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Nation’s Hottest Christmastime Event Celebrates Annual “Fun Run” on December 7
“Running of the Santas” started in 1998 in the streets of downtown Philadelphia when 40 close friends decided to suit up in holiday décor and go bar hopping. More than a decade and a half later, the “Running of the Santas” event has grown across the world with more than 20 host cities from California to the shores of New Zealand.
Organizers of the 2013 “Running of the Santas Mega Festival” are predicting a record 10,000 party-goers this year, toppling last year’s Philadelphia event which attracted more than 7,000 revelers. Philadelphia’s premier holiday extravaganza will kick off at Finnigan’s Wake (“The South Pole”) located at 537 N. 3rd Street, where event participants will prepare for a three-block “fun run” at 4 pm to the Electric Factory (“The North Pole”) located at 421 N. 7th Street. Continue reading 2013 “RUNNING OF THE SANTAS” SPREADS HOLIDAY JOY BENEFITTING LOCAL CHARITIES