DEC 16, 2018

Elf on the Run 5k & 10k


The Best Holiday Fun Run & Race of the Season!



The 2018 Elf on the Run 5k & 10k charity race will take place in San Francisco in the beautiful area of the Presidio. The race runs along the San Francisco Bay Trail with gorgeous views of the Golden Gate Bridge.

Lots of festivities after the race!

  • Lots of amazing prizes just for registering, including entering into a drawing to win a free 2 night and 3 day stay at Great Huts Resort in Jamaica!
  • Free photos with Santa after the race.
  • Great food from our vendors.
  • Free post-race yoga class.
  • Live music from Coast Tribe.
  • Free gait analysis from Sports Basement’s specialized shoe team who are trained to measure an individual’s gait to fit them for the correct shoe based off their arch type and running style. Runners will first go through a standing test to establish a baseline for their body type. The staff will check the degree of the individual’s arch collapse, knees dip in, and alignment of the femur.
  • 20% off at Sports Basement for all registered runners and walkers.
  • Lots of free drinks and food from our sponsors!

Race Details

San Francisco's Elf on the Run 5k & 10k

Date: December 16th, 2018

Race location: Meet inside the Sports Basement in the Presidio located at 610 Old Mason St, San Francisco, CA 94129. The registration and sign-up will all take place inside Sports Basement.

Race time: Race starts at 9am!

Bib pick-up: Pick-up your bib at the Sport’s Basement in the Presidio on December 15th, 2018 from 5pm-9pm inside the Sports Basement at 610 Old Mason Street, San Francisco. Please note, there is no race day bib pick-up, but we will mail your bib for $5.

After the race: Join us for the raffle drawing with amazing prizes, great food, free yoga, live music, and 20% off at Sports Basement for all runners! Runners will receive 20% off at Sports Basement during bib pick-up on December 15th, 2018 from 6pm-9pm and until 2pm on December 16th, 2018.

free raffle with registration & incredible prizes

wear a holiday outfit and win more prizes


All race registrants automatically enter themselves into a raffle drawing for a luxurious stay in Jamaica and massages & facial therapy at Dimitra’s SkinCare and Spa in San Francisco!

Raffle Drawing Prizes

2 night & 3 day bed and breakfast stay at Great Huts Resort in Jamaica.

Massage, facial, and sauna ($200 value) at Dimitra’s SkinCare and Spa in San Francisco.

$50 gift certificate and free sauna ($90 value) at Dimitra’s SkinCare and Spa in San Francisco.

Ten $25 gift certificates to Dimitra’s SkinCare and Spa in San Francisco.

Want More Chances to Win a Prize?

Dress up in a holiday outfit for the race and have your name entered into the raffle drawing 5 more times! Come see us in your outfit on race day! We will be entering names at the registration table inside Sports Basement.

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