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Remembering Jim Guidry Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership
Galveston County
City of Galveston
News Release
Friday, December 15, 2017

Galveston Island Hosts 6th Annual Santa Hustle Sunday, December 17th
Over 4,500 Santa’s Will Take Over the Moody Garden Complex and Seawall This Sunday

GALVESTON, Texas – If you are a Christmas lover, enjoy overplayed holiday music, devouring candy and cookies, and joining in on an epic after party then grab your favorite friends and family and register for the 2017 Santa Hustle® Galveston 5k & Half Marathon! This Sunday, December 17th, the 6th Annual Santa Hustle Half Marathon and 5K returns to Galveston Island. Participants will begin and end at the Moody Gardens complex dressed festively in Santa attire! This annual favorite brings over 4,500 runners to the island from all over the United States. The Half Marathon is expected to begin at 7:00 AM and conclude no later than 10:30 AM, and the 5K will begin at 7:15 AM with an estimated end time of 9:00 AM.

Santa Hustle 5K Route

The 5k will begin at Moody Gardens, head south on Lockheed Drive, west on Piper St, south on 83rd Street, east on Stewart Road, north on 81st Street, where it will continue onto Lockheed Road, and finish at Moody Gardens.

The 5K is expected to last from 7:15 AM until approximately 9:00 AM. Modified lanes will allow vehicular traffic to remain open in both directions on Stewart Road, and 81st Street. PD and Traffic personnel will be on hand throughout the course to assist.

Santa Hustle Half Marathon Route

The Half Marathon will begin at Moody Gardens, head south on Lockheed Drive, west on Piper St, south on 83rd Street, cross to Southside of Seawall Blvd, west on Seawall Blvd to approximately 92nd and Seawall, U-turn on the same side, east on Seawall Blvd to 25th Street, U-turn on the same side, west on Seawall Blvd, north on 83rd Street crossing back over the Seawall, east on Piper, north on Lockheed Road, and finishing at Moody Gardens.

The Half Marathon is expected to last from 7:00 AM until approximately 10:30 AM. PD and Traffic personnel will be on hand throughout the course to assist. We will have additional personnel at the 83rd & Seawall crossing point. Once participants have crossed the Seawall to the south side, they will utilize both the parking lane and sidewalk area between 25th and 92nd Streets.

For More Information 

For additional information on the Santa Hustle Half Marathon and 5K event, please contact the City of Galveston Special Events Coordinator Megan Pierce at 409.797.3705. An economic impact analysis from 2016 is also attached. Analysis

More information on the event can be found here: 
http://www.santahustle.com/galveston/.




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