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Race day registration happens from 11am to 4pm at the General Amherst Gym in Amherstburg. Race day registration is $45 for adults and $35 for youth.



Santas Running Through Town!

Join in the jolly fun and make this your new holiday tradition! Run a 5k race dressed like Santa and the suit is yours to keep.  The Super Santa Run supports the Essex Region Conservation Foundation. 

All participants will receive a full Santa Suit - jacket, pants, hat, beard and belt. Remember to keep your Santa Suit for the following years, to receive an entry fee discount.  If you have a suit from last year email to receive your promo code discount.

Event Includes:

  • Expert timing and results provided through W.R.A.C.E
  • Fantastic fundraising prizes
  • Great fitness and fun for families!
  • Fabulous post-race refreshments 
  • Enjoy the River Lights Winter Festival immediately following the race


Click here to download the 2016 Super Santa Run Route Map

Click here to download the Super Santa Pledge Form.

To share this event on Facebook, click here.

The best event to kickoff your holiday season!

Registration fees

Adult Walk Closed

Registration closed
  • 5 km Walk

    1. Closed
      Nov 16 – Sep 10
    2. $40.00
      Sep 11 – Nov 16

Adult Run Closed

Registration closed
  • 5 km Run

    1. Closed
      Nov 16 – Sep 10
    2. $40.00
      Sep 11 – Nov 16

Youth Walk Closed

Registration closed
  • For children 16 years of age or younger for 5 km Walk

    1. Closed
      Nov 16 – Sep 10
    2. $30.00
      Sep 11 – Nov 16

Youth Run Closed

Registration closed
  • For children 16 years of age or younger for 5 km Run

    1. Closed
      Nov 16 – Sep 10
    2. $30.00
      Sep 11 – Nov 16

Course Details and Information

This 5km event is a timed race.  There will be one water station on the course.  

Course Description

Starting in downtown Amherstburg. turn right on Dalhousie Street, around Toddy Jones Park, through Fort Malden National Historic Park, around Navy Yard Park along the waterfront to head to the turn around loop at Dalhousie Street and Lowes Side Road.

Course map can be found online here.

Santa Suit Pickup

Registered participants can pick up their Santa Suits at the following locations & times:

Thursday, November 17
Noon to 7pm
Essex Sports Complex
60 Fairview Ave W, Essex, ON 

Saturday, November 19 (Race Day)
11am to 4pm
General Amherst High School Gymnasium 
130 Sandwich St S, Amherstburg, ON 

Collect Great Prizes for Your Pledges


Thank you to our generous sponsors!




Bring More Save More

Dressing up as Santa is much more fun with your family and friends!  New this year, all teams of 10 or more will receive a $5 discount off of each registration fee for your group!  So grab your friends, cousins, and co-workers and join in the jolly fun - and save!

Registration Options

All entries are non-refundable.


Mail in or Drop off at: 360 Fairview Avenue West, Suite 311, Essex ON, N8M 1Y6   

Online: Right here at  

After these dates, entries will only be accepted on race day. All entry fees increase by $5 after pre-registration.  

Post Run Festivities

Following the run, all participants are invited to join River Lights Winter Festival kick off their opening ceremonies in Navy Yard Park with tree lightings and a fireworks display.  More information on this event can be found at

Top Teams


Cirque de sore legs

Raised: $235.00


The Bah Humbugs

Raised: $155.00


Zippy's Squad

Raised: $150.00

Top Fundraisers


Richard Peddie

Raised: $1,000.00


Rhianna Audet





Vicki Smith

Raised: $100.00

Event Schedule

  • November 19 5:00 PM EST - 5K Start

Contact Information

Event Location

Navy Yard Park, Amherstburg, ON, Canada

Click here to view map