Here is a spot see Santa Claus around Reston: In running shoes this weekend.
Runners of all ages are welcome to take part in Run With Santa, Sunday at 8:30 a.m. at Reston Town Center.
The 5K course takes participants in and around Reston Town Center. If you are not racing, be aware that Town Center Parkway, Reston Parkway and Sunset Hills will be affected (lanes will be closed but the streets will be open to cars). See course map.
Online registration ($35) closes Thursday at 9 p.m. In-person registration ($40) is available at packet pickup Friday and Saturday and at the race on Sunday.
Runners are encouraged to race in Christmas-themed costumes. There will be a free Fun Run for kids on Market Street. Cash prizes will be awarded to age-group winners.
Proceeds will benefit local charities.
Photo of 2013 Run With Santa/Credit: Potomac River Running via Flickr
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