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About Santa Monica-Venice Christmas Run

The Santa Monica-Venice Christmas Run is a popular holiday tradition that has been taking place for over 40 years. The race, which is held annually each December, features a 5K and a 10K run that winds through the beautiful streets of Santa Monica and Venice, California.

The first Santa Monica-Venice Christmas Run was held in 1977 started by a group of local runners who wanted to create a fun and festive way to celebrate the holidays. With a beautiful course through two California towns and festive post-race holiday celebration at the finish line, the race quickly became a popular event, and today it attracts thousands of runners from all over the world.

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Register Today

If you’re looking for the perfect holiday destination run or just a fun and festive way to start the holiday season, the Santa Monica-Venice Christmas Run is the event for you.

Don’t miss Southern California’s best festive fun run. It’s the ultimate holiday running experience! Sign up today and join thousands of other runners as they celebrate the holidays in style!

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