Ugly Christmas Sweater Run

Event Date

Sat, Dec 13, 2014


Midland, TX

About This Activity

**All those registered by noon on Friday, December 12 will be guaranteed a T-shirt for the event. Online registration closes at midnight on December 12 and race-day registration will be available at 9:30 a.m. at the Museum of the Southwest**

Don your favorite ugly Christmas sweater and join your friends and family as you take to the streets of historic downtown Midland for a festive 5K (3.1 mile) run and walk. Or sign up the kiddos for the 1 Mile Reindeer Dash! Dash through snow at both the start and finish lines and enjoy hot chocolate pit stops along the course. Come early to the Museum to get your picture taken with Santa or at any of our holiday photo booths and participate in our annual Ugly Sweater Contest. Prizes will be awarded for the Ugliest Sweaters, Ugliest Families/Teams and Ugliest Couples.

This 2nd Annual event will feature finishers medals for the first 250 who complete the 5K run along with milk and cookies, Christmas music and S'mores packets for all at the finish line.

Event details and schedule

The 1 Mile Reindeer Dash begins at 11 a.m. with the Ugly Christmas Sweater Run starting at 11:10 a.m. The course is a 3.1 mile loop through the streets of historic Old Midland. All participants will be provided a commemorative 2014 Ugly Christmas Sweater long-sleeve tee and the first 250 finishers get a medal.

Stick around after the run to take part in Christmas at the Mansion at the Museum of the Southwest! See the Museum and holiday decorations for free during the Open House from 1-3 p.m. and enjoy free holiday movies in the Blakemore Planetarium.

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