Christmas Fun Runs in Onslow County

Christmas Fun Runs in Onslow County

Between Thanksgiving and the decadence of Christmas goodies, the holiday season can be a tough time for the waistline. The best way to combat this ill effect is by promoting a healthy lifestyle for both yourself and any young ones that might be hanging around. Luckily enough, there happens to be quite a few Christmas-themed fun runs in Onslow County! Take a look at a few of your options below!

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Santa Fest Riverview Reindeer Run 5KNaughty and Nice 5K

When: December 10, 2016, @ 8 a.m.
Where: Wallace Creek Fitness Center

Here’s one run that puts extra emphasis on fun. The Naughty and Nice 5K will begin and End at the Wallace Creek Fitness Center in Camp Lejeune, and all runners are encouraged to throw on the most festive running attire they can! An award ceremony and presentation will immediately follow the run, which is where the winner of the 2016 Grand Prix Series will also be acknowledged.

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Santa Fest Riverview Reindeer Run 5K

When: December 17, 2016, @ 8 a.m.
Where: Swansboro Recreation Center

The Reindeer Run 5K in Swansboro is part of the larger Santa Fest event that is happening, but this looks to be a highlight of its offerings. You’ll get to run alongside the White Oak River, which provides a beautiful view during your run, and then through downtown Swansboro. The run begins and ends at the Swansboro Rec Center. The race begins at 8 a.m. (registration ends at 7:30 a.m.) and is $30 the day of. You can save money by registering before Dec. 7 for only $20. Come for the run, and stay for the other fun Santa Fest activities!

Ugly Christmas Sweater Fun Run/Walk in onslow county

Ugly Christmas Sweater Fun Run/Walk in Onslow County

When: December 17, 2016, @ 9:30 a.m.
Where: Swansboro Recreation Center

Another run on the same day as the Reindeer Run at the same place? Yup, you’re not reading that wrong! This one puts the Fun in fun run, though, and looks to be a great one for more casual runners and walkers. Cost is only $5 per runner/walker and everyone is highly encouraged to wear the ugliest holiday sweater that they can find! Registration can be done the day of the event or ahead of time.

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