Santa Claus is comin’, and is running to your town! Join us and many of your Santa friends at the Santa Hustle Rhode Island 5k & Half Marathon on Sunday, November 20, 2016.
See Newport unlike ever before as thousands of Santas race along the streets and the oceanfront path. Jingle all the way through the course with candy and cookies, festive music, creative Christmas images, and so much more, it is all designed to get you in the perfect holiday mood. It is bound to be a Christmas tradition you do with your family and friends year after year.
And to make your jingle tingle, NEW for 2016 includes a finisher medal for both 5K and Half Marathon along with a lightweight performance hoodie and of course, the Hat and Beard.
So, if you like dressing like Santa Claus, enjoy dancing to some holiday music, devouring candy, and joining in on an epic after party then grab your favorite friends and family, get in the holiday spirit, and make your way to the Santa Hustle 5k & Half Marathon!
The Official 2016 Santa Hustle Rhode Island Charity is The Society of St. Vincent de Paul St. Joseph’s Newport Conference.
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul St. Joseph’s Newport Conference provides basic needs assistance to those who are in need and suffering. Categories of aid include food, clothing, assistance with rent and utility payments, furniture, security deposits, medical bills, and more. Our founder, Blessed Frederic Ozanam, had a motto: “No act of charity is foreign to the Society.” We live this motto every day by visiting people in their homes and welcoming them into our soup kitchens, food pantries, and clothing closets. In the past year, our 51 volunteers provided nearly 12,000 hrs in service, our Soup Kitchen served 5,603 individuals, our Food Pantry provided groceries and persona items to 1,944 households. Also we provided coats and warm clothing to 390 individuals and provided emergency financial assistance for rent, utilities medical expenses etc. to 490 households. All of our funding is provided by financial donations, grants and in kind service of food and clothing.