Kick off the Holiday Season with the Nutcracker 5K on Hilton Head Island.
We’ve got the race, we’ve got the post race party, we’ve got the Nutcracker dancers and characters, and we’ve got the race swag. Come run, walk, play, dance … and, celebrate the holiday spirit. The event benefits the Deep Well Project of Hilton Head – so, bring a toy and be included in drawings for special prizes. The 5K run / walk event promises to be great time for ages. This event will challenge the participants to a 5K run / walk, serve as a toy drive for the Deep Well Project of Hilton Head, and show off the Hilton Head Dance Theatre’s dancers and playful characters. We guarantee this community event will fill your legs and hearts with joy.
WHAT MAKES RUNNING THE NUTCRACKER 5K SPECIAL
- The Nutcracker Themed 5K – think Nutcracker Ballet – dancers, characters, music … the Hilton Head Dance Theatre will be performing at the start / finish and on the course. Come ready to run, walk, play, dance – celebrate!
- Race Swag – we have the best swag – every registered participant receives:
– tutu (first ___ registered)
– custom race t-shirt (a really cool one too!)
– custom race bib
– nutcracker awards will be given to the race winners
– RFID chip timing / results
– post race food by Java Burrito – YUMMY!
- Post Race Party – Java Burrito is catering the post race party – expect delicious treats at the finish. Oh yeah, there will be dancers too – the Hilton Head Dance Theatre will be performing at the finish. So, save some energy to show off your moves.
- Giving Back – the Deep Well Project – Hilton Head will benefit from a portion of the event’s proceeds. And, we are hosting a toy drive for the Deep Well Project too – so, bring a toy (see list below) and be included in drawings for special prizes.
- Kids 12-Under run for only $15! and they still get all the race swag listed above.
** No Race Day Registration **
FRIDAY – December 9
Location: Hilton Head Running Company
- 4 – 6p | Race Bib Pickup & final chance to register
- 6p | Registration Closes
SATURDAY – December 10
Location: Java Burrito – Hilton Head Island
- 7 – 7:45a | Race Bib Pickup
- 8a | Race Start
- 8:20a | Post Race Party Starts
- 9a | Awards (5K)
- 9:20a | Giveaways
- 10a | Post Race Party Ends
Presented by Horizon Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine
Hosted by Java Burrito
Produced by Hilton Head Running Company
The Deep Well Project – “the Island’s charity”. Founded in 1973, the Deep Well Project has been a source of emergency assistance to the Hilton Head Island community for over 40 years. The Deep Well Project is based on islanders helping their neighbors in need — and reflects the caring community in which we live. We are proud that a portion of the event’s proceeds will benefit the Deep Well Project.