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Woodford County Santa Shuffle 5K & Kids Elf Dash

Saturday December 4th, 2021

Versailles, KY

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Join us for the inaugural Santa Shuffle 5K Run/Walk and Kids' Elf Dash on Saturday, December 4, 2021 at 3:00pm in Downtown Versailles.  


Our race will immediately precede the Versailles Christmas Parade at 5pm, so you can bring the whole family and enjoy the race, visit downtown businesses, and enjoy the parade all in one afternoon. The Versailles Christmas Parade will kick off at 5pm, so stick around after the race to take part in a truly Wonderful Woodford Christmas! The Kiwanis Club is hosting their pancake breakfast that morning from 7am-11am at First Christian Church if you want to come and make a day of it in downtown Versailles!

Our race will benefit Cops For Kids Inc. which is a collaborative effort to raise funds throughout he year in order toprovide gifts to underprivileged children of Versailles, Midway & Woodford County at Christmas.  The organization also provides clothing, toys & school supplies to children who are victims of fire, flood or other natural disaster or tragedy on an as needed basis throughout the year.  Read more below and thanks for your support!


  • Scenic downtown race route

  • Commemorative race shirts

  • 5K Run/Walk, FREE Kids Elf Dash * and virtual option

  • Free Race Photos

  • DJ

  • Awards for Top Overall and Age Group Finishers (1st and 2nd place)

  • Social Teams --- Form a team and invite your family/friends/coworkers (Teams of 5 or more SAVE $3)

  • Prize for the largest Social Team

  • The Official Kickoff to Christmas in Downtown Versailles (Christmas Parade at 5pm)

  • Best Dressed Contest with Prizes! (Dress in your best Santa, Elf, or other Christmas outfit)

* The Kids Elf Dash is FREE and will include a participation medal.  Kids wishing to purchase a commemorative race shirt will pay $10 as an add on.


PACKET PICKUP:    Bluegrass Traditions will host our packet pickup on Friday, December 3rd from 4-6pm.  Their address is 207 North Main Street, Versailles, KY 40383 and they have lots of parking around the back.

INTERESTED IN SPONSORSHIP?    If you or your company is interested in an in-kind or monetary sponsorship of the race, please contact Emily Downey at [email protected]


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Start Location

103 S. Main Street, Versailles, KY

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