative because we’ve got great prizes for the most spirited and best dressed teams and individuals!
Weather Cancellation Policies
The Elves safety is our biggest concern and if any of the threatening weather conditions listed below are present the day of the event, the event may be delayed or canceled. When weather conditions or other physical conditions present a danger to participants, The Running of the Elves officials maintain the right to cancel the event. Less threatening conditions may cause alterations of the course or the post event celebration to ensure participant, volunteer and community safety. In the event of a cancelation due to weather conditions, refunds or future credits will not be issued.
The Running of the Elves may be canceled if any of the following weather conditions exist: Tornado Warning, Tornado Watch, Thunderstorm, Thunderstorm Warning, "Heavy" Rain, other major weather conditions - like a Blizzard or something - it could happen.