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Review of Santa To The Sea Half Marathon by

Posted by: on August, 22 2013

Santa to the Sea is another one of our favorite races. We’ve been doing the half marathon relay the past couple of years. So for the relay, each member of the relay team does about 6 1/2 miles. Tho’ you have to pay the same price as the half marathon but it gives other participants a chance to do this race. The organizers do a good job putting on this race. The half marathon is a point to point race. You have to park at the shuttle pick up point and you get shuttled to the start or halfway point for the relay. They do a good job shuttling you to the start and back to the parking lot after you finish. What I like about the race is that it’s a tradition to bring a toy or a baby gift which you leave at the Santa, which is donated to families living around the start area (Santa). This race is relatively small (about 2K participants). The organizers have a number of different cheering squads along the course. It really helps having them cheering you on the course. I really like their Santa medal and tech shirts. It’s also nice that a number of participants dress up in different holiday costumes. They have a costume contest at the finish line. Will be back again in 2013!