Gingerbread Gallop 5K

St. Francis Catholic Academy
4100 NW 115 Terr
Gainesville, FL 32606
United States

Event Description:

Get into the holiday spirit with this Christmas themed 5K and kiddie 1 miler presented by the Wolves Runners at St. Francis Academy. Runners will be dashing through...well maybe not the snow, but beautiful trails that surround the school. This challenging course offers a variety of terrain that will challenge trail runners and road racers alike. Runners will also get to enjoy miles of Christmas cheer. Upon registration runners will recieve a shirt, racer finisher gingerbread ornament, and post race festivities (more details below). Proceeds will be going towards Camp I am Special and the running programs at St. Francis Academy.

2:30- Registration [click herer to register now]

3:30- Kiddie Candy Cane Course 1 miler (Ages 4-12, 6 and under are free)- Candy Cane racers will be racing on the St. Francis track for four laps or one mile. Each time they complete a lap they will recieve a candy cane. Try to get all four!

4:00- Gingerbread Gallop 5k starts.

5:15- Awards Ceremony

4:30-5:30- Post Race Festivities:


Mr. and Mrs Clause are coming to St. Francis! There where be a place where kids can go meet the Clauses and their elves. Live music will be featuring everyone's Christmas favorites. There will be games as well that everyone can enjoy after or during the races. Refreshments will be on hand and items that can be purchased as well. The trail and grounds will be decked out in a winter wonderland that can be explored during or after the 5k is completed.


Gingerbread Gallop 5K- $30 [CLICK HERE to register]

Cand Cane Course 1 miler- $15 [CLICK HERE to register]

Tables will be present so racers and donors can see where some of their money is going towards. They will be able to see and hear stories about some of the amazing campers. There will also be a box where people may donate warm clothing to those who may not have some during the cold months ahead! [CLICK HERE to register]