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Running with Santas

Posted in Local Culture | November 26, 2013 | By Georgette Riley

Last year, I was able to convince a few friends in South Lake Tahoe to join me in a run up Ski Run Blvd from the Blue Angel Café to Himmel Haus. It was dark. And cold, despite the extra layer of red velvet over my running tights. But we had a blast! 

South Tahoe Santa Run 2012
The author and friends, pre-Santa Run 2012. Photo by Lauren Lindley.

South Tahoe Santa Run 2012
The South Lake Tahoe Fire Department drives around town before Christmas with music and candy!
Photo via South Tahoe Santa Run 2012 Facebook Page.

There were, ahem, beverages available before we started, and more beverages ande delicious food when we arrived at Himmel Haus. It was such a fun time; even more people are excited to make the run this year!

The 2nd Annual South Tahoe Santa Run is set for Sunday, December 1st. You can register online at www.heavenlyfoundationteam.org, in advance in person at Himmel Haus or Blue Angel Café, or – in true Tahoe fashion – the day of the event at the Blue Angel Cafe from 2-4pm. Registration includes the run, one door prize raffle ticket and lite buffet at Himmel Haus post-party.

South Tahoe Santa Run 2012
Well-earned beverages at Himmel Haus. Photo by Lauren Lindley.

The run starts at 4:30pm. Proceeds benefit Christmas Cheer and the Heavenly Ski & Snowboard Foundation.

Visit our events page for more information on the 2nd Annual South Tahoe Santa Run.

Did you run last year? Are you planning on running on Sunday? I'd love to hear about your experience in the comments below!

Georgette is a South Lake Tahoe resident and the Tahoe South marketing manager. She loves life outdoors and can usually be found exploring the lake, trails, and happy-hour hangouts with her dog Jersey.



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