Running of the Elves 5K

Lewisburg, PA – December 8, 2018

9:00 AM



Event Overview

Run or walk with Santa’s finest.  Participants are encouraged to dress as Santa’s helpers, come dressed to impress…costumes are not required but are STRONGLY ENCOURAGED!  The race begins on St. Louis Street and all check-in and bathrooms pre-race will be in the cafeteria area of the old high school.

The race will be chipped time (all prizes are awarded from gun time)  Prizes will be awarded to the overall winners and top 3 in each age group.  (19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60+)


Registration includes: Long-sleeved shirt (guaranteed if registered by November 23rd), Cookies and Hot Chocolate after the race!



Packet pickup: 7:30 AM – 8:45 AM (Old High School Cafeteria)


Race begins at 9:00 AM (St Louis Street)



Kid’s Fun Run — begins at 10:00 AM

$8 Registration — includes – event t-shirt (to be decorated at Children’s Museum after the race!), hot chocolate and cookies!!

(Day of Registration is $10)


Ages 1-4: Across the field

Ages 5-7: One lap around the track

Ages 8-10: Two laps around the track

Click here to register

Registration until November 16th – $25

Kid’s Fun Run – $8 ($10 day of)

Prices go up on November 17th

Important Dates

November 17th – Price Increase

November 23rd – T-shirt cutoff

December 8th – Race Day!

Click here to view course map

The course starts/finishes behind the old high school on St. Louis Street.   Runners run on St. Louis and make a LEFT turn on 5th Street.  Continue on 5th Street to Market and make a RIGHT turn on Market.  Runners will then run to 2nd and make a RIGHT turn on 2nd Street.  Following 2nd to Brown and then to River Street.  Runners then make a hard RIGHT turn on 7th Street.  A RIGHT turn on St. George.  Runners follow St. George all the way to Front Street where they make a LEFT turn on Front Street, followed by a LEFT turn on St. Louis to the finish line.

Key Locations

Check-in: Old High School (815 Market Street)

Start/Finish: St. Louis Street (Behind old high school)

Thank you for sponsoring!

The Lewisburg Children’s Museum will be sponsoring the 2018 Running of the Elves!  All participants will gain a discounted ($5) entry to the museum following the race.

Additionally – following the Kids Fun Run – All kids that participate can join us in the museum party room for hot chocolate and cookies…where they can come in and decorate their event t-shirts!

The event is rain or shine

Run570 reserves the right to cancel and/or alter the race in the event that natural disaster or other unforeseen circumstance prevents us from holding the race safely as planned. We will make every attempt to hold the event.  Any cancellations or changes, will be noted on the home page, race-specific page and on facebook.  In the event that a cancellation or change of date or venue is required, we are unable to provide refunds.