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Santa Hustle Cedar Point Event Information

Be a part of one of the largest growing races as thousands of Santas will hit the streets of Sandusky at the Third Annual Santa Hustle Half Marathon & 5k Run/Walk at Cedar Point in Sandusky, OH on December 14, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. 

Every participant will receive a Santa hat, beard, and NEW FOR 2014, a newly designed Santa Hustle dri-fit sweatshirt to wear while running. With outrageous holiday decorations, festive music, and a large after party!

Entry Fees

The Santa Hustle Cedar Point registration fees are as follows.

5k Run/Walk

$45.00 (Sept.1-Nov.29)
$50.00 (Nov.30-Dec.12)

Half Marathon

$60.00 (Sept.1-Nov.29)
$65.00 (Nov.30-Dec.12)

Date & Time

Sunday, December 14, 2014

5K START: 9:30 a.m.*

*Time subject to change

Start & Finish

NEW for 2014!

Start and Finish will be in the Main Parking Lot of Cedar Point.

1 Cedar Point Dr
Sandusky, OH 44870

Parking will be FREE at Cedar Point

Race Charity

Adrenaline Sports Management and the Santa Hustle Cedar Point is proud to be partnering with Teen Leadership Corps (TLC). Teen Leadership Corps empowers teens to achieve their leadership potential through a character and service based curriculum administered by high schools.

Teen Leadership Corps is the premier organization for empowering student leaders through service education. We assist in developing our youth to lead, serve, and inspire the world. Teen Leadership Corps strives for every community to receive the benefits from high school community service programs. Teen Leadership Corps will provide the financial and educational means necessary for secondary schools to incorporate academic community service programs into the mainstream curriculum.

For more information, click here.

Donation Boxes will be available at the race. Participants and spectators are encouraged to donate new, unopened toys. All donations go directly to children in need. Please call 847-829-4536 for more information.

Race Packet Pick-Up

Race Packet Pick-Up will take place on Saturday and Race Day.

  • Saturday, December 13 from 10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. at Castaway Bay in the ballrooms.
  • Race day packet pick-up WILL BE AVAILABLE near the Start/Finish at Cedar Point from 7:30 a.m.- 8:45 a.m.


Are you traveling from out of town and looking to book a room at Castaway Bay? Castaway Bay has a special rate just for Santa Hustle participants! Use Code SANTA for rooms WITHOUT the water park and SANTAWP for rooms WITH the water park admission. Castaway Bay is a great perk for our runners! You are right by the start, finish, after party and packet pick-up. For more information or to make reservations, please go to or call 419-627-2106.

CastawayBay logo

For a secondary housing option, you can also book a room at the Quality Inn and Suites.

To Receive Special Santa Hustle Rate: Visit > Click ‘Book a Room’ > Enter Arrival Date & Number of Nights/Adults/Kids& Use Offer Code ‘LSANTA’  > Click ‘Check Availability’.

Santa Hat, Beard, & NEW FOR 2014 A DRI-FIT SWEATSHIRT
Santa Hustle Free Gifts

All 5K and Half Marathon Participants will receive a Santa Hat, Santa Beard, and NEW FOR 2014, a newly designed Santa Hustle SWEATSHIRT available in both men’s and women’s sizes.

Sweatshirt Sizing Charts


Timing and Bibs

The Santa Hustle 5k and Half Marathon is an officially timed event using the disposable B-Tag timing system. Timing chips are attached directly to the back of your bib number and are to remain adhered for the duration of the event.

In order to receive an accurate time, please confirm your bibs is:

  • Clearly visible on the front of the torso
  • Unaltered and unmodified (Do not fold or wrinkle)
  • Pinned in all four corners
  • Not covered (jackets, runner belts, water bottles, etc.)

There will be timing clocks at a few mile markers along the course and the start and finish lines.

Results will be posted on-site, as soon as possible following the event and official results will be posted on our website within 24 hours.

Location & Parking

New for 2014!

FREE parking will be available in Cedar Point in the parking lot areas.

Parking Map will be available soon.


The top 3 Male & Female Finishers in each age group for the 5K and Half Marathon will receive a customized Santa Hustle medal. The top three overall Male and Female Finishers will receive a Santa Hustle Mug and Medal.

Age groups are as follows:
10 and under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 and over.

All Half Marathon Finishers will receive a Finisher’s Medal!


Awards will be handed out for the following categories:

  • Best Group Santa Costumes
  • Best Individual Santa Costume
Gear Check

Gear Check will be available for all participants at the race starting at 7:00 AM. Please use the provided tear off on your race bib to use when you check your personal items. Any gear not picked up by 1:00 PM on race day will be transported to our main office at 770 Industrial Dr, Cary, IL. Items not claimed within 30 days will be donated to a local charity.

Strollers, Walkers, and Dogs

Strollers and walkers are allowed for BOTH the 5k and Half Marathon. Dogs are NOT allowed. Walkers will need to start behind all the runners.

After Party
Santa Hustle Post Race Party

The Santa Hustle After Party will be announced soon.

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Refunds / Exchanges

There will be no refunds or exchanges for the Santa Hustle.