Are strollers allowed?
Yes, strollers are allowed on the 5K course.

When is packet pickup?
Thursday 12/05 and Friday 12/06 from 11:00AM until 7:30PM at Northwest Community Healthcare Wellness Center (900 W Central Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60005.

Do I need to register my child if they are in a stroller?
No, your child does not need to be registered if they are in a stroller.

Where can I park?
Parking information can be found at

Are pets allowed?
Yes, your four-legged friends are welcome to join us!

Can I get a refund?
The Rotary Santa Run is a charitable fundraiser and entry fees are non-refundable; however, if you know anyone that would like to participate in your place we can transfer your registration.

Will the race be canceled for weather conditions?
The race must go on! There will be no cancellations for inclement weather. After all, Santa wouldn’t cancel Christmas for a little snow!

Are the Santa suits included with the registration fee?
Yes, your registration fee includes a Santa suit that is yours to keep.


Where do we pick up the packets for the race?
Packet pickup is held at 900 W Central Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60005. For more information about packet pickup, click here[ADD LINK TO PACKET PICKUP PAGE]

Can I pick up someone else’s packet?
Yes, as long as you have their name or bib number (which we will be sending out), you can pick up someone else’s packet for them.

Can I sign up my child for the 5K instead of the reindeer race?
Yes, if you believe your child can make the 5K run/walk you are welcome to sign them up for the 5K.

Can we sign up as a group?
Yes, the group/team sign up option can be found at the bottom of the registration form.

Still have questions? Contact us! We’d be glad to help out.