Get into the holiday spirit and join us for the 12th Annual Holiday in Lights 5K Run/Walk at Sharon Woods.

** We have put the Holiday in Lights 5K registration on hold for the time being. We are unsure if we will be able to have the event with COVID19. We will keep our site updated if things change. Thank you for your understanding. **


Saturday, November 14th, 2020

5K Participants:

5 p.m. at Sharon Woods
Walkers at 5:05 p.m.

NEW THIS YEAR: 1 Mile Participants start at 5:20 p.m.

Click here for map & directions to Sharon Woods

Pre-registration is $35 ($30 for kids 3-12 years old). Register online at runsignup.com before 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, November 10th, 2020. Field limited to 1,850.

Mail-In Registration Form

Registrations received after November 12th are $40 ($35 for kids 3-12 years old). Amenities may not be available on race day. Race day registration begins at 3:00 p.m. at the Sharon Woods Training Center.

The race will include a USATF certified 5K (3.1 miles) run/walk. The race is chip timed unless you choose the 1 Mile Option only.

This impressive, fun course winds through beautiful Sharon Woods and features the final mile through Holiday in Lights at dusk. Participants should enter last mile by 5:50 p.m. For safety on the course, pets are not permitted. Click here for course map

All 5K pre-registered participants will receive a sleigh full of goodies: Long sleeve t-shirt, Commemorative Holiday in Lights 5K medal (only 5K participants get a medal), Santa sack filled with discount coupons from local merchants and one free pass to Holiday in Lights.

Come dressed in holiday costume!  Costume contest & group picture is at 4:30 p.m. inside the tent by the stage. Prizes will be awarded to the top winner in the following categories: Best Adult Male, Best Adult Female, Best Child Female, Best Child Male, Best Group

Plan to stay for food and fun inside a heated tent near the Sharon Centre and then visit Santaland, open until 10 p.m. Santaland will be open from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. following the race.

Proceeds will benefit the Great Parks of Hamilton County, Hands Against Hunger and the City of Sharonville Christmas Fund.

Thursday, November 12th from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Friday, November 13th from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Fleet Feet Sports, 9525 Kenwood Road in Blue Ash. (513) 793-8383

15% off at Fleet Feet store on all non sale apparel during packet pick up days/times

Saturday, November 14th at the Sharon Woods Training Center, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. Race officials and volunteers are not responsible for unclaimed packets.

Free, limited event parking is available at the Rocky Creek parking lot. Additional free event parking is available at Park 42, right across the street from the Sharon Woods main entrance on Route 42. Race organizers encourage participants to arrive early.

Awards will be presented to the top 5 men and top 5 women. Full race results will be posted at RunSignUp. The race will start promptly at 5:00 p.m. Please allow plenty of time to park across the street and walk to the start. Race is rain or shine. Runners start at 5:00 p.m. and walkers start at 5:05 p.m. Strollers are allowed. No pets allowed.

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