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The Downtown Community Partnership (DCP), in partnership with Go Far Events, will host the first-ever Downtown Santa Dash 5K on Friday, December 20th at 6:30 pm. This is a fun for all ages event that will kick off the holiday season, festive outfits are encouraged during the race. Mark Knutson, Go Far Events Owner, is excited to be a part of the DCP’s Santa Dash 5K and looks forward to seeing this become an annual tradition in the greater Fargo – Moorhead area he says.
“The DCP values the collaboration with businesses like Beyond Running as well as companies like Go Far Events because, through the power of connection, working together provides the very best for the overall community and event. “Part of our mission is to bring people together, in the city’s center, through key events that attract people of all ages while supporting local businesses” Melissa Rademacher, President/CEO of Downtown Community Partnership states.
Packet pick up will take place Thursday, December 19th at Beyond Running in Downtown Fargo and at the Fargo Civic Center the day of the event, which will also host the start and finish of the race. The race will take place on the streets of Downtown Fargo which has sections lit in holiday style and will pass by the historic Fargo Theatre. Tickets will be sold online for $35 for adults, $25 for ages 12 & under and will include a medal, bib, and a beanie.
Direct Registration Link: getmeregistered.com/DowntownSantaDash Visit DowntownFargo.com for more event details and parking locations!
About the DCP
The Downtown Community Partnership is a non-profit development corporation for the Downtown district. The DCP is involved in the planning and coordinating of events and activities that attract thousands and an advocate for the enrichment of Downtown. The DCP’s mission is to be promoters, advocates, educators and visionaries of our historic Downtown by connecting and partnering inside our community and beyond. Since its inception, nearly 50 years ago, the Downtown Community Partnership is an organization that has been at the forefront of leading positive change.
About Beyond Running
Beyond Running is a place where you can meet other people interested in running, walking, or just getting off the couch. Their motto is “focused on the everyday athlete”, but that probably really doesn’t cover it. Beyond Running is here to offer information, equipment & encouragement to anyone whether you’ve been running for years or if you want to start walking. They strive to offer you the best products and the best selection that we can as well as the knowledge to get you in the right shoes, clothing, and accessories.
About Go Far Events
Go Far Events is a sports event management company that is committed to creating, marketing, and managing athletic endurance events around the United States. It has been managing events for over 15 years and is best known for the creation and management of the Fargo Marathon which brings in over 20,000 people to Fargo, North Dakota every May for a week-long celebration of fun and wellness.
Visit DowntownFargo.com for more event details and parking locations!