Some fun changes for this year's New Bedford Santa Run.

Here is the message we received from race director Geoff Smith:

Hi all

I would like to thank everyone that supported the New Bedford Santa Run over the years I have listen to you and I am pleased to announce all of the following exciting changes. Hope to see you on December 12.



There are six fun changes to this years race!

  1. All finishers will receive a finishers medallion which can also be used for a Christmas tree ornament.
  2. FREE Santa suits for all participants
  3. Chip timing will be used this year.
  4. Our official charities is "Gifts to Give" and "Sister Rose House Soup Kitchen
  5. A new flat course, you can view it here.
  6.  Post race parties in Downtown New Bedford.
We hope to see you all this year at the New Bedford Santa Run! If you have kids, don't forget to make them your little elves!

Additional reporting by Kiah Heron