Thank you to everyone that ran in this year's race!!

The 2016 date will be announced soon.

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The Greater St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce is a 501 (c) 6 non-profit organization whose mission is: We advocate for our business community by developing opportunities and partnerships that strengthen the economic prosperity and sustainability of our region. ​

Santa's North Pole Dash and Children's Snowman Shuffle is a fundraiser for the Greater St. Charles County Chamber. Money raised will be used to help support our operations.
Packet Pick Up Information
-Thursday, December 10th from Noon to 8 pm at the Des Peres Fleet Feet Store, located at 11731 Manchester Road, Des Peres, MO 63131.

- Friday, December 11th from 10 am to 8 pm at the St. Charles Fleet Feet Store, located at 3813 Mexico Road  St. Charles, MO 63303.

- Race Day  from 6:30 am to 8:00 am behind the Greater St. Charles Convention and Visitors Bureau (Tourism Center), located at 230 S. Main Street at the corner of First Capitol and Main.


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Hey Santa - stick around for a post-race pub crawl. This year we will not be selling wristbands but will be working with member pubs and restaurants to offer drink specials to anyone wearing their Santa or Elf shirt.

Shopping On Main

Many Main Street Merchants offer 1-Day Deals to participants who wear their Santa / Gingerbread Man / Elf shirts into their business.
  • Bathhouse Soapery - 401 South Main Street; 10% off your purchase.'
  • Butterfly & Moon - 814 South Main Street; Free Jingle Bell necklaces & $5 discount for any runner in costume.
  • Framations - 218 North Main Street; 15% off your total purchase.
  • The Gift Nook - 413 South Main Street; 15% off all merchandise.
  • Hendrick's BBQ - 1200 Main Street; Wear your Run or Elf shirt and receive 15% off on 12/12/15 only.
  • Jake's on Main - 136 South Main Street; Take $5 off of a $25 purchase.
  • Jansens Clocks - 608 South Main Street; Take $5 off your $25+ purchase or $10 off a purchase of $50 or more.
  • LaGallerie - 812 S. Main Street; Receive 15% off regular priced merchandise for Santa's, Gingerbread Men or Elves.
  • Love My Backyard - 409 South Main Street; Receive 15% off your purchase.
  • Main Street VaporWorx - 215 North Main Street; Receive 10% off your purchase.
  • Mimi's Nail Bar - 524 South Main Street; Receive a 30 minute warm foot soak with foot massage for only $30 or a 1 hour warm foot soak with leg and feet massage for just $50.
  • Picasso's Coffee - 101 North Main Street; 25% off any coffee beverage for all participants of the race.
  • Remington's - 302 North Main Street; receive 25% off any custom picture framing order by wearing your official Santa's North Pole Dash shirt.
  • Riverside Sweets - 416 South Main Street; Receive 10% off total.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I pay for my registration by check or credit card during packet pick up?   This year, in conjunction with the team at Fleet Feet Sports, race registrations will be taken electronically through the Fleet Feet website. Racers have the option to pay online with a credit card at the time of registration or by mailing in a check. Those participants who choose to pay by check will not need to pay the credit card processing fee.  All payments must be submitted before December 8, 2014. Bib numbers will be generated for racers who have submitted payment by the deadline or before a sell out.  Those who register and choose to pay by check, will have their registration on "hold" until payment is made. A registration on hold does not guarantee you a spot in the run.

Do I need a confirmation email to pick up my packet? - No
Where do we park? - There are several parking lots available to park in including the City’s free parking garage located at 2nd Street and Morgan, the Boathouse parking lot, located at the corner of Boone’s Lick Road and Riverside Drive, and the AT&T lot located at Clark and 2nd Street and the Foundry Art Centre parking lot located at the intersection of North Main Street and Riverside Drive. Street parking on Riverside Drive and Main Street will NOT be allowed. Also, there will be no parking in the public parking lots between First Capitol Drive and Boone's Lick Road
Can someone pick up my packet for me? - Yes, you do not need a confirmation or drivers license to pick up for another participant.
When and where is the Kids run?  - This year, the kids run will begin at 8:00 am on Riverside Drive.  Kids should meet by the crosswalk at First Capitol Drive and Riverside (by the Jaycee Stage and finish line) They will walk to Riverside and Jefferson so they can end at the finish Line for the 5K run.  All kids will receive a medal for participating.

Can I register on race morning? - Yes, we will be accepting registrations on the day of the run this year.  The cost to register on race day is $45 for the 5K run and $40 for the 1-Mile Walk.
Can I exchange my shirt size? - Clean, unworn shirts can be exchanged once packet pick up is complete and before the race begins on the morning of the race.  Shirt sizes are not guaranteed.
Are strollers allowed? - Strollers are allowed, but at the back of the pack.
Are dogs allowed? - We discourage dogs from participating.  Pets are not allowed in Frontier Park during Special Events and Festivals per city ordinance.
Can I pick up my packet on race morning? - Packet pick up will be held from 7:00 am to 8:30 am behind the Convention and Visitor’s bureau, located at 230 S. Main Street in Historic St. Charles.
I missed the awards ceremony, but won an award.  How can I obtain my award?  You can call the offices of the Greater St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce the following week.  The phone number is 636-946-0633.

What are your criteria for canceling the race? By definition, all unforeseeable events or occurrences that may affect the Santa’s North Pole Dash cannot be succinctly defined. GSTCCC acknowledges that its events are in East Central Missouri where cold and icy days are common in the winter. As such, the Santa’s North Pole Dash generally shall occur come rain, snow or shine because GSTCCC understands the training and expense participants have invested in competing in our race and training.
Can I get a refund? The Santa’s North Pole Dash requires an extensive amount of planning and pre-event expenses that include proper permitting, course control, and the purchase of food and beverages, shirts, and race awards. As such, if you decide not to particpate or the race is cancelled,  GSTCCC will not provide refunds to participants, sponsors, vendors, or others who have expended funds on the race.

Can the event be delayed or postponed due to inclement weather?  It is not possible for us to delay or postpone our race by even an hour or two.  The goal of the Santa’s North Pole Dash is for our athletes to participate in our run and stay in the historic district to enjoy the fine dining and shopping venues available during the holiday season.  We cannot hamper the small business owners in Historic St. Charles by closing down the streets during their busiest retail season to conduct our race.

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