On the first Sunday in December, join us for historic downtown Sylvania’s “Miracle on Main Street 5k” and Santa’s Little Helper Kids Dash.
Come early to enjoy Main Street’s holiday festivities prior to the 5k.
Main St. will be lined with spectators awaiting your arrival and Santa, who will arrive in a parade shortly after the 5k. Stick around after you finish and watch Santa lead the tree lighting ceremony to kick off the holiday season.
Start Time: 4:00pm Course Open: 1 hour Maximum Field: 1,500 Runners Minimum Age: 6 on Race Day
Premium Race Perks
Commemorative Scarf (guaranteed thru 11/26 only)
Elfin' Ale Beer
Christmas Ornament Awards
Holiday Parade to Follow
1:00pm — Deck the Halls for History
1:00pm — Upside Brewing's Winter Beer Garden
1:00pm — Meet Santa Claus & Shop
4:00pm — 5k Run/Walk
5:00pm — Santa’s Little Helper Kids Dash
5:30pm — Festival of Lights Parade
Top Male & Female Overall
Top Masters Male & Female
Top 5 Male & Female in Each 5 Year Age Group — Under 9, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+
The Course The course is a loop course through Sylvania — Starting in Downtown Sylvania, runners will head south past St Joe's, West past Lourdes University, North Past Northview High School, West to Erie St, East to Main St, to a parade route filled finish in Downtown Sylvania.
Packet Pickup & Registration Friday 11/30/18 — 4-7:30pm at Dave’s Running Shop, Perrysburg Saturday 12/1/18 — 12-4pm at Dave’s Running Shop, Sylvania Sunday 12/2/18 — 2:30pm Maplewood at Main St., Sylvania
Registration is available during packet pickup.
St. Joseph (note there is a 5pm mass)
Public Lots off Summit St.
*Not recommended for easy departure are the public lots off Maplewood, and at the Municipal Building due to being on the parade route after the run.