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12Ks of Christmas


Dallas, Texas
6k, 12k
December TBD, 2024

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Urban Trail Race

6k, 12k

Run the beautiful White Rock Lake Trail. Then head to the White Rock Alehouse & Brewery for some hot chocolate and holiday fun.

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Join the Fun

As a Volunteer, you are the person that gives the runner the support and motivation to continue. We know how  important each of you are to the entire day and promise you a fun and rewarding experience.

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Great Opportunity

This is a great opportunity to share your company, brand and services with a large and targeted group. As a sponsor of one or more events, you can select from the multiple sponsorship levels available.

The Race

The Course

Celebrate the start of the holiday season at the 12Ks of Christmas race at Dallas' popular White Rock Lake Trail. You'll run on a non-technical, flat, fast pavement course that traverses wooded areas with scenic views of the lake.


Be sure to wear a festive holiday outfit or your favorite Christmas sweater. Three lucky people with the most creative and original costumes will win a prize.


After the race, meet on the patio at White Rock Alehouse & Brewery and enjoy hot chocolate, relax with friends and other runners, listen to music and enjoy the day.


Each registrant with a valid bib receives a hot chocolate with a peppermint stick.

Start and Finish Times

Located at the White Rock Alehouse & Brewery

7:30 am         12k

8:00 am         6k

10:00 am      Cutoff - all distances

RACE BRIEFINGS - begin 10 minutes prior to race start time, at the start line

RACES START - on the scheduled time for each distance and late starts are not accommodated


NO - this race is not part of the Texas Trail Running Eco Series - Ultra Cup and Eco Challenge

Course Markings

This race is marked with in-ground flagging, directional signage, hanging flags and cones for each distance.


Coming Soon

Course Difficulty 

1 = Flat / Fast course with little elevation gain or loss on a non-technical terrain




Registration will remain open until the start of each distance - unless otherwise noted and/or the the race is Sold Out

A runner can step up or down in race distance up until the official race start time. After race start, changes in distances result in a DNF.

Change your distance online now

Early Registration Discounts

Sign up early to get the best pricing.

Last day for each price break is:

  • Best Discount - April 22, 2024

  • Good Discount - August 26, 2024

  • Standard Pricing - Race Day

Swag and Awards

RACE SHIRT - Guarantee a shirt, register by November 17, 2024

MEDAL - All finishers receive a custom designed medal

AWARDS - The first place Male and Female in each race distance, receive an award

Award notifications are sent via emai


SATURDAY – December 7, 2024

6:00 am                   Venue opens

White Rock Alehouse & Brewery

6:30 - 8:30 am        Packet Pick Up

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7:30 am                   12k Race Start

8:00 am                   6k Race Start

10:00 am                Cutoff - all distances

Race Pictures

Aid Stations


Well stocked Aid Stations manned by passionate volunteers, provide

  • First Aid:  Band-Aids, Vaseline, and other basic first aid supplies

  • Food/Drink:  Crazy Water, electrolytes, various salty, sweet and savory snacks


  • Every 2 miles

  • Most aid stations are manned by passionate volunteers - although some aid stations might be unmanned

Cupless Race

This is an environmentally friendly race. Please bring your refillable water bottles and we will refill them at the aid stations. It's our goal to keep the trails litter free to preserve their beauty.

Training / Coaching

At every level, proper training can help you prepare for success. Ultra Expeditions has certified coaches and offers individual and group training packages. Learn More >> 

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Parking, Lodging and Travel 


White Rock Alehouse & Brewery

7331 Gaston Ave, Dallas TX 75214

PLEASE NOTE: Observe all parking signs and do not park illegally. The event is not responsible for violations, towing, damages or theft. Registrants are responsible for any parking fees, if they apply,

Directions to the Start

The race starts at the:

White Rock Alehouse & Brewery

7331 Gaston Ave, Dallas TX 75214



The closest airports are:

Dallas Love Field

Dallas / Fort Worth International Airport

The closest hotels are in the Dallas, Texas area.

Our Amazing Sponsors

Partner Sponsors

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