Santa's Castle 5K Color Elf Run

Event Date

Sat, Sep 27, 2014


Fort Benning, GA

About This Activity

Please join us for a 5K Color Run that will benefit Santa’s Castle, an organization that supplies toys to military children facing hardship at Christmas. If you haven't participated in a Color Run before this is your chance! Whether you run or walk everyone will be showered with colored powder at various stations during throughout the run. This event is not timed and individuals of all ages are welcome to participate. So pull out your Santa hat, put on a white t-shirt or just come as you are and show your support for Santa’s Castle! Bring your friends, family, and co-workers -we guarantee you will have all blast.  You can learn more about our organization by liking us on Facebook at Ft. Benning Santa’s Castle or emailing us at

Event details and schedule

Date: Saturday, September 27, 2014

Time:  7:00AM – Registration & Packet Pick-up

          8:00AM-   5K Race

 Location: Stewart Watson Field (next to Smith Fitness Center) on Eckel Street, Ft. Benning 31905.  You will need a government issued ID card to enter through the Fort Benning Gate.

Parking: You can park at Smith Fitness Center parking lot or at the Building 4 parking lot

Awards: All children will receive a ribbon for participating. Prizes will be awarded for individuals with the best costume and group spirit awards. There will be multiple door prizes. Each registrant will receive a ticket for a door prize. Bring a toy or monetary donation and receive an additional door prize ticket.

T-shirts: Only pre-registered participants are guaranteed a t-shirt. Late and race day registrants will receive t-shirts while supplies last.

Race Route:

  • Start- 1/10 mile behind the Stewart Watson Track “Start” sign
  • Runners will face Smith gym, backs toward the Family Entertainment Center
  • Run around one mile track until directed to turn onto Riorden, do not run full lap around
  • Turn LEFT onto Riorden
  • Turn LEFT onto Lavoie
  • Cross over Sightseeing
  • Turn Right onto Indianhead
  • Turn Right onto Marchant
  • Turn Right onto Edwards
  • Turn Right onto Burr
  • Turn Left onto Riorden
  • Finish at Riorden and Lavoie intersection

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