December 1, 2018

Santa 5k and 1-Mile Stroll

This year’s event will feature a competitive, timed and scored 5K race as well as a leisurely 1-mile stroll with participants of all ages and ability levels including families, strollers and wheelchairs. Gates will open at 8 a.m., and race time is scheduled for 9 a.m. CT.


Registration Fees, which include an event t-shirt and entrance to Santa’s post-race celebration:



STUDENTS (with valid ID): $25

CHILDREN 5-12: $15


Participants are encouraged to don their most festive attire including hats, headbands, beards, ugly sweaters, and/or the event t-shirt. To ensure that participants arrive adorned in event gear, t-shirt and packet pick up will be held at the Joliet Area Historical Museum located at 204 North Ottawa Street in Joliet, November 24-25 and 27-30, Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday noon-5 p.m.


Pictures with Santa in Gatorade Victory Lane

Not a runner? Not a problem. Families can still join Santa Claus for pictures in Gatorade Victory Lane from 10 a.m. to noon and participate in a variety of holiday activities including a craft and pop-up gift store presented by the Joliet Area Historical Museum for only $10 per person (children 12 and under free). All attendees will also be provided a ticket for December Deals & Delights raffle held by the Joliet Area Historical Museum taking place that day.


*Schedule subject to change

You may opt out at any time.
Chicagoland Speedway
500 Speedway Blvd.
Joliet, IL 60433