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Santa Run begins Dec. 5

Beginning Saturday, Dec. 5, at

5 p.m. the annual Arlington Fire Department Santa Run will kick off starting in the 4100 block of 166th Street.

Led by a fully decorated fire engine, Santa and his team of helpers made up of Fire Department personnel, city of Arlington employees, and a variety of local civic groups all volunteering their time, will be out and about town greeting smiling faces and collecting donations for the Arlington Food Bank.

“Last year we handed out thousands of candy canes, collected over a thousand dollars and 6,665 pounds of non-perishable food for the Arlington Food Bank,” said Ronda Davies, Firefighter and Santa Run lead organizer. While the Santa Run is pleased to help the local community with donations to the Arlington Food Bank, no donation is required. When you hear Santa’s Fire Truck siren, come outside and say hello.

Go to www.santarun.net for maps of the various routes

Santa Run Schedule

Dec. 5 - noon

Santa’s Parade, Olympic Avenue

Dec. 5 - 5 p.m., Route

4100 block of 166/168th Street, Totem Park

Dec. 6 - 5 p.m., Route B

NW of Smokey Point

Dec. 7 - 6 p.m., Route C

Regency & Downtown West

Dec. 8 - 6 p.m., Route D

Downtown East

Dec. 9 - 6 p.m., Route E

Twin Ponds, Kent Prairie

Dec. 10 - 6 p.m., Route F

Crown Ridge, Eagle Estates, Magnolia

Dec. 11 - 6 p.m., Route G

Crossings at Edgecomb, Uplands, Airway Mobile Estates, Hidden Glen

Dec. 12 - 5 p.m., Route H

Glenegale West

Dec. 13 - 5 p.m., Route I

Gleneagle East

Dec. 14 - 6 p.m., Route J

188th to High Clover

Dec. 15 - 6 p.m., Route K

Ronning Road & Cemetery Road

Dec. 16 - 5-7 p.m. Route L

Haggen Food Parking Lot

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