Saturday, April 22, 20237:30 am CDT
East Parking Lot
3939 S Interstate 35
San Marcos, Texas 78666

Join us for the Blue Santa's Dash 4 Donuts!

All proceeds from this race go to SMPD's Blue Santa program! 

4 Mile out and back starting and finishing in the parking lot behind San Marcos Premium Outlet.

Kids Dash immediately following all 4 milers returning from the course.

Volunteers Needed!

Bring your team to this For the Love of Go race and #repyourteam! No need to register together or name your team when you register for the race. Just bring all your peeps to the race, scan the QR code near the starting line to check in each team member. Once the race starts, the team with the most check ins WINS fantastic prizes and bragging rights! So, get it together, and come #repyourteam!

Entry Fees

4 Mile Run/Walk$15.001-21
4 mile Wheelchair$15.001-21
Shirt Only$15.00
Kids Dash$15.00
4 Mile Dog - This is only a bib for a dog - owner must also registerFree
4 Mile Stroller - This is only a bib for a stroller - owner must also registerFree

Read Additional Info Section for FAQs

DOG and STROLLER are add ons and mean you will have a bib assigned to your dog or your stroller in addition to your own.  A dog or a stroller must be accompanied by a human!  This is for a bib only.


4 Mile Run/WalkSMPO 4 Mile Route4.00 Miles
Kids DashSMPO 0.25M0.25 Miles

Packet Pickup and Late Registration

Early Packet Pickup and Late Registration is not available

Race Day Pickup and Late Registration
1 Hour Before Race Start Time – Near Start/Finish, Look for Signs


NOTE:  Look up your bib here

Bib Numbers 1-1007 and 2000-2002  - you are considered EARLY REGISTRATION -- that's the line you'll head to at Packet Pickup

All other numbers are considered LATE REGISTRATION and that’s where you'll head to at Packet Pickup 

Early Registrants: Dog and Stroller Bibs will be in the packets of the Registered Owner. If you did not register, but you registered your dog or stroller, you will need to register before receiving your dog or stroller bib. 

*If you are looking up your bib number on your phone, you may need to scroll down below the navigation buttons to find the search box

Race Day Schedule

06:30 AM - Packet Pick Up and Late Registration

07:30 AM - 4 Mile Run/Walk
07:30 AM - 4 mile Wheelchair
07:30 AM - 4 Mile Dog - This is only a bib for a dog - owner must also register
07:30 AM - 4 Mile Stroller - This is only a bib for a stroller - owner must also register
08:30 AM - Kids Dash

*Kids' Dash will be immediately following the return of all 4 Milers

Award Categories
4 Mile Run/Walk
Overall Male/Female
Masters Male/Female (40 +)
Top 3 Male/Female in age groups:
     1-10, 11-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80-99
4 mile Wheelchair
Top 3 Male/Female in age groups:
Shirt Only
No age group awards
Kids Dash
No age group awards
4 Mile Dog - This is only a bib for a dog - owner must also register
Top 3 Male/Female in age groups:
4 Mile Stroller - This is only a bib for a stroller - owner must also register
Top 3 Male/Female in age groups:


Directions and Parking

Plenty of parking!  Here's a quick map for how to get into the parking lot.  Also note, the green circle is where the restrooms are (in the Food Court).  Starting area is the area circled in red.  How to Get to Dash 4 Donuts

Additional Info

Must register by Shirt Guarantee Deadline to guarantee receipt of shirt requested.

Shirt Guarantee Deadline is 14 days before race day.

Extra shirts are ordered conservatively so as not to expend funds on shirts that could go to the cause.  If having a shirt is important to you, please register by Shirt Guarantee Deadline.

Races start and finish at the back parking lot, at the address listed at the top of this page.

We are Rain or Shine, Hot or Cold. 

4 Miler is chip timed.

Kids' Dash will not begin until all 4 Miler participants have returned to the finish line.

Medals are not awarded to Kids' Dash participants.  All participants 10 and under receive a finisher token. 

Online Early Registration will close 4 days before race day. Late registration is available during stated Packet Pickup times above.

If you register after early registration closes, you are considered late registration and you can still sign up online!  When you get to packet pickup or race morning, follow the signs for Late Registration.

Late Registration closes 15 minutes before race start time.

No refunds, but you may transfer your registration to another person.

Packets may be picked up by another person.

All Registration Changes must be handled on race morning with the timing company.

If offered, Packets to be shipped will be shipped following the close of the race.

All packets not retrieved by the end of race morning will be donated to Hays Clothing Closet.

Contact Info
Jennifer Crosby,