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The Santa to the Sea ‘Neigh­bor­hood Chal­lenge’

Our great neigh­bor­hoods and schools along the race route com­pete for cash prizes, while cel­e­brat­ing the run­ners with fes­tive music, Hol­i­day dec­o­ra­tions, and cheer­lead­ers. At Santa to the Sea, we involve, engage and give back to our com­mu­ni­ties.  Five  neigh­bor­hoods along our route, and their schools, are cho­sen to com­pete by cre­at­ing a fes­ti­val type cel­e­bra­tion in their “hood”, to cheer and enter­tain the runners. In return, our run­ners get to expe­ri­ence the great peo­ple from the City of Oxnard, and the sur­round­ing neighborhoods. We will be send­ing an online sur­vey to all of our run­ners imme­di­ately after the race, ask­ing which neigh­bor­hood impressed them the most. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three neigh­bor­hoods and accom­pa­ny­ing schools. 1st place= $2,500 2nd place= $1,500 3rd place= $1000 Run­ner up= $500 Run­ner up= $500 Be cre­ative, recruit a band, make a call to action in your neigh­bor­hood, wear cos­tumes, beat on pots and pans, etc.  Do any­thing to impress our run­ners.  Most of all, have fun and kick off your Hol­i­day Sea­son on Sun­day Decem­ber 13, 2015.