8th Annual Frosty Frolic 5K
Saturday, December 12, 2020
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The Canton Parks light up every holiday season with an impressive display of decorations, hand crafted by the folks at Canton Parks. The Frosty Frolic will start and end on the grounds of the Canton Garden Center. The route takes you through Stadium Park with beautiful views of the lights.

All ages are welcome to participate. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. You'll get a great shirt, finisher medal and everything you'd expect at a Holiday event, like Christmas cookies and hot chocolate. Frosty will be there with Mr. and Mrs. Claus for your pictures. This race benefits the American Red Cross and their efforts to assist victims of holiday season house fires. All donations remain locally.

Packet Pickup

This is a BIG race. PLEASE make arrangements to pick up your packet early. Kempthorn Motors is the early packet pickup HQ! Please come to the VW & Mazda showroom.

Address: 1449 Cleveland Ave, NW, Canton


Thursday, December 10th: 4pm - 8pm

Friday, December 11th: 9am - 6pm

There is no Race Day pickup at Kempthorn

Race Day Pickup:

Saturday, December 12th: 3pm - 5:30pm​ @ the Canton Garden Center


​Runner Safety


Since this event will take place in the evening, police and course volunteers will be taking additional measures to make sure you have a safe and enjoyable time. Please watch your step in the event in actual winter weather.


Walkers and Strollers

Please be courteous of your fellow participants. If you do not plan to keep a competitive pace, please start at the back of the corral.


Where and When

The race starts at 5:30PM at the Canton Garden Center in Stadium Park. Please arrive at least 60 minutes prior to the start of the race if you intend to pick up at the race. Enjoy the holiday atmosphere and meet your friends before the race. Gear check will be available.


What You Get

A long-sleeve, tech race shirt, finisher medal and all participants are welcome to water, hot chocolate and Christmas cookies at the finish line. Holiday music will be playing and Frosty, Santa and Mrs. Claus will be there to pose for pictures.

Participants age 6 and older receive a shirt and a finisher medal. There will be a special gift for the little ones 5 and under, in lieu of a shirt.


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