After a year away, the 14th annual Santa to the Sea race will be held on Sunday, December 12, 2021. The race starts at 7: 30 a.m. and will include a half marathon, new this year is a quarter marathon, 5K, Kids 1K, and a Diaper Dash.
Santa to the Sea provides a fun, festive, and healthy event for the community to participate. The half marathon starts at the world’s largest Santa statue, winds the route through the City of Oxnard, and finishes at the beautiful Channel Islands Harbor.
Santa to the Sea supports the Nyeland Acres community through food distributions, a toy giveaway, and scholarships to Oxnard College.
Mike Barber, Founder of Santa to the Sea, states “Throughout Santa to the Sea, our runners have donated more than 30,000 since inception, provided funds to support almost $500,000 in scholarships, and provides almost $1,000,000 in economic impact each year.”
Registration is now open and sponsorships are available. For more information and to register in the race, visit www.SantatotheSea.com.
What started in 2003 as a toy drive to celebrate the relocation of the world’s largest Santa Claus from Carpinteria to Oxnard has grown into a robust running event, toy drive, community fundraiser, and holiday season celebration. For more information, visit www.SantatotheSea.com .